Ann BasuString Quartet: Gil Roddy ’18 looks towards the ball in the match against Colby College yesterday. The team beat the Mules 9-0, coming back after losing to Middlebury 8-1 last weekend. Ranked second in the nation going into weekend play, the men’s tennis team (12-1, NESCAC 3-1) suffered its first defeat of the season in a surprising 8-1 loss to No.
Ann BasuSweeping up: Jordan Gowdy ’18 steps up to bat against Colby on Saturday. This past weekend the softball team climbed the NESCAC standings with an in-conference sweep against Colby. The Polar Bears then split both out of conference series against Husson University on Sunday and University of Southern Maine on Wednesday, leaving the team 19-7 (4-2 NESCAC).
First one around: The men’s and women’s track and field teams opened their spring season at the Smith Pioneer Invitational with a dominating performance, winning 15 individual events and all four relays. Anne McKee ’20 won the 5000M by over 10 seconds with a time of 19:19.03, while Ben Torda ’18 won the 3000M steeplechase by over 30 seconds with a time of 10:03.86.
courtesy of Bowdoin AthleticsFULL SPEED AHEAD: Nick Conway ’20 runs down the field in the game against Middlebury on March 24. After two tough losses to Connecticut College and Amherst to start the season, the men’s lacrosse team has won seven games in a row, advancing its overall record to 7-2.
Today, Bowdoin will host the annual Southern Maine Special Olympics Swim Meet at LeRoy Greason Pool. Athletes from all over Southern Maine will compete in classic swimming events, such as freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly and relays, as well as less traditional events like assisted races and floating races.
Caroline FlahartyNETTING A WIN: Tasha Christ ’20 hits a backhand in the Bowdoin Invitational, which took place in October during their fall season. The women’s tennis team (7-5-2) kicked off NESCAC play with a 8-1 win against Connecticut College on Saturday, and a 7-2 win against Babson College on the same day.
SLIDING INTO THE DMR’S: Claire Traum ’21, Sara Ory ’19, Sarah Kelley ’18 and Caroline Shipley ’20 won the distance medley relay at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships last month. Ten track and field athletes spent the beginning of their spring break in Birmingham, Alabama to compete in the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships last month, where the team received a first place finish in the women’s distance medley relay.