courtesy of Lily JohnstonSand Skiers: In the absence of snow, the nordic ski team has to practice in different ways, incorporating running, strength training, sking on sand and roller skiing into their workouts. Their season officially starts near the end of winter break.
Ann BasuCold as ice: Jill Rathke ’18 plays in last season’s St. Anselm game. The team ended the season seeded sixth in the NESCAC. The team kicks off its season against with a series against Colby this weekend, playing at home on Saturday.
Ann BasuRunning wild The women's team competes in the Bowdoin Invitational II. This weekend, the teams finished their seasons with the New England Regionals. Racing in the New England Regional on the fairway of a golf course last Saturday, men’s cross country captain Ben Torda ’18 placed seventh, qualifying for the NCAA Division III Men’s Cross Country Championship which will be held in Illinois.
Daniel JangRushing forward: The football team lost against Colby 31-20 in the last game of the season on Saturday after coming out of the first half with a 17-10 lead. This loss marks the first time that Bowdoin has had two consecutive winless seasons.
Passing the mark: The football team (0-8) lost to Bates (2-6) this weekend in a close 17-24 match this weekend, causing Bates to claim the Colby-Bowdoin-Bates championship title for the sixth time in a row. Noah Nelson ’19 ended the game 34-55 with the third-most passes thrown and the second-most passes completed in a game in Bowdoin history.
After keeping a low profile for many years, the Bowdoin equestrian team has decided to use this time to rebuild and refocus the team’s effort on increasing its organization, skills, and accessibility. The equestrian team has kept a relatively low profile in previous years—preferring to remain a smaller group of students that worked closely together.
Ann BasuKendall Schutzer ’18 reaches to catch the ball in the Middlebury game. This game was the last match of the season, and the team finished strong with a 50-12 victory. They will play rivals UNE on Saturday in the NIRA championship Last Saturday, Bowdoin women’s rugby concluded its regular season with a crushing 50-12 victory against Middlebury.
Male athletes make up the majority of the members in Bowdoin Men Against Sexual Violence (BMASV), a group that facilitates conversations surrounding issues of masculinity, sexual violence and consent. Since it’s founding in 2008, BMASV has focused on recruiting members from sports teams and has facilitated conversation within male teams on campus.
On Monday, the Bowdoin men’s soccer team (10-4-3, NESCAC 6-2-2) received the news that it was one of five NESCAC schools to earn an at-large bid to advance to the NCAA DIII tournament. After a 1-0 defeat by Middlebury in double overtime at the NESCAC semifinals, men’s soccer is looking forward to redemption at the tournament, as they go into their first game against Rutgers-Newark (20-2) this Saturday.
After entering the NESCAC Champions hips seeded 7th, the lowest in program history, the field hockey team pulled off a dramatic upset on Saturday, beating No. 2 Tufts 2-1 in the NESCAC quarterfinals. This win came just three days after losing to the Jumbos 3-0 in the last regular season game of the year.