Sam HoneggerHitting the bar: Captain Michelle Albright '18 bumps the ball in a match against Bates on Sept. 16 as her teammates watch on. The Polar Bears won 3-1, but lost the more recent non-conference game against the Bobcats The Bowdoin volleyball team (9-7, NESCAC 6-1) is making its presence felt in the NESCAC after winning four consecutive conference games over the course of two weekends before falling to Bates on Tuesday.
Ann BasuRacing home: Naphtali Moulton '19, Sean MacDonald '19 and Demeke Geremew '21 race in the Bowdoin Invitational II at home. Both teams finished in first place in Bowdoin Invitational I and II. While most students enjoyed a well-deserved break from college life last weekend, Bowdoin’s cross country teams travelled to Boston to compete against fellow NESCAC and some Division I teams in the New England Invitational after placing first in both the Bowdoin Invitational I and II.
Last week, the Athletic Department and the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity teamed up to put on “Winning Together: Allies in Athletics,” an event to discuss topics of sexual orientation and gender identity on athletic teams at Bowdoin.
Southern Love: Bowdoin men’s tennis team members Grant Urken ’19 and Luke Tercek ’18 won their first match in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Oracle Cup 1-6, 6-2, 10-6 against Adrien Bouchet and Will Wanner of Emory University in Rome, Georgia on Thursday.
Ann BasuStarting Conversations: Hannah Cooke ’18 started the Athletes of Color Coalition last year in order to give athletes of color a space to talk about their experiences at Bowdoin and to hopefully spread those conversations to the wider student body.
Gwen DavidsonThree times’ a charm: Julia Patterson ’19 competes against Middlebury in Saturday’s home game. The team came away with a 2-0 win. This past weekend, the Bowdoin women’s soccer team (4-2-1, NESCAC 1-2-1) had a big win against Middlebury (4-2-1, NESCAC 1-2-1) who knocked Bowdoin out of the NESCAC Championship last year.
Gwen DavidsonKicking the competition: First year Ryan Houseman plays against Middlebury on Saturday. The team came away with a 3-1 win after Moctar Niang ’19 scored off of two headers. The team then went on the win against University of Southern Maine 1-0 in overtime on Sunday.
Courtesy Of Jim CantonJust press play: Assistant Athletic Director for Communications Jim Caton helped spearhead a weekly sports podcast, available on Soundcloud. On September 21, the first Bowdoin Athletics Podcast was released on Soundcloud, featuring Don Borkowski, the director of capital projects at Bowdoin, and Ashmead White Director of Athletics Tim Ryan discussing the renovations on Whittier Field.