Hard hitting: The women’s squash team (2-2) split a pair of Saturday matches after losing to No. 26 Hamilton (1-3) 6-3 and then rebounding and beating Colgate (2-3) 8-1 the same day. Against Hamilton, the Polar Bears swept the top three positions, while the top seven positions all came away with 3-0 wins against Hamilton.
Ann BasuMarshall Lowery competes in last season's NESCAC Championship Meet. This weekend, she won both the 100 and 200 Backstroke. Both the men’s and women’s swim teams performed well in their inaugural meet of the 2017-18 season on November 18, with outstanding individual performances, such as the one from Marshall Lowery ’20, named NESCAC swimmer of the week.
Squashing the Camels: The men’s and women’s squash teams came back from losses against Bates to beat Connecticut College 8-1 and 5-4 respectively on Sunday. All players in the top five positions on the men’s team gave Bowdoin points, contributing to Bowdoin’s ranking of 27th in the nation.
Louis MendezALL RILED UP: Students cheer on the Polar Bears at last year’s Bowdoin-Colby hockey game, which Bowdoin lost 2-1. The men’s hockey team (2-3-0, 1-1 NESCAC) will face long-time rival, Colby College (2-2, 1-1 NESCAC) in a two-game series this weekend.
Caroline FlahartyONE-ON-ONE: Basketball players Blake Gordon ’18 and Lydia Caputi ’18 grew up in Brunswick and both came to Bowdoin. Many athletes at Bowdoin become close with their teammates and other athletes, but for basketball players Lydia Caputi ’18 and Blake Gordon ’18, their friendship began far before Bowdoin.
Shooting for the stars: After receiving an at-large bid for the NCAA DIII Championships, the men’s soccer team (10-4-4, NESCAC 6-2-2) ended their season after losing 3-2 in a penalty shootout against Rutgers-Newark (20-2-1). Despite controlling the ball for the majority of the game and edging the Scarlet Raiders out 12-10 in shots, Bowdoin was unable to score.
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.