Despite the lack of wind this weekend, the sailing team had a strong start to its season over the last two weeks after competing in numerous events across New England. “The women’s regatta was at MIT and that was a really tough event.
Ann BasuOn cloud nine: Elizabeth Growney ’20 competes against Williams on Sunday after beating Wesleyan 6-0 on Saturday. Sunday’s game went into double overtime, with the Polar Bears closely beating out the Ephs 3-2. The team is looking to continue its three game winning streak against rival Middlebury on Saturday.
Last summer, two men’s boats from the Bowdoin’s rowing program competed in the world’s most prestigious regatta, Henley Royal Regatta, on the River Thames in England. The two men’s boats, each with four rowers and a coxswain, finished 10th and 14th during the time trial in June.
Daniel JangNever stop grinding In the off season, the football coaches give players individual weight goals that they are expected to work towards, whether that be to gain weight or maintain their weight. Players work hard in order to meet these goals by working out and eating more so that they are ready for season.
Heading home: The women’s soccer team lost 1-0 to Amherst (2-1, 1-0 NESCAC) in last Saturday’s NESCAC opener after the Purple and White scored in the 78th minute of the game. The team will play its first home game against Wesleyan (2-1, 0-1 NESCAC), who they beat 3-1 last season, on Saturday at noon.
Ann BasuSetting the tone First year setter Kate Kiser came two sets away from breaking the school record for most assists in a single game this weekend against Minnesota-Morris. The volleyball team (3-1) will open NESCAC league play this weekend at home against rivals Colby (1-3) and Bates (3-2).
Ann BasuIn the home stretch After coming in eighth in the NCAA Regionals last season, the cross country teams hope to come out strongly at home at the Bowdoin Invitational this weekend and next weekend.
The women’s golf team had a strong start to its season, finishing in first place at the Bowdoin Invitational last weekend, while the men’s team is looking to improve after a disappointing ninth-place finish. Both teams are hoping to have a strong showing at the upcoming Maine State Championship this weekend.