Over the weekend, the Senior Woman Administrators of the 11 member institutions of the NESCAC put on the eighth Coaching Symposium for Women, bringing together female student-athletes from across New England. While the event doesn’t happen on a regular basis, Bowdoin’s Senior Woman Administrator and Head Field Hockey Coach Nicky Pearson has been a part of organizing the symposium and furthering its goals of opening the door for women interested in coaching for many years.
Courtesy of Carly LappasBEST IN SHOW: Captain Carly Lappas ’17 will move on to Zone 1 championships this weekend at Mount Holyoke after placing second in the intermediate jumping event at Regionals. After an incredible performance at Regionals at Dartmouth last weekend, the Bowdoin equestrian team had its first rider in at least four years qualify for the next level of competition.
Cool as ice. Kerri St. Denis ’19, goalie for the women’s ice hockey team, was named a New England Hockey Writers All-Star after an outstanding first season with the Polar Bears. With six shutouts on the season and a .954 save percentage that ranks second in the league, St.
For the sailing team, a high-stakes weekend of races approaches. Tomorrow, the team will compete in the New England Team Race Championships at Tufts University and its performance at this regatta will determine whether it heads to the Team Racing National Championships later this spring in Charleston, SC.
Jumping for joy: Brian Greenberg ’18 represented the men’s indoor track and field team at the NCAA Division III Championship on March 11. Entering the competition seeded eighth in the triple jump, Greenberg jumped 14.36 meters to earn a sixth-place finish and All-American honors, making him Bowdoin’s first male All-American in the triple jump.
The Bowdoin softball team has started off the spring strong, boasting an 11-5 record returning from its trip to Florida last week. The team had outscored its opponents 45 to 12 over its last six games, all victories for the Polar Bears.
Liam FinnertySERVING UP VICTORY: Joulia Likhanskaia ’17 rallies with a teammate in an indoor practice in Farley Field House. With snow still on the courts, the team will play both its matches this weekend indoors as it comes back from its seven-game tour in California.
Harry JungRUGBAES: Captain Cristina Lima ’17 and Jackie Jacques ’19 practice indoors as the team prepares for its spring season. This Spring Break, the women’s rugby team spent 10 days in France and Spain as part of its quadrennial international tour, funded by generous donations and fundraisers put on by the team.
Courtesy of Gilbert RoddyLOVE TO WIN: Kyle Wolfe ’18 played well in the Stag-Hen tournament in California over Spring Break. The team only lost one game—a close 5-4 loss to No. 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. The men’s tennis team, the defending NCAA Division III champions, finished the Stag-Hen Tournament in Claremont, California with a 8-1 record.