SLIDING INTO THE DMR’S: Claire Traum ’21, Sara Ory ’19, Sarah Kelley ’18 and Caroline Shipley ’20 won the distance medley relay at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships last month. Ten track and field athletes spent the beginning of their spring break in Birmingham, Alabama to compete in the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships last month, where the team received a first place finish in the women’s distance medley relay.
The men’s and women’s track and field teams have performed well in the recent weeks, with both teams coming in first overall in this past weekend’s Bowdoin Invitational III and bringing an impressive showing at the BU John Thomas Terrier Classic.
Tournament time. The women’s tennis team (13-4, 5-3 NESCAC) is seeded fifth heading into the first round of NESCAC playoffs this weekend where it will face No. 2 Wesleyan (11-3, 5-3 NESCAC). The Polar Bears hope to build off their recent success—an 8-1 win over Babson (10-8) and a 9-0 shutout over MIT (12-8) last weekend—as they go up against a strong Cardinal squad.
Leah KratochvilON THE RUN: Charlotte Oster ’20 leaps to a tenth-place finish in the women’s 400m hurdles. This weekend, Bowdoin will host the NESCAC Track and Field Championships for the first time since 2006. The women’s and men’s track teams are coming off of first-place finishes in their last two respective meets and will look to extend their success through this weekend.
Turning the tide. The baseball team (11-12, 3-3 NESCAC) is currently on a five-game win streak after sweeping its weekend series against Trinity (13-12, 3-6 NESCAC) and beating Thomas (3-25) 11-4 on Monday. Brandon Lopez ’20 was named NESCAC Pitcher of the Week this week after tossing a full game against Trinity last Friday.
Ann BasuGo the Distance: The men’s track team competes in the 800-meter race at the Bowdoin Invitational on Saturday. Last weekend, the women’s and men’s track and field teams hosted a home invitational against seven other schools, with the men’s team taking first and the women’s taking second overall.