Men’s Basketball — Andrew Madlinger tied his career-high with 28 points, including six three-pointers, as the Bowdoin men’s basketball team won its second game over an in-state rival in as many nights, 82-64, over Colby.
Men’s Ice Hockey — The Bowdoin men’s ice hockey team used a big second period to defeat the visiting Jumbos 8-4 on Saturday afternoon in Watson Arena.
Swimming and Diving — The Bowdoin College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams closed out their first semester of intercollegiate competition at the MIT Invitational this weekend. In a highly-competitive field, the Polar Bear men placed fifth of eight squads while the women took a sixth-place finish among eight teams.
Tim Gilbride celebrated his 400th win over his 29 years as coach of the men’s basketball team with a 67-56 victory over the University of Southern Maine Tuesday. Junior John Swords scored 25 points and grabbed 16 rebounds at USM’s Hill Gymnasium.
With the win, Bowdoin is off to its best start in program history and stands at 5-0 this season. Read more.
The winningest coach in Bowdoin Athletics history, Meagher is the 22nd collegiate coach, across all divisions, to reach the 500-win plateau. In NCAA hockey history, he is just the 12th coach to win all of his 500 games at a single institution. With a winning percentage of .675 in his career over 31 seasons, Meagher’s teams have qualified for the postseason 30 times, winning a pair of ECAC Championships, the 2013 NESCAC title and have made five NCAA Tournament appearances.
On the strength of a Rachel Kennedy ’16 goal early in the second half, and a suffocating defensive effort, the Bowdoin College field hockey team claimed its fourth NCAA Division III title in the last seven years with a 1-0 win over Salisbury on Sunday, November 24. Watch Game Highlights. Read Portland Press Herald coverage.
The Polar Bears, who last claimed the title when this year’s seniors were first-years in 2010, finish the season with an 18-3 mark. Bowdoin also claimed the national title in 2007 and ’08 and improves to 4-0 all-time in NCAA Championship games. The Sea Gulls finish their year with a record of 17-4 and lose their first-ever national title match after entering today’s match with a perfect 5-0 mark in finals.
Kennedy, Katie Riley ’14 and Mettler Growney ’17 all earned All-Tournament honors for their performances at this weekend’s Final Four, while senior midfielder Olivia King ’14 was named Tournament MVP. More on the big win.
After winning the National Championship Sunday morning, the Bowdoin field hockey team returned to campus with a police escort and cheering fans waiting outside Watson Arena.
The Bowdoin College field hockey team will play for its fourth NCAA Division III Championship Sunday morning in Norfolk, Va. The Polar Bears (17-3) will battle Salisbury University (22-1) at 10:30 a.m. in the title match.
Women’s Basketball— The Bowdoin College women’s basketball team opened up the second half on a 21-2 run to pull away from Bates in a 76-40 win Saturday afternoon at Morrell Gymnasium.
Men’s Hockey— Nick Lanza netted a hat trick to lead the Colby men’s ice hockey team to a 4-2 win over Bowdoin on Saturday evening at Watson Arena.
Women’s Hockey— The Bowdoin women’s ice hockey team fell 4-3 at Colby despite producing three power play goals on Saturday afternoon.
Swimming & Diving— The Bowdoin College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams hosted Babson and MIT in a season-opening meet at Greason Pool on Saturday. MIT men and women went undefeated, beating both Bowdoin and Babson. The Bowdoin men beat Babson head-to-head, 205-90, and the Bowdoin women beat Babson 216-61.
Squash— The women’s squash team opened its season with a 6-3 win over Wellesley and 9-0 victory over Tufts. The men’s team picked up 9-0 wins against Tufts and MIT in its opening day Saturday.
Women’s Field Hockey — The Bowdoin College field hockey team advanced to their fourth National Championship game in seven seasons with a 4-1 win over Christopher Newport on Friday afternoon in Virginia.
The Polar Bears will play Salisbury on Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. for its fourth Division III Championship.
Men’s Ice Hockey — Senior Ollie Koo scored just 43 seconds into the game as the Bowdoin College men’s ice hockey team never trailed in a 3-1 win over Colby Friday night at Alfond Rink. The Polar Bears, who have won eight of the last nine meetings between the teams, will host the Mules on Saturday night at Watson Arena.
Women’s Ice Hockey — Carolyn Fuwa scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lift the Colby College women’s ice hockey team to a 3-2 win over Bowdoin on Friday evening at Watson Arena. The game was the season-opener for the Polar Bears.