Danssaert ’14 Scores Game-Winner in 85th Minute to Push Men’s Soccer Over No. 10 Babson

Zach Danssaert's game-winner came with little more than four minutes remaining in regulation play.

Zach Danssaert's game-winner came with little more than four minutes remaining in regulation play.

 

Zach Danssaert ’14 scored the game-winning goal with 4:04 remaining to give the men’s soccer team a 1-0 win over 10th-ranked Babson Sunday afternoon.

With their third consecutive victory, the Polar Bears improve to 3-1-0 and beat a ranked opponent for the first time since 2010.

Saturday Scoreboard

 

Women’s Soccer — The Bowdoin College women’s soccer team continued its torrid start with an impressive 2-1 win at nationally-ranked Brandeis on Saturday.

Men’s Soccer — The Bowdoin College men’s soccer team scored four first-half goals and cruised to a 6-0 non-conference win over the University of Maine-Farmington on Saturday afternoon.

Women’s Volleyball — The Bowdoin College women’s volleyball team stayed perfect with a key 3-1 conference win over Trinity on Saturday at Morrell Gymnasium.

Field Hockey — Seniors Cathleen Smith and Brooke Phinney each scored to lift the Bowdoin College field hockey team to a 2-0 win over Wellesley on Saturday afternoon.

Men’s Golf — The Bowdoin College men’s golf team finished fourth of eight teams at the Husson Invitational hosted at the Penobscot Valley Country Club on Saturday.

Women’s Golf — Led by a an outstanding round from medalist Kendall Kyritz, the Bowdoin College women’s golf team defeated Bates for the second consecutive weekend.

Cross-Country — The Bowdoin College men’s cross country team opened its 2012 campaign with a solid performance in a dual meet at Southern Maine on Saturday.

Sailing — The Bowdoin Sailing team opened competition in regattas around the region on Saturday. In-progress results are available here.

Women’s Rugby — The Bowdoin College women’s rugby team made a statement in its opening contest of the New England Small College Rugby Conference season on Saturday, dominating Williams 65-0.

Scores listed are those available at time of publication.

 

Friday Scoreboard

 

Volleyball — The Bowdoin College women’s volleyball team held off Amherst 3-1 before a raucous crowd at Morrell Gymasium on Friday evening.

Slideshow: A Summer Job at a Chinese Panda Reserve

This summer Carl Spielvogel ’13 traveled to the high mountains in western Sichuan Province to work at the Wolong National Nature Reserve. The reserve protects many rare plants and animals, but perhaps none more beloved or more vulnerable than the giant panda.

Spielvogel lived for two months in the reserve’s panda station, which breeds giant pandas and helps them reenter the mountainous wilderness. But the Bowdoin senior is quick to dispel any notions that he spent his days cuddling cute panda babies. [Read more…]