Archives for April 2011

Polar Bear Scoreboard

Baseball — First-year pitcher Christian Martin struck out eight batters in eight innings and John Lefeber had three hits as the Bowdoin baseball team handed 17th-ranked Tufts its first conference loss of the season on Friday afternoon, 9-5.

Softball — The softball team traded wins in a doubleheader, shutting out Brandeis in one game, 4-0, and losing the other, 8-7.

Women’s Lacrosse — The women’s lacrosse team used a pair of late goals to secure the second seed in the upcoming NESCAC Tournament with a 7-6 win at Tufts on Friday.

Men’s Lacrosse — The men’s lacrosse team dealt third-ranked Tufts its first NESCAC loss in over a year, taking a 15-9 win in both team’s regular season finale Friday evening at Ryan Field.

Men’s Tennis — A win worth waiting for: in a match rescheduled from March 20, the men’s tennis team beat Trinity, 7-2, at Harvard  University.

Potholm’s ‘Winning at War’ Earns Kudos from ‘Naval War College Review’

DeAlva Stanwood Alexander Professor of Government Christian Potholm‘s latest book, Winning at War: Seven Keys to Military Victory Throughout History (Rowman & Littlefield, 2010) is reviewed in the Naval War College Review, the quarterly publication of the U.S. Navy’s Naval War  College for the discussion of public policy matters.

The review by Lt. Col. Paul C. Krajeski mentions the College, and praises the author and his liberal arts approach for “having produced a work of unique value for policy makers and military strategists.”

An excerpt:

In fact, the quality of analysis in Winning at War debunks the myth that military experience is necessary to write authoritatively on war. Like Sir Julian Corbett, who never served in the Royal Navy yet became Britain’s foremost theorist on joint strategy, Potholm’s work deserves our attention because of his distinguished credentials.

Read the article.