Saturday Scoreboard

Baseball: The Bowdoin baseball team concluded their regular season with a split against Middlebury in a non-conference doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. Middlebury shut out the Polar Bears, 2-0, in the opening game of the series before Bowdoin battled back with a 9-0 victory in game two. Bowdoin concludes the regular season with a 23-13 record, while the Panthers carry a 10-18 mark. The Polar Bears extended their season by qualifying for the NESCAC tournament that will be played next weekend at Wesleyan.

Softball: Casey Correa doubled in the fifth and sixth innings to spur Bowdoin to a 5-1 come-from-behind victory over Middlebury in game five of the 2013 NESCAC Softball Championship. The victory put the Polar Bears into the finals on Sunday. Trailing 1-0, Bowdoin (30-13) scored three runs in the fifth and two more in the sixth to earn the win. They will face host Tufts in game six of the NESCAC Championship at 10 am on Sunday. The Polar Bears will need to win twice to take the title.

Women’s Tennis: Winning two of three doubles matches and its first three singles pairings, the second-seeded Williams women’s tennis team notched a 5-1 victory over third-seeded Bowdoin to advance to the title game of the 2013 NESCAC Championship. With the victory, Williams improved to 17-4 on the season and will play Amherst in the NESCAC title match on Sunday. The Polar Bears fell to 14-4 on the year and are expected an NCAA Tournament bid when selections are announced on Monday.

Track and Field: Coby Horowitz came away with a New England title as the Bowdoin men’s and women’s outdoor track teams competed at the New England Division III Championship Saturday at Colby. Horowitz claimed the crown in the 1500 meter run (3:48.77) to take the lone first-place finish for Bowdoin at the meet. The Polar Bear women finished eighth among competing teams while the Bowdoin men placed ninth overall.

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