Saturday Scoreboard

Bowdoin B WhiteField Hockey: Colleen Finnerty and Rachel Kennedy each netted hat tricks as the Bowdoin field hockey team collected a commanding 9-1 win over visiting Connecticut College. The Polar Bears, currently ranked second in the country, improve to 11-1 (7-1 NESCAC) after downing the Camels (5-8, 1-7 NESCAC) on Saturday afternoon.

Football: The Trinity College football team scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to rally for a 17-10 win over Bowdoin on Saturday at Whittier Field. The Bantams remain perfect on the season with the victory and improve to 5-0. The Polar Bears, who led 10-3 entering the fourth quarter, see their two-game winning streak come to an end as they fall to 2-3 overall.

Men’s and Women’s Cross Country:  The Bowdoin men’s cross country team finished second while the women’s team took fourth at the Maine State Championship Saturday at Mt. Blue High School. The Polar Bear men posted three of the top five finishers and finished with 38 points, but were edged by first-place Bates, who totaled 26. The women’s team had 112 points to finish in fourth place overall, behind only Colby (34), UNE (60) and Bates (61).

Men’s Soccer: The Bowdoin men’s soccer team used a pair of second-half goals to earn the 2-0 shutout victory over Connecticut College on Saturday afternoon. The Polar Bears (8-4-0, 4-4-0 NESCAC) returned to Pickard Field and collected their sixth home victory of the season. The Camels (5-7-1, 2-5-1 NESCAC) have not stolen a game from Bowdoin since 2011, but the two teams played to a tie last season.

Rowing: The Bowdoin men and women each took third-place medals at the Head of the Charles on Saturday. Bowdoin’s second entry in the men’s event earned a 13th-place finish, qualifying for next year and assuring the Polar Bears of three teams at the 2015 regatta.

Women’s Rugby: Bowdoin 111, Williams 0

Women’s Soccer: The Bowdoin women’s soccer team handed Connecticut College their second loss of the season in a 3-1 win on Saturday afternoon at Pickard Field. The Polar Bears (9-3-0, 6-2-0 NESCAC) rebounded with a statement win over the 22nd ranked Camels (10-2-0, 5-2-0 NESCAC) following a pair of conference losses last weekend.

Women’s Volleyball: The Bowdoin College volleyball team rallied from a 2-0 deficit to shock Lebanon Valley 3-2 in their opening match Saturday, and then followed up with an impressive 3-0 sweep of Babson to complete a perfect weekend at the Midcoast Classic. The Polar Bears (17-5) fell behind against the Dutchmen before bouncing back for the 22-25, 20-25, 25-19, 25-19, 15-9 win. Against Babson, Bowdoin took control early and held on for a 25-19, 25-23, 25-22 victory.

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