Archives for January 2015

Bowdoin Prof. Offers Wise Words to UConn Hockey Team

Polar Bear hockey puck128Christian Potholm, Bowdoin’s DeAlva Stanwood Alexander Professor of Government, is used to advising government students on state politics, warfare and international conflict. But last week he, with coach Terry Meagher, offered some sporting advice to UConn hockey players who were visiting Bowdoin. The team’s coach, Mike Cavanaugh, graduated from Bowdoin in 1990. “I talked about how there could be two armies of similar size, but discipline, will and sustained ruthlessness will make the difference,” Potholm told CTNow.

Friday Scoreboard

PawPrint128Men’s Basketball: In a battle for first place in the NESCAC, the Trinity College men’s basketball team rallied from an eight-point second half deficit to tip Bowdoin, 67-66, in overtime on Friday evening. The win gives the Bantams (15-5, 5-1)  sole possession of first place in the league while the Polar Bears see their five-game winning streak snapped as they drop to 13-5 (4-2 NESCAC).

Women’s Ice Hockey: Ariana Bourqe netted a pair of goals and Rachel Kennedy scored the equalizer as the Bowdoin women’s ice hockey team came back from a 3-0 deficit to tie Williams 3-3 on Friday night. The Polar Bears and Ephs came into the series opener with matching conference records and will compete on Saturday with 4-3-2 marks in NESCAC action. Bowdoin is 8-5-4 overall, while Williams is 7-7-2.

Men’s Squash: Bates 7, Bowdoin 2

Women’s Squash: Bates 6, Bowdoin 3