Championships for Field Hockey, Men’s Soccer, Volleyball, Women’s Rugby

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Men’s Soccer: Bowdoin’s Andrew Jones scored with 2:36 elapsed in overtime to lift Bowdoin to its second-straight NESCAC Men’s Soccer Championship via a 1-0 victory over Wesleyan Sunday at Middlebury. Read the recap and watch the game-winning goal. The Polar Bears will learn where they are headed for NCAA play Monday at 1:30 p.m. on NCAA.com.

Field Hockey: The field hockey team captured its eigth NESCAC Championship while snapping Middlebury’s three-year win streak with a 2-1 victory Sunday afternoon at Ryan FieldWatch the highlights  and check out a photo gallery. Bowdoin will be the top overall seed for the NCAA Division III Tournament and will host a regional next weekend at Ryan Field.

Volleyball: The women’s volleyball team rallied from a two-set deficit to stun Williams 3-2 in the championship match of the 2015 New England Small College Athletic Conference Tournament Saturday at Morrell Gymnasium. Watch the final point and check out a photo gallery from the comeback win. The complete NCAA Tournament field will be announced at 11 a.m. Monday on NCAA.com.

Women’s Rugby: The women’s rugby team won the New England Small College Rugby Conference championship this weekend after an undefeated season.  The forwards made the big difference in ball possession, allowing Paige Pfannenstiel, Addison Carvajal, Georgia Bolduc and Le’Shauna Phinazee to each score hat tricks in the 88-0 defeat of second-place rival Tufts. The Polar Bears will host a first-round playoff match in the USA Rugby Division 2 National Championship, next Saturday at Pickard Field.

Women’s Soccer: The women’s soccer team came up just short in its bid for the NESCAC Championship, falling 2-0 to Williams in the title match Sunday. The Ephs (16-1-1) win their seventh NESCAC title with the win and earn the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Polar Bears (12-5-1) will await word on an at-large bid to the field when selections are announced at 1 p.m. Monday on NCAA.com.

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