Saturday Scoreboard: Men’s Ice Hockey Dominates in Opener

Vertical bowdoin logoMen’s Basketball: The Bowdoin College men’s basketball team advanced to the championship of the Rick Martin/Holiday Inn Express tournament with a 77-57 win over Elms College on Saturday at Westfield State University.

Women’s Basketball: The Bowdoin College women’s basketball team lost a hard-fought contest in its season-opener against Roger Williams Saturday, 58-57, at the Pepsi Mariner Challenge hosted by Maine Maritime. The Hawks will face the host Maine Maritime Academy Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the tournament championship game, after the Mariners defeated the University of Maine at Fort Kent 63-57 in game one. Bowdoin will play Maine Fort Kent at 12:00 p.m. in the consolation game.

Cross Country: The Bowdoin College cross country teams raced to strong finishes at the New England Division III regional on Saturday hosted by Williams College. The men’s team placed seventh overall and have an outside shot at NCAA qualification. The women’s team, seeded 16th headed into the race, improved to a 14th place finish overall.

Field Hockey: The Bowdoin field hockey team advanced to Sunday’s quarterfinal with a 4-0 win over visiting Mount Holyoke in the opening game of Saturday’s NCAA regional action. The Polar Bears are making their 11th NCAA appearance in 12 seasons, with an overall 25-7 mark in tournament play, and improve to 17-2 this year.

Men’s Ice Hockey: The Bowdoin men’s ice hockey team started the season with a commanding 6-0 win against visiting Middlebury on Saturday evening. John McGinnis paced the Polar Bears (1-0-0, 1-0-0 NESCAC) with two goals and as many assists. Matt Sullivan also had a pair of goals and one helper.

Women’s Rugby: In easily its tightest match of the season, the Bowdoin College women’s rugby team defeated Rutgers 29-23 to advance to the finals of the Northeast Regional of the ACRA/USA Rugby Division II Tournament Saturday at Dartmouth. The Polar Bears, who trailed at halftime, remain unbeaten at 10-0 and will play Marist on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. for a trip to the national semifinals in Florida in December.

Men’s Soccer:  Bowdoin College junior Hunter Miller scored a golden goal on a terrific individual effort in the 96th minute as the Polar Bears advanced past the College at Brockport, 3-2, in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Tournament Saturday evening at Brandeis University. With the win, Bowdoin (10-6-3) advances to the second round of the tournament to face host Brandeis Sunday at 5:00 p.m. for the right to move on to the round of sixteen.

Women’s Soccer: The Bowdoin College women’s soccer team saw its season come to an end in a 3-0 defeat to Roger Williams in the First Round of the NCAA Division III Championship Saturday at MIT. The Polar Bears conclude a fantastic season with a 12-5-0 record and their third consecutive NCAA Division III Championship appearance.

Men’s Squash: Franklin & Marshall 9, Bowdoin 0

Women’s Squash: Franklin & Marshall 8, Bowdoin 1

Women’s Volleyball: The Bowdoin College women’s volleyball team survived a thrilling five-set match to claim a 3-2 victory over MIT in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Saturday evening at Williams College. The Polar Bears (23-8) advance to the “Sweet Sixteen” for the second time in the last three seasons thanks to twenty-seven kills from Christy Jewett, two shy of the school’s single-season record. Bowdoin will play the winner of Williams-Babson in the NCAA Regional Final on Sunday at 4:00 p.m.

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Friday Scoreboard: Volleyball Sweeps Regis in NCAA Tournament First Round

ncaa1strd The Bowdoin College women’s volleyball team returned to the NCAA Tournament with a flourish on Friday afternoon, sweeping Regis 3-0 in a First Round match hosted by Williams College. The Polar Bears (22-8) advance to the second round of the tournament for the third time in the last four seasons with the 25-11, 25-11, 25-17 victory. Regis ends its season with a record of 24-9. Bowdoin will play their Second Round match Saturday against MIT at 2:30 p.m.

A Big Day For Bowdoin Sports

Bowdoin Polar Bear HeadNearly 300 Bowdoin athletes will be in action Saturday as the fall postseason meets the first weekend of winter sports. More than a dozen teams will be competing throughout the day and evening. A full rundown—including the three contests that will be webcast live on the Northeast Sports Network—appear below. Check the Bowdoin Athletics website later for scores and a recap of each game.

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