Big Weekend Ahead for the Polar Bears

Women’s Basketball: The Polar Bears will travel to Amherst College to play in the semifinals this Saturday, February 27, against second-seeded Colby College (22-3). Game time is set for 4:00 p.m. Saturday, with the winning team advancing to play the winner of the Amherst-Bates semifinal in the NESCAC Championship game on Sunday at noon. Tickets will be sold at the door both days for $5 for adults and $2 for children and students.

Men’s Ice Hockey: The top-seeded Bowdoin College men’s ice hockey team will host eighth-seeded Colby in a NESCAC Quarterfinal game on Saturday, February 27, at 7:00 p.m. in Sidney J. Watson Arena. Saturday’s game will be the first-ever meeting of the arch-rivals in the 11-year history of the conference tournament. Tickets are $3 for adults and $1 for children. There is no charge for students with a Bowdoin ID. A full house is expected, so fans are encouraged to acquire their tickets ahead of time. Ticket are availble in the Athletic Department Office on the second floor of the Peter Buck Center. Seating is general admission and doors will open at 6:00 p.m. Saturday at Watson Arena. For fans unable to attend Saturday’s game, Bowdoin will provide live statistics and video webcast coverage.

Women’s Ice Hockey: The Bowdoin College women’s ice hockey team will face a familiar foe in the opening round of the NESCAC Tournament on Saturday, February 27, at 1:00 p.m.. The fifth-seeded Polar Bears (11-11-2, 8-7-1 NESCAC) will travel to play at fourth-seeded Williams (12-10-2, 9-6-1 NESCAC) in a rematch of the regular season finale won by the Ephs last Saturday. Admission to the game is free and a video webcast will be provided.

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