Saturday Scoreboard

Field hockey – Bowdoin’s Jessie Small scored the game-winning goal with less than 13 minutes remaining to give the host Polar Bears a 4-3 win over visiting Amherst in both teams’ season-openers.

Men’s golf – Husson College holds a one-stroke lead over St. Anselm after day one of the Bowdoin Men’s Golf Invitational at Brunswick Golf Club.

Women’s golf – The women’s golf team was impressive in their season debut at Brunswick Golf Club on Saturday. Chelsea Gross took medalist honors with a score of 84 (+12).”¨In a dual match between Bowdoin and Bates, the Polar Bears edged Bates by 10 strokes.

Men’s soccer – The Bowdoin and Amherst men’s soccer teams, both NCAA Tournament participants in 2009, played to a scoreless draw in their season opener on Saturday at Pickard Field.

Women’s soccer – A pair of goals by first-years lifted the Amherst College women’s soccer team to a 2-1 comeback win over Bowdoin.

Women’s rugby – The Polar Bears defeated Williams in their opener 53-3 before falling to Vermont 34-0 in the second game of the doubleheader. The Polar Bears conclude tournament play Sunday.

Women’s volleyball – The women’s volleyball team placed fourth at the Endicott Invitational after going 1-1 in a pair of matches Saturday. The Polar Bears (2-2) defeated Salve Regina, 3-0, before dropping to Middlebury, 3-0.

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