Field Hockey – The Polar Bears will play for their third national championship Sunday. Cathleen Smith had a hand in all five goals as the Bowdoin College field hockey team advanced to the NCAA title game with a 5-0 win over Skidmore in the national semifinals on Saturday afternoon at Christopher Newport University.
Men’s Soccer – Goaltender Dan Hicks made two saves and Bowdoin buried three of their four chances in a penalty kick shootout to lift the Polar Bears to the sectional final of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. Bowdoin and Amherst played to a 1-1 deadlock through overtimes before the Polar Bears advanced with a 3-1 decision in kicks.
Women’s Cross-Country – Bowdoin College cross-country runner Carolyn Baskir placed 26th at the NCAA Division III cross-country meet on Saturday at the Max Cross Country Course at Wartburg College. With the performance, Baskir earns All-American recognition.
Women’s Hockey – Kim Tess-Wanat scored 57 seconds into overtime off a pass from Jill Campbell as the Bowdoin College women’s ice hockey team opened the season with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Colby College on Saturday night at Alfond Rink in NESCAC play. Polar Bear head coach Marissa O’Neil, a 2005 graduate of Bowdoin, earned her first win as head coach of her alma mater.
Men’s Hockey – The sixth-ranked Bowdoin College men’s ice hockey team scored five unanswered goals in the second period to run away with a 7-3 victory over the visiting Babson College Beavers in an ECAC East/NESCAC men’s ice hockey matchup at Bowdoin’s Watson Arena on Saturday afternoon.
Men’s Basketball – The Bowdoin College men’s basketball team held off a late run by Roger Williams University to win 74-71 Saturday afternoon and earn the 2010 RWU/Courtyard by Marriott Tip-Off Championship.
Women’s Basketball – The Bowdoin College women’s basketball team raced out to a 22-0 lead and cruised the rest of the way, defeating Lesley 89-45 in the consolation game of the SSU Tip-off Tournament Saturday afternoon at Twohig Gymnasium.
Squash – The Bowdoin men’s squash team handily beat Hamilton 9-0, while the women’s team was on the short end versus Hamilton, losing 8-1, at a Dartmouth tournament.