Field Hockey: Senior co-captain Ingrid Oelschlager scored twice as the Bowdoin College field hockey team reclaimed the NESCAC title after a one-year absence in an impressive 3-0 win over Tufts Sunday. The Polar Bears (16-1), winners of six NESCAC Championships, have won four of the last five conference titles and earned the league’s automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament. The team has earned a first-round bye and will host an NCAA Regional this Saturday and Sunday at Ryan Field. The Polar Bears (16-1) will face the winner of a Wednesday first-round match between Babson and Husson on Saturday. The other teams in the regional will be Lebanon Valley and the winner of a Wednesday match between Cortland and UMass-Dartmouth.
Men’s Soccer: The Middlebury College men’s soccer team won their third NESCAC Championship in a thrilling shootout decision over Bowdoin on Sunday afternoon. The Panthers (13-3-1) claimed the shootout win by a 4-3 score and earn the NESCAC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Bowdoin (13-1-3) will likely receive an at-large bid when selections are announced Monday at 2:30 p.m. (ET).