Polar Bears Win Pair of NESCAC Championships

(L. to r.) Field hockey captains Katie Herter '12 and Ella Curren '12, and the volleyball team's Gina Lonati '12 with captains Kristin Hanczor '12 and Jillian Berkman '12.

Field Hockey – Liz Clegg scored the game-winning goal with 1:48 remaining to give the field hockey team its seventh New England Small College Athletic Conference championship Sunday at Ryan Field, 2-1, over Middlebury College. Read Portland Press Herald coverage. The team has earned a first-round bye and will host a regional in the NCAA Division III Tournament pairings.

Volleyball – The volleyball team won its first NESCAC Championship in convincing fashion Sunday at Morrell Gymnasium, defeating Middlebury 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-17) for the league title. With its win, Bowdoin has assured a bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament. The complete field will be announced in a selection show at 11 a.m. on NCAA.com.

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