• Holden Named Academic All-American by USILA
    June 12, 2009
    Holden Named Academic All-American by USILA BRUNSWICK, Maine - Recent Bowdoin College graduate Bryan Holden (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) has been named an Academic All-American by the U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. A captain for the Polar Bears this past spring, Holden also earned recognition as one of the top defenders in Division III, garnering All-NESCAC and All-New England honors.
  • Bowdoin Graduates Sworn in as Marine Corps Officers
    June 02, 2009
    Bowdoin Graduates Sworn in as Marine Corps Officers BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College alumni take many different career paths after graduation. Roommates Jack Dingess and Pack Janes will certainly pursue the road less traveled. Before over 100 family members, friends and former teammates, Dingess and Janes were sworn in as Marine Corps officers in a ceremony just hours after commencement on May 23.
  • Smith and Repko Net USILA All-American Honors
    May 20, 2009
    Smith and Repko Net USILA All-American Honors BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College men's lacrosse players Boomer Repko (New Canaan, Conn.) and Owen Smith (Brunswick, Maine) have earned Honorable Mention All-American honors courtesy of the U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. It is the first USILA All-American honor for both players.
  • Repko, Holden Selected For USILA Senior All-Star Game
    May 19, 2009
    Repko, Holden Selected For USILA Senior All-Star Game BRUNSWICK, Maine - Two Bowdoin College men's lacrosse players have been selected to play in the U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association's North/South Senior All-Star game this Friday in Cambridge, Mass. Seniors Boomer Repko (New Canaan, Conn.) and Bryan Holden (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) have been chosen and will be part of this weekend's collegiate lacrosse festivities in the greater Boston area.
  • Men's Lacrosse Team Nets All-New England Honors
    May 13, 2009
    Men's Lacrosse Team Nets All-New England Honors BRUNSWICK, Maine - A trio of Bowdoin College men's lacrosse seniors have been recognized as All-New England performers by the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. Midfielder Cullen Winkler (Milton, Mass.) and defender Boomer Repko (New Canaan, Conn.) were recognized as First Team choices, while long-stick midfielder Bryan Holden (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) was tabbed as a Second Team selection.
  • Four Polar Bears Named All-NESCAC in Men's Lacrosse
    May 06, 2009
    Four Polar Bears Named All-NESCAC in Men's Lacrosse BRUNSWICK, Maine - Three Bowdoin College men's lacrosse players have been named First Team All-NESCAC while another garnered Second Team recognition in all-conference honors announced on Wednesday. Long-stick midfielder Bryan Holden, defender Boomer Repko and attackman Owen Smith were First Team nods while midfielder Cullen Winkler was named to the Second Team.
  • Bowdoin Falls Short in NESCAC Semifinal Against Tufts
    May 02, 2009
    Bowdoin Falls Short in NESCAC Semifinal Against Tufts MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - The Tufts University men's lacrosse team held off Bowdoin, 10-8, to take a victory in the NESCAC semifinals on Saturday at Middlebury College. The Jumbos advance to Sunday's NESCAC title game while the Polar Bears will hold out hope for an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament when selections are announced on Sunday night. Cullen Winkler led Bowdoin with four goals in the loss.
  • McCampbell Nets NESCAC Men's Lax Player of Week
    April 27, 2009
    McCampbell Nets NESCAC Men's Lax Player of Week BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College goaltender Jake McCampbell (Medfield, Mass.) has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference Player of the Week. The Polar Bear sophomore led his squad to a perfect 3-0 week, including a win in the NESCAC Quarterfinals on Sunday.
  • Polar Bears Bounce Trinity in NESCAC Quarterfinals
    April 26, 2009
    Polar Bears Bounce Trinity in NESCAC Quarterfinals BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin goaltender Jake McCampbell made 18 saves and held Trinity scoreless for a 34-minute stretch to lead the Polar Bear men's lacrosse team to an 11-8 victory over the Bantams in the quarterfinals of the NESCAC Tournament on Sunday. The second-seeded Polar Bears (10-5) advance to the semifinals for the third time in four seasons.
  • Men's Lacrosse Sinks Tufts, Nets Second Seed in Tournament
    April 24, 2009
    Men's Lacrosse Sinks Tufts, Nets Second Seed in Tournament BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team never trailed in an 11-7 victory over eighth-ranked Tufts on Friday evening. The Polar Bears (9-5, 6-3 NESCAC) grab the second seed for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament while the Jumbos (11-3, 6-3) net the third seed. Harry Ashforth led the Polar Bears with two goals and three assists in the victory.
  • Polar Bears Back to Winning Ways With Triumph at Bates
    April 21, 2009
    Polar Bears Back to Winning Ways With Triumph at Bates LEWISTON, Maine - Bowdoin College bounced back from a four-game skid to defeat Bates College 15-7 in a NESCAC men's lacrosse game played in relentlessly driving rain Tuesday evening at Campus Avenue Field. The Polar Bears (8-5, 5-3 NESCAC) led 4-3 early in the second period before embarking on a 9-2 run over the middle half of the contest. Adam Tracy led Bowdoin with four goals and one assist, while Russell Halliday, Matt Legg and Steve Thomas added two goals apiece. Justin Starr scored once and dished out three assists.
  • Colby Stuns Bowdoin Men's Lacrosse in Overtime
    April 15, 2009
    Colby Stuns Bowdoin Men's Lacrosse in Overtime WATERVILLE, Maine - The Colby College men's lacrosse team defeated 20th-ranked Bowdoin, 9-8, in overtime on Wednesday evening. The Mules improve to 7-5 (3-4 NESCAC) while the Polar Bears drop to 7-5 (4-3 NESCAC). Bowdoin has lost four straight overall with three of the setbacks coming by a single goal. Russ and Rob Halliday had two goals apiece for the Polar Bears in defeat.
  • Williams Defense Deals Bowdoin Third-Straight Loss
    April 11, 2009
    Williams Defense Deals Bowdoin Third-Straight Loss WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - The Williams College men's lacrosse team held Bowdoin scoreless for the first 28:10 of the game en route to a 10-7 victory on Saturday afternoon. In a rematch of last season's NESCAC title game, the Polar Bears fall to 7-4 (4-2 NESCAC) with their third-straight setback while Williams improves to 5-5 (4-3 NESCAC). Harry Ashforth had two goals, an assist and 11 groundballs in the loss.
  • Endicott Holds Off Late Rally To Defeat Polar Bears
    April 08, 2009
    Endicott Holds Off Late Rally To Defeat Polar Bears BRUNSWICK, Maine - The 17th-ranked Endicott men's lacrosse team led by as many as five goals in the fourth quarter and held off a furious rally to defeat 12th-ranked Bowdoin, 10-9, on Wednesday evening at Ryan Field. The Gulls improve to 9-2 overall this year while the Polar Bears drop their second-straight one-goal decision and fall to 7-3. Cullen Winkler led Bowdoin with three goals while Bryan Holden had six groundballs.
  • Middlebury Survives Bowdoin Comeback in Nationally-Ranked Battle
    April 04, 2009
    Middlebury Survives Bowdoin Comeback in Nationally-Ranked Battle BRUNSWICK, Maine - Middlebury's Mike Stone scored six goals as the seventh-ranked Panther lacrosse team survived a furious second-half rally from 13th-ranked Bowdoin on Saturday. The Panthers, who squandered a seven-goal lead and trailed with eight minutes remaining, improve to 7-1 (5-1 NESCAC) as Bowdoin (7-2, 4-1) falls in conference play for the first time this season. Cullen Winkler led Bowdoin with three goals on the day.
  • Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game Scheduled For Saturday
    April 02, 2009
    Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game Scheduled For Saturday BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College will welcome back men's lacrosse alumni this Saturday, April 4 with an alumni game prior to Saturday's battle between the nationally-ranked Polar Bears and Middlebury College. The alumni contest is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Saturday while the varsity contest is slated for a 1:00 p.m. start.
  • Bowdoin Rolls Past Springfield For Fifth-Straight Victory
    April 01, 2009
    Bowdoin Rolls Past Springfield For Fifth-Straight Victory EXETER, N.H. - The 13th-ranked Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team scored five times in the second quarter on their way to an eventual 11-6 win over Springfield College in a game played in Exeter, N.H. on Wednesday evening. The Polar Bears have won five consecutive games and improve to 7-1 this season. The Pride fall to 3-4 overall. Cullen Winkler led Bowdoin with three goals on the night.
  • Bowdoin Cruises Past Conn. College For Fourth-Straight Win
    March 28, 2009
    Bowdoin Cruises Past Conn. College For Fourth-Straight Win NEW LONDON, Conn.- Adam Tracy tallied three goals and two assists to lead the Bowdoin College men’s lacrosse team (6-1, 4-0) to a 12-6 NESCAC victory against Connecticut College (3-5, 0-4) on Freeman Field Saturday. Harry Ashforth, Owen Smith and Steve Thomas scored two goals each for the 13th ranked Polar Bears, who held a 46-to-30 advantage in shots en route to their fourth consecutive win.
  • Men's Lacrosse Tallies Season-High 16 Goals in Blasting Keene
    March 25, 2009
    Men's Lacrosse Tallies Season-High 16 Goals in Blasting Keene BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team scored six unanswered goals in the first half en route to a 16-9 victory over Keene State College on Wednesday afternoon. The Polar Bears, ranked 13th in Division III, improve to 5-1 this season while the Owls drop to 2-2 overall. Bowdoin's 16 goals were a season high for the squad.
  • Men's Lacrosse Returns North With Victory Over Amherst
    March 21, 2009
    Men's Lacrosse Returns North With Victory Over Amherst BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team got 18 saves from goaltender Robert Burkhardt and held off a late Amherst rally to claim a key 10-9 NESCAC victory over Amherst on Saturday afternoon. The 13th-ranked Polar Bears improve to 4-1 this year (3-0 NESCAC) while the Jeffs drop to 3-2 (1-2). Harry Ashforth had three goals for Bowdoin while Kit Smith notched two goals and two assists.
  • Men's Lacrosse Back To Winning Ways in Victory Over St. Lawrence
    March 18, 2009
    Men's Lacrosse Back To Winning Ways in Victory Over St. Lawrence DALLAS, Texas - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team cruised to a six-goal halftime lead and never trailed in a 10-6 win over St. Lawrence at the Patriot Cup in Dallas on Wednesday evening. The Polar Bears improve to 3-1 overall this season with the victory.
  • Western New England Edges Bowdoin in Nationally-Ranked Clash
    March 16, 2009
    Western New England Edges Bowdoin in Nationally-Ranked Clash DALLAS, Texas - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team suffered their first loss of the season on Tuesday evening to Western New England, 11-9, at the Patriot Cup in Texas. The Polar Bears (2-1) are ranked 13th in the USILA Division III poll while the Golden Bears (2-1) stand 15th nationally. Adam Tracy and Rob Halliday had two goals apiece for Bowdoin.
  • Bowdoin Blanks Trinity in Fourth Quarter of Victory
    March 14, 2009
    Bowdoin Blanks Trinity in Fourth Quarter of Victory HARTFORD, Conn. - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team scored the final four goals of the game and held Trinity scoreless for the final 21:05 to take a 10-7 win on Saturday. The Polar Bears (2-0) are ranked 16th in the latest national poll while the Bantams fall to 2-1 this season. Matt Legg scored three goals while Owen Smith and Eric Thompson had two apiece.
  • McCampbell Named Player of the Week as Bowdoin Rises in Rankings
    March 09, 2009
    McCampbell Named Player of the Week as Bowdoin Rises in Rankings BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College men's lacrosse goaltender Jake McCampbell (Medfield, Mass.) has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Week. In addition, the Polar Bears (1-0) moved up in a pair of national polls released on Monday following their season-opening against Wesleyan. McCampbell made 18 saves in the 4-3 victory.
  • McCampbell Leads Bowdoin to Season-Opening Win Over Wesleyan
    March 07, 2009
    McCampbell Leads Bowdoin to Season-Opening Win Over Wesleyan BRUNSWICK, Maine - Sophomore Owen Smith scored the game-winning goal with 13 seconds remaining and goaltender Jake McCampbell made 18 saves in his first career start as the Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team won their season-opener over 12th-ranked Wesleyan on Saturday, 4-3.
  • Bowdoin Inducts Seventh Class into Athletic Hall of Honor
    October 18, 2008
    Bowdoin Inducts Seventh Class into Athletic Hall of Honor BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College Athletic Hall of Honor will welcome its seventh class on Homecoming Saturday, October 15. The five distinguished individuals span an astounding eight decades of Polar Bear athletics and includes some of the most recognizable names in the history of the institution. This year's inductees include coach Jack Magee, Bill McWilliams '57, Robinson Moore '77, Chris Jerome '83 and Emily LeVan '95.
  • Phil Soule 5K "Phlail" Slated For Homecoming Sunday
    October 16, 2008
    Phil Soule 5K "Phlail" Slated For Homecoming Sunday BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College will host the third annual Phil Soule 5K "Phlail" this Homecoming Sunday, October 19 beginning at Whittier Field. Registration is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. with the run/walk slated to begin at 11:00 a.m. A table will also be set up at Saturday's football game for anyone wishing to pre-register for Sunday's event.