Smith Nets Second-Straight USILA All-American HonorBRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College junior Owen Smith (Brunswick, Maine) has been named an Honorable Mention All-American by the U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. It is the second consecutive year that Smith has garnered Honorable Mention All-American recognition. The Brunswick High grad posted a career-high 22 goals for Bowdoin this spring.
Tracy, Andrews Honored as Senior Lacrosse All-StarsBRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College men's lacrosse seniors Adam Tracy (Providence, R.I.) and Henry Andrews (Owings Mills, Md.) have been recognized as Senior All-Stars by the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association and will play in their East/West game on Sunday, June 6 at Emerson College.
Smith Leads All-NESCAC, All-New England Lax HonorsBRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College men's lacrosse player Owen Smith has been named First Team All-New England Small College Athletic Conference and First Team All-New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association in awards released Tuesday. Henry Andrews was named Second Team All-NEILA and Second Team All-NESCAC while Russell Halliday and Adam Tracy also netted Second Team All-NESCAC nods.
Middlebury Avenges Early-Season Loss to Bowdoin in NESCAC'sMEDFORD, Mass. - The Middlebury College men's lacrosse team pulled away from Bowdoin in the second half of a 13-9 win in the NESCAC Semifinals on Saturday at Tufts University. The Panthers, ranked 16th nationally, will play Tufts for the conference crown on Sunday. The Polar Bears likely finish their season with a record of 9-7.
Polar Bears Look For First NESCAC Title This WeekendBRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team will look to win their first conference championship at the 2010 NESCAC Men's Lacrosse Tournament hosted by Tufts University this Saturday and Sunday. The fourth-seeded Polar Bears will play sixth-seeded Middlebury in the second semifinal game on Saturday beginning at 3:00 p.m. The NESCAC Championship game is scheduled for Sunday at noon.
Men's Lacrosse Wins Thriller Over Colby in NESCAC QuartersBRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team scored twice in the final 19.9 seconds to force overtime and Ben Chadwick scored the game-winner to lift the Polar Bears to an improbable 12-11 overtime victory in the NESCAC Quarterfinals on Sunday at Pickard Field. The Polar Bears (9-6) advance to the NESCAC Semifinals next Saturday to be played at Tufts University.
Bowdoin Caps Regular Season With Overtime Loss at TuftsMEDFORD, Mass. - In a back-and-forth bout that saw seven ties in the second half, Tufts University sophomore Kevin McCormick scored 33 seconds into overtime to give the seventh-ranked Jumbo men's lacrosse team a scintillating 14-13 victory against Bowdoin College in the last game of the 2010 regular-season on Friday night under the lights at Bello Field. Adam Tracy scored five goals in the loss for Bowdoin.
Polar Bears Dominate Early, Coast to Easy Win Over WilliamsBRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team scored the first seven goals of the game and cruised to a 12-5 win over Williams on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Polar Bears (8-5, 5-3) lock up a NESCAC Quarterfinal home game entering next Friday's regular season finale against Tufts. The Ephs (5-8, 4-4 NESCAC) have lost five of their last six contests. Chris Williamson made 13 saves in the win for Bowdoin.
Tracy Scores Four as Polar Bears Hold Off BobcatsBRUNSWICK, Maine - Adam Tracy scored four goals as the Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team held off a late Bates flurry in a 6-5 win on Wednesday evening at Ryan Field. The Polar Bears improve to 7-5 (4-3 NESCAC) and move into a four-way tie for third place in the conference standings.
Bergner's Four Goals Lead Men's Lacrosse Over EndicottBEVERLY, Mass. - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team extended their win streak to three games as Billy Bergner scored four times in a 9-6 win over Endicott on Saturday afternoon. Chris Williamson made 13 saves in the win for Bowdoin. The Polar Bears move over .500, improving to 6-5, while the Gulls fall to 8-6 this season.
Men's Lacrosse Grads Planning April 24th Alumni GameBRUNSWICK, Maine - Thomas McKinley '06 has been doing some grassroots recruiting and has pulled together a list of almost 25 players for a men's lacrosse alumni game on the morning of Saturday, April 24. All alumni are welcome to play or just catch up with old friends at the event, which is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. that morning. Click the link above for contact information.
NESCAC Honors Russell Halliday as Player of the WeekBRUNSWICK, Maine Bowdoin College junior Russell Halliday (Sudbury, Mass.) has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference Mens Lacrosse Player of the Week. Halliday led Bowdoin in scoring last week as the Polar Bears picked up a pair of key NESCAC victories.
Men's Lacrosse Wins in Middlebury For First Time Since 1993MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team won at Middlebury for the first time since 1993, defeating the Panthers 11-6 on Saturday. The Polar Bears used a 7-1 first-half run to take control of the contest and improve to 5-5 (3-3 NESCAC) while the Panthers fall to 5-3 (3-3 NESCAC). The win is Bowdoin's first against Middlebury since the 2004 season.
Video Webcast For Bowdoin-Colby Men's Lacrosse GameBRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College Athletic Department will provide a live video webcast of Wednesday evening's men's lacrosse game live from Ryan Field. The Polar Bears will host Colby College at 7:00 p.m. As with every home men's lacrosse game, live statistics will also be available. Click the link above for more information.
Fourth Quarter Rally Pushes Men's Lacrosse Over ColbyBRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team scored four times in the fourth quarter to rally from a two-goal deficit in a 11-10 win on Wednesday evening. The Polar Bears improve to 4-5 (2-3 NESCAC) while the Mules fall to 5-4 (2-3 NESCAC) with the loss. Russell Halliday led all scorers with five goals and an assist while Adam Tracy scored four goals, including a pair in Bowdoin's key fourth-quarter run.
Conn. College Snaps 11-Game Skid to Bowdoin in OvertimeBRUNSWICK, Maine - Steve Dachille scored five goals, including the overtime game-winner to lift the Connecticut College men's lacrosse team to an 8-7 win at Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon. The 10th-ranked Camels remain unbeaten at 8-0 (4-0 NESCAC) this season while the Polar Bears fall to 3-5 (1-3 NESCAC). The win is the first for Conn. College over Bowdoin since 1999.
Scheduling Changes Announced For April 3rd Home GamesBRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College Athletic Department has announced a pair of schedule changes for home events on Saturday, April 3. The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team will host Connecticut College on the natural grass turf of Pickard Field, while the women's rugby game against Northeastern has been canceled.
Polar Bears Take Early Lead, Hold Off SpringfieldEXETER, N.H. - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team jumped out to a 7-2 halftime lead and held off Springfield in a 9-7 victory on Wednesday evening at Exeter (N.H.) High School. The Polar Bears improve to 3-4 this season with the win while the Pride drop their third straight and fall to 2-4. Kit Smith led Bowdoin with three goals and an assist.
Second-Quarter Flurry Lifts Amherst Over BowdoinAMHERST, Mass. - A seven-goal second quarter propelled the Amherst College men's lacrosse team to a 13-8 win over Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon. The Jeffs earn their first win of the season and improve to 1-3 (1-2 NESCAC) while the Polar Bears fall to 2-4 (1-2 NESCAC) on the year. Russell Halliday had three goals in the loss for Bowdoin.
McCabe Earns 200th Win as Polar Bears Crush KeeneKEENE, N.H. - Bowdoin College men's lacrosse coach Tom McCabe became just the 17th coach in Division III history to reach 200 wins, earning the milestone in a 17-10 Polar Bear win over Keene State College on Tuesday With the victory, Bowdoin becomes the only school in Division III history to boast a pair of 200-win coaches, as McCabe joins former coach Mort LaPointe (218 wins, 1970-'90).
Bantams Slip By Men's Lacrosse in Two-Goal WinBRUNSWICK, Maine - The Trinity College men's lacrosse team scored their first win over Bowdoin since 2004, 10-8 over the Polar Bears in NESCAC action on Saturday afternoon at Ryan Field. The Bantams improve to 2-1 (1-1 NESCAC) while Bowdoin (1-3, 1-1 NESCAC) has lost three straight. Nathan Fritts and Owen Smith had two goals apiece for the Polar Bears.
13th-Ranked Golden Flyers Soar Past Men's LacrosseDALLAS, Texas - The Nazareth men's lacrosse team scored eight unanswered goals in the second and third quarters to pull away from 12th-ranked Bowdoin in an 11-4 victory on Wednesday afternoon in Texas. The 13th-ranked Golden Flyers improve to 3-1 while the Polar Bears lose their second-straight game and dip to 2-1. Russell Halliday scored all four Bowdoin goals.
Western New England Stuns 12th-Ranked Bowdoin in OvertimeDALLAS, Texas - Tim Santye scored the game-winner with 2:19 left in the second overtime period as the Western New England College men's lacrosse team upset 12th-ranked Bowdoin 11-10 Monday evening at Parish Episcopal School. The Polar Bears dip to 1-1 this season while the Golden Bears improve to 3-2 on the season. The loss spoiled a career-high four-goal effort from Polar Bear senior Steve Thomas.
Men's Lacrosse Wins Season Debut at WesleyanMIDDLETOWN, Conn. - Senior Adam Tracy scored one goal and set up six others as the 19th-ranked Bowdoin (1-0, 1-0 NESCAC) men's lacrosse team overcame an early 3-0 deficit to 11th-ranked Wesleyan (2-1, 0-1 NESCAC) in an 11-7 victory Saturday. Bowdoin has now beaten Wesleyan in three straight meetings, but earn their first win in Middletown since April of 2000, snapping a seven-game losing skid at Wesleyan's home field.
Men's Lacrosse Opens Season Saturday at WesleyanBRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's lacrosse team will open their 2010 schedule on Saturday, March 13 at Wesleyan (Conn.). The Polar Bears are coming off a 10-6 campaign, stand 19th in the latest USILA Division III poll and are fifth in the New England preseason rankings.
Christopher Hill '74 Featured in Lacrosse MagazineChristopher Hill '74 arrived in Baghdad on April 24, 2009, as the new U.S. ambassador to Iraq and hadn't even reached the embassy before finding a fellow lacrosse player. So began the Baghdad Lacrosse Club and the feature on Hill in the October 2009 issue of Lacrosse magazine.