2010 Football News

  • Registration Available For Fourth Annual Football Alumni Golf Outing
    April 28, 2011
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College football team will host its fourth annual Football Alumni Golf Outing on Friday, August 5 at 9:00 a.m. at Brunswick Golf Course. Registration for the event, which includes 18 holes of golf, a post-round reception and lobster or steak dinner, is now available online. Click the link above for the registration form and complete details.
  • Lonnie Hackett Receives Prestigious NFF Scholar-Athlete Award
    December 07, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin first-year Lonnie Hackett (Bangor, Maine) was honored as one of five National High School Scholar-Athlete Award at the National Football Foundation's Awards Luncheon on December 7 in New York City. Chosen from a field of over 400,000 nominees, Hackett was recognized as the Northeast Region recipient.
  • Noone and Vieira Collect All-NESCAC Football Honors
    November 18, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College junior wide receiver and kick returner Pat Noone (North Attleboro, Mass.) has been named First-Team All-Conference by the New England Small College Athletic Conference. Noone is joined by junior linebacker Ian Vieira (Plymouth, Mass.), who earned Second Team honors in postseason awards on Thursday.
  • Bowdoin Beats Colby, Wins 19th C-B-B Championship Title
    November 13, 2010
    WATERVILLE, Maine - The Bowdoin College football team won their fourth CBB Championship in the last five years on Saturday, claiming a season-ending 26-21 win over rival Colby College at Alfond Field. The Polar Bears finish their year with a record of 3-5 and take their 19th Colby-Bates-Bowdoin title overall, the most of any of the three Pine Tree State rivals.
  • Bowdoin Travels to Colby in Search of C-B-B Championship
    November 10, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College and Colby College football teams will play for the 122nd time on Saturday as the long-time rivals battle for the 2010 C-B-B Championship in Waterville. The rivalry trails only Williams-Amherst (124 times entering this weekend) and Albion v Kalamazoo (123 entering this weekend) in D-III history. The Polar Bears have won four-straight against Colby dating back to 2006.
  • Vieira Named NESCAC Defensive Player of the Week
    November 07, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College junior linebacker Ian Vieira (Plymouth, Mass.) has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week. Vieira led the Polar Bears to a victory in the first leg of their C-B-B chase, a 21-20 win over Bates on Saturday afternoon.
  • Polar Bears Survive Bates in Exciting Senior Day Win
    November 06, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - A 27-yard field goal attempt by Bates hit the upright with 51 seconds remaining to give the Bowdoin College football team a wild 21-20 win over Bates on Saturday afternoon at Whittier Field. The Polar Bears (2-5) earn their second win of the season and will battle Colby in Waterville next Saturday for the CBB Championship. The Bobcats have lost five-straight and fall to 1-6 this season.
  • Bowdoin Begins CBB Quest Against Bates on Senior Day
    November 04, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College (1-5) and Bates College (1-5) football teams will look to right their respective ships as the race for the 2010 Colby-Bates-Bowdoin Championship continues. The Polar Bears enter Saturday having lost three straight outings since defeating Tufts on October 9 while the Bobcats have lost four straight games since also beating Tufts on October 2.
  • Wesleyan Rushes to Victory Over Polar Bears
    October 30, 2010
    MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - The Wesleyan University football team rushed for over 300 yards and pulled away in the second half in a 41-7 win over Bowdoin on Saturday. The Cardinals, who posted the second-largest margin of victory in the series history, improve to 4-2. Bowdoin falls to 1-5 with the loss.
  • Polar Bears Return To Road, Looking For Win at Wesleyan
    October 27, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College football team (1-4) will travel to Connecticut this weekend for a Week Six battle against the Wesleyan University Cardinals (3-2). The Polar Bears are looking to snap a two-game losing skid while the Cardinals will be looking to reach four victories in a season for the first time since 2007. Kick-off is scheduled for
  • Trinity Scores 28 Unanswered To Rally Past Polar Bears
    October 23, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - Trinity running back Evan Bunker rushed for 223 yards and a touchdown to lead the Bantams in a 31-14 win over Bowdoin on Saturday at Whittier Field. Trinity, ranked sixth in New England, improves to 4-1 with the win while the Polar Bears fall to 1-4 with the setback. Quarterback Grant White and receiver Sean O'Malley set a Bowdoin record with a 95-yard scoring strike in the loss.
  • Bowdoin Preps For Parents Weekend Battle Against Trinity
    October 21, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College (1-3) and Trinity College (3-1) football teams will meet for the 40th time Saturday at Whittier Field. The Polar Bears are looking to bounce back after a disappointing road loss at Hamilton last weekend while the Bantams will try to win their third-consecutive outing. Kick-off is slated for 12:30 p.m.
  • Hamilton Drops Polar Bears For First Win of the Season
    October 16, 2010
    CLINTON, N.Y. - The Hamilton College football team jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first half and cruised to a 31-10 victory over Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon. The Polar Bears fall to 1-3 this season while the Continentals earn their first victory of the season and stand at 1-3. Ian Vieira made a game-high 13 tackles for Bowdoin in the loss.
  • Bowdoin Looks to Even Record at Hamilton This Weekend
    October 14, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College football team will take their longest road trip of the season to Clinton, N.Y. this weekend to battle Hamilton College for the 27th time in the series history. As the season reaches its midpoint, Bowdoin (1-2) will look to draw even on the year with their second-straight win while the Continentals (0-3) are still in search of their first victory of 2010.
  • Bowdoin First-Year Duo Honored in NESCAC Weekly Awards
    October 10, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin first-years Griffin Cardew (Ipswich, Mass.) and Grant White (Springfield, Vt.) have been recognized in weekly honors announced by the New England Small College Athletic Conference. Cardew was named the NESCAC Defensive Player of the Week while White was tabbed as the conference's Special Teams Player of the Week as Bowdoin collected their first win of the season, 22-15, over Tufts on Saturday.
  • Bowdoin Collects First Win of the Season, Beats Tufts 22-15
    October 09, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - Sparked by their special teams and a balanced offensive effort, the Bowdoin College football team rallied from an early 12-point deficit to earn their first victory of the season, 22-15, over Tufts University on Saturday. The Polar Bears improve to 1-2 this season while the Jumbos fall to 1-2 overall. First-year Zach Donnarumma rushed for a career-high 114 yards in the victory.
  • Polar Bears Host Tufts at Whittier Field Saturday
    October 07, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College (0-2) and Tufts University (1-1) football teams will meet for the 105th time Saturday at Whittier Field. The Polar Bears are looking for their first win of the 2010 campaign while the Jumbos are looking to rebound from a 21-20 loss to Bates last weekend. Game time is set for 1:00 p.m. Live statistics and webcast information are available at the link above.
  • Bowdoin Hosts Phil Soule 5K on October 3 - Results Posted
    October 04, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College hosted the fifth annual Phil Soule 5K Phlail on Sunday, October 3 at Whittier Field, featuring nearly 100 participants. Bowdoin first-year James Boeding '14 pulled away from Matt Bowers '10 late in the race to claim the men's competition. The women's race was won by Morgan Adams. The top alumni lineman finisher was Mike Costello '04. Click the link for complete results.
  • Stellar First-Half Leads Amherst Past Polar Bears
    October 02, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Amherst College football team scored touchdowns on their first three possessions and never looked back in a 38-7 win at Bowdoin on Saturday. The Jeffs (2-0) have won 10 straight games dating back to the beginning of last season while the Polar Bears (0-2) suffer their worst loss at home in nearly four years. In the loss, Bowdoin wide receiver Pat Noone caught five passes to become the program's all-time leader with 98 receptions.
  • Bowdoin Prepares For Homcoming Battle With Amherst
    September 30, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College (0-1) and Amherst College (1-0) football teams will revive a century-old rivalry as the squads meet for the 89th time Saturday afternoon at Whittier Field. The Polar Bears are coming off a season-opening defeat at Williams last Saturday, 33-15, while the Jeffs dominated Bates at home, 44-0.
  • Miscues Cost Bowdoin Victory in Season-Opener at Williams
    September 25, 2010
    WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - The Bowdoin College football team was doomed by five turnovers in a season-opening loss to Williams on Saturday afternoon, 33-15. The defeat overshadowed a successful starting debut for quarterback R.J. Shea, who tossed for 316 yards and a pair of scores in the loss, and the efforts of receivers Brendan Garner and Pat Noone, who made 10 catches each.
  • Polar Bears Prepare to Open Season at Williams Saturday
    September 23, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College football team will open their 2010 campaign at Williams College on Saturday afternoon. Kick-off is slated for noon at Weston Field in Williamstown. The game will mark the first meeting between the teams since 2007 - a 28-14 Bowdoin victory - and the 70th meeting between the schools, dating back to 1890.
  • 2010 Bowdoin College Football Season Preview
    September 22, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - After a long off-season that left the Polar Bears pondering four losses by four points or fewer a year ago, the Bowdoin College football team will return to action this Saturday as they open their 2010 campaign at Williams College. The Polar Bears return a solid core of returners as they look to rise up the NESCAC standings and regain sole possession of the CBB Championship for the fourth time in five years.
  • "The Lineman" Returns to Action in New Plaza at Pickard Field
    September 06, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - Near the action at Pickard Field - and with an ever-watchful gaze down Coffin Street - The Lineman is back in action. The statue, carved for the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games by American painter and sculptor William Zorach H’58, was presented by the artist to the College in 1960, and stood outside Morrell Gym for more than 40 years.
  • Fifth Annual Phil Soule 5K Scheduled For Sunday, October 3
    September 01, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College will host the fifth annual Phil Soule 5K "Phlail" on Homecoming Sunday, October 3. An event that has quickly become a Homecoming Weekend favorite, the 5K walk/race is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. at Whittier Field with registration beginning at 9:30. Registration is $15 and is free for all Bowdoin students.
  • Noone Named Preseason All-American by D3football.com
    July 31, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College junior wide receiver Pat Noone (North Attleboro, Mass.) has been named a Preseason All-American by D3football.com. Noone, who shattered every single-season receiving record in Bowdoin history last fall, is the first Polar Bear to be named a Preseason All-American by D3football.com and is the only NESCAC player to be recognized.
  • Ryan Mattison Joins Football Coaching Staff
    July 30, 2010
    BRUNSWICK, Maine - Ryan Mattison, a 2003 graduate of Boston College and a member of the Eagles' coaching staff for the last three seasons, has been named as an Assistant Football Coach at Bowdoin. Mattison will assume coaching duties for the defensive secondary for the Polar Bears in 2010.