BRUNSWICK, Maine - The New England Small College Athletic Conference has announced its Fall 2009 All-Academic and All-Sportsmanship honorees. The Polar Bears were recognized with 52 All-Academic nods and eight All-Sportsmanship winners.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - After 110 minutes of scoreless play, the Plattsburgh State University men's soccer team eliminated Bowdoin from the NCAA Tournament in penalty kicks, 6-5, on Thursday evening. It is the second-consecutive time that the Polar Bears have been eliminated from the NCAA Tourney on penalty kicks. Bowdoin finishes their season with a mark of 11-4-2.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College goaltender Dan Hicks (New York, N.Y.) and defender Call Nichols (Mill Valley, Calif.) have been named Second-Team All-New England Small College Athletic Conference performers. Both players collect their first-ever postseason awards as they aided the Polar Bears to an 11-4-1 record and the program's first NCAA bid since 2003.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's soccer team will look to pick up the first NCAA Tournament win in program history on Thursday evening when the Polar Bears (11-4-1) travel to play at Plattsburgh State (13-2-5) at 6:00 p.m. The winner advances to play at Rochester in the second round on Sunday afternoon. Fans can follow the action on the web via live statistics.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's soccer team has earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament and will travel to play at Plattsburgh (N.Y.) State for a first-round match on Thursday, November 12. Game time is set for 6:00 p.m. and tickets will be sold at the field beginning at 4:00 p.m.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - The Bowdoin College men's soccer team saw their hopes of a NESCAC Championship dashed in a 2-0 defeat to Williams in the conference semifinals on Saturday. The Polar Bears (11-4-1) saw their four-match win streak snapped and will hold out hope for a potential at-large NCAA bid when the field is announced on Sunday evening.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - The Bowdoin College men's soccer team will attempt to win the program's first conference crown as they travel to Wesleyan University for the 2009 NESCAC Men's Soccer Championship this weekend. The Polar Bears (11-3-1, 5-3-1 NESCAC) will play Williams (12-2-1, 6-2-1 NESCAC) in the semifinals Saturday, November 7 at 1:30 p.m. The winner will advance to play either Wesleyan or Middlebury for the title on Sunday at noon.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's soccer team beat Trinity for the second time in eight days, collecting a 3-0 win in the Quarterfinals of the NESCAC Tournament on Saturday. The fourth-seeded Polar Bears improve to 11-3-1 and will face Williams in the semifinals next weekend.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's soccer team used a pair of goals 86 seconds apart in the second half to take an eventual 2-1 win over Tufts University on Friday afternoon. With the win, the Polar Bears (10-3-1, 5-3-1) net the fourth seed for the upcoming NESCAC Tournament and will host Trinity College in an opening-round match on Sunday at 12:30.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College men's soccer goaltender Dan Hicks (New York, N.Y.) has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference Player of the Week. Hicks was outstanding in goal, preserving a Polar Bear victory and scoring his first career goal in a key NESCAC victory over Trinity on Saturday.
HARTFORD, Conn. - Rookie Zach Ostrup and junior goalkeeper Dan Hicks each scored their first collegiate goal to lead the Bowdoin College men's soccer team to a 2-0 win over Trinity College Saturday on Campus Field. Trinity, ranked No. 11 in the nation, falls to 10-2-1 overall and 5-2-1 in the league and has its five-game winning streak snapped, while Bowdoin improves to 9-3-1 and 4-3-1 in the NESCAC.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's soccer team played a near-perfect match to take a 3-0 decision over Babson in a battle of regionally-ranked squads on Sunday afternoon. The Polar Bears, ranked seventh in New England, improve to 8-3-1 while the Beavers, standing ninth in the regional poll, drop to 10-5-1. Nick Powell had two assists and a goal for Bowdoin.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Joe Vella scored the game-winning goal 7:56 into overtime to lift the Williams College men's soccer team to a 3-2 comeback victory over Bowdoin on Saturday. The win gives the 20th-ranked Ephs a 10-1-1 mark (5-1-1 NESCAC) while the Polar Bears fall to 7-3-1 (3-3-1 NESCAC) with the defeat.
NEW LONDON, N.H. - The Bowdoin College men's soccer team cruised to a 4-0 win in non-conference action on Monday afternoon. Peter Kelley and Carl Woock scored first-half goals for the Polar Bears before Michael Gale added a pair of second-half tallies. Bowdoin improves to 7-2-1 while Colby-Sawyer falls to 2-11 with the loss.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - The Bowdoin College men's soccer team out-shot 15th-ranked Wesleyan and played to a scoreless draw against the Cardinals on Saturday. Dan Hicks stood tall in net for the Polar Bears, making a pair of saves in the deadlock.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Five different Polar Bears scored as the Bowdoin College men's soccer team blanked Husson on Tuesday afternoon, 6-0. It marks the fifth shutout of the season for the Polar Bears (6-2-0), who are ranked seventh in New England in the latest NSCAA Regional poll. Husson falls to 4-8-1 with their third loss in their last four games.
NEW LONDON, Conn. - Trevor Prophet buried a direct kick from 20 yards out with 6:22 remaining in the second overtime session Saturday, lifting the Connecticut College men's soccer team (5-1, 3-1) to their fourth straight victory, a 1-0 blanking of Bowdoin (5-2, 3-2) Saturday. The Polar Bears failed to convert on a goal despite out-shooting the hosts 19-8 in the match
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's soccer team scored a trio of second-half goals and posted their fourth consecutive shutout in a 3-0 victory over Colby on Sunday. The Polar Bears (5-1-0, 3-1-0 NESCAC) have not allowed a goal in their last 376:35 of play, their longest shutout streak since the 2006 campaign.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin's Tim Prior scored the game's only goal as the Polar Bear men's soccer team survived a defensive struggle against Middlebury on Saturday, 1-0. Bowdoin improves to 4-1-0 (2-1-0 NESCAC) while the Panthers fall to 3-2-1 (1-1-1 NESCAC).
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College sophomore Eddie Jones (Scarborough, Maine) has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference Player of the Week thanks to his performance in three Polar Bear victories last week. Jones scored eight points as Bowdoin rebounded from a season-opening loss to outscore their opponents 9-1 during their current win streak.
STANDISH, Maine - A late goal in each half propelled the Bowdoin College men's soccer team to a 2-0 blanking of St. Joseph's on Sunday afternoon. The Polar Bears (3-1) have won three consecutive games after their season-opening setback at second-ranked Amherst, outscoring their opponents 9-1 over the last three contests. St. Joseph's falls to 4-3-1 with the setback.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin's Eddie Jones scored a pair of goals to lead the Polar Bear men's soccer team to a 4-0 triumph over Bates College on Saturday afternoon. The Polar Bears improve to 2-1 (1-1 NESCAC) this year while the Bobcats dip to 0-2 (0-2 NESCAC).
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin sophomore Nick Powell scored a pair of goals to lead the Polar Bear men's soccer team to their first win of the 2009 campaign, 3-1, over the University of Southern Maine on Wednesday afternoon. The Polar Bears (1-1-0) avenge last year's defeat at the hands of the Huskies, and own a 22-5-3 lead in the all-time series against Southern Maine (2-3-0).
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Due to class conflicts, the men's soccer match between Bowdoin and the University of Southern Maine scheduled for Wednesday afternoon has been pushed to a 4:30 p.m. kick-off. The contest was originally slated for a 4:00 p.m. start.
AMHERST, Mass. - The third-ranked Amherst College men's soccer team received a pair of second-half goals from rookie Spencer Noon en route to a 2-0 victory over Bowdoin on Saturday in the season premiere for both squads. The Polar Bears will look to bounce back at home on Wednesday against the University of Southern Maine.