BRUNSWICK, Maine - Five Bowdoin College women's lacrosse players have been honored in All-Region selections announced by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association on Thursday. Bowdoin rookie Elizabeth Clegg and sophomore Ingrid Oelschlager were recognized as First Team Pilgrim Region choices while Katy Dissinger, Becca Austin and Stephanie Collins-Finn were acknowledged as Second Team selections.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College Athletic Department announced their end-of-year honors at the annual All-Sports Banquet on Saturday evening, May 10. Top honors went to three-sport star Lindsay McNamara (Milton, Mass.), who garnered Outstanding Female Athlete, while track & field thrower Luke Fairbanks (Northbridge, Mass.) collected Outstanding Male Athlete recognition.
BRUSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College sophomore Ingrid Oelschlager (Roanoke, Va.) has been named to the New England Small College Athletic Conference's Second Team in league honors announced on Wednesday. It is the first postseason lacrosse honor for the Phillips Exeter graduate, who has been previously recognized by the conference in field hockey.
MEDFORD, Mass. - The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team saw their season come to and end in a 13-7 loss to Tufts on Friday evening. The Polar Bears, who finish the season 8-7 (3-6 NESCAC), miss the conference tournament for the first time in the nine-year history of the league. Liz Clegg led Bowdoin with four goals on the day.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Liz Clegg scored four times, including the game-winning tally in the third overtime, to lift the Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team to an 11-10 win over Bates on Tuesday night. The Polar Bears, who trailed by as many as three goals in the second half, improve to 8-6 and give goaltender Steph Collins-Finn her school-record 40th career win.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team suffocated Williams, holding the Ephs to a season-low seven goals in a key 10-7 NESCAC victory on Saturday. The Polar Bears improve to 7-6 (2-5 NESCAC) with the win while Williams drops to 6-4 (3-4) with the defeat. With the win, Bowdoin goaltender Stephanie Collins-Finn tied the school record with her 39th career win between the pipes.
WELLESLEY, Mass. - Jenny Holland scored the game-winning goal for Wellesley with 1:46 remaining to give the Blue a 9-8 win over Bowdoin on Thursday afternoon. The Polar Bears fall to 6-6 this season with their fourth one-goal loss of the campaign. Katie Stewart led Bowdoin with four goals while Steph Collins-Finn made 10 saves.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The third-ranked Colby College women's lacrosse team used a five-goal run in the second half to pull away from Bowdoin in a New England Small College Athletic Conference battle on Wednesday evening, 17-10. The Mules improve to 7-1 (4-1 NESCAC) while the Polar Bears dip to 6-4 (1-4 NESCAC) on the season.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team scored its most goals in 15 years, cruising to a 23-7 win over the University of Southern Maine on Sunday afternoon. The Polar Bears improve to 6-3 this season while the Huskies fall to 2-2. Ingrid Oelschlager led the Polar Bears with four goals, one assist, seven groundballs and four draw controls.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - First-year Liz Clegg scored the game-winning goal with 2:54 remaining as the Bowdoin women's lacrosse team survived a late scare to take an 11-10 win over Connecticut College on Saturday. The Polar Bears improve to 5-3 overall (1-3 NESCAC) while the Camels fall to 2-5 (0-4 NESCAC). Lindsay McNamara led all scorers with five goals on the afternoon for the Polar Bears.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team stifled Wheaton on Wednesday, dealing the Lyons their first loss of the season in a 14-3 non-conference victory. The Polar Bears scored seven straight goals to open the second half and improve to 4-3 this season.
AMHERST, Mass. The Amherst College womens lacrosse team came out on top during a defensive battle with Bowdoin College, as the Lord Jeffs scored the games final two goals to earn a 5-4 come-from-behind victory. Amherst improves to 3-2 (2-1 NESCAC) with the win, while the Polar Bears drop to 3-3 (0-3 NESCAC). All three of Bowdoin's losses have come by a single goal.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team led from start-to-finish, holding off Endicott 12-8 on Wednesday evening. The Polar Bears improve to 3-2 overall this season while the Gulls drop to 2-2. Katie Dissinger scored a team-high three goals for the Polar Bears in the victory.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Trinity's Rachel Romanowsky scored five goals and added three assists as the Bantam women's lacrosse team held off Bowdoin on Saturday, 13-12. The Bantams are ranked 14th in the latest IWLCA poll while the Polar Bears stand 20th in Division III. Liz Clegg and McKenna Teague scored three goals apiece while Steph Collins-Finn stopped 15 shots in the loss.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team scored the final six goals of the game, including a pair from Ingrid Oelschlager and Katie Herter, to break a 12-12 tie and defeat Ohio Wesleyan 18-12 in West Palm Beach on Thursday morning. Christina Denitzio and Oelschlager led Bowdoin with four goals apiece.
WELLINGTON, Fla. - The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team earned their first win of the season in dramatic fashion, capping a 5-1 run over the final 8:23 to take a 16-15 win over Drew on Tuesday night. Katie Herter scored the game-winning goal with 30 seconds remaining while Ingrid Oelschlager posted three goals and an assist to lead the Polar Bears.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - Wesleyan's Sarah Orkin scored the game-winning goal with 59 seconds to play, giving the host Cardinals a 9-8 win over Bowdoin in both team's season-opener on Saturday afternoon. Elizabeth Clegg had a hat trick for Bowdoin in her first career contest, while Katy Dissinger had two goals and an assist.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team will host their 16th annual Girl's Lacrosse Clinic on Sunday, March 22. Split into two sessions (Grades 3-8 and grades 9-12) the clinic will include Bowdoin student-athletes and will focus on teaching individual stick skills and team fundamentals.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's lacrosse team is ranked 20th in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Preseason Poll released on Wednesday. The Polar Bears are coming off a 9-7 season in 2008 and open their 2009 campaign at Wesleyan on March 7.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - In finishing second to an Olympian from South Africa in the 2008 U.S. Surfski Championships, held in San Francisco September 20 and 21, kayaker Alexandra McLain '11 is effectively the fastest female ocean paddler in the country.
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Three Bowdoin College women's lacrosse players have been honored as Academic All-Americans while the 2008 Polar Bears earned All-Academic Team honors in awards handed out by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Association Monday.