POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – The Bowdoin College women's rugby team suffered just their second setback of the season on Saturday, dropping at Division II top-ranked Vassar 39-33.
The Polar Bears fall to 3-2 with the setback.
- Bowdoin was constantly under pressure from the Vassar forwards but managed to carry a 21-20 lead into halftime.
- Sophia Karris scored for Bowdoin from 50 meters out after a hard-fought win for the ball.
- Molly Petronzio added two tries on the afternoon, one coming off a cross field kick from Liz D'Angelo and another after a long succession of passes.
- Great support play led to tries from Allegra Bersani and D'Angelo for the Polar Bears.
By The Numbers
- Liz D'Angelo had four successful kicks.
- Sara Nelson, Liz D'Angelo, Hannah Zuklie and Satya Kent all had double digit tackle counts for the Polar Bears.
- Bowdoin hosts Molloy next Saturday, October 20, at 11:00 a.m.