Big wins over ranked teams by Gustavus and Amherst are among the headliners this week, and the two stars of those wins are among our six nominees in the final 2017 edition of Team of the Week for the award week running from Monday, December 4th to Sunday, December 10th. We'll be back with more in January! Photo: Steve Frommell, D3photography.com
It took almost 100 minutes but when it was all said and done it was Bowdoin who emerged victorious. Maegan Sheehan scored 14:26 into the second overtime to send the Polar Bears to the NESCAC semifinals against top-seeded Middlebury.
Diamonds aren't necessarily forever, but the UMass Boston men and Bowdoin women made the most of their time on one with wins outdoors. Plus other notable happenings from the week.
Photo: New England Hockey Conference
Men's NEHC action headlined the night as Babson topped UMass Boston and University of New England upset Norwich, while in the Women's NESCAC Bowdoin upset Amherst. We wrap up those and all the rest of Friday's action...
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. -- Middlebury's Emily Fluke scored two goals to lead the top-seeded Panthers to a 4-2 NESCAC Semifinal win Saturday over #5 seed Bowdoin inside Chip Kenyon Arena. Third-ranked Middlebury (20-3-3), who advances to Sunday's championship game at 2:00 p.m., will play the winner of #2 seed Amherst and #3 seed Trinity in a game to be played later today. The Panthers will be in search of their eighth conference title, while Bowdoin ends its season at 11-10-5.
NEW LONDON, Conn. - Ariana Bourque scored with under five minutes remaining in overtime as the Bowdoin women's hockey team rallied for a 3-2 NESCAC Quarterfinal victory over Connecticut College on Saturday evening.
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - Bowdoin and Williams faced off in the playoffs for the third year in a row. Bowdoin had won the previous two meetings, both in the quarterfinals, but this time it was Williams who gained the upper hand, claiming the NESCAC title in the process.
Named First-Team All-NESCAC as a freshman last year and also the league Rookie of the Year in field hockey, Kennedy talks about balancing multiple sports with academics as well as why she chose to play at Bowdoin.
Bowdoin College's Kayte Holtz '13 netted her fifth career hat trick and the nationally ranked No. 8 Polar Bears rolled to a 6-1 NESCAC victory over Hamilton College at Bowdoin’s Watson Arena on Feb. 8.