Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Katie Mathews, a 2012 Bowdoin College graduate from Cumberland, has been named an All-American by USA Rugby.
The Downeast Lacrosse team recently completed its summer schedule with a 15-3-1 record, including a 4-1 record at the Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic. Team members, from left to right: Front row – Ben Bath (Kennebunkport), Tyler Jordan (Falmouth), Josh Cyr (Saco), Austin Doody (Scarborough), Christian Neelon (Scarborough), Brett Levasseur (Saco), Jake Desrochers (Alfred), Jack Sutton (Freeport), Jimmy Talbott (Gorham), Cody O’Brien (Moody Beach) and Peter Dyche (Freeport); Back row – Head Coach Tobey Farrington, Breandan Haley (Kennebunkport), Andrew Farrington (Scarborough), Matt Murphy (Scarborough), Corbin Cass (Alfred), Brendon Smith (Scarborough), Brad Gilbert (Falmouth), Svenn Jacobson (Cumberland), Steve Patrie (Lewiston), Pat Rimmer (Kennebunk), Nick Bath (Kennebunkport), Clayton Spang (Kennebunkport) and assistant coach Tom Talbott. Not pictured: David Crissione (Falmouth) and Charlie Fay (Falmouth).
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Mathews, a flyhalf, was the lone player from the newly formed New England Small College Rugby Conference and one of 22 players overall to receive All-America honors. She was chosen as Bowdoin's MVP last fall after leading the Polar Bears to an undefeated regular season and a trip to the Northeast Rugby Union finals.
John Beatty carded a hole-in-one on the 182-yard fourth hole at Nonesuch River on June 30. Beatty, playing in a foursome with George Beattie, Bob Haley and Dan Grenier, used a 4-iron.
Paul Champagne made a hole-in-one on the 190-yard eighth hole at Dutch Elm Golf Course, on Sunday, July 29. Champagne used a 5-iron to make his first career ace, witnessed by Rick Cluff, Cory Hutchinson and Dan King.
Dan Roche got his first hole-in-one on July 29 at Dutch Elm Golf Course. Roche aced the 120-yard 12th hole with a pitching wedge. Marc Chantigny, Mike MacKinnon and Tom Plante witnessed the shot.
Jennifer Gagnon aced the 11th hole at Martindale Country Club on Aug. 7. Gagnon used an 8-iron for the 104-yard shot, which was her first hole-in-one. It was witnessed by Jonah Lizotte.
Michael Bonzagni made a hole-in-one on the 10th hole at Rockland Golf Club on Aug. 7. He used a 3-wood from 176 yards. Mike Zemrak and Dylan White witnessed the shot.