THE BOWDOIN COLLEGE track teams played host on Saturday at Farley Field House. In the top photo,Emily Snider passes the baton to teammate Carolyn Veilleux in the women’s4x200 relay, while in the bottom photo, pole vaulter Stevie Lane clears the bar.

THE BOWDOIN COLLEGE track teams played host on Saturday at Farley Field House. In the top photo,Emily Snider passes the baton to teammate Carolyn Veilleux in the women’s4x200 relay, while in the bottom photo, pole vaulter Stevie Lane clears the bar.

MIDDLBURY, Vt. — Harry Matheson scored a pair of goals and Max Fenkell made 38 saves as the Bowdoin College men’s ice hockey team avenged one of only two blemishes on its schedule in a 3-0 win over Middlebury on Saturday.

 

 

The Panthers (6-8-2, 4-4-2) previously earned a 4-4 road tie at fourth-ranked Bowdoin (15-1-1, 10-1-1) back on Nov. 17.

This is the first win for Bowdoin at Middlebury since a 2-1 victory in the ECAC Quarterfinals in 1993.

John McGinnis added his eighth goal of the season.

Bowdoin hosts Southern Maine on Tuesday with a 7 p.m. start.

On Friday, the Polar Bears struck for three third-period goals for a 4-1 NESCAC victory over Williams at Williamstown, Mass.

Bowdoin goaltender Steve Messina had 35 saves and McGinnis, Tim Coffey, Ollie Koo and Matheson scored for the Bears.

Women’s ice hockey

Emily Fluke scored a pair of goals as Middlebury snapped Bowdoin’s 14-game unbeaten streak in a 4-2 victory Saturday at Watson Arena.

The fourth-ranked Panthers improved to 10-2-2 (7-1-2 NESCAC), while the seventhranked Polar Bears (13-2-1, 7- 1-0 NESCAC) dropped their first game since opening night (Nov. 17).

Middlebury’s Lauren Greer beat Bowdoin goalie Kayla Lessard for a 1-0 lead and Emily Fluke controlled the puck around Bowdoin’s right post before nimbly pushing the puck around Lessard and into the opposite side for a 2-0 margin.

Bowdoin’s Colleen Finnerty and Stephanie Ludy offered a couple of initial bids that were denied by Middlebury’s goalie Laura Pinsent. Rachel Kennedy recovered the rebound and wristed a shot from the right post to answer, ending the period with Middlebury leading 2-1.

Bowdoin wasted no time before tying the game at 2-2 just 57 seconds into the third period. Kennedy took the puck from center ice, beating three defenders, and bested Pinsent with another wrist shot.

However, Fluke and Bielawski each scored for the Panthers.

Lessard made 27 saves, while Pinsent made 20 stops.

On Friday, Lessard made 33 saves to lead Bowdoin to a decisive 3-0 victory over Middlebury.

The Polar Bears scored a goal in each period against the fourth-ranked defense in Division III. Kennedy, Kim Tess-Wanat and Kayte Holtz scored for Bowdoin.

Men’s basketball

Host Trinity (8-10) converted down the stretch for a 69-67 victory over Bowdoin on Saturday afternoon.

George Papadeas scored a team-high 18 points and added a game-high eight rebounds for Trinity. Matt Mathias paced Bowdoin (9-6) with 18 points, while Andrew Madlinger totaled 15 points, four rebounds, and three assists. John Swords and Maximilian Staiger scored 10 points apiece for the Polar Bears.

Both teams shot over 50 percent from the floor, but the teams combined to miss 17 of 42 free throws. Trinity finished with a 29-22 edge on the boards.

On Friday, six different Amherst players scored in double figures as the hosts upped their season mark to 14-2 with an 80-70 win over Bowdoin.

Peter Kaasila paced the Jeffs with 19 points and seven rebounds on nine-for-15 shooting.

Bowdoin’s Mathias led all scorers with 22 points, hitting nine of his 11 attempts, including four from behind the arc. Keegan Pieri added 15 points and seven boards, while Lucas Hausman had 12 points.

Women’s basketball

Christina Raiti hit a gamewinning 3-pointer with under 10 seconds remaining to give host Trinity its first win over Bowdoin since 2000 in a 46-43 victory on Saturday afternoon.

The Bantams improved to 12-5 (4-1 NESCAC) by snapping their 16-game losing skid to the Polar Bears. Bowdoin stands at 8-8 (1-4 NESCAC).

Kaitlin Donahoe scored a game-high 16 points in the loss for Bowdoin. Shannon Brady pitched in nine points, seven rebounds and four blocks while Nina Hadzibabic had nine points off the bench for the Polar Bears.

Hannah Brickley led Trinity with 13 points.

Brickley scored 12 of her points in the opening half for the Bantams as the Polar Bears shot just 24 percent and trailed 28-16 at the break. Bowdoin jumped back into the game with a 15-2 surge after halftime, sparked by seven points from Donahoe, including two 3-pointers, and took a 31-30 lead on a Brady jumper with 9:44 to go.

Trinity reclaimed the lead on a Christina Raiti 3-pointer on the next possession. Bowdoin rebounded to take the lead on a Donahoe jumper, 36- 34, with 5:50 remaining, and still held a 40-36 edge with 3:21 on the clock. The Bantams used a 6-0 surge to take a 42-40 advantage with under a minute to play, but Donahoe hit a free throw and Brady nailed a lay-in for Bowdoin to give the Polar Bears a 43-42 edge.

On Friday, the Polar Bears claimed a halftime lead over the fourth-ranked Jeffs, but Amherst rallied to remain unbeaten with a 74-58 NESCAC victory.

Led by Selena Lorrey, Bowdoin shot six of eight from 3- point range in the first half for a 36-30 lead. Lorrey paced the Polar Bears with 15 points, while Donahoe and Brady each had 14 points.

Bridget Crowley posted a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Marcia Voigt scored a game-high 17 points Amherst.

Indoor track

The Bowdoin men finished first and the women second at a quad meet Saturday at Farley Field House.

The Polar Bear men totaled 200 points to outscore RPI (159), Tufts (108) and Springfield (81). Tufts won the women’s meet with a score of 171.50, edging the host Polar Bears (169.5) ahead of Springfield (134) and RPI (105).

Samantha Copland broke into the Bowdoin record books by setting a school mark in the women’s 60-meter dash (8.10). She took second overall in the event.

In the men’s meet, Kyle LeBlanc won the 60 dash (7.14), Jarred Kennedy-Loving took the 200 (23.31) and Matthew Gamache placed first in the 400 (52.32). In the distance events, Coby Horowitz dominated the field in the one-mile run (4:15.91) by over eight seconds, Bowdoin went 1-2 in the 1,000 with James Boeding (2:37.87) edging Christian Sleeper (2:40.06), and Sam Seekins placed first in the 3,000 (8:48.61). The Polar Bears also wonthe4x400meterrelay (3:30.18).

In the field events, Bowdoin took the top two spots in the pole vault courtesy of Eddy Page (14-01.25) and Peter Tracy (13-07.50).

In the women’s meet, Michele Kaufman was a multiple winner, claiming first in the 60 hurdles (9.39) and the long jump (17-01.25). Other winners included Camille Wasinger in the 600 (1:43.03) andthe4x400meterrelay (4:09.69).