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Baseball: The Bowdoin baseball team concluded their regular season with a split against Middlebury in a non-conference doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. Middlebury shut out the Polar Bears, 2-0, in the opening game of the series before Bowdoin battled back with a 9-0 victory in game two. Bowdoin concludes the regular season with a 23-13 record, while the Panthers carry a 10-18 mark. The Polar Bears extended their season by qualifying for the NESCAC tournament that will be played next weekend at Wesleyan.
Softball: Casey Correa doubled in the fifth and sixth innings to spur Bowdoin to a 5-1 come-from-behind victory over Middlebury in game five of the 2013 NESCAC Softball Championship. The victory put the Polar Bears into the finals on Sunday. Trailing 1-0, Bowdoin (30-13) scored three runs in the fifth and two more in the sixth to earn the win. They will face host Tufts in game six of the NESCAC Championship at 10 am on Sunday. The Polar Bears will need to win twice to take the title.
Women’s Tennis: Winning two of three doubles matches and its first three singles pairings, the second-seeded Williams women’s tennis team notched a 5-1 victory over third-seeded Bowdoin to advance to the title game of the 2013 NESCAC Championship. With the victory, Williams improved to 17-4 on the season and will play Amherst in the NESCAC title match on Sunday. The Polar Bears fell to 14-4 on the year and are expected an NCAA Tournament bid when selections are announced on Monday.
Track and Field: Coby Horowitz came away with a New England title as the Bowdoin men’s and women’s outdoor track teams competed at the New England Division III Championship Saturday at Colby. Horowitz claimed the crown in the 1500 meter run (3:48.77) to take the lone first-place finish for Bowdoin at the meet. The Polar Bear women finished eighth among competing teams while the Bowdoin men placed ninth overall.
Students gathered outdoors at the Brunswick Apartments on Friday for a celebration featuring student performers, face painting, art, and some more terrific springtime weather.
The students in Nadia Celis’ Spanish class who traveled to Colombia over spring break came back with more than just a deeper academic understanding of Colombian writer Gabriel García Márquez.
Although the focus of the trip was to explore the historical and cultural context of García Márquez’s work, Celis said students gained another lesson. They also developed a new perspective on their identities as foreigners and Americans.
Palmer is a serial entrepreneur who has helped start, fund or found more than 25 companies in technology, health care and the life sciences. Most recently, he founded Koa Lab, a shared workspace in Harvard Square for promising start-ups. He also co-founded Data Tamer with MIT professor Michael Stonebraker. Previously, Palmer was co-founder and founding CEO of Vertica Systems (acquired by Hewlett Packard), and before that was a member of the start-up team and the SVP and CIO at Infinity Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: INFI).
Andy earned his MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in 1994 and his undergraduate degrees in English and history (with a computer science minor) from Bowdoin College in 1988.
Softball: The Bowdoin softball team dropped its opener of the NESCAC Tournament in a 3-0 loss to Middlebury. Middlebury improves to 26-9 while Bowdoin falls to 28-13. The Polar Bears will play Wesleyan in an elimination game at 10:00 a.m. Saturday while the Panthers advance to a winner’s bracket contest against Tufts.
Women’s Tennis: A sweep in doubles play propelled third-seeded Bowdoin to a sweep of sixth-seeded Trinity, 5-0, in the opening round of the 2013 NESCAC Women’s Tennis Championship Friday, hosted by Amherst College. With the win, fifth-ranked Bowdoin (14-3) advances to tomorrow’s semifinal where they square off with second-seeded (and national #3) Williams at 1:00 p.m.
Everyone knows that the northernmost settlement in Maine is Estcourt Station, right? And that the westernmost is Wilson’s Mills (?!). Now you can find out what strange unknown places define the inhabited borders of your own state, thanks to this comprehensive list compiled by The Weekend Roady.