Date Posted:01/20/2006,  10:00AM

Bowdoin Beats Division II Team in Puerto Rico

BAYAMON, P.R. - The Bowdoin College women's basketball team defeated Division II Univerity of Puerto Rico-Bayamon on Thursday, 74-66. The Polar Bears played the game as part of a winter break trip to the island nation and will return to action Saturday at home against Colby College.

Justine Pouravelis and Eileen Flaherty had 18 points apiece, while Katie Cummings had nine points on 3-3 shooting from three-point range. Bowdoin dominated the boards, out-rebounding the hosts 41-29. Carla Escalera led Bayamon with 24 points for the game. A complete recap of the trip, as well as photos, will be posted on the Bowdoin website upon the team's return.