Date Posted:02/18/2002, 8:00AM
BRUNSWICK, Maine - Thanks to spectacular winter seasons, the Bowdoin College women's basketball and men's and women's ice hockey teams will all play host to NESCAC postseason games this weekend. The women's basketball team is the top seed in the NESCAC Tournament and will play host to the semifinals and finals of the tourney on Saturday and Sunday, February 23 and 24. The men's and women's ice hockey teams, both seeded second in their respective brackets, will also enjoy home games as they will host a first-round doubleheader against Amherst on Saturday, February 23.
The women's basketball team (22-1) will wait to see who they will play on Saturday in the NESCAC semifinals. The first-round basketball matchups will be played on Tuesday, February 19 and the Polar Bears will face the lowest remaining seed. Regardless of who they play, the Polar Bears will be the first game, tipping-off at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 23. The other semifinal matchup will be played at 4:00 p.m. and the championship game is slated for noon on Sunday, February 24. Admission is $2 for students and children under 18, and adults are $5. Admission on Saturday is good for both games.
The women's ice hockey team (19-3-0) will face Amherst at 3:30 on Saturday, February 23 in a first-round NESCAC game. The men's ice hockey team (17-3-3) will also play their first-round match against Amherst at 7:00 p.m. Middlebury College will host the semifinals and finals of both hockey tournaments, with the women's semifinals and finals slated for March 1 and 2, while the men's final four teams will play on March 2 and 3. Admission is $2 for students and children under 18, and adults are $5, with one ticket being good for both contests.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23
NESCAC Women's Basketball Semifinals
Semifinal #1 - Bowdoin vs. TBA - 2:00 p.m.
Semifinal #2 - TBA vs. TBA - 4:00 p.m.
NESCAC Women's Ice Hockey First Round
Bowdoin vs. Amherst - 3:30 p.m.
NESCAC Men's Ice Hockey First Round
Bowdoin vs. Amherst - 7:00
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24
NESCAC Women's Basketball Championship Game
Two Semifinal Winners - 12:00 p.m.