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Sports Illustrated spotlights Lindsay McNamara '09

Story posted September 16, 2008

Bowdoin field hockey player Lindsay McNamara of Milton, Mass., is featured in an article on Sports Illustrated's Web site,

Lindsay McNamara '09

Jacob Osterhout's "SI: On Campus" article reads: "So this week, we're paying attention to field hockey — more specifically, to Lindsay McNamara, the all-time leading goal scorer in Bowdoin College field hockey history.

"Last season, the senior forward scored nine goals in the D-III tournament and led the Polar Bears (great mascot) to their first NCAA title in any sport.

"This year, McNamara's at it again. She's scored 10 goals in three games to increase her career tally to 70. And, more importantly, McNamara's team is undefeated in its last 23 matches."

Read the full article here.

Following the September 13, 2008, victory over Wesleyan, McNamara has 71 career goals and the top-ranked defending national champion Polar Bears have won 24 consecutive matches.

Sports Illustrated features McNamara's fellow student athlete, baseball player Tim Welch '12, in the magazine's September 15, 2008, issue. Read the story here.

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