BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College women's basketball team celebrated Senior Day with a 68-49 win over Connecticut College in its regular season finale on Saturday afternoon in Morrell Gymnasium.
The 20th-ranked Polar Bears (20-3, 8-2 NESCAC) reach 20 wins for the eighth time in the last nine seasons under head coach Adrienne Shibles. The Camels fall to 16-8 (4-6 NESCAC) this season. The teams will learn their pairings for the NESCAC Quarterfinals which will take place next Saturday, February 18 upon the conclusion to the NESCAC regular season on Sunday.
- The Camels jumped out of the gate to an early 6-0 lead after four minutes only to see the Polar Bears answer with a 16-0 run to take command of the game.
- Kate Kerrigan sparked the run with seven points and Sydney Hancock capped the surge with a three-pointer to push Bowdoin's lead to double figures.
- After Conn. College trimmed the lead to six points, 16-10, Bowdoin answered with a 14-1 run that included three-pointers from Lauren Petit, Marle Curle and Abigail Kelly.
- Bowdoin took a 31-18 lead into the break and pushed their lead to as many as 21 points in the second half as they cruised to the win.
By The Numbers
- A dozen different players entered the scoring column for the Polar Bears, who were led by ten points from Kelly and nine points apiece from Kerrigan and Petit.
- Kerrigan also had eight assists, six rebounds and two blocks while Sydney Hancock added five assists and a pair of three-pointers.
- Meg Corcoran led the Camels with a dozen points and 11 rebounds.
- Both teams have qualified for the NESCAC postseason and will learn their quarterfinal opponents on Sunday evening when the field is finalized.