Power Rankings

NCSA Collegiate Power Rankings Countdown- #13 Bowdoin College

We are counting down the Top 15 schools in our 11th Annual NCSA Collegiate Power Rankings which will launch Tuesday, September 3rd.  This year #13 is Bowdoin College in Maine.  Below are 8 fun facts about Bowdoin College.

  1. Colors – Black and White
  2. Mascot – Polar Bear – a bear native largely within the Arctic Circle encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses.
  3. NESCAC – New England Small College Athletic Conference
  4. Harriet Beecher Stowe, “the little lady who started this big war,” started writing her influential anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Bowdoin’s Appleton Hall while her husband was teaching at the College
  5.  In 2004, Bowdoin became the second college in the United States to elevate the women’s rugby team to varsity status
  6.  The sailing team, which competes in the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) is co-ed and was considered in 2006 to be one of the top 20 sailing teams in the nation by Sailing World magazine
  7. Women’s basketball and field hockey have been Bowdoin’s most successful teams.
  8. In 2007 the won their first NCAA National Championship in field hockey- in the next 5 years they would win four more  in field hockey, track and tennis

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