Bowdoin Polar Bears
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Institution: Bowdoin College
Location: Brunswick, Maine
School founded: 1794
Enrollment: 1,805
Colors: Black and White
Home Arena: Sidney J. Watson Arena
Women's Team
Conference: New England Small College Athletic Conference
Coach: Marissa O'Neil
Conf. Championships: 2002, 2013

The Bowdoin Polar Bears are an American women's ice hockey team, from Brunswick, Maine representing Bowdoin College. They were formed in 1984 and play their home games at the Sidney J. Watson Arena. They are currently members of the New England Small College Athletic Conference. The team previously played out of the Dayton Arena (Bowdoin) from its origins until 2009. The women's ice hockey program as established in 1984.

Conferences[edit | edit source]

Arenas[edit | edit source]

Head Coaches[edit | edit source]

Year by Year Record[edit | edit source]

Season GP W L T GF GA Pts Finish Conference Tournament GP W L T GF GA
Independent Overall Record
1984-85 - - - - - - - - - 14 8 6 0 66 41
1985-86 - - - - - - - - - 14 9 5 0 75 41
1986-87 - - - - - - - - - 15 8 5 2 83 44
1987-88 - - - - - - - - - 19 9 10 0 73 62
1988-89 - - - - - - - - - 19 10 7 2 67 61
1989-90 - - - - - - - - - 18 8 8 2 49 62
1990-91 - - - - - - - - - 15 7 5 3 59 48
1991-92 - - - - - - - - - 14 8 6 0 45 52
1992-93 - - - - - - - - - 15 10 5 0 72 51
1993-94 - - - - - - - - - 21 11 10 0 96 83
1994-95 - - - - - - - - - 22 14 7 1 50 153
1995-96 14 12 2 0 109 20 .857 1st East - 21 13 7 1 125 58
1996-97 14 11 3 0 52 27 .786 1st East W, SF 7-4 (RIT) L, F 10-0 (Middlebury) 22 12 10 0 66 76
ECAC Overall Record
1997-98 16 10 5 1 63 41 21 2nd of 6 N/A 23 11 11 1 74 79
1998-99 18 14 3 1 87 24 29 1st of 4 East N/A 24 15 8 1 91 56
ECAC East Overall Record
1999-00 17 11 4 2 82 30 24 T-3rd of 18 L, QF 5-2 (Williams) 22 12 8 2 92 53
2000-01 18 12 3 3 78 27 27 T-5th of 19 L, QF 5-4 ot (Williams) 24 16 5 3 103 37
New England Small College Athletic Conference Overall Record
2001-02 16 13 2 1 85 17 27 2nd of 9 W, QF 7-0 (Amherst) W, SF 3-1 (Colby) W, F 2-1 (Williams) 29 23 5 1 125 38
2002-03 16 14 0 2 88 16 30 1st of 9 W, SF 5-0 (Colby) L, F 4-0 (Middlebury) 28 23 2 3 133 35
2003-04 16 15 1 0 103 12 30 T-1st of 9 W, SF 6-0 (Hamilton) W, F 4-1 (Middlebury) 26 20 5 1 129 29
2004-05 16 15 1 0 87 17 30 1st of 9 W, SF 2-1 ot (Hamilton) L, F 5-1 (Middlebury) 26 20 5 1 120 44
2005-06 16 12 3 1 77 41 25 2nd of 9 W, QF 2-1 (Connecticut College) W, SF 2-1 (Willams) L, F 8-2 (Middlebury) 27 17 9 1 118 71
2006-07 16 11 3 2 69 41 24 2nd of 9 W, QF 3-1 (Trinity) L, SF 3-2 ot (Amherst) 26 17 7 2 100 64
2007-08 16 2 8 6 32 44 10 7th of 9 L, QF 5-1 (Amherst) 23 5 12 6 45 63
2008-09 16 7 8 1 43 53 15 5th of 9 L, QF 5-1 (Colby) 23 11 11 1 68 71
2009-10 16 8 7 1 59 37 17 5th of 9 W, QF 4-2 L, SF 3-2 ot (Amherst) 26 12 12 2 100 64
2010-11 16 9 6 1 45 38 19 4th of 9 W, QF 2-1 (Connecticut College) L, SF 4-0 (Middlebury) 26 15 9 2 85 63
2011-12 16 9 6 1 48 31 19 3rd of 9 W, QF 3-2 ot (Williams), L, SF 1-0 (Amherst) 26 12 10 4 72 60
2012-13 16 12 3 1 57 18 25 2nd of 9 W, QF 5-3 (Williams) W, SF 3-1 (Amherst) W, F 2-1 (Middlebury) 28 21 5 2 92 43
2013-14 16 6 7 3 34 41 15 T-4th of 9 W, QF 2-1 (Wesleyan) W, SF 4-2 (Colby) L, F 4-1 (Williams) 27 13 11 3 58 66
2014-15 16 6 7 3 37 39 15 5th of 9 W, QF, 3-2 ot (Connecticut College) L, SF 4-2 (Middlebury) 26 11 10 5 62 59
2015-16 16 5 10 1 35 47 11 7th of 9 L, QF 2-1 ot (Amherst) 24 8 14 2 51 70
2016-17 16 7 6 3 27 33 17 T-5th of 9 W, QF 1-0 (ot) (Hamilton) L, SF 4-1 (Middlebury) 26 13 9 4 47 43
2017-18 16 6 7 3 32 35 15 5th of 9 W, QF 3-1 (ot) (Hamilton) L, SF 2-1 (Middlebury) 25 13 9 3 59 47
2018-19 16 2 13 1 19 39 5 9th of 9 Did not qualify 24 3 19 2 32 58
2019-20 16 4 11 1 29 49 9 7th of 9 L, QF 2-0 (Colby) 25 8 14 3 49 61
2020-21

NCAA Tournament Appearances[edit | edit source]

Season First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Championship Third Place
2002 N/A W, 2-1 (Middlebury Panthers) L, 2-1 (ot) (Manhattanville Valiants) -- L, 2-1 (Gustavus Adolphus Golden Gusties)
2003 N/A W, 3-0 (Middlebury Panthers) L, 2-1 (ot) (Manhattanville Valiants) -- W, 4-2 (Wisconsin-River Falls Falcons)
2005 N/A L, 9-4 (Plattsburgh Cardinals)
2004 N/A L, 2-1 (Plattsburgh Cardinals) -- -- --
2013 N/A L, 4-0 (Elmira Soaring Eagles) -- -- --

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