The Bates Student

Robbie Montanaro ‘19 and Emma Patterson ‘19: Two senior athletes reflect on their athletic career and experience at Bates

November 28, 2018

Senior year of college is full of ‘lasts’—last first day, last 80’s, last fall break—and for Bates athletes, also a last game. It is inevitable, but that does not mean that after four years they are anywhere near prepared. The athletes at Bates, just by applying, have made a commitment to bo...

Ice Hockey Overcomes Broken Ice Rink

November 7, 2018

As the both the days and nights start to dip below freezing, and the first snowflakes of the season start to stick, it means that winter is fast approaching. And with winter comes the start of hockey season. Read More »...

Talia Regenstein ‘19 on Post Athletics Life

October 24, 2018

Athletics is a very large part of the Bates community. Tour guides jokingly tell potential students that you could throw a ball in Commons and someone from one of the 30+ varsity teams will be there to catch it. Indeed, over half of Bates students are varsity athletes, and another 10-20 percent are cl...

A New Wave in Off-Campus Activity

October 3, 2018

When you think of the surf lifestyle, the Northeast—and Maine—probably is not the first thing you think of. However, surfing at Bates has a substantial following and is only growing. Read More »...

How to Naviagate Bates Athletics

September 19, 2018

The college admissions process can by scary enough, even without the added stress of trying to make a team. For about half of the incoming class of 2022 however, this was a reality. While some were worrying about test scores, gpa and the common app; others tacked on maintaining their plus/minus, fastest...

Frisbee Teams Fight Rainy and Cold Short Term Weather

May 2, 2018

The weather forecasts might have finally climbed above 50, but it seems to me that Bates is about to experience another cold front. Coldfront, the Women’s Ultimate Frisbee team is the unofficial spring varsity sport. So far this year the A team has a record of 18-1, winning a bid to Nationals in a...

Why a Canadian Team Needs to Win the Stanley Cup

Why a Canadian Team Needs to Win the Stanley Cup

Hannah Palacios

May 2, 2018

I know, I know, at this point you’ve probably scoffed and switched to reading a different article, but hear me out. When you think of Hockey, what is the first thing that pops into your mind? A toothless Hoser in a tattered Canadiens jersey just playing a little pond hockey with some Timmies and an ic...

Men’s Lax Dominates Endicott College

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

Hannah Palacios

April 4, 2018

It was an outstanding week for Bates’ men’s lacrosse team. Coming off a tough loss versus Williams, the Bobcats headed into a non-conference matchup versus the Endicott College Gulls with redemption on their mind. The Gulls came out strong, putting four goals up, before senior captain Clarke Jones ’...

An Interview with a Bates Alumnae: Abigail Abbott ’17

An Interview with a Bates Alumnae: Abigail Abbott ’17

Hannah Palacios

April 4, 2018

Sure, it’s posted on the face of every Bates brochure; job outcomes after graduation from Bates College are near perfect. A staggering 99.5% of the class of 2017 reported being settled. But do we actually see this affect back on campus? In my experience, yes. I sat down with Abigail Abbott ’17, an Edu...

Men’s Lax Goes Viral

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

Hannah Palacios

March 28, 2018

This week proved to be rather eventful for the men’s lacrosse team. Coming in hot off a NESCAC win last Saturday, the Bobcats took to the field on Tuesday, March 20, in a non-conference matchup against Keene State. The ‘Cats established a lead early on, ending the first quarter up 4-1. Curtis Knapton ‘20 got...

Men’s Lacrosse Nabs First NESCAC Win of 2018 Season

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

Hannah Palacios

March 21, 2018

After narrow losses in the first two NESCAC matchups this season, Bates men’s lacrosse headed into Saturday afternoon’s game against Trinity eager to pull out a win. Although sub-zero conditions deterred a large crowd, the team exploded onto the field ready to fight. The Trinity College Bantams were th...

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