The Bates Student

Softball Team Sweeps Colby

Max Petrie

May 2, 2018

The Bates softball team has had an impressive regular season, culminating with a sweep of rival Colby this past weekend. With their 20-13 record (5-7 in the NESCAC), they are headed to the NESCAC tournament. Read More »...

Baseball Heads to NESCAC Tournament

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

Max Petrie

May 2, 2018

The Bates baseball team is tournament bound. After splitting a doubleheader with Tufts on Saturday, they end the NESCAC regular season in a tie for second place in the NESCAC East Division and enter the tournament for the second season in a row. On this success, Jon Lindgren ’20 says, “Just makin...

Baseball Splits Games Against Bowdoin

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

Max Petrie

April 4, 2018

The Bates baseball team played a three-game series against Bowdoin Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31 opening up their NESCAC play for the spring. They lost on Friday by a score of 3-1, and then dropped the first game on Saturday 4-3 in extra innings. In this game, they were down 3-1 heading into t...

Swimming and Diving Program Records Historic Achievements at NCAAs

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

Max Petrie

March 28, 2018

This past weekend, members of the Bates swimming and diving team competed in Indianapolis at the Division III NCAA National Championships. Both the men’s and women’s teams had great performances by the athletes in attendance. There were a total of eleven swimmers that were selected to compete: si...

Five Time All-American Triple Jumper, Sally Ceesay ’18, Opens Up About NCAA Experience

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

Max Petrie

March 21, 2018

While March drags on for most students in the cold of Maine, Sally Ceesay ’18 has had a very different experience; she traveled to Birmingham, AL to compete in the 2018 NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships earlier in the month. She says, “Generally for nationals, the meets are pretty fa...

Captain Maisie Silverman ’18 Talks about Women’s Tennis Early Success

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

Max Petrie

March 14, 2018

The Bates women’s tennis team has put together an impressive start to their season, with a 6-1 record so far. Their only loss was to Pomona-Pitzer, and since that match they have rattled off five straight wins. For their season opener, the Bobcats traveled to Chapman University in Orange, California and ca...

Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Teams Eager to Begin 2017-18 Season

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

Max Petrie

March 7, 2018

With spring sports starting, there are high expectations for both the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams. The women’s team looks to bounce back from a disappointing 7-8 season last year, with a 2-8 record in the NESCAC. Meanwhile, the men’s team hopes to attain even more than their success from ...

Kristyna Alexova ‘19 Talks About Earning NESCAC Squash Player of the Week

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

Max Petrie

February 14, 2018

At the beginning of February, Kristyna Alexova ‘19 of the Bates women’s squash team played terrifically and kept improving her individual record. Alexova, from Boskovice, Czech Republic, played at the No. 3 position for the Bobcats and went 4-0 over the span of the week. For her performances, she ea...

Women’s Basketball Ready for Fresh Start

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

Max Petrie

February 7, 2018

For the Bates women’s basketball team, this season has not been what they wanted it to be. With a 7-16 record overall and a 1-8 record in the NESCAC, expectations have not been met for what they wanted to accomplish in terms of wins and losses. However, the record may not reflect everything. Speaking...

Men’s Club Hockey Team Works through Tough Injuries

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

Max Petrie

January 31, 2018

The men’s club hockey team had back-to-back games on Thursday and Friday, January 25 and 26. In the action on Thursday, they defeated Thomas College by a score of 3-2. On Friday, they dropped the game to University of New England 9-3. When asked about the weekend as a whole, senior captain Sam Levin ’...

Squash Teams Are Confident About 2018

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

Max Petrie

January 24, 2018

For both the men’s and women’s squash teams, the beginning of the second half of the season has been a tough road. The women’s team has dropped three matches and won one in January, while the men have lost two and won two. In part, this could be due to the lengthy break that comes between the semes...

Swimming and Diving Team Defeats Middlebury and Remains Undefeated

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

Max Petrie

January 17, 2018

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are off to great starts for the 2017-18 season. With three meets down, they have not lost and have high expectations for what is to come. Chris Lee ’18 says, "We have Midd, Colby and Bowdoin coming up in the next two weeks, and I think they present us ...

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