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Big Trio of Wins this Weekend for Women’s Squash

January 30, 2019

The no. 19 nationally ranked Bates Women’s Squash team has had a roller coaster of a season so far with five losses and five wins. This weekend, Jan. 25-26, was a big one for the Bobcats as they played against Tufts (L 6-3), William Smith (W 7-2), Mount Holyoke (W 8-1) and Amherst (W 5-4). This w...

Equestrian Club: A Unique Team at Bates

September 19, 2018

Bates College provides nine different club sports teams (which range from rugby to ultimate frisbee) that provide students a uniquely structured intercollegiate sports program. However, there is one club in particular that many students don’t really know about. Read More »...

A Tough Loss for Women’s Lax Team Against Colby

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

So Kim

May 2, 2018

What a game it was for the Bates women’s lacrosse team on April 25 against the No. 18 nationally ranked Colby. In their regular season finale, Colby took the win 8-7 during overtime. Colby’s victory enabled them to clinch a spot in the NESCAC playoffs. Colby’s win unfortunately ended the Bobcats...

A Tough Week for Bates Women’s Softball Team

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

So Kim

April 4, 2018

The Bates women’s softball team has had an unbelievable start to the season so far. With nine wins total, captain Victoria Fitzgerald ’18 comments about what she thinks has contributed to the team’s success. "Our trust in each other, ourselves, and the process has been a main contributor to our...

Baseball Defeats UMass-Dartmouth 4-3

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

So Kim

March 28, 2018

The Bates baseball team has not been off to a great start in their 2017-2018 season. With six losses and two wins so far, they are trying to get back onto the ball by winning their game against UMass-Darthmouth in Boston on Sunday, March 25. Having lost the first handful of games of the season, Coach J...

Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Wesleyan

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

March 14, 2018

The women’s lacrosse team was narrowly defeated by No.18 nationally ranked Wesleyan University on Saturday, March 10. With 11 minutes left on the clock, the Cardinals pulled away from a 6-6 tie to defeat the Bobcats 9-7. Before the game against Wesleyan, the team had a great start to the season wi...

Alpine Skier Griffin Mueller ’20 Receives NCAA Bid

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

So Kim

March 7, 2018

Griffin Mueller is a sophomore at Bates College and is a part of the women’s alpine ski team. Coming off of an ACL injury her first year at Bates, she has had a fantastic premier season with the Bobcats. Mueller will carry on that momentum, as she will compete in the NCAAs at Steamboat Springs, Colo...

The Women’s Squash Team Finishes Fifth at the NESCAC Tournament

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

February 7, 2018

The women’s squash team took fifth place at the NESCAC tournament this past weekend, capping off the competition with their 6-3 victory over No. 19 Tufts at Hamilton College. The Bobcats were seeded 6th entering the tournament and have placed fifth for the second time in the last three years. “I e...

Men’s Squash Team Faces Intensive Week of Matches

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

January 31, 2018

The men’s squash team had an exciting week with matches on January 24, 26, and 27. The Bobcats played No. 24 Colby, No. 27 Tufts, No. 18 Franklin and Marshall, and No. 13 Brown respectively. Wednesday, January 24 proved to be a tough night and a tight game against Colby at the Bates College Squash Ce...

Women’s Basketball Falls to Tufts

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

January 24, 2018

On Saturday, January 20, the women’s basketball team played at home against Tufts, a team that is ranked eighth in the country. The game started out tight but the Bobcats fell behind and unfortunately could not come back, losing 67-28 in the end. The only scorers of the game for the Bobcats were Nina Davenport ...

First-year Tiffany Cervantes ’21 Speaks About the 2017-18 Squash Season

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

January 17, 2018

Many first-years have already finished their first collegiate athletic season at Bates College. For others, like Tiffany Cervantes ‘21, they have only just begun. Tiffany Cervantes is a member of the women’s squash team and like any other athlete, the transition from high school athletics to col...

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