The Bates Student

Jessica Wilson ’17 Continues to Shine After College

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

March 7, 2018

For many athletes at the Division III level, graduation is the end of their competitive careers. Senior year is often seen as the last opportunity to achieve one’s athletic dreams. Yet, for some athletes, the love for their sport is simply too great to let go. Five-time All-American Jessica Wilson ’...

Alpine Ski Teams Earn Impressive Placement at the Dartmouth Carnival

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

February 14, 2018

On February 9 and 10, Bates’ alpine ski team competed at the Dartmouth Carnival in Lyme, N.H. Here, the alpine and nordic ski teams obtained a combined score of 365 team points, earning a season-high seventh place finish out of 17 teams. Read More »...

Maine State Championships: Men’s Track and Field Falls to Bowdoin

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

February 7, 2018

On January 4, Bates hosted the 50th Maine State Meet Indoor Championships. While the Bobcats put forward a solid performance, it was not enough to overcome No. 20 Bowdoin. Read More »...

Men’s Track and Field Divide and Conquer at USM and BU

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

January 31, 2018

On January 28, the men’s track and field team split up to tackle the University of Southern Maine (USM) Invitational, where Bates placed first out of four teams, and the University of Boston’s John Thomas Terrier Classic. Despite the separation, the team performed exceedingly well with strong performance...

Nordic Ski Teams Compete at St. Michael’s Carnival, Placing Eighth

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

Vanessa Paolella, Editor in Chief

January 24, 2018

On January 20-21, the men’s and women’s nordic ski teams competed in the St. Michael’s Carnival at Sleepy Hollow in Huntington, Vermont. Parker McDonald ’18 and Kaelyn Woods ’20 led the men’s and women’s teams to a combined placement of eighth out of 12 teams at this event with 229 carn...

Winter Athletes Brave Frigid Temperatures

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

January 17, 2018

While training over winter break can be arduous at the best of times for Bates athletes, this year was especially harsh due to the bitter cold and treacherous weather that persisted in the latter half of the break. With temperatures consistently dropping into the single digits, often in addition to frigid ...

Women’s Basketball Overcomes Maine-Augusta; Davenport ’18 Scores 1000th Career Point

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

December 11, 2017

On December 2, the women’s basketball team won an exciting home game against the Moose from the University of Maine at Augusta (Maine-Augusta) 67-58. During this game, Nina Davenport ’18 became the 20th person in Bates women’s basketball history to score 1,000 points during her career at Bates. Re...

Men’s Cross Country Finishes Season Strong at Regionals

November 15, 2017

The men’s cross country team competed at the NCAA Regional Championships in Gorham, Maine on November 11 and came away with a solid fifth place finish. This is the strongest showing that Bates has had at the Regional Championships since 2013. Read More »...

Women’s Basketball Prepares to Play to Their Strengths in Upcoming Season

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

November 8, 2017

As the fall sports season draws to a close and many athletes hang up their gear, the women’s basketball team is just getting started. With nightly practices beginning November 1, the Bobcats have been sprinting, shooting and dribbling their way across the court in preparation for the upcoming 2017-18 sea...

Men’s Cross Country Places Third at NESCACs, Makes Bid for NCAA Championships

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

November 1, 2017

In the last three years, the members of the men’s cross country team have been seventh at the NESCAC Championship meet. This year, however, things were different. Bates hosted NESCACs and the team ran one of their best races of the season, placing third overall. Read More »...

Men’s Cross Country Places Second at Saratoga Springs Invitational

October 4, 2017

Last Saturday, Sept. 30, the men’s cross country team ran a strong race at the Saratoga Springs Invitational, hosted by Rensselaer Institute of Technology (RPI) in Saratoga Springs, New York. Bates placed second out of 16 teams, losing only to the No. 7 nationally ranked RPI, 54 to 37. Read More »...

Women’s soccer comes out ahead of Wesleyan, ties with Williams

September 27, 2017

The Bobcats are off to an outstanding start this season after posting a 1-0 win over Wesleyan University and a 1-1 tie against No. 4 nationally ranked Williams College this past weekend. Read More »...

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