The Bates Men’s and Women’s Rowing teams continued their excellent run of results over the weekend, with both teams posting multiple wins at Holy Cross and the President’s Cup Regatta. With both programs coming off strong performances at WPI, the races at Holy Cross and the President’s Cup presented a tremendous opportunity to build momentum […]
As part of an initiative to revamp sports medicine at Bates and better support student-athletes’ well-being, the Athletic Department has decided to repurpose the second and last on-campus convertible squash/racquetball court into a physical training room.
Men’s track and field endures weather for NESCACs This Saturday, April 27, the Bates men’s track and field team traveled to Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont to compete in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Championship Meet. The weather was less than ideal for them, with rain and wind enduring throughout the whole […]
Being a student athlete at a rigorous institution such as Bates is already a struggle in itself. It sometimes feels as if balancing sleep, studying, practice, and eating can be an impossible feat. Now imagine being a student athlete whose season runs throughout the entire school year. One has to be constantly on top of […]
On a Saturday afternoon that featured torrential rain and 20mph gusts of wind, the Bates women’s track and field team squared off against conference rivals for a shot at NESCAC supremacy. The Bobcats entered the competition coming off an impressive second-place finish at the Aloha Relays last week.
Kirsten Pelletier ’20 has been one of the most talented softball players on campus since she arrived in the fall of 2016. She has pitched in nearly every game (66 of 86) that she possibly could have, leading the Bobcats to two consecutive NESCAC Tournament appearances. She has had a very impressive career already, breaking […]
“It’s such structure and then chaos.” This is how the sole senior on the Bates softball team, Andrea “Dre” Russo ’19 described her sport. “It’s routine, but anything can happen…pitches are repetitive movements and then [the] batter hits, but at that moment anything can happen.”
Graduating from Bates in May of 1984 was not the end for Jim Sylvia, a four-time letter winner for the baseball team and a proud member of the Bobcat community for four years. While some of his classmates haven’t even been back to Lewiston since graduation, Sylvia became an active member of the alumni community […]
Over the course of March 20-23, nine members of the Bates Women’s Swimming and Diving team travelled to Greensboro, N.C. to compete in the NCAA DIII National Championships. For a small school like Bates, it can be intimidating travelling to competitions of such caliber. However, given the wealth of experience and familiarity that the Bobcats […]
Last Saturday, the Women’s Lacrosse team took on Williams in back-and-forth action that saw the Bobcats eventually pulling away with a 13-11 victory. This marked the second consecutive Bobcat win and pulled the team over 0.500 for the first time this season.