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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...

Rowing Teams Ready to Dominate the NESCAC and NCAA This Spring

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

Sarah Rothmann

April 4, 2018

One point capped off an incredible 2016-17 season for the women’s rowing team. The Bobcats became national champions as their second varsity eight narrowly defeated the Williams Ephs by one crucial point on Mercer Lake in West Winsor, New Jersey at the NCAA Championships last May. The men’s team...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Bates Water Polo: Wild, Wet, and Fun

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

March 21, 2018

It is important to recognize that not all athletes at Bates compete under the NCAA Division III banner. Last year, the Bates women’s water polo team, a club sport, succeeded at defeating all the teams in Maine during a weekend tournament held at Bates’s own Tarbell Pool, earning them the title of ...

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...

March Madness Bracket Palooza

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

March 14, 2018

Welcome to March, a time of dreary weather, academic struggles, and non-stop basketball. With the start of the NCAA Division I basketball tournament, commonly known as March Madness, on the horizon, many fans have begun to pore over season records and past championships to try and predict the outcomes...

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 ’...

Eleven Bobcats to Represent Bates Swimming and Diving at NCAAs

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

Sarah Rothmann

March 7, 2018

The men’s and women’s swimming and diving team will cap off a remarkable 2017-18 season by sending 11 Bobcats to the NCAA Division III Championships set to take place March 21-24 at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis. On both the men’s and the women’s teams, there are Bobcats who will be m...

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