The Bates Student

Q&A: Dinos Letkaritis ’19 Shares Stories from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games

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

March 14, 2018

February break feels like ages ago. Alpine skier Dinos Lefkaritis ‘19, however, remembers that week like it was yesterday. During break, Lefkaritis was in Pyeongchang County, South Korea representing his country, Cyprus, in the Olympic games. Despite a 10 hour time difference and an intensive training...

Softball Team Sets Records in Florida

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

March 14, 2018

March is always a hectic month for Bates. The softball team, however, knows how to begin this crazy month right as they traveled south to Clermont, Florida for a week of intense competition. Instead of trucking through mounds of snow, the Bobcats took advantage of the warm Florida sun and won nine out...

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...

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...

Track and Field Teams Compete at Tufts “Last Chance” Meet

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

Jack McLarnon, Staff Cartoonist & Writer

March 7, 2018

The Tufts National Qualifying “Last Chance” Meet held Saturday, March 3, saw the men’s and women’s track and field teams head down to Medford, MA to try for performances that could send them to the NCAA Indoor Championships. The highly competitive nature of this meet, with each athlete striv...

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 ...

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 »...

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...

Men’s and Women’s Hockey Teams Face Off and Revive Lost Tradition

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

Sarah Rothmann

February 7, 2018

The 2017-18 season has been nothing short of remarkable for both the men’s and women’s hockey teams. The men’s team started the season off by welcoming their new head coach, Michael O’Brien, to Bates. Under the leadership of O’Brien, and senior captains Samuel Levin and Nick Barker, there has b...

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...

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 »...

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