The Bates Student

Women’s Cross Country Hosts NESCAC Championship Meet, 4th Place Team Finish

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

Jack McLarnon, Staff Cartoonist & Writer

November 1, 2017

It was a beautiful day at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester this Saturday, October 28, but the hundreds of spectators were not there just to look at blue skies and foliage. This year’s NESCAC Championship race for women’s cross country was an exciting event to behold, amplified by the inescapable bu...

Women’s Frisbee Impresses as a Club

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

November 1, 2017

Bates has 29 varsity sports programs (14 men’s, 15 women’s) that are well broadcasted by the Athletics Department and impressively supported by students, families, and community members. While the tremendous accomplishments of these varsity-level programs are exciting and not to be overlooked, Ba...

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 »...

Women’s Field Hockey Season Ends, but Program’s Future Is Bright

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

Max Petrie

November 1, 2017

The Bates field hockey team has seen its season come to a close with a tough loss in the NESCAC playoff tournament this past Saturday, October 28. In a hard-fought game against Middlebury, the number two nationally ranked team, the Bobcats were held to one goal while the Panthers scored four. However, ...

Student Athelte Profile: Caroline O’Reilly ‘18: A Field Hockey Midfeilder, O’Reilly ‘18, Passionate About Spanish And Education Studies

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

Max Petrie

October 11, 2017

Caroline O’Reilly ’18, a senior midfielder from Longmeadow, Massachusetts, is planning to lead the women’s field hockey team to playoffs and win NESCACs, but she wants to focus on the fundamentals first. Her field hockey career took off in sixth grade, after her parents told her they would not...

Q&A: Abby Hamilton ’21 Opens Up About Her Experience as a First-Year Student Athlete at Bates

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

Sarah Rothmann

October 11, 2017

In the midst of my third season as a runner for the women’s cross country team, I constantly find myself relishing in the fact that, since my first year at Bates, I have been surrounded by a group of supportive and strong individuals who have tremendously helped me adjust to the varying challenges of...

Women’s Soccer Loses to Conn. College, Wins Against Elms College, Optimistic About Playoff Potential

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

Max Petrie

October 11, 2017

Through the first month of the fall season, the Bates women’s soccer team has had five wins, two losses, and one tie. They beat Maine Maritime, Hamilton College, University of New England, Wesleyan University, and Thomas College. Their sole tie was with Williams College, and their only two losses we...

Sarah McCarthy ‘18: Bates Star Goalkeeper and Avid Film Student

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

October 4, 2017

Whether she is on the field saving goals for her soccer team or analyzing films for her senior thesis, Sarah McCarthy ‘18 always puts forth her best effort and is eager to better her academic and athletic abilities. McCarthy, a Rhetoric major with a concentration in Screen Studies, was recruited for...

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 »...

Getting to Know Bates Football Punter: Justin Foley

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

Max Petrie

October 4, 2017

Last week I sat down with Bates’ football punter, Justin Foley ’19, to get a better understanding of our player. In 2015, his first year as a punter, Foley averaged 37.2 yards per punt on the season. He earned the “NESCAC Special Teams Player of the Week” honor for his performance in the Bobcats’...

Volleyball Team Confident Looking Ahead Rest of Season

Max Petrie

October 4, 2017

The women’s volleyball team has won three of their past four games, including wins in their last two against Simmons and Plymouth State on Saturday, Sep. 30. These wins are very important to the team’s resume. Captain Jacqueline Forney ’18 said after the games: “The wins position us for a regional...

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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