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Women’s Volleyball Approaches NESCACs

Bates defeats Southern Maine at Bates on October 24, 2019.

November 6, 2019

The Bates Women’s Volleyball Team closed out their regular season this past Saturday, finishing with an overall record of 16-9 and a conference record of 4-6, which was good enough to land the Bobcats in the NESCAC tournament for the second season in a row as the #7 seed. The Bobcats have now qualifi...

Chloe Baylor ’23 Makes Women’s Golf History

Bates College men's and women's golf team posses for team and individual portraits at Martindale golf Course on September 13, 2019.

October 23, 2019

Chloe Baylor ’23 let out a yell in the back corner of Ladd library when her coach called her with the big news: she was the first female golfer from Bates to ever qualify for the NESCAC Women’s Golf Spring Championship. Baylor, from Lincoln, Nebraska, was the only member of the team to compete in the...

The Bates Edge: Recruiting against the NESCAC

October 23, 2019

Without fancy facilities, how does Athletics sell Bates to recruits? Over the last few years Bates has become an increasingly popular school to attend. The acceptance rate has dropped from 22.6 percent in 2016 to 12.1 percent in 2019, and it has risen in college rankings on sites such as US News ...

Men’s Soccer Gears Up for Postseason

October 23, 2019

As the leaves have started to fall all around campus, that is the cue that the fall sports season only has a few weeks left. At this point in the season, fall teams are working hard to either finish their season on a high note or work towards the NESCAC championship. Off to their best start since...

Protti ’22 Named NESCAC Player of the Week, First Men’s Soccer Player Since 2012

Protti ’22 Named NESCAC Player of the Week, First Men’s Soccer Player Since 2012

September 17, 2019

Following his stellar two-goal performance in a 3-1 victory against Hamilton on September 7th, Luke Protti ’22 was named NESCAC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week. This game was just Protti’s fifth appearance for the Bobcats in his still young career, with his three shots being the first three o...

Softball Team Sweeps Colby

Max Petrie

May 2, 2018

The Bates softball team has had an impressive regular season, culminating with a sweep of rival Colby this past weekend. With their 20-13 record (5-7 in the NESCAC), they are headed to the NESCAC tournament. Read More »...

Baseball Heads to NESCAC Tournament

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

Max Petrie

May 2, 2018

The Bates baseball team is tournament bound. After splitting a doubleheader with Tufts on Saturday, they end the NESCAC regular season in a tie for second place in the NESCAC East Division and enter the tournament for the second season in a row. On this success, Jon Lindgren ’20 says, “Just makin...

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