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Bates Wins College Cup at Dempsey Challenge, Raises $21,916

Bates Wins College Cup at Dempsey Challenge, Raises $21,916

October 2, 2019

Sixty-nine Bates athletes and one staff member raised a combined $21,916 for the 2019 Dempsey Challenge, winning the College Cup. The Dempsey Challenge is an annual fundraising event that supports the Dempsey Center. Founded by Lewiston-native Patrick Dempsey, this organization assists cancer pati...

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...

Pless rewrites shot put record, men’s and women’s track are successful at BU, USM

Pless rewrites shot put record, men’s and women’s track are successful at BU, USM

Doug Steinberg

January 30, 2013

The Bates track and field team traveled to Boston University on Saturday to compete in the Terrier Invitational. The Bobcats competed against a wide field of Division I and Division III teams, and also sent athletes to compete in the University of Southern Maine invitational. The men’s team had an i...

Women’s track beats Maine, wins meet, men place second at Bates Invitational

AJ Debenedictis

January 23, 2013

The Bates men’s track and field team claimed second place at the Bates Maine Invitational meet, finishing only behind the Division 1 University of Maine. The Bobcats finished only 47 points behind the Black Bears, posting 193 points in the meet. Also in attendance were the University of Southern Maine, St. Joseph’s College, Colby, ...

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