The number one nationally ranked Bates women's rowing team looks to defend its NCAA title this weekend. Two-time All-American Adedire Fakorede '18 and three-time All-American Katherine Cook '18 compete in one final NCAA Championships in track and field. And three-time All-American Ben Rosen' 18 and Jacob Kauppila '20 head across the country for the NCAA men's tennis singles and doubles championships. Plus, congrats to the Bates women's club ultimate team, Cold Front, for finishing second at Division III nationals!
Perfection. It's a rare thing. But that's what the Bates rowing teams achieved Friday at the National Invitational Rowing Championships on Lake Quinsigamond. Now, the women are going to their 12th straight NCAA Championships and the men are going to the IRA National Championships for the first time ever. Plus, meet Cold Front, the Bates women's club Ultimate team is headed to Division III nationals for the third straight season!
Senior Quinn Hayward is a key member of the Bates College men's rowing team. His passion for the sport is such that he plans to continue rowing after graduation. But this spring: he can't row. He's injured. Yet Hayward remains a key part of the team. This is his story.
Carolyn Court served as head coach of Bates' women's track and field and cross country program through the first 25 years of its existence, touching the lives of thousands of Bates student-athletes along the way. And now she's been inducted into the Auburn-Lewiston Sports Hall of Fame. We talk with Carolyn and cover the week that was in Bates athletics, on the latest Bates Bobcast!
This week we celebrate the softball and baseball teams qualifying for the NESCAC tournament. Plus, a pair of pole vaulters made headlines at the NESCAC Championships. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
The Bates baseball team got a terrific performance on the mound from sophomore Nolan Collins and split a doubleheader with Tufts on Saturday, winning game one 5-0 before dropping game two 12-2. With the split, Tufts (17-14, 8-4 NESCAC) wins the East Division title and Bates (14-14, 7-5 NESCAC) finishes in a three-way tie with Trinity and Bowdoin for second place. The Bobcats went 4-2 against Trinity and Bowdoin in conference play, earning them a spot in the four-team double elimination NESCAC tournament for the second straight season. (Bowdoin went 3-3 against Bates and Trinity and Trinity went 2-4 against Bates and Bowdoin.)
The baseball team is tied for first place in the NESCAC East standings with three conference games remaining in the regular season. We've got the full recap of a 5-1 week for the Bobcats! Plus, it's going to be an exciting finish to the regular season for all our spring sports and we've got it all covered on the Bates Bobcast.
The Bates baseball team swept Trinity on the road in a huge three-game series over the weekend! We've got the video highlights from all three wins. Bates is tied for first place in the NESCAC East with three conference games remaining this Friday and Saturday at Leahey Field!
The rowing teams went undefeated on the Malden River last Saturday. The tennis teams are both ranked in the top 30 in the nation and the men's track and field team hosts the Maine State Championships this weekend. All that and more on the Bates Bobcast!
The Batesmlaxweather Instagram has been providing the Bates men's lacrosse team with accurate weather and clothing recommendations since 2017. Now, meet the students behind the account that's taking the community by storm. #bringyaponchos
The men's lacrosse and softball teams treated fans to some tight contests last week, with Bates winning a pair of thrillers. Plus, it's final exams week! How are our student athletes preparing? All that and more on the latest Bates Bobcast.
Bates sophomore Kirsten Pelletier threw a shutout in one of the biggest victories of her career, as the Bates softball team defeated Tufts 1-0 at Lafayette Street Field for their first win against their NESCAC East Division rivals since 2007.
On the 100th episode of the Bates Bobcast, we catch up with the first student-athlete to appear on the show. Plus, we talk to our Bobcats of the Week and introduce you to the baseball team's starting center fielder, a former football player who is excelling on the diamond! All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
On this week's episode, we celebrate the outstanding performances turned in by Bobcat swimmers at the NCAA Championships. The women finished 12th and the men finished a program record 14th in the nation. Plus, we preview the rowing season and the Bates men's lacrosse team cracked SportsCenters' Top 10....at No. 1. All that and more on the Bates Bobcast!
On this episode, we preview the NCAA Championships for the women's and men's swimming teams! 11 Bobcats will compete in Indianapolis this week. Plus, we talk to our Bobcats of the Week and relive an exciting pair of games for the men's lacrosse team.
This week we talk with author and Bates alumna Amy Bass '92 about her book "One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together." Plus, we recap an impressive opening week for the softball team and we celebrate five All-America honors for the track and field program. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
Sophomores Kaelyn Woods and Griffin Mueller are headed to the NCAA Skiing Championships! Plus, we preview the Bates softball season and as always, we recap the rest of the "week that was" in Bates athletics.
Senior captain Clarke Jones matched his career high with five goals and the No. 14 nationally ranked Bates men's lacrosse team defeated Babson 18-9 in the Bobcats' home opener Wednesday night at Garcelon Field.
Our Bobcats of the Week have interesting stories to tell about overcoming adversity to help their teams succeed. Plus, we talk with two very talented doubles teams from the Bates tennis program. All that and more on this week's Bates Bobcast!
We continue our preview of Bates spring sports on the Bobcast by looking ahead to the men's and women's lacrosse and tennis seasons! It should be an exciting year for all four programs and we talk with head coaches Peter Lasagna, Brett Allen and Paul Gastonguay on the latest Bates Bobcast.
Marching as a team of one — between Kyrgyzstan and Chinese Taipei — Bates Olympian Dinos Lefkaritis ’19 of Larnaca, Cyprus, drew an extended shout-out from NBC announcers Mike Tirico and Katie Couric during opening ceremonies last Friday night, Feb. 9.
Pitchers and catchers report this week in Major League Baseball. And the Bates baseball team gets its season underway Sunday in southern California! Plus, we've got your basketball, track, skiing and squash covered on the latest Bates Bobcast.
We take you inside the famed 4x800 "Blackout Relay" race, the final event of the Maine State Men's Indoor Track & Field Championships. The lights are dimmed in commemoration of the 2001 race when most of the lights in Merrill went out during a storm.
The women's track and field team won its fifth straight indoor state championship. Senior men's track and field captain Adedire Fakorede set a meet record in the weight throw and the squash teams impressed at the NESCAC Championships. We have it all covered on this week's Bobcast!
We are excited to announce that Bates alpine skier Dinos Lefkaritis '19 of Larnaca, Cyprus will represent his home country in the 2018 Winter Olympics! He becomes the 12th Olympian in Bates College history. All that and more on the latest Bates Bobcast.
Bates great David Pless '13 returned to campus to compete in the Bates Invitational, the men's basketball team beat Tufts on the road and we talk to our Bobcats of the Week, a pair of Nordic skiers who turned in career-best performances over the weekend. All that and more, on this week's Bates Bobcast!
The swimming teams remained undefeated with a sweep of Middlebury, the women's basketball team defeated the Panthers as well and the men's squash team pulled off a thrilling win over Williams. All that and more on this week's Bates Bobcast!