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  • Bates Bobcast Episode 107: 2018 NCAA Championships preview
    May 22, 2018
    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!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 106: Rowing's perfect and historic day
    May 15, 2018
    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!
  • Video: A helping hand for men's rowing
    May 10, 2018
    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.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 105: Carolyn Court enters the Hall of Fame
    May 08, 2018
    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!
  • Video: Meet softball's star slap hitters
    May 03, 2018
    The Bates softball team set a program record for wins this season. To go along with the Bobcats' great pitching, meet the two slap hitters who spark the offense and are rewriting the record books!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 104: Bobcats vault the competition
    May 01, 2018
    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!
  • Video highlights: Baseball clinches NESCAC tournament bid
    April 28, 2018
    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.)
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 103: Boys of (Almost) Summer
    April 24, 2018
    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.
  • Video highlights: Baseball sweeps Trinity in Hartford
    April 23, 2018
    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!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 102: Rowing rolls on the Malden River
    April 17, 2018
    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!
  • Batesmlaxweather: The Instagram taking the community by storm
    April 11, 2018
    Trusted. Reliable. 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
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 101: Thrillers before finals
    April 10, 2018
    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.
  • Softball vs. Tufts video highlights
    April 08, 2018
    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.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 100: Here's to many more
    April 03, 2018
    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!
  • Video: Student athletes present their research at Mount David Summit
    March 30, 2018
    Bates student athletes excel on the field and in the classroom. Hear from three of the more than 50 who participated in this year's Mount David Summit.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 99: Swimming's sensational seniors
    March 27, 2018
    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!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 98: NCAA Swimming Championships preview
    March 20, 2018
    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.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 97: One Goal
    March 13, 2018
    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!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 96: Skiing to nationals
    March 06, 2018
    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.
  • Men's Lacrosse vs. Babson Video Highlights
    February 28, 2018
    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.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 95: Bobcats overcome adversity
    February 27, 2018
    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!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 94: Lacrosse and Tennis Preview
    February 20, 2018
    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.
  • NBC's Olympic-sized shout-out to Bates and Dinos Lefkaritis '19
    February 16, 2018
    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.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 93: 2018 Baseball Preview
    February 13, 2018
    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.
  • Men's Basketball vs. Trinity Highlights
    February 10, 2018
    Bates men's basketball beats Trinity 65-48 on Feb. 9, 2018. Here are the video highlights!
  • Video: Experience the Maine State Meet's famed 'Blackout Relay'
    February 08, 2018
    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.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 92: Winning championships and breaking records
    February 06, 2018
    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!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 91: Another Bates Olympian
    January 30, 2018
    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 Bobcast Episode 90: The return of David Pless
    January 23, 2018
    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!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 89: Racing into winter
    January 16, 2018
    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!
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