Bobcats of the Week

  • Caroline Apathy '21, Women's Swimming
    February 18, 2019
    Apathy won the 100-yard butterfly title, highlighting an outstanding weekend at the NESCAC Championships for the women's swimming team. Apathy earned four Al-NESCAC (top 3) finishes in total for Bates.
  • Coley Cannon '19, Men's Squash
    February 18, 2019
    Cannon swept all three opponents he faced at the No. 5 position to help the Bates men's squash team finish 21st in the country at team nationals over the weekend.
  • Luca Polgar '20, Women's Squash
    February 11, 2019
    Polgar won all four of her matches at the No. 1 position over the weekend at the NESCAC Championships, improving her personal record to 15-2 on the season.
  • Nick Lynch '19, Men's Basketball
    February 11, 2019
    Lynch recorded his fifth double-double of the season in Bates' 73-65 win over UMaine-Farmington on Tuesday, pacing the Bobcats with 16 points and a game-high 10 rebounds. He followed that up with a game-high 20 points at Trinity on Friday.
  • Amanda Kaufman '21, Women's Track and Field
    February 04, 2019
    Kaufman won the 200-meter dash (26.42 seconds) and placed second in the 60-meter hurdles (9.11), helping the Bates women's track and field team win its sixth consecutive Maine state championship.
  • John Rex '21, Men's Track and Field
    February 04, 2019
    Sophomore John Rex won both the weight throw (59-9.5) and the shot put (49-0.75) to help the Bates men's track and field team win the Maine State Men's Indoor Championships Saturday night at the University of Southern Maine, capturing their 15th state title in the 51-year history of the meet, and their fifth in the past seven years.
  • Ayden Eickhoff '19, Women's Track and Field
    January 28, 2019
    Bates senior Ayden Eickhoff ran the 800-meter run in 2:11.97, the second-fastest time by a Division III runner so far this season, highlighting several terrific performances for the Bobcat women's track and field team Friday at the John Thomas Terrier Classic at Boston University.
  • Dylan Muldoon '21, Men's Squash
    January 28, 2019
    Muldoon went 4-0 on the week for the Bobcats, playing mostly at the No. 9 position. He helped Bates defeat Tufts, Hobart and Amherst over the course of a 3-1 week for the Bobcats. Muldoon has won six straight matches, improving his record to 8-5 on the season.
  • Nick Lynch '19, Men's Basketball
    January 21, 2019
    Senior captain Nick Lynch scored 20 of his game-high 22 points in the first half to lead the Bates men's basketball team past Tufts by a score of 76-65 Saturday afternoon.
  • Katie Hughes '19, Women's Track and Field
    January 21, 2019
    Senior captain Katie Hughes won the weight throw (48-6) and placed second in the shot put (36-0.75) to help the Bates women's track and field team more than double the score of the runner-up team, Division II Franklin Pierce, in taking first place out of five squads from Division II or III in the Bates Invitational on Saturday in Merrill Gymnasium.
  • Emmy Daigle '20, Women's Swimming and Diving
    Junior Emmy Daigle (Portland, Ore.) won both the 100 breast (1:07.71) and the 200 breast (2:29.72) to help the women's swimming and diving team defeat Middlebury 163.5-130.5.
  • Ryan Nealis '21, Men's Track and Field
    January 14, 2019
    Sophomore Ryan Nealis won the mile in 4:21.72; a personal record, in the Bobcats' season opener at MIT. He also took second place in the 800 meters (2:00.84).
  • Meghan Graff '22, Women's Basketball
    January 07, 2019
    Graff scored 17 points on Saturday, including seven in the fourth quarter, to help the Bates women's basketball team rally to defeat Colby 54-47. Over the break, Graff scored in double figures three times in four games, including 17 points in Bates' 80-60 win over Newbury College.
  • Jeff Spellman '20, Men's Basketball
    January 07, 2019
    Spellman finished in double figures scoring in all four games over the break, including Bates' 81-71 win over Colby on Saturday. Against the Mules, Spellman scored 15 points on 6-10 shooting, grabbed eight rebounds, dished out two assists and recorded two steals.
  • Erin Bucki '21, Women's Swimming and Diving
    December 10, 2018
    Bucki anchored the winning 400 medley relay with a lifetime best split for the Bobcats against Ivy League opponent Dartmouth. She also took third in the 200-yard backstroke and fifth in the 200-yard IM.
  • Alexander Ignatov '20, Men's Swimming and Diving
    December 10, 2018
    Ignatov finished third in the 200-yard individual medley (2:01.67) and in the 500 freestyle (4:49.82) in the Bobcats' meet with Ivy League opponent Dartmouth Friday at Tarbell Pool.
  • Caroline Sweeney '22, Women's Swimming and Diving
    December 03, 2018
    Caroline Sweeney won the 200-yard freestyle (1:56.80) and the 100 free (53.65) at the Maine State Meet over the weekend. The Bates women's and men's swimming and diving teams both took first place for the fourth time in as many years, with dominating performances from both squads.
  • Alex Bedard '19, Men's Swimming and Diving
    December 03, 2018
    Alex Bedard won state titles in all three breaststroke events at the Maine State Meet at Bowdoin, Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2018. The Bates men's and women's swimming and diving teams both took first place for the fourth time in as many years Saturday at the conclusion of the Maine State Meet, with dominating performances from both squads.
  • Kody Greenhalgh '20, Men's Basketball
    November 26, 2018
    Greenhalgh led Bates with 17 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals in a 93-73 victory Sunday at Salem State University. He scored his 17 points in just 19 minutes of playing time.
  • Julia Middlebrook '21, Women's Basketball
    November 26, 2018
    Middlebrook hit the game-winning three-pointer with three seconds left in double overtime to clinch a thrilling 86-85 win for the Bates women's basketball team over the University of New England on Sunday.
  • Katie Barker '19, Women's Cross Country
    November 19, 2018
    Barker finished 34th out of 279 runners overall to claim All-America honors, the first of her career, at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday. Barker becomes the sixth Bates woman to earn All-America honors in cross country.
  • James Jones '20, Men's Cross Country
    November 19, 2018
    Jones placed 28th out of 280 runners at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, covering the 8-kilometer course at Lake Breeze Golf Club in 24:53.8. He becomes the 15th All-American in program history.
  • Ayden Eickhoff '19, Women's Cross Country
    November 12, 2018
    Senior captain Ayden Eickhoff took 18th place in 22:26.86 at the NCAA New England Regional Championships, her second All-New England performance in as many years. The Bates women's cross country team received an at-large invitation to compete at this Saturday's NCAA Division III Championships in Wisconsin, claiming the fifth team invitation in program history.
  • Bart Rust '22, Men's Cross Country
    November 12, 2018
    Rust placed 27th (25:48.98) out of 416 runners at the NCAA New England Regional Championships on Saturday to earn All-New England honors. The Bates men finished 6th out of 58 teams and qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships for the first time since 2013.
  • Julia Panepinto '20, Volleyball
    November 05, 2018
    Junior captain Julia Panepinto (Buffalo, N.Y.) dished out a team-high 30 assists and added 12 digs in the NESCAC quarterfinals against Wesleyan on Friday.
  • Kyle Flaherty '19, Football
    November 05, 2018
    Flaherty rushed for 56 yards and two touchdowns on his first 15 carries of the season Saturday at Bowdoin.
  • Katie Barker '19, Women's Cross Country
    October 29, 2018
    Senior Katie Barker took fifth place to lead the Bates women's cross country team to fifth out of 11 teams at the NESCAC Championships on Saturday. Barker's performance earned her 1st team All-NESCAC honors.
  • James Jones '20, Men's Cross Country
    October 29, 2018
    Junior James Jones captured Second Team All-NESCAC honors with his eighth-place finish among 150 runners overall at the NESCAC Championships. The Bates men's cross country team produced its finest effort of the season Saturday, defying their No. 8 seeding to finish fourth out of 11 teams.
  • Elizabeth Folsom '21, Women's Rowing
    October 22, 2018
    Guided by sophomore coxswain Elizabeth Folsom, the Bates women's varsity eight claimed first place out of 28 boats in the Women's Collegiate Eights at the 54th Head of the Charles Regatta on Sunday.
  • Jackson Hayes '22, Football
    October 22, 2018
    Hayes caught three passes for a career-high 63 yards and scored his first collegiate touchdown in the football team's game at Middlebury on Saturday. The Bobcats put up 34 points, their most in one game since 2014.
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