Bobcats of the Week

  • 4x800 Relay Team, Women's Track and Field
    May 13, 2019
    The Bates women's track and field team ran the fastest 4x800-meter relay race by any Division III team this academic year and shattered the program record as well Saturday at Open New Englands.
  • Brendan Donahue '20, Men's Track and Field
    May 13, 2019
    Donahue took third place in the decathlon Saturday at all-divisions Open New England Championships, posting a personal-record score for the second straight week and likely securing an invitation to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships in two weeks.
  • First Varsity Eight, Women's Rowing
    May 06, 2019
    The Bates women's first varsity eight took home the gold medal, defeating runner-up WPI by about seven seconds at the 2019 New England Rowing Championships.
  • Christian Beal '21, Baseball
    May 06, 2019
    Beal went 6-8 with five runs scored, a double, a triple, two RBIs, a walk and a stolen base in Bates baseball's doubleheader sweep of Bowdoin on Saturday.
  • Ayden Eickhoff '19, Women's track and field
    April 29, 2019
    Senior captain Ayden Eickhoff won the 800-meter run and placed second in the 1,500 meters, leading the Bates women's track and field team to fifth place out of 11 teams Saturday at the NESCAC Track & Field Championships at Middlebury.
  • Zach Smith '21, Men's track and field
    April 29, 2019
    Smith won the NESCAC javelin throw championship with a top effort of 173-10. He also finished fourth in the discus throw. Overall, the Bates men's track and field team placed fifth out of 11 teams Saturday at the NESCAC Track & Field Championships, marking the Bobcats' 22nd consecutive year placing among the top five teams at the meet.
  • Bart Rust '22, Men's Track and Field
    April 22, 2019
    Rust won the 5,000 meters (15:10.19) and placed second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:09.30) to help Bates take home the Maine State outdoor championship for the 15th time in the last 18 years.
  • Andrea Russo '19, Softball
    April 22, 2019
    Russo went 7-15 at the plate with in a 4-1 week for the Bobcats. She scored four runs and drove in three runs, to go along with a double and three walks. Russo delivered the game-winning hit in the softball team's 3-2 win over Trinity on Friday.
  • Nolan Collins '20, Baseball
    April 15, 2019
    Collins earned his fourth win of the season by tossing six and a third innings of two-run baseball to help Bates defeat Wesleyan 4-2 on Saturday. Collins struck out six batters on the day and currently leads the NESCAC in strikeouts with 36.
  • Anna Rozin '22, Women's Tennis
    April 15, 2019
    Rozin won at No. 1 doubles and at No. 2 singles to help the No. 30 nationally ranked Bates women's tennis team defeat Wheaton College 8-1 on Sunday. Rozin earns her ninth doubles win of the season and her sixth singles victory.
  • Antonio Jareno '22, Baseball
    April 08, 2019
    Jareno hit .478 (11-23) over the course of five games last week, smacking his first collegiate home run and driving in the eventual winning run with a double against Trinity on Saturday. He doubled three times and drove in five runs over the course of a 3-2 week for the Bobcats.
  • Kirsten Pelletier '20, Softball
    April 08, 2019
    Pelletier threw three complete games against Colby over the weekend, shutting the Mules out twice in a three-game sweep for the Bobcats. She allowed no runs on three hits over 14 innings in the doubleheader sweep on Saturday for Bates.
  • Margaret Smith '21, Women's Lacrosse
    April 01, 2019
    Smith scored a game-high four goals to lead the No. 21 nationally ranked Bates women's lacrosse team to a 10-8 win at Hamilton on Saturday.
  • Rocco Fantoni '19, Men's Lacrosse
    April 01, 2019
    Fantoni recorded a team-high six ground balls, caused a turnover, scored his first goal and dished out his first assist of the season in the Bates men's lacrosse team's 17-9 win over Hamilton Saturday at Garcelon Field.
  • Caroline Apathy '21, Women's Swimming
    March 25, 2019
    Apathy became a 10-time All-American to conclude her sophomore season, after winning five awards at the NCAA Championships last week. Apathy's top finish came in the 100-yard butterfly, where she finished tied for third.
  • Bryan Gotti '22, Baseball
    March 25, 2019
    Gotti went 5-14 (.357) at the plate on the week for the Bates baseball team. He racked up three doubles, four RBIs and a run scored in a 2-1 week for the Bobcats.
  • Liv Sandford '20, Women's Lacrosse
    March 18, 2019
    Sandford recorded two ground balls, secured two draw controls and caused a turnover in the Bates women's lacrosse team's 15-3 win over Plymouth State. She followed that up with two ground balls, seven draw controls and a caused turnover against undefeated Trinity.
  • Rob Strain '20, Men's Lacrosse
    March 18, 2019
    Strain made a game-high 13 saves in the cage on 23 shots to help the Bates men's lacrosse team edge Trinity 20-19 on the road Saturday, the Bobcats' fifth straight win.
  • Ayden Eickhoff '19, Women's track and field
    March 11, 2019
    Eickhoff completed a stellar two-day performance at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships with a third-place finish in the women's 800-meter run, and the Bobcats took 13th place among 109 teams competing at the meet. Powered by a stunning anchor-leg performance by Eickhoff, the Bates women's track and field team placed second in the distance medley relay in team record time, for the best national finish by a relay team in Bates athletics history.
  • Matt Chlastawa '20, Men's Lacrosse
    March 11, 2019
    Junior captain Matt Chlastawa scored five goals and dished out five assists to lead the No. 20 nationally ranked Bates men's lacrosse team to a 15-12 win over defending national champion No. 1 Wesleyan Saturday afternoon at Garcelon Field.
  • Eliza Statile '19, Women's Lacrosse
    March 04, 2019
    Statile recorded a career-high 20 saves to help the Bates women's lacrosse team defeat No. 2 nationally ranked Middlebury in overtime on the road by a final score of 11-10 Saturday.
  • Brendan Mullally '20, Men's Lacrosse
    March 04, 2019
    Mullally started the week with a pair of goals in the Bobcats' 10-9 win over Babson. Then he turned the volume up to 11, as in a career-high 11 points (six goals, five assists) in Bates' 17-10 win over Middlebury Sunday to open NESCAC play.
  • Vicky Arjoon '19, Women's Squash
    February 25, 2019
    Playing at the No. 3 position, Arjoon swept all three of her opponents over the weekend at team nationals, helping the Bates women's squash team capture its third Walker Cup title in the last four years.
  • Matthew Charest '20, Men's Swimming
    February 25, 2019
    Charest had a huge weekend for Bates at the NESCAC Championships, finishing third in the 50-yard breaststroke, fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke and eighth in the 200-yard breaststroke.
  • 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.
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