Bobcats of the Week

  • Ally Leahy '20, Field Hockey
    October 14, 2019
    Leahy scored a goal in her third game back from an injury in Bates’ 2-1 win at Wesleyan. It was her sixth career goal and her first since September 2017.
  • Owen Keleher '22, Men's Soccer
    October 14, 2019
    Keleher scored an unassisted goal to lift Bates to its third straight shutout conference victory, 1-0, at Wesleyan. It was Keleher’s third goal of the season and his second game-winner.
  • Alexa Jurgeleit '20, Field Hockey
    October 07, 2019
    Jurgeleit led a Bates defense that allowed only 10 shots on goal over two games in a 1-1 weekend. No. 14 Bates fell 1-0 to No. 1 nationally ranked Middlebury on a penalty stroke on Saturday, then defeated No. 20 Trinity 1-0 on Sunday.
  • Alex Kovacs '23, Men's Soccer
    October 07, 2019
    Kovacs anchors a Bates defense that posted back-to-back shutouts in NESCAC action over the weekend. The Bobcats defeated No. 15 Middlebury 1-0 on Saturday and blanked Trinity 2-0 on Sunday.
  • Julien Lewin '20, Men's Golf
    September 30, 2019
    Senior captain Julien Lewin shot a second-day, even-par score of 72, leading the Bates men's golf team to a seventh-place finish out of 10 teams on the second day of the NESCAC Championship Fall Qualifier at Sandy Burr Country Club. Lewin earned an individual invitation to play in the NESCAC Men's Golf Championship in the spring.
  • Olivia McCulloch '21, Volleyball
    September 30, 2019
    McCulloch led Bates in a 1-2 week in both kills (2.12 per set) and digs (5.12 per set), to go with 0.62 aces per set. She had her fourth double-double of the season in Saturday's 3-1 loss to Springfield, with 11 kills and 27 digs. McCulloch ranks fourth on the Bobcats in kills per set (1.88), second in aces (0.63) and second in digs (4.21).
  • Emily Gianunzio '21, Field Hockey
    September 23, 2019
    Junior Emily Gianunzio scored a pair of goals to pace the No. 15 nationally ranked Bates field hockey team to a 4-0 victory over Thomas on Sept. 19. The Bobcats are 4-1 on the young season, their best start since 1995.
  • Jacob Iwowo '23, Men's Soccer
    September 23, 2019
    Familiar foes Bates and Bowdoin played to a thrilling 1-1 draw in a NESCAC men's soccer match Wednesday night at Garcelon Field, in a classic hard-fought rivalry game, after Bates first-year Jacob Iwowo's equalizer in the 89th minute.
  • Justin Levine '20, Men's Cross Country
    September 16, 2019
    Senior captain Justin Levine finished second among 76 runners, leading the No. 20 nationally ranked Bates men's cross country team to a first-place finish against Connecticut College, No. 22 Tufts, Middlebury and Southern Maine Saturday in the Bates Invitational at Pineland Farms.
  • Elsbeth Caulo '21, Field Hockey
    September 16, 2019
    Caulo was one of four Bobcats to score Saturday in a 4-1 victory at Connecticut College. Then she tallied the game-winner Sunday in a 4-2 win over No. 20 nationally ranked Endicott. The field hockey team is 3-1 on the season, the program's best start through four games since 2007.
  • Luke Protti '22, Men's Soccer
    September 09, 2019
    Protti scored back-to-back goals 39 seconds apart in the second half to break a 1-1 tie and give Bates a 3-1 lead it held for the final result in a win at Hamilton. Protti had not attempted a shot in the other four matches of his career.
  • Ruby Lightbourn '21, Volleyball
    September 09, 2019
    Lightbourn turned in a strong all-around performance to help the Bates volleyball team start the season 4-0 over the weekend at the Husson Invitational. She averaged 3.45 digs, two kills, 0.82 service aces, 0.45 assists and 0.25 blocks per set over the course of four matches.
  • 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.
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