Bobcats of the Week

  • 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.
  • 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.
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