2018-19 Bates Athletics General News

  • Bates Bobcast Episode 130: 2019 Bates baseball season preview
    February 12, 2019
    Play ball! It's time to preview the Bates baseball season. Plus, the women’s track and field team put together a big time performance in the Distance Medley Relay and the women’s basketball team ended the season on a high note. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 129: State of Maine track and field champions...again!
    February 05, 2019
    The Bates women's track and field team won its sixth straight Maine state championship and the men's team won its fifth in the last seven years. Plus, we talk to some standout skiers and recap the NESCAC Championships for men's squash. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Courting disaster: Bates squash players teach an SID how to play their sport
    January 30, 2019
    Squash student-athletes have taken on many challenges at Bates. But nothing could have prepared them for the task of teaching Assistant Sports Information Director Aaron Morse how to play their sport. Can they pull it off? Watch to find out!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 128: Championship season approaches
    January 29, 2019
    The men's squash team competes at the NESCAC Championships this week. And the Bobcats picked up some key victories to wrap up the regular season. Meanwhile, the women's squash team earned head coach Pat Cosquer '97 his 300th career win. Plus, men's basketball picked up another NESCAC victory and we introduce you to the world of club basketball at Bates. All that and more...on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 127: Bobcats defend the den
    January 22, 2019
    On this week's Bates Bobcast, the men’s basketball team picked up a big NESCAC win at home. Plus, a women’s basketball reserve player had a game to remember and the track and field teams hosted the Bates Invitational, with terrific results. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 126: A fast start to 2019
    January 15, 2019
    On this episode of the Bobcast, we are taking a look at the strong start to the season for the track and field teams. Plus, the swimming and diving programs defeated Middlebury on the road Sunday and the Bobcats’ top women’s squash player was honored by the NESCAC. All that and more...
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 125: Previewing skiing and indoor track and field
    January 08, 2019
    It's the first Bates Bobcast of 2019! On this episode, we preview the alpine and Nordic skiing seasons. And we look forward to indoor track and field. Plus, our Bobcats of the Week come from the hardwood. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast.
  • Women's game vs. UMF postponed; men's basketball hosts Thomas at 7
    January 08, 2019
    Tonight's Bates and UMaine-Farmington women's basketball game has been postponed to Jan. 17 due to travel conditions. Tonight's Bates men's basketball home game against Thomas College will be played as planned, with its starting time returning from 7:30 to the original 7pm.
  • Bobcats making an impact in the community
    December 21, 2018
    The Bates College athletic teams have been hard at work on the field, on the court, and in the water, as well as in the classroom. At the very same time, the Bobcats and their coaching staffs have been involved in a number of different community engagement projects this semester, logging over 140 hours to date.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 124: Catching up with Bates Director of Athletics Jason Fein
    December 11, 2018
    On this episode of the Bobcast, we interview Bates Director of Athletics Jason Fein! Plus, we chat with our Bobcats of the Week, swimmers Alexander Ignatov and Erin Bucki.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 123: Swimming and diving dominates Maine State Meet for fourth straight year
    December 04, 2018
    We’re getting the month of December started with a recap of the Bates swimming and diving program’s continued dominance of the Maine State Meet. This weekend, the women and the men won it for the fourth straight year. We will recap a competitive week for the squash programs and introduce you to Bates strength and conditioning coach Mike Seltzer. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Forty-seven Bobcats named NESCAC Fall All-Academic
    November 28, 2018
    Forty-seven Bates College students from Bates' fall sports teams have received 2018 NESCAC Fall All-Academic honors, announced Wednesday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 122: Bobcat basketball heats up
    November 27, 2018
    The Bates women's basketball team is 3-0 on the season after the Bobcats won a double overtime thriller Sunday against UNE. And the men's basketball team has won back-to-back games. We're staying warm in Alumni Gym on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Eight Bobcats named NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship
    November 27, 2018
    Eight Bates students have been named to the 2018 NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship Team, announced Tuesday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.
  • Bates' Cunningham receives Geppi-Aikens Memorial Award from IWLCA
    November 15, 2018
    Bates senior associate director of athletics and senior woman administrator Celine Cunningham received the marquee honor Tuesday at the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Honors Banquet.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 120: Cross country heads to nationals, winter sports preview
    November 13, 2018
    The women's and men's cross country teams both qualified for the NCAA Championships in the same year for the first time since 2012! Plus, we preview the basketball and swimming & diving seasons on the latest episode of the Bates Bobcast.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 119: Volleyball and soccer season recaps
    November 06, 2018
    With fall sports wrapping up, we caught up with volleyball head coach Melissa DeRan, men's soccer head coach Tyler Sheikh and women's soccer head coach Kelsy Ross to talk about their respective seasons. Plus, hear from our Bobcats of the Week: football captain Kyle Flaherty '19 and volleyball captain Julia Panepinto '20! All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 118: Honoring Bobcats past and present
    October 30, 2018
    A pair of Bates alumni are in the news! Tom Lopez '69 recently won his 300th football game as the head coach at Lincoln-Sudbury High School. And Amelia Wilhelm '18 was honored on Sunday for being one of nine finalists for the NCAA Woman of the Year award. Plus, the cross country teams shined at the NESCAC Championships and the volleyball team gears up for the conference tournament.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 117: Head of the Charles champions again!
    October 23, 2018
    The women's first varsity eight finished first in the Collegiate Eights race for the second straight year at the Head of the Charles Regatta on Sunday. Plus, the football team's offense came alive at Middlebury and the volleyball team went undefeated at the Hall of Fame Tournament.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 116: 2018 Head of the Charles preview
    October 16, 2018
    On this episode of the Bobcast, we preview the 54th annual "Head of the Charles" regatta. The Bates women's first varsity eight looks to repeat as collegiate eights champion and the men look to build on their best finish ever. Plus, we talk to our Bobcats of the Week and relive Ramón Ruiz's 68-yard run to the end zone. All that and more...
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 115: The first-year senior
    October 09, 2018
    Anastasia Leff is a senior but this is her first year on the Bates women's soccer team. On Sunday, she scored her first collegiate goal. Hear from her along with our Bobcats of the Week and more on the latest episode of the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 114: State champions again! Back to Bates preview
    October 02, 2018
    On this episode of the Bates Bobcast, we celebrate the women's cross country team's third straight Maine State Championship. Plus, a look ahead to Back to Bates weekend with Senior Associate Director of Athletics Celine Cunningham. All that and more...
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 113: Men's Soccer and Volleyball flying high
    September 25, 2018
    The men's soccer team defeated a pair of NESCAC opponents over the weekend and the volleyball team went 2-0 as well. Meanwhile the field hockey team picked up a conference victory and the football team is on to Tufts. All that and more on the latest Bates Bobcast!
  • Sports law expert Janet Judge to visit with Bates athletes and coaches
    September 25, 2018
    The Bates Athletic Department and Student Affairs are sponsoring a visit with Janet P. Judge, one of the best known collegiate sports law attorneys in the United States, on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 26-27.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 112: Full speed ahead for fall sports
    September 18, 2018
    The Bobcat football team kicked off the Malik Hall era with a strong performance against Amherst. The cross country teams went toe-to-toe with Tufts at Pineland Farms and the women's soccer team finished the week on a high note. All that and more, on the latest Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 111: 2018 Fall Sports Preview Part Two
    September 11, 2018
    On this week's episode, the Bobcast recaps the first week of the fall sports schedule and previews the volleyball, men's golf, cross country and football seasons!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 110: 2018 Fall Sports Preview Part One
    September 04, 2018
    We kick off the fourth season of the Bates Bobcast with women's soccer, men's soccer, field hockey and women's golf previews! All four teams have home events this week. Get the inside scoop on Bates athletics through the voices of Bobcat student athletes and coaches.