2018-19 Bates Athletics General News

  • 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.