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.
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!
The Bates volleyball team went 14-8 during the regular season, the program's most wins since 2009. Now, the Bobcats head to the NESCAC tournament for the fourth straight year. Find out what makes this year's team so special!
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 athletics will be providing travel to the CBB football game vs. Bowdoin on November 3rd. Buses will depart from outside of commons at 4:30 pm and return from Bowdoin at 9 pm. Here is the link to sign up!
Senior All-NESCAC forward Taylor Lough brings an unparalleled work ethic and determination to the field every day. Not surprisingly, it has rubbed off on her teammates, and the last four years have been the best seasons for the Bates College field hockey program since the 1990s.
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.
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...
It's not easy to walk-on to a college soccer team. It's even harder when you haven't played the sport in four years. That didn't stop senior Anastasia Leff. She tried out for the Bates women's soccer team this year...and made it.
This is her story.
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!
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...
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!
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!
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.
In early June, the Bates College men's rowing team competed at the IRA National Championship Regatta for the first time in program history. We were there to capture all the action as the Bobcats went toe-to-toe with the giants of collegiate rowing!
On the season finale of the Bates Bobcast, we recap the men's rowing team's historic trip to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championship Regatta and we sit down with Bates Director of Athletics Jason Fein!
The women's rowing team defended its national title and the first varsity eight made history at the NCAA Championships. Katherine Cook '18 and Adedire Fakorede '18 earned All-America honors in track and field and the men's tennis pair of Ben Rosen '18 and Jacob Kauppila '20 also finished their season as All-Americans. We've got it all covered, on the Bates Bobcast!
The number one nationally ranked Bates women's rowing team looks to defend its NCAA title this weekend. Two-time All-American Adedire Fakorede '18 and three-time All-American Katherine Cook '18 compete in one final NCAA Championships in track and field. And three-time All-American Ben Rosen' 18 and Jacob Kauppila '20 head across the country for the NCAA men's tennis singles and doubles championships. Plus, congrats to the Bates women's club ultimate team, Cold Front, for finishing second at Division III nationals!
Perfection. It's a rare thing. But that's what the Bates rowing teams achieved Friday at the National Invitational Rowing Championships on Lake Quinsigamond. Now, the women are going to their 12th straight NCAA Championships and the men are going to the IRA National Championships for the first time ever. Plus, meet Cold Front, the Bates women's club Ultimate team is headed to Division III nationals for the third straight season!
Senior Quinn Hayward is a key member of the Bates College men's rowing team. His passion for the sport is such that he plans to continue rowing after graduation. But this spring: he can't row. He's injured. Yet Hayward remains a key part of the team. This is his story.
Carolyn Court served as head coach of Bates' women's track and field and cross country program through the first 25 years of its existence, touching the lives of thousands of Bates student-athletes along the way. And now she's been inducted into the Auburn-Lewiston Sports Hall of Fame. We talk with Carolyn and cover the week that was in Bates athletics, on the latest Bates Bobcast!
This week we celebrate the softball and baseball teams qualifying for the NESCAC tournament. Plus, a pair of pole vaulters made headlines at the NESCAC Championships. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
The Bates baseball team got a terrific performance on the mound from sophomore Nolan Collins and split a doubleheader with Tufts on Saturday, winning game one 5-0 before dropping game two 12-2. With the split, Tufts (17-14, 8-4 NESCAC) wins the East Division title and Bates (14-14, 7-5 NESCAC) finishes in a three-way tie with Trinity and Bowdoin for second place. The Bobcats went 4-2 against Trinity and Bowdoin in conference play, earning them a spot in the four-team double elimination NESCAC tournament for the second straight season. (Bowdoin went 3-3 against Bates and Trinity and Trinity went 2-4 against Bates and Bowdoin.)
The baseball team is tied for first place in the NESCAC East standings with three conference games remaining in the regular season. We've got the full recap of a 5-1 week for the Bobcats! Plus, it's going to be an exciting finish to the regular season for all our spring sports and we've got it all covered on the Bates Bobcast.