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  • Bates Bobcast Episode 144: Facilities upgrades, NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships preview
    May 21, 2019
    On the latest Bobcast, we discuss some exciting facilities upgrades at Bates with Assistant A.D. for Facilities and Club Sports Scott Lehmann! Plus, we preview the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. All that and more...
  • Video: Josie Gillett ’19, the ‘future’ of women’s ultimate, arrives now
    May 17, 2019
    Gillett got a prophetic team nickname when she joined the Bates women’s club team as a first-year: “Future.” Led by Gillett, the squad’s first-year phenom from Seattle, Cold Front qualified for the national tournament for the first time in 2016. Three years later, the future is here for Gillett and the team: They head into the national tourney, which takes place Saturday and Sunday in College Station, Texas, undefeated and seeded first.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 143: Rowing takes the NESCAC again
    May 14, 2019
    This week we’re celebrating both the men’s and women’s rowing teams once again winning the NESCAC title. Plus, the Bates track and field teams impressed at the Open New England Championships and we chat with Bates alum Mohdis Baker '14, one of the coaches for "Cold Front", our women’s Ultimate team, which is headed back to Division III nationals for the fourth straight year.
  • Video: Justin White's "crazy journey" to the baseball team's starting lineup
    May 09, 2019
    Senior Justin White got cut from the Bates baseball team as a first-year. And he didn't record his first collegiate hit until halfway through last season. Now, he's a key contributor to a much improved Bates offense heading into the NESCAC Championships. This is the story of White's "crazy journey" to the starting lineup.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 142: Baseball sweeps its way to the NESCAC Championships
    May 07, 2019
    The Bates baseball team swept Bowdoin on Saturday to qualify for the four-team double elimination NESCAC Championships, taking place this Friday-Sunday in Waterville. Plus, the rowing teams combined to win the New England Championships points title and we look back at the softball season. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Video: Bobcat Baseball keeps things seriously fun
    May 06, 2019
    The Bates baseball team put together its best NESCAC East season in program history this year, finishing with a record of 9-3! On Saturday, we traveled to Brunswick to catch up with the Bobcats after their doubleheader sweep of Bowdoin. They are keeping things seriously fun heading into this weekend's NESCAC tournament in Waterville.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 141: NESCAC Championships season is here!
    April 30, 2019
    On this week's Bobcast, we’re talking to a pair of NESCAC champions for the track and field program. Plus, the baseball team swept Colby, the softball team won another thriller against Trinity and the rowing teams hosted, and won, the 23rd Presidents Cup. All that and more...
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 140: A state championship, a trip to China, and more!
    April 23, 2019
    This week we’re celebrating the men’s track and field team taking back the Maine State Outdoor Championship from Bowdoin. Plus, the softball and baseball teams won NESCAC games in thrilling fashion and the men’s club ice hockey team just returned from China. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 139: The battle for first place in the NESCAC
    April 16, 2019
    On this week's Bobcast, we’re previewing the battle for first place in the NESCAC between Bates, Tufts and Amherst men's lacrosse. Plus, the tennis teams enter the heart of NESCAC play and the baseball team prepares for a showdown with Bowdoin. All that and more...
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 138: Bobcats dominate NESCAC weekly awards
    April 09, 2019
    Four Bobcats earned awards from the NESCAC for their performances last week. And we talk to all of them on the latest Bates Bobcast! Plus, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee hosted the 1st annual faculty/student basketball game. All that and more...
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 137: Another Bobcat in the NFL
    April 02, 2019
    Sam Francis '17 played football and men's lacrosse at Bates, graduating in 2017. Now, he's a Football Data Analyst for the Cincinnati Bengals. We catch up with him and recap the week that was in Bates athletics, on the latest Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 136: Nine All-American swimmers, rowing spring season preview
    March 26, 2019
    On this week's Bobcast, we preview the spring season for Bates rowing. We also take a look back on a very successful NCAA Championships for the women’s swimming team. All nine Bobcats returned as All-Americans. Plus, the women’s lacrosse team beat Williams for the fourth straight season and the baseball team is ready for NESCAC play after a strong week of non-conference action. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • 2019 Women's Lacrosse vs. Williams Video Highlights
    March 25, 2019
    Senior Katie Allard matched her season-high with four goals and the No. 21 nationally ranked Bates women's lacrosse team rallied to defeat the Williams College Ephs 13-11 Saturday afternoon at Garcelon Field.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 135: Women's swimming heads to NCAAs, lacrosse keeps winning
    March 19, 2019
    On this episode of the Bobcast, we chat with the lone senior among the program record-tying nine Bates women's swimmers traveling to the NCAA Championships this week. Plus, the nationally ranked lacrosse teams continue to pick up key victories and women's tennis is ready to make an impact in the NESCAC after a solid trip to Virginia. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Men's lacrosse goalkeepers: Timeshare
    March 14, 2019
    The No. 13 nationally ranked Bates men's lacrosse team is off to a strong start in 2019, including a win over defending NCAA Division III champion Wesleyan. A big reason why: the Bates defense dares to be different. The Bobcats deploy a two-goalkeeper system. Meet the men in the cage: Mitchell Drake and Rob Strain.
  • 2019 Men's Lacrosse vs. Western New England Video Highlights
    March 13, 2019
    The No. 13 nationally ranked Bates men's lacrosse team kept rolling to its fourth straight victory Tuesday night, defeating Western New England University 20-8 in a non-conference game at Garcelon Field.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 134: Breaking records and beating the best
    March 12, 2019
    From the women’s distance medley relay team finishing second in the country at NCAAs, to the men’s lacrosse team upending the top-ranked team in the nation, to a pair of Bobcats winning NESCAC Player of the Week honors, it was quite the week for Bates athletics. And we've got it all covered, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • 2019 Women's Lacrosse vs. Plymouth State Video Highlights
    March 11, 2019
    Sophomores Kathryn Grennon and Summer Dias scored three goals apiece and the No. 21 nationally ranked Bates women's lacrosse team defeated Plymouth State 15-3 Monday afternoon in the Bobcats' home opener.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 133: Lacrosse's big week; NCAA Championships preview
    March 05, 2019
    The Bates lacrosse teams both defeated Middlebury and entered the national rankings. Plus, we preview the NCAA Championships for skiing and track and field. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 132: From winter to spring
    February 26, 2019
    Winter sports are still going strong at Bates, but spring sports have arrived as well! On this episode of the Bobcast, we take a look back at a big NESCAC Championships for the men’s swimming and diving team by chatting with Male Bobcat of the Week and Lewiston native Matt Charest. Plus, the women’s squash team won its third Walker Cup title in the last four years and we preview the tennis and softball seasons. All that and more...
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 131: Celebrating a NESCAC swimming champion; previewing lacrosse season
    February 19, 2019
    On this week's Bobcast, we talk with sophomore women's swimmer Caroline Apathy, who won the NESCAC title in the 100-yard butterfly! We chat with senior men's squash captain Coley Cannon, who ended his collegiate career on a high note and we look forward to the Bates Carnival with sophomore alpine skier Hannah West. Plus, a women's and men's lacrosse season preview. All that and more...on the Bates Bobcast!
  • 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!
  • 2019 Women's Basketball vs. University of Southern Maine Highlights
    February 11, 2019
    Ariana Dalia scored 19 points and Melanie Binkhorst added 15 points and 11 rebounds as the Bates women's basketball team finished the 2018-19 season on a high note, defeating the University of Southern Maine 70-49 Monday evening.
  • 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!
  • 2019 men's basketball vs. Tufts highlights
    January 20, 2019
    Senior captain Nick Lynch scored 20 of his game-high 22 points in the first half and four Bobcats scored in double figures to lead the Bates men's basketball team past Tufts by a score of 76-65 Saturday afternoon.
  • Women's basketball hits a program-record 16 three-pointers
    January 17, 2019
    The Bates women's basketball team hit a program-record 16 three-pointers and sophomore Meredith Melendy came off the bench to score a game-high 18 points in the Bobcats' 95-43 victory over the University of Maine-Farmington Thursday night at Alumni Gymnasium.
  • 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...
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