General News

  • Volleyball captains: In their own words
    September 20, 2019
    The Bates College volleyball team is undefeated (8-0) so far this season, with NESCAC play getting underway TONIGHT at 7pm against Amherst in Alumni Gym. It's the program's best start to a season since 1990 but captains Gabi Eustache and Julia Panepinto know there's a long way to go. These are the Bobcats: in their own words.
  • 'The stands are shaking at Garcelon!' Men's soccer earns a thrilling 1-1 draw with Bowdoin
    September 18, 2019
    Familiar foes Bates and Bowdoin played to a thrilling 1-1 draw in a NESCAC men's soccer match Wednesday night at Garcelon Field, in a classic hard-fought rivalry game, after Bates freshman Jacob Iwowo's equalizer in the 89th minute.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 150: Volleyball and field hockey's fast starts
    September 17, 2019
    This week we’re celebrating terrific starts to the season for the field hockey and volleyball teams. They have a combined record of 10-1 so far this year. Plus, head coach Malik Hall looks back on the football team’s close contest with Amherst and the cross country teams shined at the Bates Invitational. All that and more, coming up, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Men's soccer highlights: Welcome to the refurbished Russell Street Field!
    September 17, 2019
    The Bates men's soccer team broke in the new Russell Street Field grass with a 2-0 win over the University of New England. Check out the highlights and what the Bobcats had to say about the new playing surface and what it means for the program!
  • Field Hockey at Connecticut College & Endicott Highlights
    September 16, 2019
    The Bates field hockey team defeated Connecticut College and No. 20 nationally ranked Endicott on the road over the weekend, improving to 3-1 on the season. It's the program's best record through four games since 2007 and we've got the video highlights!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 149: The Harvest
    September 10, 2019
    On the latest Bobcast, we celebrate big wins for the field hockey, volleyball and men's soccer programs! Plus, the football season is upon us, with Bates opening its 2019 campaign Saturday at Amherst. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 148: Week one of fall sports
    September 03, 2019
    This week we are celebrating the beginning of the fall sports season at Bates with a trio of previews. We have in-depth looks at the Bates men’s soccer, volleyball and field hockey programs on the latest episode of the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 147: Welcome to Bates!
    August 27, 2019
    On the season premiere of the Bates Bobcast, we welcome new women's soccer head coach Joe Vari and new golf head coach Henry Fall to campus. Plus, a preview of the upcoming cross country Alumni Meet and season with women's head coach Jay Hartshorn and men's head coach Al Fereshetian.
  • Bobcats find competition, friendship playing summer baseball
    August 23, 2019
    For Bobcats playing in a premiere wood-bat summer league, it's time to work on their games and have some fun.
  • Audio: Marcus and Malcolm Delpeche '17 interview
    June 28, 2019
    Marcus Delpeche '17 plays professional basketball in Great Britain for the Bristol Flyers. Malcolm Delpeche '17 plays professional basketball in Münster, Germany for WWU BASKETS. Each off-season, the twins find time to return to Bates College to help Bobcat head coach Jon Furbush '05 run a summer camp for boys and girls grades 1-8. The Delpeche twins sat down with Assistant Sports Information Director Aaron Morse to discuss what brings them back to Bates each summer and how they're adjusting to life in professional basketball.
  • Video: "Nothing can stop us", the Bates women's rowing dynasty
    June 11, 2019
    The Bates College women's rowing team won its fourth national championship in the last five years earlier this month. The Bobcats won every race by open water on their way to another title. In this video, we take you behind the scenes of the 2019 NCAA Championships and tell you why the fourth national title was not as easy as it seemed.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 146: The Bates Women's Rowing Dynasty
    June 04, 2019
    They did it again! On Saturday, the Bates women's rowing team won its third NCAA title in a row, and its fourth in the last five years. The Bobcats won every race by open water. But it was not as easy as it appears on paper. Find out why on the season finale of the Bates Bobcast!
  • Welcome aboard: Novice rowers thrive at national powerhouse Bates College
    May 30, 2019
    No experience rowing? No problem at Bates if you put in the work.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 145: Women's rowing looks for a third straight NCAA title
    May 28, 2019
    On this week's Bates Bobcast, we’re previewing the NCAA Rowing Championships! The Bobcat women are looking for their third straight national title. Plus, we catch up with Bates Director of Athletics Jason Fein, who fills us in on the Friends of Bates Athletics Challenge. All that and more!
  • Friends of Bates Athletics Challenge: 3 Days, 31 Sports
    May 28, 2019
    The time is now. Let's make today, and tomorrow, an even greater day to be a Bobcat. Click to learn more about the Friends of Bates Athletics Challenge.
  • 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.
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