General News

  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • Squash partners with Vs. Cancer to fight pediatric brain cancer
    November 27, 2018
    More children die from cancer in the United States than any other disease. Bates College Squash has teamed up with the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s Vs. Cancer program to change this.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 121: Cross country's All-Americans
    November 20, 2018
    The Bates cross country teams competed at the NCAA Championships on Saturday. And for the first time in school history, a member of the men's team and a member of the women's team earned All-America honors in the same year. Plus, the squash, swimming and women's basketball teams started their seasons on the right foot. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Video: Bates cross country's run to nationals
    November 16, 2018
    Meet the Bates College cross country teams. They are different programs with a striking number of similarities. And both teams are headed to the NCAA Championships in the same season for the first time since 2012!
  • 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!
  • Video: Volleyball's strong bond on and off the court
    November 01, 2018
    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!
  • 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 vs. Bowdoin: Bobcat Posse Fan Bus!
    October 24, 2018
    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!
  • Video: Taylor-made for Bates field hockey
    October 24, 2018
    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.
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