2018-19 Bates Women's Cross Country News

  • Women's cross country captures national academic honors from USTFCCCA
    February 16, 2019
    After competing in the NCAA Championship meet last fall, this week the Bates women's cross country program received recognition for academic excellence, as the Bobcats were named a 2018 NCAA Division III All-Academic Team, while five members of the team earned USTFCCCA All-Academic individual honors.
  • 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!
  • Women's cross country places 17th at NCAA Championships
    November 17, 2018
    The Bates women's cross country team placed 17th out of 32 teams competing at the NCAA Division III Championships Saturday, recording the second-best national finish in program history.
  • 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 women's cross country selected for NCAA Championships
    November 11, 2018
    Bates women's cross country received an at-large invitation to compete as a team at this Saturday's NCAA Division III Championships in Wisconsin, claiming the fifth team invitation in program history.
  • No. 24 women's cross country takes sixth place at NCAA Regionals
    November 10, 2018
    The No. 24 nationally ranked Bates women's cross country team received All-New England performances from seniors Katie Barker and Ayden Eickhoff, and finished in sixth place out of 57 teams at the NCAA New England Regional Championships on Saturday at Bowdoin.
  • 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.
  • Barker, Eickhoff lead Bates to 5th place at NESCACs with all-conference performances
    October 27, 2018
    Senior Katie Barker took fifth place and senior Ayden Eickhoff joined her on the All-NESCAC team in 12th place to lead the Bates women's cross country team to fifth place out of 11 teams at the NESCAC Championships on Saturday.
  • No. 24 women's cross country defeats five ranked teams at Pre-Nationals in Wisconsin
    October 13, 2018
    The No. 24 nationally ranked Bates women's cross country team placed 12th out of 52 teams Saturday at Wisconsin-Oshkosh's Pre-Nationals Meet, outracing five nationally ranked squads on the course where the NCAA Division III Championships will be held in November.
  • 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...
  • Women's cross country rolls to third straight Maine State Championship
    September 29, 2018
    The No. 26 nationally ranked Bates women's cross country team rolled to its third straight state title Saturday at the Maine State Meet Invitational, claiming five of seven places on the all-state team.
  • 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!
  • No. 16 women's cross country battles No. 11 Tufts at Pineland
    September 15, 2018
    The No. 16 nationally ranked Bates women's cross country had three of the top five finishers in a competitive dual meet with No. 11 Tufts on Saturday on the Bobcats' home course at Pineland Farms.
  • No. 21 women's cross country outraces Colby in season-opening meet
    September 08, 2018
    The No. 21 nationally ranked Bates women's cross country team won both the junior/senior and first-year/sophomore races in convincing fashion, to defeat rival Colby in both of the season-opening Bates-Colby Class Wave Races Saturday at Colby.