Bobcats of the Week

  • First Varsity Eight, Men's Rowing
    April 16, 2018
    The Bates men's first varsity eight (MV8) outraced both host Tufts (6:10.62 to 6:28.14) and later Wesleyan (6:11.54 to 6:23.54), leading an undefeated day for the Bobcats on the Malden River.
  • First Varsity Eight, Women's Rowing
    April 16, 2018
    The No. 1 nationally ranked Bates women's rowing team's first varsity eight outraced No. 2 Wesleyan University in a head-to-head championship race, highlighting an undefeated Saturday regatta for the Bobcat rowing teams on the Malden River against Wesleyan, Wellesley and host Tufts.
  • Andrew Small '19, Men's Lacrosse
    April 09, 2018
    Junior Andrew Small scored 52 seconds into the first overtime period as the Bates men's lacrosse team defeated Connecticut College 11-10 in a thrilling Senior Day win Saturday at Garcelon Field. He also scored a career-high four goals earlier in the week against Bowdoin.
  • Kirsten Pelletier '20, Softball
    April 09, 2018
    Pelletier threw a five-hit, no-walk shutout as Bates defeated Tufts 1-0 on Sunday. It was the Bobcats’ first win over the Jumbos since 2007 and Pelletier’s third shutout this season. On the week, Pelletier was 1-2 with a 1.75 ERA, while also batting 4-for-8 (.500).
  • Clarke Jones '18, Men's Lacrosse
    April 02, 2018
    Jones scored a career-high six goals and recorded a career-high eight ground balls to lead the Bates men's lacrosse team to a 19-9 win at Hamilton on Saturday. He also scored five goals in a 15-10 win over Endicott earlier in the week.
  • Katie Allard '19, Women's Lacrosse
    April 02, 2018
    Allard scored four goals and dished out three assists in Bates' 17-3 win over Saint Joseph's on Thursday. She followed that up with four goals, a ground ball and a caused turnover against Hamilton on Saturday.
  • Logan McGill '18, Women's Swimming
    March 26, 2018
    McGill earned her 13th and final career All-America honor as part of the 400 freestyle relay team, with her first national top-eight finish. She will graduate with the second-most All-America honors in team history and the third most in Bates athletics history.
  • Teddy Pender '18, Men's Swimming
    March 26, 2018
    Pender earned five All-America honors at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. He finishes with 11 All-America honors in his career, the most by a male athlete in college history, surpassing 10-time All-America track and field star David Pless.
  • Maisie Silverman '18, Women's Tennis
    March 19, 2018
    Silverman went 2-1 at No. 1 doubles and at No. 1 singles over the weekend down in Virginia as the Bobcats battled Case Western Reserve, Swarthmore and Washington and Lee, with Bates prevailing 5-4 over Swarthmore for the Bobcats' seventh victory of the season.
  • Rocco Fantoni '19, Men's Lacrosse
    March 19, 2018
    Fantoni recorded season-highs in ground balls (7) and caused turnovers (5) to go along with one assist in the men's lacrosse team's 14-13 double overtime victory over Western New England Wednesday. He followed that up with two ground balls and a caused turnover in Bates' 15-7 win over Trinity Saturday.
  • Jack Kiely '18, Men's Track and Field
    March 12, 2018
    Kiely took seventh place in the men's mile Saturday at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships, earning his first career All-America honor.
  • Kirsten Pelletier '20, Softball
    March 12, 2018
    Pelletier went 5-1 with a 0.99 ERA in seven appearances, six starts for the Bates softball team last week. She struck out 44 batters in 42.1 innings pitched and threw the first seven-inning no-hitter by a Bobcat this century.
  • Hannah Sweeney '21, Women's Tennis
    March 05, 2018
    Sweeney went a combined 6-0 in singles and doubles, helping the Bates women's tennis team go 3-0 on the week. The Bobcats are 5-1 overall and off to their best start since 2014.
  • Matt Chlastawa '20, Men's Lacrosse
    March 05, 2018
    Chlastawa scored three goals and recorded two ground balls in Bates' 18-9 win over Babson. He followed that up with four goals, three assists and two ground balls at Middlebury.
  • Annie Duke '18, Women's Lacrosse
    February 26, 2018
    Duke scored three goals, dished out two assists and recorded a team-high four ground balls to help lead the Bobcats to a 19-14 victory over No. 21 nationally ranked Colorado College on Thursday.
  • Teddy Pender '18, Men's Swimming
    February 26, 2018
    Pender earned three All-NESCAC honors over the weekend to finish his career with 13 All-NESCAC selections. He was honored as the fourth-highest career point scorer over the last four years at the NESCAC Championships.
  • Caroline Apathy '21, Women's Swimming
    February 19, 2018
    First-year Caroline Apathy broke the Bates women's swim team record and took second place in the 50-yard butterfly to begin the NESCAC Championships. She followed that up with a second place finish in the 100-yard butterfly and helped Bates take third in the 400-yard freestyle relay.
  • Dinos Lefkaritis '19, Men's Alpine Skiing
    February 19, 2018
    Marching as a team of one — between Kyrgyzstan and Chinese Taipei — Bates Olympian Dinos Lefkaritis ’19 of Larnaca, Cyprus, drew an extended shout-out from NBC announcers Mike Tirico and Katie Couric during opening ceremonies on Friday, Feb. 9. He competed in the giant slalom last week and competes in the slalom this week.
  • Jack Kiely '18, Men's Track and Field
    February 12, 2018
    Bates senior Jack Kiely broke the team record in the 1,000 meters to highlight the BU Valentine Invitational on Saturday for the Bobcat men's team. He finished the 1,000-meter run in 2:26.30, breaking the team record by 0.48 seconds.
  • Jenny Martin '21, Women's track and field
    February 12, 2018
    Martin won the second section of the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.32 seconds, the third fastest among 32 athletes at the BU Valentine Invitational. Martin's personal-record time moves her into a tie for second place on Bates' all-time performance list.
  • Anirudh Nambiar '18, Men's Squash
    February 05, 2018
    Nambiar went 2-0 on the week at the No. 5 position for the Bates men's squash team. Nambiar swept Hamilton's in the Bobcats' 8-1 win in the NESCAC quarterfinals Saturday morning. Then he followed that up with a clutch 3-2 victory over Williams College's Anand Butler in the Bobcats' 6-3 win Saturday afternoon in the semifinals.
  • Srishti Sunil '18, Women's Track and Field
    February 05, 2018
    Sunil won the long jump (17-7), placed second in the high jump (5-0.5) and took third place in the triple jump (36-4) to help Bates win its fifth consecutive Maine State Championship.
  • Garon Rothenberg '20, Men's Squash
    January 29, 2018
    Rothenberg won all three of his matches over the weekend for the No. 20 nationally ranked Bates men's squash team, including a 3-2 win at the No. 7 position against his opponent from No. 13 Brown.
  • Katherine Cook '18, Women's Track and Field
    January 29, 2018
    Cook shattered Bates' indoor record in the 5,000-meter run with the seventh-fastest time in Division III history, highlighting a day of career-best performances by members of the Bates women's track and field team Friday at the BU John Thomas Terrier Classic.
  • Kaelyn Woods '20, Women's Nordic Skiing
    January 22, 2018
    Woods turned in a career-best performance on Sunday at the St. Michael's Carnival, racing to the finish in 30:04.1 to place eighth out of 80 skiers, earning 33 carnival points and 32 NCAA points.
  • Parker McDonald '18, Men's Nordic Skiing
    January 22, 2018
    McDonald turned in the best performance of his career so far with a sixth place finish out of 97 collegiate competitors in the men's 10K classical technique race Saturday at the St. Michael's Carnival.
  • Graham Houtsma '20, Men's Nordic Skiing
    January 15, 2018
    Houtsma finished 19th overall out of 99 men with a time of 29:15.9 in the 10K classic technique race at the Colby Carnival. He led the Bates men's team to the eighth-best team score (108 points) in a field of 13 teams
  • Hope Logan '18, Women's Swimming
    January 15, 2018
    Logan came from behind to win the 400-yard individual medley by 1.28 seconds in 4:37.87. She also won the 200 free in 1:57.25 and was edged by 0.02 seconds for first place in the 200 breast (2:29.65), helping the Bobcats defeat Middlebury at Tarbell Pool.
  • Nick Lynch '19, Men's Basketball
    January 08, 2018
    Lynch averaged more than 10 points per game over the winter break and scored a career-high 20 points to go along with 10 rebounds to help the Bobcats defeat Colby 83-76 in NESCAC action Saturday.
  • Nina Davenport '18, Women's Basketball
    January 08, 2018
    Davenport averaged 18.3 points per game over the winter break, helping Bates go 3-3, including a 25-point effort in the Bobcats' 60-52 victory over Roanoke.
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