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  • Bates Bobcast Episode 102: Rowing rolls on the Malden River
    April 17, 2018
    The rowing teams went undefeated on the Malden River last Saturday. The tennis teams are both ranked in the top 30 in the nation and the men's track and field team hosts the Maine State Championships this weekend. All that and more on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Batesmlaxweather: The Instagram taking the community by storm
    April 11, 2018
    Trusted. Reliable. The Batesmlaxweather Instagram has been providing the Bates men's lacrosse team with accurate weather and clothing recommendations since 2017. Now, meet the students behind the account that's taking the community by storm. #bringyaponchos
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 101: Thrillers before finals
    April 10, 2018
    The men's lacrosse and softball teams treated fans to some tight contests last week, with Bates winning a pair of thrillers. Plus, it's final exams week! How are our student athletes preparing? All that and more on the latest Bates Bobcast.
  • Softball vs. Tufts video highlights
    April 08, 2018
    Bates sophomore Kirsten Pelletier threw a shutout in one of the biggest victories of her career, as the Bates softball team defeated Tufts 1-0 at Lafayette Street Field for their first win against their NESCAC East Division rivals since 2007.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 100: Here's to many more
    April 03, 2018
    On the 100th episode of the Bates Bobcast, we catch up with the first student-athlete to appear on the show. Plus, we talk to our Bobcats of the Week and introduce you to the baseball team's starting center fielder, a former football player who is excelling on the diamond! All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Video: Student athletes present their research at Mount David Summit
    March 30, 2018
    Bates student athletes excel on the field and in the classroom. Hear from three of the more than 50 who participated in this year's Mount David Summit.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 99: Swimming's sensational seniors
    March 27, 2018
    On this week's episode, we celebrate the outstanding performances turned in by Bobcat swimmers at the NCAA Championships. The women finished 12th and the men finished a program record 14th in the nation. Plus, we preview the rowing season and the Bates men's lacrosse team cracked SportsCenters' Top 10....at No. 1. All that and more on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 98: NCAA Swimming Championships preview
    March 20, 2018
    On this episode, we preview the NCAA Championships for the women's and men's swimming teams! 11 Bobcats will compete in Indianapolis this week. Plus, we talk to our Bobcats of the Week and relive an exciting pair of games for the men's lacrosse team.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 97: One Goal
    March 13, 2018
    This week we talk with author and Bates alumna Amy Bass '92 about her book "One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together." Plus, we recap an impressive opening week for the softball team and we celebrate five All-America honors for the track and field program. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 96: Skiing to nationals
    March 06, 2018
    Sophomores Kaelyn Woods and Griffin Mueller are headed to the NCAA Skiing Championships! Plus, we preview the Bates softball season and as always, we recap the rest of the "week that was" in Bates athletics.
  • Men's Lacrosse vs. Babson Video Highlights
    February 28, 2018
    Senior captain Clarke Jones matched his career high with five goals and the No. 14 nationally ranked Bates men's lacrosse team defeated Babson 18-9 in the Bobcats' home opener Wednesday night at Garcelon Field.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 95: Bobcats overcome adversity
    February 27, 2018
    Our Bobcats of the Week have interesting stories to tell about overcoming adversity to help their teams succeed. Plus, we talk with two very talented doubles teams from the Bates tennis program. All that and more on this week's Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 94: Lacrosse and Tennis Preview
    February 20, 2018
    We continue our preview of Bates spring sports on the Bobcast by looking ahead to the men's and women's lacrosse and tennis seasons! It should be an exciting year for all four programs and we talk with head coaches Peter Lasagna, Brett Allen and Paul Gastonguay on the latest Bates Bobcast.
  • NBC's Olympic-sized shout-out to Bates and Dinos Lefkaritis '19
    February 16, 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 last Friday night, Feb. 9.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 93: 2018 Baseball Preview
    February 13, 2018
    Pitchers and catchers report this week in Major League Baseball. And the Bates baseball team gets its season underway Sunday in southern California! Plus, we've got your basketball, track, skiing and squash covered on the latest Bates Bobcast.
  • Men's Basketball vs. Trinity Highlights
    February 10, 2018
    Bates men's basketball beats Trinity 65-48 on Feb. 9, 2018. Here are the video highlights!
  • Video: Experience the Maine State Meet's famed 'Blackout Relay'
    February 08, 2018
    We take you inside the famed 4x800 "Blackout Relay" race, the final event of the Maine State Men's Indoor Track & Field Championships. The lights are dimmed in commemoration of the 2001 race when most of the lights in Merrill went out during a storm.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 92: Winning championships and breaking records
    February 06, 2018
    The women's track and field team won its fifth straight indoor state championship. Senior men's track and field captain Adedire Fakorede set a meet record in the weight throw and the squash teams impressed at the NESCAC Championships. We have it all covered on this week's Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 91: Another Bates Olympian
    January 30, 2018
    We are excited to announce that Bates alpine skier Dinos Lefkaritis '19 of Larnaca, Cyprus will represent his home country in the 2018 Winter Olympics! He becomes the 12th Olympian in Bates College history. All that and more on the latest Bates Bobcast.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 90: The return of David Pless
    January 23, 2018
    Bates great David Pless '13 returned to campus to compete in the Bates Invitational, the men's basketball team beat Tufts on the road and we talk to our Bobcats of the Week, a pair of Nordic skiers who turned in career-best performances over the weekend. All that and more, on this week's Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 89: Racing into winter
    January 16, 2018
    The swimming teams remained undefeated with a sweep of Middlebury, the women's basketball team defeated the Panthers as well and the men's squash team pulled off a thrilling win over Williams. All that and more on this week's Bates Bobcast!
  • Video: Women's Basketball vs. Middlebury Highlights
    January 13, 2018
    Enjoy the video highlights of the Bobcats' 60-57 win over Middlebury on Friday, January 12, 2018. Senior Emily Freedland and first-year Julia Middlebrook came through down the stretch in big ways to propel Bates to victory.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 88: Track and field preview
    January 09, 2018
    A new year and a new episode of the Bobcast! This week we're recapping the winter break for the basketball teams and previewing the track and field season.
  • Video: Men's Basketball vs. Colby Highlights
    January 07, 2018
    The Bates men's basketball team held off a furious rally from the Colby College Mules to prevail 83-76 Saturday afternoon at Alumni Gymnasium. Here are the video highlights!
  • Video Preview: Men's basketball's twin shoes to fill
    January 05, 2018
    The men's basketball team begins NESCAC play this weekend. With Marcus and Malcolm Delpeche playing professionally in Germany, it's a chance for juniors Nick Lynch and Brandon Galloway to show what they can do in the post for Bates. But for both players, getting to this point hasn't been easy. This is their story.
  • Video: Basketball Winter Break Highlights
    January 01, 2018
    Happy New Year! To celebrate here's a three-pack of video highlights of recent victories for the women's and men's basketball teams.
  • Bates launches ‘vibrant and immersive’ Athletics website
    December 19, 2017
    A major redesign of the Bates Athletics website delivers the Bobcat sports experience with far greater immediacy and power, says Jason Fein, director of athletics.
  • Video: A new Bates Athletics website is coming!
    December 15, 2017
    Coming soon...a new Bates Athletics website! Despite finals, our student-athletes had fun taking an early look at some of the cool new features.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 87: Alpine and Nordic skiing preview
    December 12, 2017
    With the first snowfall of the winter hitting Maine, we check in with the alpine and Nordic skiing teams! Plus, we talk with some sharp shooters and tenacious defenders from the men's and women's basketball teams.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 86: 1,000 career points
    December 05, 2017
    Nina Davenport became the 20th women's basketball player in Bates history to eclipse 1,000 career points and the swimming teams won the Maine state title again. All that and more on this week's Bates Bobcast!
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