Bobcats of the Week

  • Jeff Spellman '20, Men's Basketball
    December 09, 2019
    Spellman averaged 17.7 points per game in a 3-0 week for the Bobcats, including his fourth career double-double (21 points, 11 rebounds) in a 72-58 non-conference win at Bowdoin.
  • Meghan Graff '22, Women's Basketball
    December 09, 2019
    Graff averaged 23 points per game in a 2-1 week for the Bobcats, including a career-high 26 points in Bates' 67-52 win over Saint Joseph's College of Maine. She leads the NESCAC in scoring through eight games, averaging 18.6 points per contest.
  • Kody Greenhalgh '20, Men's Basketball
    December 02, 2019
    Greenhalgh’s steal and layup in the final four seconds sealed a 71-68 win for the men's basketball team at Southern Maine. Greenhalgh finished the game with 16 points on 6-for-11 shooting, with six assists, four rebounds, and four steals.
  • Jenna Berens '23, Women's Basketball
    December 02, 2019
    Berens totaled eight points, seven rebounds and five blocked shots, all season-highs, in the Bates women's basketball team's road non-conference game at the University of Southern Maine.
  • Jillian Richardson '23, Women's Cross Country
    November 25, 2019
    With only three runners remaining from its NCAA team a year ago, the Bates women's cross country team finished an improbably great 2019 season at the NCAA Division III Championships on Saturday by placing 14th out of 32 teams, the team's best-ever national finish. First-year Jillian Richardson led the Bobcats for the fifth time in six races this season, finishing 59th out of 280 runners in 22:29.6 over 6 kilometers.
  • Tucker Barber '21, Men's Cross Country
    November 25, 2019
    A great season ended with a hard-fought struggle for the No. 23 nationally ranked Bates men's cross country team, as the Bobcats placed 32nd at the 2019 NCAA Division III Championships held Saturday at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park. Junior Tucker Barber finished 135th out of 280 individuals to lead Bates, covering the 8-kilometer course in 25:40.9.
  • Henry Raff '22, Men's Cross Country
    November 18, 2019
    Raff had a breakout race Saturday by finishing 37th overall at the NCAA Division III New England Regional Championships at Bowdoin. He raced to the finish in a career-best 25:52.1.
  • Jordan Wilson '23, Women's Cross Country
    November 18, 2019
    Wilson came in 59th place to complete the Bates women's cross country team's scoring at the NCAA Division III New England Regional Championships on Saturday. Bates finished fourth among 54 teams, tied for its best team finish since 1997.
  • Sean Bryant '22, Football
    November 11, 2019
    Sophomore Sean Bryant caught three touchdown passes and the Bates football team rallied from 21 points down to defeat the Hamilton College Continentals 26-21 Saturday afternoon, concluding the 2019 season in style.
  • Taylor Stafford-Smith '20, Volleyball
    November 11, 2019
    Stafford-Smith recorded seven kills, six digs and one block in the NESCAC quarterfinals against Wesleyan.
  • Tyler Bridge '23, Football
    November 04, 2019
    Bridge rushed for a season-high 188 yards and the Bates football team routed Bowdoin by a final score of 30-5 Saturday night at Garcelon Field. He recorded the most individual rushing yards in a game for Bates since Sean Atkins ran for 302 against Bowdoin in 2002.
  • Tara Ellard '22, Women's Cross Country
    November 04, 2019
    Two weeks after running a career-best 6K time at Oberlin, Ellard turned in another huge performance, placing third among the Bobcats and 21st overall to help Bates take third at the 2019 NESCAC Women's Cross Country Championships.
  • Grace Fitzgerald '20, Field Hockey
    October 28, 2019
    Fitzgerald's terrific season continued with a goal in No. 16 Bates' 3-2 victory over No. 20 Amherst on Senior Day. She tied the game at one in the opening quarter and was involved in Bates' other two goals as well.
  • Will Anastos '23, Men's Soccer
    Anastos scored his first collegiate goal in the Bates men's soccer team's 2-1 loss to No. 1 nationally ranked Amherst on Saturday.
  • Maya Seshan '20, Women's Rowing
    October 21, 2019
    Guided by senior captain coxswain Maya Seshan, the Bates women's first varsity eight made history by claiming first place out of 27 boats in the Women's Collegiate Eights at the 55th Head of the Charles Regatta on Sunday. The three-time defending NCAA champion Bobcats become the first program to take first place at the Head of the Charles in the Collegiate Eights race three consecutive years.
  • Bart Rust '22, Men's Cross Country
    October 21, 2019
    Sophomore Bart Rust led the Bobcats at the Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble with an 11th-place finish out of 339 runners overall, covering the 8-kilometer course in 25:05.5. The No. 17 nationally ranked Bates men's cross country team placed fifth out of 39 teams.
  • Ally Leahy '20, Field Hockey
    October 14, 2019
    Leahy scored a goal in her third game back from an injury in Bates’ 2-1 win at Wesleyan. It was her sixth career goal and her first since September 2017.
  • Owen Keleher '22, Men's Soccer
    October 14, 2019
    Keleher scored an unassisted goal to lift Bates to its third straight shutout conference victory, 1-0, at Wesleyan. It was Keleher’s third goal of the season and his second game-winner.
  • Alexa Jurgeleit '20, Field Hockey
    October 07, 2019
    Jurgeleit led a Bates defense that allowed only 10 shots on goal over two games in a 1-1 weekend. No. 14 Bates fell 1-0 to No. 1 nationally ranked Middlebury on a penalty stroke on Saturday, then defeated No. 20 Trinity 1-0 on Sunday.
  • Alex Kovacs '23, Men's Soccer
    October 07, 2019
    Kovacs anchors a Bates defense that posted back-to-back shutouts in NESCAC action over the weekend. The Bobcats defeated No. 15 Middlebury 1-0 on Saturday and blanked Trinity 2-0 on Sunday.
  • Julien Lewin '20, Men's Golf
    September 30, 2019
    Senior captain Julien Lewin shot a second-day, even-par score of 72, leading the Bates men's golf team to a seventh-place finish out of 10 teams on the second day of the NESCAC Championship Fall Qualifier at Sandy Burr Country Club. Lewin earned an individual invitation to play in the NESCAC Men's Golf Championship in the spring.
  • Olivia McCulloch '21, Volleyball
    September 30, 2019
    McCulloch led Bates in a 1-2 week in both kills (2.12 per set) and digs (5.12 per set), to go with 0.62 aces per set. She had her fourth double-double of the season in Saturday's 3-1 loss to Springfield, with 11 kills and 27 digs. McCulloch ranks fourth on the Bobcats in kills per set (1.88), second in aces (0.63) and second in digs (4.21).
  • Emily Gianunzio '21, Field Hockey
    September 23, 2019
    Junior Emily Gianunzio scored a pair of goals to pace the No. 15 nationally ranked Bates field hockey team to a 4-0 victory over Thomas on Sept. 19. The Bobcats are 4-1 on the young season, their best start since 1995.
  • Jacob Iwowo '23, Men's Soccer
    September 23, 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 first-year Jacob Iwowo's equalizer in the 89th minute.
  • Justin Levine '20, Men's Cross Country
    September 16, 2019
    Senior captain Justin Levine finished second among 76 runners, leading the No. 20 nationally ranked Bates men's cross country team to a first-place finish against Connecticut College, No. 22 Tufts, Middlebury and Southern Maine Saturday in the Bates Invitational at Pineland Farms.
  • Elsbeth Caulo '21, Field Hockey
    September 16, 2019
    Caulo was one of four Bobcats to score Saturday in a 4-1 victory at Connecticut College. Then she tallied the game-winner Sunday in a 4-2 win over No. 20 nationally ranked Endicott. The field hockey team is 3-1 on the season, the program's best start through four games since 2007.
  • Luke Protti '22, Men's Soccer
    September 09, 2019
    Protti scored back-to-back goals 39 seconds apart in the second half to break a 1-1 tie and give Bates a 3-1 lead it held for the final result in a win at Hamilton. Protti had not attempted a shot in the other four matches of his career.
  • Ruby Lightbourn '21, Volleyball
    September 09, 2019
    Lightbourn turned in a strong all-around performance to help the Bates volleyball team start the season 4-0 over the weekend at the Husson Invitational. She averaged 3.45 digs, two kills, 0.82 service aces, 0.45 assists and 0.25 blocks per set over the course of four matches.
  • 4x800 Relay Team, Women's Track and Field
    May 13, 2019
    The Bates women's track and field team ran the fastest 4x800-meter relay race by any Division III team this academic year and shattered the program record as well Saturday at Open New Englands.
  • Brendan Donahue '20, Men's Track and Field
    May 13, 2019
    Donahue took third place in the decathlon Saturday at all-divisions Open New England Championships, posting a personal-record score for the second straight week and likely securing an invitation to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships in two weeks.
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