2019-20 Bates Athletics General News

  • Bates Bobcast Episode 162: Meet the new squash coach + hoops highlights!
    December 10, 2019
    On the final Bates Bobcast of 2019, we introduce you to new Bobcat squash head coach Rei Hergeth. Plus, the basketball teams had a big week, with the women's team winning an overtime thriller over Colby and the men's team defeating Bowdoin on the road. All that and more...
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 161: Winter sports on the eve of final exams
    December 03, 2019
    As finals draw near, winter sports are just getting underway. The men's basketball team is 3-1. The women's basketball team is 2-3. And the swimming and diving teams look to defend their respective state titles this weekend. Get the inside scoop from the student-athletes themselves on the latest Bates Bobcast!
  • Bobcats host Holiday Gift Drive at basketball games on Saturday, Dec. 7
    December 03, 2019
    The Bates Athletic Department is teaming up with New Beginnings to help homeless youth in Maine by accepting donations for their holiday gift drive at the women’s and men’s basketball games on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. in Alumni Gym.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 160: Women's cross country's historic run
    November 26, 2019
    First-year Jill Richardson led the Bates women's cross country team to a program-best 14th place showing at the NCAA Championships. Plus, we chat with a pair of swimmers who helped the Bobcats sweep Wesleyan and Trinity. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Thirty-six Bobcats named NESCAC Fall All-Academic
    November 26, 2019
    Thirty-six student-athletes from Bates' fall sports teams have received 2019 NESCAC Fall All-Academic honors, announced Wednesday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.
  • Seven Bates fall student-athletes named NESCAC All-Sportsmanship
    November 21, 2019
    Seven Bates students have been named to the 2019 NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship Team, announced Thursday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 159: Cross Country returns to NCAAs, winter sports preview part 2
    November 19, 2019
    On this week's episode, we're celebrating both cross country teams qualifying for the NCAA Championships for the second straight year! Plus we’re previewing the men’s basketball and swimming and diving seasons. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Sailing Club: Fall Season Recap
    November 18, 2019
    A newsletter from Bates sailing co-captains Claire Deplanck ‘20 and Sarah Herde ‘21.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 158: Football's historic comeback, winter sports preview part 1
    November 12, 2019
    The Bates football team pulled off its biggest come-from-behind victory since 1969 when the Bobcats rallied from 21 points down to defeat Hamilton 26-21 on Saturday. Plus, it's time to preview the squash and women's basketball seasons. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 157: Bates football beats Bowdoin under the lights
    November 05, 2019
    On Senior Night, the Bates football team shined under the lights in a 30-5 win over Bowdoin at Garcelon Field. Meet the senior offensive linemen who helped lead the Bobcats to victory. Plus, the cross country teams impressed at the NESCAC Championships. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates teams promote breast cancer awareness month
    October 31, 2019
    A number of Bates athletic teams recognized October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month this year, by raising funds for charities and sporting their pink gear. The Bates rowing teams raised money for the American Cancer Society and the Bobcat field hockey team raised funds for the Bennett Breast Cancer Center.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 156: Previewing the 'Cats Carnival!
    October 29, 2019
    On this week's episode, we’re chatting with Director of Athletics Jason Fein about the ‘Cats Carnival, a special event taking place outside Garcelon Field this Saturday before the Bates football team’s first-ever night home game. Plus, field hockey and men’s soccer prepare for the NESCAC Championships and volleyball heads into the final weekend of the regular season looking for the program’s most wins since 2003. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 155: Women's rowing makes history at the Head of the Charles
    October 22, 2019
    On Sunday, the Bates women's first varsity eight became the first crew ever to win the Collegiate Eights at the Heard of the Charles three consecutive years! Plus, the women’s golf team won the New England Intercollegiate Golf Championship and the cross country teams shined at Oberlin College in the inter-regional rumble. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 154: Previewing the 2019 Head of the Charles Regatta
    October 15, 2019
    On this week's Bobcast, we’re previewing the 55th annual Head of the Charles Regatta. Plus, the field hockey and men’s soccer teams won again and the tennis teams finished their fall season on a high note. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 153: Defense! Defense! (With some offense mixed in)
    October 08, 2019
    Defense was the name of the game last week for Bates field hockey and men's soccer. Plus, the cross country teams both won the Maine state title and the football team took Tufts to the wire. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 152: Bobcats making the most of opportunities
    October 01, 2019
    This week we’re talking to a pair of Bates juniors who are making a big impact with increased playing time on their respective teams. Plus, men’s golfer Julien Lewin achieved a goal he’s been working toward since the first day he stepped on campus. And we introduce you to new Assistant Athletics Director Jess Duff. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Reinhold Hergeth named head coach of Bates men's and women's squash teams
    September 30, 2019
    Bates College Director of Athletics Jason Fein today announced the appointment of Reinhold Hergeth, head professional at Chelsea Piers of Connecticut and a former student-athlete at Trinity College, as head coach of men's and women's squash.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 151: Momentum builds for No. 14 field hockey and men's soccer
    September 24, 2019
    The Bates field hockey and men's soccer teams are off to outstanding starts, with both teams slated to square off against Tufts this weekend. Plus, we catch up with head coach Paul Gastonguay '89 to talk all things Bates tennis. All that, and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • One of the good guys: The life of Russ Reilly '66, beloved at Bates and Middlebury
    September 20, 2019
    Beloved at Bates and Middlebury, the life of Russ Reilly ’66 underscores a reality: The NESCAC is as much, if not more, about what unites our schools than divides them.
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 150: Volleyball and field hockey's fast starts
    September 17, 2019
    This week we’re celebrating terrific starts to the season for the field hockey and volleyball teams. They have a combined record of 10-1 so far this year. Plus, head coach Malik Hall looks back on the football team’s close contest with Amherst and the cross country teams shined at the Bates Invitational. All that and more, coming up, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 149: The Harvest
    September 10, 2019
    On the latest Bobcast, we celebrate big wins for the field hockey, volleyball and men's soccer programs! Plus, the football season is upon us, with Bates opening its 2019 campaign Saturday at Amherst. All that and more, on the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 148: Week one of fall sports
    September 03, 2019
    This week we are celebrating the beginning of the fall sports season at Bates with a trio of previews. We have in-depth looks at the Bates men’s soccer, volleyball and field hockey programs on the latest episode of the Bates Bobcast!
  • Bates Bobcast Episode 147: Welcome to Bates!
    August 27, 2019
    On the season premiere of the Bates Bobcast, we welcome new women's soccer head coach Joe Vari and new golf head coach Henry Fall to campus. Plus, a preview of the upcoming cross country Alumni Meet and season with women's head coach Jay Hartshorn and men's head coach Al Fereshetian.
  • MIT's Jessica Duff named assistant athletic director
    August 13, 2019
    Bates College Director of Athletics Jason Fein announced the appointment of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Jessica Duff as assistant athletic director, effective in September. Duff will oversee student athlete services and internal operations for the department.