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  • 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...
  • 2019 men's basketball vs. Saint Joseph's College of Maine highlights
    December 07, 2019
    First-year Stephon Baxter scored a team-high 15 points, first-year Omar Sarr tallied a double-double, and six different Bobcats scored in double figures to lead the Bates men's basketball team to an 84-69 victory Saturday over Saint Joseph's College of Maine.
  • 2019 Women's Basketball vs. Saint Joseph's College of Maine Highlights
    December 07, 2019
    Sophomore guard Meghan Graff stayed hot with a career-high 26 points as the Bates women's basketball team defeated Saint Joseph's College of Maine 67-52 Saturday afternoon, ending the visiting Monks' four-game winning streak.
  • 2019 men's basketball vs. Bowdoin highlights
    December 05, 2019
    Senior Jeff Spellman recorded his fourth career double-double and the Bates men's basketball team rolled to a 72-58 win at Bowdoin in non-conference action Thursday night.
  • Women's basketball takes down Colby in an overtime thriller!
    December 04, 2019
    Sophomore Meghan Graff scored a career-high 24 points and the Bates women's basketball team prevailed 74-73 in overtime over the Colby College Mules in non-conference action Wednesday night at Alumni Gym.
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 2019 Women's Basketball vs. Thomas Highlights
    November 24, 2019
    The Bates women's basketball team turned in an outstanding defensive performance in a 64-30 victory over Thomas College Sunday afternoon at Alumni Gym.
  • 2019 men's basketball vs. Husson highlights
    November 20, 2019
    Senior Jeff Spellman scored 28 points to lead the Bates men's basketball team to an 84-70 non-conference victory over Husson in the Bobcats' season opener Wednesday night in Alumni Gym.
  • 2019 Women's Basketball vs. Husson Highlights
    November 20, 2019
    Sophomore Meghan Graff scored a game-high 18 points and hit three huge shots down the stretch to help the Bates women's basketball team hold off a Husson comeback attempt in a 59-51 victory Wednesday night at Alumni Gym.
  • 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.
  • ‘We had each other’s backs’: Memories from volleyball's perfect season
    November 15, 2019
    Thirty years ago, the volleyball team put together the greatest season in Bates athletics history. This is the story of the undefeated 1989 Bobcats.
  • Video: Volleyball's Tradition of Excellence
    November 15, 2019
    Bates women's volleyball head coach Melissa DeRan hopes to bring alumni back into the fold of a rapidly improving program that has a history of excellence, including a 36-0 season in 1989.
  • 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!
  • Video: 2019 Bates vs. Hamilton Football Highlights
    November 09, 2019
    The Bobcats rally from down 21 points to defeat Hamilton in the season finale. And we have the video highlights!
  • 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!
  • Video: 2019 Bates vs. Bowdoin Football Highlights
    November 02, 2019
    The Bates football team ended its 17-game losing streak in a big way Saturday night, trouncing rival Bowdoin 30-5 at Garcelon Field in the first nighttime home football game in team history.
  • Sticking together: Field hockey's record-breaking season
    October 30, 2019
    The Bates field hockey team broke the program record for NESCAC wins in a season this year. How'd they do it? A winning combination of inclusiveness, gratitude, and love of the sport has a lot to do with their success. This is their story.
  • 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!
  • 2019 Men's Soccer vs. Colby Highlights
    October 29, 2019
    First-year Bobby Dall's dazzling goal with 17 seconds left in the first overtime period lifted the Bates men's soccer team to a 2-1 comeback victory at rival Colby on Tuesday afternoon, capping the Bobcats' best regular-season final record since 2005.
  • 2019 Field Hockey vs. Amherst Highlights
    October 26, 2019
    Senior defender Alexa Jurgeleit's second career goal put the Bates field hockey team ahead for good in the No. 16 nationally ranked Bobcats' 3-2 victory over No. 20 Amherst on Saturday at Campus Avenue Field.
  • 2019 Volleyball vs. Trinity highlights
    October 26, 2019
    Senior outside hitter Taylor Stafford-Smith's 11 kills led the Bates volleyball team to a 3-0 (25-11, 25-13, 28-26) sweep of NESCAC rival Trinity College as the Bobcats celebrated Senior Day in Alumni Gym.
  • 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!
  • 2019 women's soccer vs. UMaine-Farmington highlights
    October 13, 2019
    The Bates women's soccer team came back from a 1-0 deficit with three goals in the second half, defeating UMaine-Farmington 3-1 in a non-conference game played at Garcelon Field.
  • 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!
  • Riley Burns scores the game-winner for No. 14 field hockey vs. No. 20 Trinity!
    October 06, 2019
    Riley Burns' goal on a penalty corner in the third quarter was the difference in an evenly played NESCAC game at Campus Avenue Field.
  • 2019 Men's Soccer vs. Trinity Highlights
    October 06, 2019
    The Bates men's soccer team is off to its best start through 10 matches since 2005 after a 2-0 victory Sunday afternoon over the visiting Trinity College Bantams at Russell Street Field.
  • Men's soccer brings the Hedley Reynolds Cup back to Lewiston!
    October 05, 2019
    First-year Bobby Dall headed the ball into the back of the net in the 37th minute to give the Bates men's soccer team a lead it did not relinquish in a 1-0 victory over previously unbeaten No. 15 nationally ranked Middlebury Saturday afternoon at Russell Street Field.
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