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Baseball team resumes play after month long break

March can be a dreary time in Maine. For the Bates baseball team, the doldrums of March have been particularly sullen, as the team as struggled to play their scheduled games. Last weekend, storm Stella resulted in the cancellation of three games. Fortunately, the team’s run of four weeks without game action (since their trip

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

News and notes from Bates Athletics 3/29

Men’s Tennis The Men’s tennis team traveled to Washington DC to compete against Georgetown. Although the team lost as a whole, it was impressive that Ben Rosen ‘18 was able to pick up two wins against division one competition. Rosen won at no.1 singles and doubles (alongside Chris Ellis ‘17). The team also took two

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

News and notes from Bates Athletics

Cancellations The baseball team, anticipating their first game action in New-England, had their scheduled doubleheaders against Brandeis and Husson postponed, due to Storm Stella last week. The men’s lacrosse team also had a home contest against Endicott last Tuesday which was cancelled. There are no rescheduled dates at this point for any of those contests.

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

A proposal for Bates Athletics

Another season and another Trinity men’s squash national championship. This is a trend as sure as Sunday garlic bread in Commons. The Bantams men’s squash has captured 16 of the last 19 College Squash Association Team National Championships. This includes a streak between 1998 and 2012, when the team won 252 straight matches; the longest

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

Swimmers complete historic season with impressive performance

The men’s and women’s swim and dive season extends the farthest into the spring of any winter sport. Over the last weekend their drawn out postseason finally came to an end, culminating in the NCAA DIII swim and dive national championships in Shenandoah, TX. Only a small cadre of swimmers, those who qualified for the

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

News and notes from Bates Athletics

Indoor Track The indoor track and field team sent a cadre of athletes to the NCAA championships in Naperville, IL last weekend. The women’s team returned with an impressive collection of accolades. A top eight finish at nationals garners your All-American status, of which the women’s team had four over the course of the meet.

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

An alphabetical journey into the English Premier League: S

Southampton F.C. (The Saints) Overview: Southampton Football Club is based in Southampton, Hampshire, England in 1885. They are called The Saints because they were founded as the church football team at St. Mary’s Church of England. They changed their name to Southampton F.C. in 1896 after winning the Southern League. In 1992, Southampton were one

Sydney Beres ‘18 watches her Sam Reiss ‘18 advance the ball.  JOHN NEUFELD/THE BATES STUDENT

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