This week proved to be rather eventful for the men’s lacrosse team. Coming in hot off a NESCAC win last Saturday, the Bobcats took to the field on Tuesday, March 20, in a non-conference matchup against Keene State. The ‘Cats established a lead early on, ending the first quarter up 4-1. Curtis Knapton ‘20 got
The Bates baseball team has not been off to a great start in their 2017-2018 season. With six losses and two wins so far, they are trying to get back onto the ball by winning their game against UMass-Darthmouth in Boston on Sunday, March 25. Having lost the first handful of games of the season,
This past weekend, members of the Bates swimming and diving team competed in Indianapolis at the Division III NCAA National Championships. Both the men’s and women’s teams had great performances by the athletes in attendance. There were a total of eleven swimmers that were selected to compete: six women and five men. From the women’s
After narrow losses in the first two NESCAC matchups this season, Bates men’s lacrosse headed into Saturday afternoon’s game against Trinity eager to pull out a win. Although sub-zero conditions deterred a large crowd, the team exploded onto the field ready to fight. The Trinity College Bantams were the first on the board, but the
While March drags on for most students in the cold of Maine, Sally Ceesay ’18 has had a very different experience; she traveled to Birmingham, AL to compete in the 2018 NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships earlier in the month. She says, “Generally for nationals, the meets are pretty far away. My first
Despite a six-game losing streak during their week-long 2018 debut in California, Bates’ baseball team looks to persevere and regain a victorious momentum throughout the remainder of their season. The Bobcats were in California from Sunday, February 18-Saturday, February 24 and recorded six losses against Pomona-Pitzer, Occidental, Whittier, Cal Lutheran, Claremont-M-S, and Puget Sound. When.
The women’s team had an exciting weekend playing in the Blue-Grey Invitational with matches on Friday, March 16, Saturday, March 17, and Sunday, March 18. On Friday, No. 17 nationally ranked Case Western Reserve won 7-2, stopping the Bobcat’s five-match win streak. On Saturday, the Bobcats played No. 40 nationally ranked Swarthmore, earning a 5-4
It is important to recognize that not all athletes at Bates compete under the NCAA Division III banner. Last year, the Bates women’s water polo team, a club sport, succeeded at defeating all the teams in Maine during a weekend tournament held at Bates’s own Tarbell Pool, earning them the title of Maine State Champions.
The Bates women’s tennis team has put together an impressive start to their season, with a 6-1 record so far. Their only loss was to Pomona-Pitzer, and since that match they have rattled off five straight wins. For their season opener, the Bobcats traveled to Chapman University in Orange, California and came back to Maine