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Bobcats of the Week

September 15, 2014
Dakota Donovan '15, Women's Soccer
Senior and team captain Dakota Donovan led Bates women’s soccer to a 2-0 week behind a team-high five points on two goals and an assist.

September 15, 2014
Alex Stekler '17, Men's Golf
Sophomore Alex Stekler tied for the team lead with a 10th-place finish to lead Bates College men’s golf to third place at the Maine Intercollegiate Men’s Golf Championship.

September 8, 2014
Chandler McGrath '17, Volleyball
Sophomore Chandler McGrath helped Bates volleyball win the SJC Autumn Invitational, taking home tournament MVP honors in the process.

September 8, 2014
Brad Rutkin '17, Men's Golf
Sophomore Brad Rutkin shot a two-day, team-best 158 to help lead Bates men’s golf to a fourth-place finish out of 12 teams at the Bowdoin Invitational.

June 2, 2014
Sean Enos '15, Men’s Outdoor Track & Field
Junior Sean Enos, the USTFCCCA New England Field Athlete of the Year, picked up his fourth and fifth career All-America honors at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

June 2, 2014
Second Varsity Eight, Women's Rowing
Bates women’s rowing’s second varsity eight concluded an undefeated season with a victory in the grand final of the second varsity eights on Saturday at the NCAA Championships.

May 26, 2014
Berg '14/Planche '15, Men's Tennis
Senior Timmy Berg and junior Pierre Planche advanced to the finals of the NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Doubles Championships earning All-America honors.

May 26, 2014
Kallie Nixon '14, Women's Outdoor Track & Field
Senior Kallie Nixon placed fifth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships to gain her third career All-America accolade

May 19, 2014
Angeleque Hartt '14, Women's Track & Field
Senior captain Angeleque Hartt helped women’s track set a new school record in the 4x100-meter relay and ran a personal-best time in her last collegiate race.

May 19, 2014
Eric Wainman '15, Men's Track & Field
Junior Eric Wainman won the decathlon with the second-most points in school history for men’s track at the ECAC Championships.

May 12, 2014
Dean Bonneau '14, Baseball
Senior Dean Bonneau pitched 3.2 innings of scoreless relief as Bates baseball picked up its first-ever win in the NESCAC Championship with a 4-2 victory over Amherst.

May 12, 2014
Women's Varsity Eight, Women's Rowing
Bates’ women’s varsity eight won its grand final at the ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championships, claiming the NESCAC title, and the league’s automatic bid into the NCAA Championships.

May 5, 2014
Claire Markonic ’17, Women’s Outdoor Track & Field
First-year Claire Markonic finished third in the 400-meter dash with a personal-best time at the New England Division III Outdoor Championships this past weekend.

May 5, 2014
Sean Enos ’15, Men’s Outdoor Track & Field
Junior Sean Enos won titles in the shot put and hammer throw and came in second in the discus to lead Bates men’s track and field at the New England Division III Championships this past weekend.

April 28, 2014
Brad Reynolds '14, Baseball
Senior Brad Reynolds pitched a complete-game shutout for the baseball team as Bates beat Colby 5-0 in the first game of a three-game series on Friday.

April 28, 2014
Kelsey Freedman '15, Softball
Softball junior Kelsey Freedman struck out 17 batters against Maine Maritime on Monday, notching game, season, and career records for strikeouts in the process.

April 21, 2014
Griff Tewksbury '14, Baseball
Senior designated hitter Griff Tewksbury hit .368 (7-for-19) with two home runs as baseball went 4-2 last week, including a 2-1 series win over Trinity.

April 21, 2014
Wally Pierce '14, Women's Lacrosse
Senior Wally Pierce recorded 14 draw controls, three goals, and one assist as women’s lacrosse beat Conn. College 15-12 and fell to Tufts in overtime 11-9 last week.

April 14, 2014
Men's Rowing, First Varsity Eight
Bates College men’s rowing’s first varsity eight boat won the grand final at the Tufts Races on Saturday and finished a close second at WPI on Sunday.

April 14, 2014
Women's Rowing, Second Varsity Eight
Bates College women’s rowing’s second varsity eight won all three of its races over two events this past weekend.

April 7, 2014
Kallie Nixon '14, Women's Outdoor Track & Field
Senior Kallie Nixon finished third out of 16 runners – second among collegians – in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at Princeton’s Sam Howell Invitational on Friday.

April 7, 2014
Kevin Davis '14, Baseball
Senior Kevin Davis helped Bates baseball to a 3-1 week last week, recording a .529 batting average (9-for-17), 11 RBIs, five runs scored, four doubles, and a grand slam.

March 31, 2014
Blair Shrewsbury '14, Women's Lacrosse
Senior Blair Shrewsbury scored a career-high five goals on five shots to help push women’s lacrosse past Hamilton, 12-6, on Saturday.

March 31, 2014
Jack Strain '15, Men's Lacrosse
Junior Jack Strain recorded nine goals and five ground balls last week to help lead men’s lacrosse to a 2-0 mark.

March 24, 2014
Jack Allard '16, Men's Lacrosse
Sophomore Jack Allard recorded seven goals, three assists, and six ground balls as Bates men’s lacrosse went 1-1 last week.

March 24, 2014
Sara Daher ’17, Women’s Swimming & Diving
First-year Sara Daher took home four All-America honors at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships this past weekend, pulling into a tie for second on Bates’ all-time list.

March 17, 2014
Hannah Jeffrey '16, Women's Lacrosse
Sophomore goalie Hannah Jeffrey made 12 saves as Bates upset No. 2 Trinity in a 6-3 win as part of a 2-0 week, earning NESCAC Player of the Week.

March 17, 2014
Sean Enos '15, Men's Indoor Track & Field
Junior thrower Sean Enos earned two All-America honors, including a second-place finish in the shot put, at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships this past weekend .

March 10, 2014
Cara Cappellini '16, Women's Lacrosse
Women’s lacrosse sophomore Cara Cappellini scored six goals last week, including five in the team’s 12-8 win over Wesleyan, to gain NESCAC Player of the Week.

March 10, 2014
John Wisener ’14, Men’s Indoor Track & Field
Senior John Wisener will represent men’s track and field in the pole vault at the 2014 NCAA Division III Indoor Championships after a record-setting performance over the weekend.

March 3, 2014
Distance Medley Relay, Women’s Indoor Track & Field
The team of Isabelle Unger, Claire Markonic, Sarah Fusco, and Kallie Nixon set a new team record and notched the second fastest time in Division III this season with a time of 11:44.83 in the distance medley relay.

March 3, 2014
Ahmed Hatata ’17, Men’s Squash
First-year Ahmed Hatata won four straight matches at the College Squash Association Individual Championships this past weekend to earn 17th place and a likely spot as a CSA All-American.

February 24, 2014
Elena Mandzhukova '15, Women's Tennis
Junior Elena Mandzhukova won four of the six matches she participated in during Bates’ season-opening trip to California where she helped lead the team to a 2-1 record to capture Bobcat of the Week laurels for the week of Feb. 17-23.

February 24, 2014
Matthew Gagne '15, Men's Swimming & Diving
Junior Matthew Gagne set two school records and earned All-NESCAC honors in the process as men’s swimming and diving tied a program-best sixth-place finish at the NESCAC Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships.

February 17, 2014
Ahmed Abdel Khalek ’16, Men’s Squash
Sophomore Ahmed Abdel Khalek raised his record to 17-0 this year with a 3-0 weekend at the CSA Men’s Team Championships helping lead men’s squash to a 2-1 weekend.

February 17, 2014
Sara Daher ’17, Women’s Swimming & Diving
First-year Sara Daher contributed to six team records, four top-three finishes, three NCAA B-cut times, and a pool record as women’s swimming and diving earned a program-best fourth-place finish at the NESCAC Championships.

February 10, 2014
Elena Jay '15, Women's Track & Field
Junior Elena Jay broke the record for the 3,000-meter run at the Maine State Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday helping the Bobcats claim their first state title since 1980.

February 10, 2014
Mark McCauley '15, Men's Track & Field
Junior Mark McCauley had a hand in breaking two program records over the weekend at Boston University as he broke the 1,000-meter record and helped the Bobcats set a new record in the distance medley relay.

February 3, 2014
Nessrine Ariffin '15, Women's Squash
Nessrine Ariffin '15 led Bates to second place in the 2014 NESCAC Women's Squash Championship.

February 3, 2014
Noah Graboys '14, Men's Indoor Track & Field
Noah Graboys '14 placed second in the mile, then won the 3,000-meter run as Bates won the Maine State Men's Indoor Track & Field Championships.

January 28, 2014
Hallie Grossman '15, Women's Nordic Skiing
Junior captain Hallie Grossman snagged a fifth-place finish in the 5K classic on Friday and followed that with a sixth-place finish in the 15K freestyle on Saturday for the Nordic ski team at the UNH Carnival.

January 28, 2014
Jordan Buetow '14, Men's Nordic Skiing
Senior captain Jordan Buetow finished in the top 10 in each of his two races over the weekend at the UNH Carnival for the Nordic ski team to help Bates place sixth as a team.

January 22, 2014
Julia Smachlo '17, Women's Swimming & Diving
First-year Julia Smachlo won four events in three different freestyle distances and helped the women’s team win the CBB (Colby-Bates-Bowdoin) title over the weekend.

January 22, 2014
Sean Enos '15, Men's Track & Field
Junior captain and thrower Sean Enos took the top spot on the shot put national descending order list in Division III and won the weight throw in the Bates Invitational on Saturday.

January 14, 2014
Andy Cannon '15, Men's Squash
Junior Andy Cannon won at the No. 4 position against Williams, clinching an eventual 6-3 victory, as the Bobcats beat the Ephs for the first time since Jan. 12, 2008.

January 14, 2014
Rakey Drammeh '14, Women's Squash
Senior captain Rakey Drammeh clinched a 5-4 win over Williams on Saturday with a 3-1 victory at the No. 7 spot in the final match of the day for Bates.

January 6, 2014
Gabrielle Sergi '14, Women's Swimming
Sergi won two individual events and helped win both relay races as the Bates women's swimming and diving team defeated Middlebury head-to-head for the first time since 1994.

January 6, 2014
Paden Brunault '17, Men's Swimming
Brunault led an impressive contingent of Bates freshmen, winning three events in Bates swimming and diving's victory over Middlebury on Jan. 5.

December 11, 2013
Andrew Briggs '15, Men's Swimming and Diving
Junior Andrew Briggs won two individual events and helped Bates win a relay as swimming and diving put forth a strong showing at Division I Maine on Saturday.

December 11, 2013
Meredith Kelly ’14, Women’s Basketball
Senior captain Meredith Kelly averaged 31.8 points per game over four games last week to lead women’s basketball to a 3-1 mark.

November 26, 2013
Graham Safford '15, Men's Basketball
Junior guard Graham Safford averaged 25.0 points, 7.7 assists, 4.7 rebounds, and 1.3 steals per game to lead men’s basketball to a 2-1 week.

November 26, 2013
Whitney Paine '16, Women's Swimming & Diving
Sophomore Whitney Paine stood as one of three Bates swimmers to set new pool records over the weekend as she finished the 50-yard backstroke in 27.90 at the team’s dual meet with Trinity and Wesleyan.

November 19, 2013
Meredith Kelly ’14, Women’s Basketball
Senior captain Meredith Kelly scored 26 points in each of two games last week to help the women’s basketball team start the season 1-1 and earn Maine Player of the Week honors.

November 19, 2013
Tully Hannan '14, Men's Cross Country
Senior captain Tully Hannan finished sixth overall in leading the men’s cross country team to a fifth-place finish at NCAA Regionals on Nov. 16 and to a spot in the NCAA Championships on Saturday.

November 12, 2013
Julia Hanlon '14, Women's Cross Country
Senior Julia Hanlon came in 22nd-place overall and paced the women’s cross country team to a seventh-place finish at the ECAC Championship to gain Bobcat of the Week accolades.

November 12, 2013
Shawn Doherty '14, Football
Senior football captain Shawn Doherty ran for 127 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries in Bates’ 38-21 win over Hamilton on Saturday to earn Bobcat of the Week honors.

November 4, 2013
Hannah Zeltner '16, Women's Cross Country
Sophomore Hannah Zeltner led the Bates women's cross country team to its best result since 1995 at the NESCAC Championship meet.

November 4, 2013
Matt Cannone '15, Football
Junior quarterback Matt Cannone directed Bates' mistake-free offense in a 17-10 win over Bowdoin.

October 29, 2013
Andrew Kukesh '14, Football
Playing out of position for the second straight week, senior co-captain Andrew Kukesh totaled a game-high 10 tackles (nine solo) including two for a loss in last week’s game against Colby.

October 29, 2013
Chandler McGrath '17, Volleyball
First-year middle blocker Chandler McGrath notched 30 kills over the weekend with 14 kills in a win against Plymouth St. and 16 kills versus Eastern Conn. St.

October 22, 2013
Elena Jay '15, Women's Cross Country
Junior Elena Jay paced Bates with a fourth-place overall finish to help lead No. 19 women’s cross country to its second consecutive Maine State Championship on Saturday and to earn Bobcat of the Week honors.

October 22, 2013
Ivan Reese '17, Football
First-year running back Ivan Reese rushed for 101 yards on 21 carries in his first collegiate start in football’s 28-17 loss to Middlebury on Saturday to gain Bobcat of the Week accolades.

October 14, 2013
Hannah Graves '17, Women's Soccer
First-year Hannah Graves assisted on Bates women’s soccer’s first goal and scored the second in the team’s 2-0 win over the University of New England on Thursday night under the lights at Garcelon Field.

October 14, 2013
Mike Martin '14, Men's Cross Country
Senior captain Mike Martin paced the Bates men’s cross country team for the fourth time in as many races helping the team finish seventh among 41 teams overall and second among 13 Division III squads at the Open New England Championships on Saturday at Franklin Park.

October 7, 2013
Bridget Meedzan '14, Field Hockey
Senior midfielder Bridget Meedzan scored a goal in Bates’ 2-1 win at Connecticut College on Saturday and had a hand in one of the team’s goals at Southern Maine on Oct. 3 to earn Bobcat of the Week accolades for the week of Sept. 30-Oct. 6.

October 7, 2013
Josh Freedland '15, Football
Junior linebacker Josh Freedland intercepted a Williams pass in the end zone with three seconds left to seal the Bobcats’ 14-10 win over the Ephs on Saturday to earn Bobcat of the Week honors for the week of Sept. 30-Oct. 6.

September 30, 2013
Kallie Nixon '14, Women's Cross Country
Kallie Nixon finished 15th out of more than 400 runners to help Bates take second place among 29 Division III teams at the Roy Griak Invitational in St. Paul, Minnesota.

September 30, 2013
Shawn Doherty '14, Football
Shawn Doherty ran for 182 yards and two touchdowns, and totaled 247 all-purpose yards, to lead Bates to a 20-16 win over Tufts on Sept. 28.

September 24, 2013
Adam Cuomo '15, Football
Junior linebacker Adam Cuomo tied for the game-high with 15 tackles in the Bobcats’ near upset of defending NESCAC champion Trinity on Saturday to earn Bobcat of the Week honors for the week of Sept. 16-22.

September 24, 2013
Hannah Zeltner '16, Women's Cross Country
Sophomore Hannah Zeltner finished third among 243 runners for the No. 19-ranked women’s cross country team at the USM Invitational on Saturday to gain Bobcat of the Week accolades for the week of Sept. 16-22.

September 16, 2013
Miranda Shapiro '15, Volleyball
Junior setter Miranda Shapiro notched a team-leading 4.33 assists per set to go with 2.00 digs per set last week to help lead Bates volleyball to a 3-2 record with wins over Husson, Endicott, and Simmons.

September 16, 2013
Garrett Johnson '14, Men's Golf
Senior captain Garrett Johnson earned All-State honors with his ninth-place individual finish at the Maine State Men’s Golf Championship this weekend leading the Bobcats to a fifth-place team finish.

September 10, 2013
Caroline Falcone ’15, Field Hockey
Junior Caroline Falcone tallied a career-high five goals in Bates field hockey’s season-opening 8-2 win over Thomas College on Sept. 5 to gain the first female Bobcat of the Week award in 2013-14.

September 10, 2013
Peabo Knoth '17, Men's Soccer
First-year Peabo Knoth recorded a goal and an assist in Bates men’s soccer’s season-opening win against Maine Maritime on Sept. 3 to earn the first male Bobcat of the Week honor in 2013-14.

June 3, 2013
David Hardison ’13, Men's Track & Field
The Bobcats followed the three days of the meet through to a ninth-place finish as a team, with a fighting spirit exemplified as much as anyone else by senior decathlete David Hardison, who has been the consummate hard-working "gym rat" through four hard years of training. Hardison vaulted from eighth to fifth place over the final two events of the decathlon to claim his first All-America honor.

June 3, 2013
Gabriella Bilotta '14, Women's Rowing
Without a single senior sitting in the varsity eight boat of the Bates women's rowing team this year, the crew's leadership role naturally fell to junior co-captain Gabriella Bilotta, who coxed Bates' WV8 to second place in the NCAA grand final for the second straight year on Saturday, June 1.

May 13, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of May 13, 2013: James LePage '13

May 13, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of May 13, 2013: Kallie Nixon '14

May 6, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of May 6, 2013: Kevin Davis '14

May 6, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of May 6, 2013: Women's Rowing W2V8

April 29, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of April 29, 2013: Jack Strain '15

April 29, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of April 29, 2013: Mary Lewis '13

April 22, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of April 22, 2013: David Pless '13

April 22, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of April 22, 2013: Jacqui Holmes '13

April 15, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of April 15, 2013: Jarret McKallagat '14

April 15, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of April 15, 2013: Kallie Nixon '14

April 8, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of April 8, 2013: Mac Jackson '15

April 8, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of April 8, 2013: Women's Varsity Eight

April 1, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of April 1, 2013: Tom Baroni '14

April 1, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of April 1, 2013: Wally Pierce '14

March 25, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of March 25, 2013: Kelsey Freedman '15

March 25, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of March 25, 2013: Ryan Sonberg '13

March 18, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of March 18, 2013: Caroline Gattuso '13

March 18, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of March 18, 2013: Charlie Kazarian '14

March 11, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of March 11, 2013: Bud Arens '13

March 11, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of March 11, 2013: David Pless '13

March 4, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of March 4, 2013: Ahmed Abdel Khalek '16

March 4, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of March 4, 2013: Myriam Kelly '15

February 25, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Feb. 25, 2013: Ashley Brunk '13

February 25, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Feb. 25, 2013: Matt Johns '13

February 18, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Feb. 18, 2013: Cheri-Ann Parris '13

February 18, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Feb. 18, 2013: David Pless '13

February 11, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Feb. 11, 2013: Ed Bogdanovich '13

February 11, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Feb. 11, 2013: Emily Hayes '15

February 4, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Feb. 4, 2013: Bud Arens '13

February 4, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Feb. 4, 2013: Mark Brust '13

January 28, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Jan. 28, 2013: Avril Dunleavy '15

January 28, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Jan. 28, 2013: David Pless '13

January 21, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Jan. 21, 2013: Hallie Grossman '15

January 21, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Jan. 21, 2013: Jordan Buetow '14

January 14, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Jan. 14, 2013: Ahmed Abdel Khalek '16

January 14, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Jan. 14, 2013: Molly Brown '15

January 7, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Jan. 7, 2013: Andrew Briggs '15

January 7, 2013
Bobcat of the Week of Jan. 7, 2013: Gabrielle Sergi '14

December 10, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Dec. 10, 2012: Graham Safford '15

December 10, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Dec. 10, 2012: Chelsea Nason '16

December 3, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Dec. 3, 2012: Allie Beaulieu '13

December 3, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Dec. 3, 2012: Luke Matarazzo '14

November 26, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Nov. 26, 2012: Ed Bogdanovich '13

November 26, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Nov. 26, 2012: Molly Brown '15

November 19, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Nov. 19, 2012: Alicia Fannon '13

November 19, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Nov. 19, 2012: Tully Hannan '14

November 12, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Nov. 12, 2012: Elena Jay '15

November 12, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Nov. 12, 2012: Trevor Smith '13

November 5, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Nov. 5, 2012: Isabelle Unger '16

November 5, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Nov. 5, 2012: Matt Gaither '13

October 29, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Oct. 29, 2012: Gabby Naranja '14

October 29, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Oct. 29, 2012: Shawn Doherty '14

October 22, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Oct. 22, 2012: Eliza Pyne '13

October 22, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Oct. 22, 2012: John Murphy '13

October 15, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Oct. 15, 2012: Josh Chronopoulos '13

October 15, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Oct. 15, 2012: Sam Rose '13

October 8, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Oct. 8, 2012: Gabby Naranja '14

October 8, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Oct. 8, 2012: Patrick George '13
Bates football captain Patrick George represented the Bobcats with dignity and class during a week in which the team lost one of its own.

September 24, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Sept. 24, 2012: Riley Kundtz '13

September 24, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Sept. 24, 2012: Rob Crampton '13

September 17, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Sept. 17, 2012: Mike Martin '14

September 10, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Sept. 10, 2012: John Stansel '15

September 10, 2012
Bobcat of the Week of Sept. 10, 2012: Nicole Russell '13

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