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    February 27, 2017
    Adedire Fakorede '18, Men's Track & Field Fakorede finished second in the weight throw at Open New Englands with a season-best distance of 60-03.75. Fakorede entered the weekend as the third-ranked weight thrower in Division III.
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    February 27, 2017
    Sadie James '17, Women's Nordic Skiing James became the first Bates women's Nordic skier since 2003 to win an EISA carnival race and the Bobcat Nordic ski teams combined to take home the Chummy Broomhall Cup Friday at the Bates Carnival.
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    February 20, 2017
    Laurel Fiddler '17, Women's Nordic Skiing Fiddler finished 15th out of 70 collegiate skiers in the 15K Freestyle race on Friday and helped the Bates women finish in fourth place out of 12 schools in the classic sprint relay Saturday at the Middlebury Carnival.
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    February 20, 2017
    Teddy Pender '18, Men's Swimming & Diving Pender won the 100-yard freestyle title at the NESCAC Championships with an NCAA B-cut time of 44.83 seconds -- 0.40 seconds under the team record he established one year ago.
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    February 13, 2017
    Jack Kiely '18, Men's Track & Field Kiely ran the anchor leg of the Bobcats' record-breaking distance medley team at the Valentine Invitational. Their time of 9:49.74 is the sixth-fastest DMR ever run by a Division III team, and the fastest in Bates history.
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    February 13, 2017
    Janika Ho '20, Women's Swimming & Diving Ho turned in five All-NESCAC performances, breaking Bates records in the 50 and the 100-yard butterfly along the way at the NESCAC Swimming & Diving Championships this past weekend at Bowdoin.
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    February 06, 2017
    Jessica Wilson '17, Women's Track & Field Wilson won the mile in 4:59.33, breaking the state meet record and helping Bates win their fourth straight state championship. Wilson ranks 4th in Division III and is 2nd on Bates' all-time performance list in the mile.
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    February 06, 2017
    Patrick Griffin '17, Men's Track & Field Griffin was named Most Valuable Track Athlete at the Maine State Men's Indoor Championships after his victory in the 800-meter run and running a leg in Bates' winning 4x800 relay, helping Bates reclaim the state title.
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    January 30, 2017
    Allison Hill '17, Women's Track & Field Hill broke the Bates women's track and field team's 36-year-old indoor 200-meter dash record on Boston University's banked track Friday with a time of 25.45 seconds, 0.5 seconds under her former personal best.
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    January 30, 2017
    Marcus Delpeche '17, Men's Basketball Delpeche tallied a double-double (13 points, 13 rebounds) in Bates' win over Salem State. He followed that up with a monster performance (28 points, 11 rebounds) in Bates' 84-72 win over No. 4 nationally ranked Tufts.
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    January 23, 2017
    Ahmed Hatata '17, Men's Squash Hatata tallied two 3-0 victories at the No. 1 position over the weekend to improve his record on the season to 10-1, helping the No. 18 men's squash team go 2-0, including an upset victory over No. 13 Franklin & Marshall.
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    January 23, 2017
    Charlotte Cabot '17, Women's Squash Cabot helped the Bobcats go 2-0 on the weekend by posting a 3-1 victory over 13th ranked Franklin & Marshall's Katherine O'Brien in a 6-3 win and then defeating Katherine Correia of 17th ranked Amherst 3-0 in an 8-1 win.
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    January 16, 2017
    Jeff Spellman '20, Men's Basketball Spellman scored a career-high 16 points to help lead the Bobcats to victory over Hamilton on Friday. He followed that up with 14 points off the bench, all in the second half, the very next day against No. 15 Middlebury.
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    January 16, 2017
    Monica Sears '20, Women's Swimming On Friday, Sears won the 1,000-yard freestyle in 10:36.31, breaking the Tarbell Pool record as Bates swept Bowdoin. She helped the Bobcats sweep their CBB series rivals by winning the 500 freestyle against Colby on Saturday.
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    January 09, 2017
    Allie Coppola '17, Women's Basketball Coppola averaged 17 points and 11.3 rebounds per game over three games this past week. Her career-high 24 points propelled the Bobcats to a 64-57 win over Colby in their NESCAC opener.
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    January 09, 2017
    Jonathan Depew '18, Men's Swimming Depew won the 100 butterfly (53.45) against Norwich on Saturday and followed that up with wins in the 400 free relay in 3:13.47, 200 free (1:45.50) and 100 butterfly (53.13) on Sunday against Middlebury.
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    December 12, 2016
    Bernadette Connors '17, Women's Basketball Connors averaged 15.3 points, 5 assists and 4.3 rebounds per game on the week, shooting 18-38 (.474) from the field and 5-12 (.417) from three-point territory in road games against Colby, Saint Joseph's and Bowdoin.
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    December 12, 2016
    Jerome Darling '17, Men's Basketball Darling averaged 9.5 points, 10 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game this past week against rivals Bowdoin and Colby. His eight points, nine rebounds and game-high seven assists helped Bates beat the Polar Bears 74-60.
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    December 05, 2016
    Janika Ho '20, Women's Swimming The Bates women won the Maine State Meet and Ho led a 1-2-3 Bates sweep in the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:07.12. Ho also won the 100 butterfly in 56.13 seconds and the 100 backstroke in 58.69 seconds.
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    December 05, 2016
    Riley Ewing '18, Men's Swimming Ewing won the 50-yard backstroke (25.53) and took first place in both the 100 back (53.33) and 200 back (1:57.34) at the Maine State Meet, won by Bates. His 92 points were the most scored by any swimmer at the meet.
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    November 28, 2016
    Emily Freedland '18, Women's Basketball Freedland scored a career-high 15 points, pulled down five rebounds, dished out five assists and tallied four steals to lead the women's basketball team to a 75-60 victory over Southern Maine Tuesday night at Alumni Gym.
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    November 28, 2016
    Marcus Delpeche '17, Men's Basketball Delpeche scored a career-high 29 points and tallied a game-high 12 rebounds to lead the Bates men's basketball team to an 81-71 victory over Southern Maine Tuesday night at Alumni Gym.
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    November 21, 2016
    Katie Bull '19, Women's Squash Bull went 3-0 at the No. 7 position over the weekend, helping lead the women's squash team to a 2-1 start. Her signature win came against No. 3 nationally ranked Trinity's Phoebe Carlisle, 3-0 (11-3, 11-2, 11-5).
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    November 21, 2016
    Malcolm Delpeche '17, Men's Basketball Delpeche averaged 18 points and 9.5 rebounds per game over the weekend, including a double-double in the Bobcats' 83-63 victory over Salve Regina at the WPI Ted Coghlin Memorial Tournament.
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    November 14, 2016
    Olivia LaMarche '20, Women's Cross Country LaMarche was Bates' breakthrough performer at the NCAA New England Regional Championships, taking 33rd place in 22:13.12, helping Bates finish fifth and qualify for the NCAA Championships for the first time since 2012.
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    November 14, 2016
    Trevor Lyons '17, Football Lyons recorded an interception and five tackles (three solo) in his final collegiate football game Saturday against Hamilton. Lyons finishes his Bates career with 129 tackles and 10 interceptions.
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    November 07, 2016
    Chandler McGrath '17, Volleyball In her final collegiate match, senior captain Chandler McGrath led all players with a career-high 24 kills in the Bobcats' NESCAC Championships quarterfinals match with eventual tournament champion Middlebury.
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    November 07, 2016
    Matt Golden '20, Football Golden came off the bench and ran 14 times for 126 yards and a TD to go along with 48 passing yards and a score through the air to lead Bates to a 24-7 victory over Bowdoin and their third consecutive outright CBB title.
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    October 31, 2016
    Jacqueline Forney '18, Volleyball Forney and the Bobcats clinched a spot in the NESCAC Championships with wins over Hamilton and Middlebury over the weekend. Forney tallied 45 assists against Hamilton and a career-high 50 against the Panthers.
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    October 31, 2016
    Tyler Harrington '19, Football Harrington made five tackles (three solo) and recorded two of Bates' five sacks in the Bobcats' 21-19 win over Colby to begin the CBB series. His five sacks on the year are tied for first in the NESCAC.
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    October 24, 2016
    Gabi Eustache '20, Volleyball Eustache averaged 6.90 digs and 1.20 assists per set and committed only one receiving error in a 2-1 week for the Bobcats. Eustache recorded 26 digs in a 3-0 win over Worcester State on Saturday.
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    October 24, 2016
    Matt DiVite '17, Men's Soccer DiVite scored two goals in regulation to lead the Bobcats to a 3-2 overtime victory over No. 15 nationally ranked Middlebury Saturday afternoon. He now ranks second on the team with five goals this year.
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    October 17, 2016
    Evan Ferguson-Hull '17, Men's Cross Country Ferguson-Hull earned his second consecutive all-state (top seven) honors at the Maine State Championship, placing seventh out of 122 men in 25:38.3, Bates' second-fastest time ever recorded at Pineland Farms.
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    October 17, 2016
    Taylor Lough '19, Field Hockey Sophomore Taylor Lough scored less than two minutes into overtime to give the Bates field hockey team a 3-2 road victory over No. 8 nationally ranked Babson Wednesday night at MacDowell Field.
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    October 10, 2016
    Chandler McGrath '17, Volleyball McGrath led Bates in kills in back-to-back 3-0 victories for the Bobcats against NESCAC foes Wesleyan and Trinity this weekend. She tallied a match-high 19 kills against the Cardinals and a match-high 12 kills vs. Trinity.
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    October 10, 2016
    Frank Williams '18, Football Frank Williams caught nine passes for a career-high 223 yards and scored touchdowns of three, 63 and 73 yards as Bates defeated the Williams College Ephs for the fifth time in the past six years by a final score of 29-17.
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    October 03, 2016
    Katie Barker '19, Women's Cross Country Barker helped Bates finish second overall out of 39 teams by beating her personal record on a 6-kilometer course by two minutes, finishing in 19th place with a time of 22:29.97 at the Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic.
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    October 03, 2016
    Mark Upton '17, Football Upton was named the NESCAC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against Tufts. He recorded career-highs with 17 tackles (11 solo) and four tackles for a loss. He also recorded his second sack of the season.
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    September 26, 2016
    Jessie Moriarty '19, Field Hockey Moriarty scored three goals on the week, including one against Thomas in a 6-0 Bates victory and two against Wesleyan in a 3-0 Bates victory. The Bobcats went 2-1 on the week, out-scoring their opponents 10-2 in the process.
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    September 26, 2016
    Nate Merchant '18, Men's Soccer Merchant scored the equalizer in the 86th minute against Bowdoin last Tuesday, earning the Bobcats a 1-1 draw against the defending NESCAC champions.
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