Jeff Spellman '20, Men's BasketballSpellman 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.
Monica Sears '20, Women's SwimmingOn 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.
Allie Coppola '17, Women's BasketballCoppola 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.
Jonathan Depew '18, Men's SwimmingDepew 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.
Bernadette Connors '17, Women's BasketballConnors 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.
Jerome Darling '17, Men's BasketballDarling 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.
Janika Ho '20, Women's SwimmingThe 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.
Riley Ewing '18, Men's SwimmingEwing 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.
Emily Freedland '18, Women's BasketballFreedland 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.
Marcus Delpeche '17, Men's BasketballDelpeche 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.
Katie Bull '19, Women's SquashBull 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).
Malcolm Delpeche '17, Men's BasketballDelpeche 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.
Olivia LaMarche '20, Women's Cross CountryLaMarche 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.
Trevor Lyons '17, FootballLyons 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.
Chandler McGrath '17, VolleyballIn 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.
Matt Golden '20, FootballGolden 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.
Jacqueline Forney '18, VolleyballForney 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.
Tyler Harrington '19, FootballHarrington 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.
Gabi Eustache '20, VolleyballEustache 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.
Matt DiVite '17, Men's SoccerDiVite 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.
Evan Ferguson-Hull '17, Men's Cross CountryFerguson-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.
Taylor Lough '19, Field HockeySophomore 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.
Chandler McGrath '17, VolleyballMcGrath 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.
Frank Williams '18, FootballFrank 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.
Katie Barker '19, Women's Cross CountryBarker 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.
Mark Upton '17, FootballUpton 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.
Jessie Moriarty '19, Field HockeyMoriarty 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.
Nate Merchant '18, Men's SoccerMerchant scored the equalizer in the 86th minute against Bowdoin last Tuesday, earning the Bobcats a 1-1 draw against the defending NESCAC champions.
James Jones '20, Men's Cross CountryJames Jones led the Bobcats with a fourth-place time of 26:19.7 at the Bates Super XC Shootout Saturday at Pineland Farms. The Bobcats beat out Tufts, WPI and the University of Southern Maine to win the event.
Jessica Wilson '17, Women's Cross CountryWilson claimed her first collegiate cross country race victory outside of the Bates-Colby Class Wave Races, covering Bates' home 3.11-mile course in 18:47.4 at the Super XC Shootout Saturday at Pineland Farms.
Eric Opoku '20, Men's SoccerFirst-year forward Eric Opoku (Accra, Ghana) scored the first two goals of the season in a 3-0 win over Maine-Farmington on Wednesday. He added an assist in Bates’ 2-1 victory over Newbury on Sunday.
Olivia Amdur '19, Women's SoccerAmdur scored the first goal of Bates’ 2-0 victory over MMA on Tuesday, assisted on Bates’ lone goal against Hamilton Saturday, and again scored the game’s first goal in an 8-0 victory over USM on Sunday.
Ben Rosen '18, Men's TennisWith two victories at the NCAA Singles Championships, Rosen became an All-American. He finishes his sophomore season with a 19-8 singles record as well as First Team All-NESCAC honors in both singles and doubles.
Second Varsity Eight, Women's RowingThe women's second varsity eight took home a gold medal at the NCAA Rowing Championships on Saturday as the Bobcats' two crews combined to finish second overall for the sixth time in program history.
Allen Sumrall '16, Men's Track & FieldSumrall, an All-American Cross Country runner, is the 20th seed in the 10K in the upcoming NCAA Championships, based on his personal-best time of 30:38.90, the third fastest in Bates history.
Jessica Wilson '17, Women's Track & FieldWilson, an All-American in the indoor distance medley relay, will be competing in her third NCAA Championships. She is the 17th seed in the 1,500, based on her career-best time of 4:32.92 run at the ECAC Championships.
Adedire Fakorede '18, Men's Track & FieldFakorede moved up the national list to 7th in the discus throw, placing second overall with a top effort of 165-9 at the Open New England Outdoor Championships. He also jumped to 5th on Bates' all-time performance list.
Srishti Sunil '18, Women's Track & FieldSunil long jumped 18 feet and 5 inches at the Open New England Outdoor Championships, 0.75 inches beyond her previous team record of 18-4.25. Sunil scored six team points for placing third out of 22 jumpers.
Connor Russell '18, BaseballRussell scattered five hits over seven innings while allowing only one run (it was unearned), walking one and striking out five in the Bobcats' 3-2 victory over Williams in Saturday's season finale.
Emma Brinkman '16, Women's LacrosseBrinkman scored two goals in Saturday's game against top-seeded Trinity. On the year, her 16 goals are tied for the third most on the team. Bates is going to their first NCAA Championships since 1994.