Bobcats of the Week

  • Caroline Apathy '21, Women's Swimming
    February 19, 2018
    First-year Caroline Apathy broke the Bates women's swim team record and took second place in the 50-yard butterfly to begin the NESCAC Championships. She followed that up with a second place finish in the 100-yard butterfly and helped Bates take third in the 400-yard freestyle relay.
  • Dinos Lefkaritis '19, Men's Alpine Skiing
    February 19, 2018
    Marching as a team of one — between Kyrgyzstan and Chinese Taipei — Bates Olympian Dinos Lefkaritis ’19 of Larnaca, Cyprus, drew an extended shout-out from NBC announcers Mike Tirico and Katie Couric during opening ceremonies on Friday, Feb. 9. He competed in the giant slalom last week and competes in the slalom this week.
  • Jack Kiely '18, Men's Track and Field
    February 12, 2018
    Bates senior Jack Kiely broke the team record in the 1,000 meters to highlight the BU Valentine Invitational on Saturday for the Bobcat men's team. He finished the 1,000-meter run in 2:26.30, breaking the team record by 0.48 seconds.
  • Jenny Martin '21, Women's track and field
    February 12, 2018
    Martin won the second section of the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.32 seconds, the third fastest among 32 athletes at the BU Valentine Invitational. Martin's personal-record time moves her into a tie for second place on Bates' all-time performance list.
  • Anirudh Nambiar '18, Men's Squash
    February 05, 2018
    Nambiar went 2-0 on the week at the No. 5 position for the Bates men's squash team. Nambiar swept Hamilton's in the Bobcats' 8-1 win in the NESCAC quarterfinals Saturday morning. Then he followed that up with a clutch 3-2 victory over Williams College's Anand Butler in the Bobcats' 6-3 win Saturday afternoon in the semifinals.
  • Srishti Sunil '18, Women's Track and Field
    February 05, 2018
    Sunil won the long jump (17-7), placed second in the high jump (5-0.5) and took third place in the triple jump (36-4) to help Bates win its fifth consecutive Maine State Championship.
  • Garon Rothenberg '20, Men's Squash
    January 29, 2018
    Rothenberg won all three of his matches over the weekend for the No. 20 nationally ranked Bates men's squash team, including a 3-2 win at the No. 7 position against his opponent from No. 13 Brown.
  • Katherine Cook '18, Women's Track and Field
    January 29, 2018
    Cook shattered Bates' indoor record in the 5,000-meter run with the seventh-fastest time in Division III history, highlighting a day of career-best performances by members of the Bates women's track and field team Friday at the BU John Thomas Terrier Classic.
  • Kaelyn Woods '20, Women's Nordic Skiing
    January 22, 2018
    Woods turned in a career-best performance on Sunday at the St. Michael's Carnival, racing to the finish in 30:04.1 to place eighth out of 80 skiers, earning 33 carnival points and 32 NCAA points.
  • Parker McDonald '18, Men's Nordic Skiing
    January 22, 2018
    McDonald turned in the best performance of his career so far with a sixth place finish out of 97 collegiate competitors in the men's 10K classical technique race Saturday at the St. Michael's Carnival.
  • Graham Houtsma '20, Men's Nordic Skiing
    January 15, 2018
    Houtsma finished 19th overall out of 99 men with a time of 29:15.9 in the 10K classic technique race at the Colby Carnival. He led the Bates men's team to the eighth-best team score (108 points) in a field of 13 teams
  • Hope Logan '18, Women's Swimming
    January 15, 2018
    Logan came from behind to win the 400-yard individual medley by 1.28 seconds in 4:37.87. She also won the 200 free in 1:57.25 and was edged by 0.02 seconds for first place in the 200 breast (2:29.65), helping the Bobcats defeat Middlebury at Tarbell Pool.
  • Nick Lynch '19, Men's Basketball
    January 08, 2018
    Lynch averaged more than 10 points per game over the winter break and scored a career-high 20 points to go along with 10 rebounds to help the Bobcats defeat Colby 83-76 in NESCAC action Saturday.
  • Nina Davenport '18, Women's Basketball
    January 08, 2018
    Davenport averaged 18.3 points per game over the winter break, helping Bates go 3-3, including a 25-point effort in the Bobcats' 60-52 victory over Roanoke.
  • Melanie Binkhorst '20, Women's Basketball
    December 11, 2017
    Binkhorst tallied a career-high six steals Tuesday against Colby and followed that up with a team-high eight points and eight rebounds against Bowdoin on Saturday.
  • Tom Coyne '20, Men's Basketball
    December 11, 2017
    Coyne turned in three outstanding performances in a 2-1 week for the Bobcats. He poured in 17 points in Tuesday's win over Husson, 22 points at Bowdoin and a career-high 30 points in the Bobcats' 82-79 win at Colby.
  • Janika Ho '20, Women's Swimming
    December 04, 2017
    Ho won three races and was the runner-up in three others to lead the women's team to victory at the Maine State Meet. Ho set Bates' team record in the 100-yard individual medley in her final event (1:00.18).
  • Teddy Pender '18, Men's Swimming
    December 04, 2017
    Pender won the 50 free (21.33), the 100 free (46.77), the 100 fly (52.66) and the 100 IM (53.27) to lead the men's swimming team to a sweep of Bowdoin, Colby and the University of Maine at the Maine State Meet.
  • Jeff Spellman '20, Men's Basketball
    November 27, 2017
    Spellman scored a career-high 38 points in Bates’ 107-103 win over the University of New England on Sunday. He shot 16-of-25 from the field and 6-of-8 from the free-throw line while grabbing eight rebounds.
  • Nina Davenport '18, Women's Basketball
    November 27, 2017
    Davenport scored 27 points on 9-of-16 shooting and 6-of-9 three-point shooting, in addition to eight rebounds and four steals in Bates’ 68-56 win over Southern Maine. She logged a full 40 minutes in the win.
  • Katherine Cook '18, Women's Cross Country
    November 20, 2017
    Cook earned her first career All-America honor Saturday, finishing 16th among 279 individuals overall at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships. She covered the 6K course at Principia College in 21:07.4.
  • Riley Ewing '18, Men's Swimming
    November 20, 2017
    Ewing won three individual races plus a relay for the Bates men's team and the Bobcats swept NESCAC rivals Wesleyan and Trinity in their first meet of the 2017-18 season.
  • Katherine Cook '18, Women's Cross Country
    November 13, 2017
    Cook will run in the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships for a second straight year after placing fourth overall at NCAA Regionals. She covered the 6-kilometer course at Gorham Country Club in 20:44.7.
  • Stephen Rowe '18, Men's Cross Country
    November 13, 2017
    Rowe earned All-New England honors by placing 30th out of 370 runners in his first NCAA Division III New England Regional Championship race. Rowe covered the 8-kilometer course at Gorham Country Club in 26:09.04.
  • Jacqueline Forney '18, Volleyball
    November 06, 2017
    Forney totaled 31 assists, 16 digs, three kills and one block in her final match Friday in the NESCAC tournament. Forney put up career-best numbers this season in assists (9.62 per set), digs (2.80), and blocks (0.35).
  • Jon Lindgren '20, Football
    November 06, 2017
    Lindgren earned NESCAC Defensive Player of the Week honors and flew all over the field on Saturday in Bates' 24-17 win over Bowdoin, collecting career-highs of 16 tackles (11 solo) and six pass breakups.
  • Brendan Costa '21, Football
    October 30, 2017
    Costa threw for 136 yards and ran for 155 yards, tallying a touchdown on the ground and through the air to lead the football team to a 27-24 win over Colby on Saturday in Waterville.
  • Taylor Lough '19, Field Hockey
    October 30, 2017
    Lough scored the game-winning goal with just eight seconds remaining in regulation to give the Bobcats a 3-2 victory at Colby on Tuesday, earning the Bobcats the eighth seed in the NESCAC Championship.
  • Men's First Varsity Eight
    October 23, 2017
    The Bates men's rowing team placed third among 37 boats to earn the bronze medal in the Men's Collegiate Eights race at the 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta. The Bobcats recorded their best-ever finish in the event.
  • Women's First Varsity Eight
    October 23, 2017
    The Bates women's varsity eight set a course record in the Women's Collegiate Eights and claimed first place among 26 boats at the 53rd Head of the Charles Regatta on Sunday. Bates also won the event in 2014.
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