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Bobcats of the week of Nov. 30, 2009

Brian Ellis '11
Bates junior captain Brian Ellis(Braintree, Mass.) continued his hot start on Nov. 24 at the University of Southern Maine, scoring 20 points on 8-of-14 shooting and also grabbing a eight rebounds as the Bobcats registered an 82-75 win.Ellis led the Bobcats to a 2-1 start through their first three games, averaging 17.7 points and 9.3 rebounds per game while shooting .512 (21-41) from the field.
Taryn O'Connell '13
Bates first-year forwardTaryn O’Connell(Georgetown, Mass.) has made an immediate impression early in her first season on the Bobcats. Bates traveled to Gorham to take on nationally ranked Southern Maine on Nov. 24, and though the Bobcats had a 71-52 setback, O'Connell was able to net a game-high 21 points off of the bench for the Bobcats. She also grabbed five rebounds, a team high.Through the Bobcats' first three games, which included another road game against a nationally ranked team in Brandeis, O'Connell averaged 10.0 points per game, second on the team, as well as 4.0 rebounds per game.