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Field hockey, soccer teams set for today's NESCAC quarterfinals

The Bates field hockey, men's soccer and women's soccer teams will all play road games in the quarterfinals of their respective NESCAC Championships today, with hopes of extending their seasons into next weekend's semifinal and final rounds. All three Bates teams are seeded eighth in their respective tournaments and travel to play at the top-seeded team.

The Bates field hockey team's game at Tufts, which starts at 1 p.m., can be seen via live webcast. A preview of the NESCAC Field Hockey Championship can be found here.

Bates men's soccer, the No. 8 seed in the conference tournament, plays at rival and top seed Bowdoin today at noon. The game is a rematch of one of Bates' best games this season, a 0-0 tie in Lewiston on Sept. 18. Read the championship preview here.

Bates women's soccer also plays at Tufts today, with a 12:30 p.m. start. Read the NESCAC Women's Soccer Championship preview here. The Bobcats lost 1-0 at Tufts in their regular season meeting on Oct. 2.