Weekend Preview: Soccer, field hockey and football all to be webcast

Senior captain Zoe Donaldson and the Bates field hockey team look to pick up another NESCAC win against Wesleyan, one of four games on campus Saturday to feature live video webcasting.

LEWISTON, Maine -- Wesleyan University's field hockey, football and men's and women's soccer teams all visit Bates on Saturday, Oct. 16, in a big NESCAC weekend for all four teams.

The football game against the Cardinals (1 p.m. kickoff) can be followed via live video webcast, free of charge, with Al Harvie '65 calling the game. The game (read the preview here) will also feature continuously updated, new and improved Live Stats.

The men's and women's soccer and field hockey teams all play Wesleyan on Saturday as well, and all three of these games can be followed by live webcast as well, free of charge. Both soccer games will feature video and audio, while the field hockey game will be audio alone. Bates field hockey hosts Wesleyan at 12 noon on Campus Avenue Field. At Russell Street Field, men's soccer takes on the Ephs at 11 a.m., followed by the women's teams squaring off at 2 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: With wet and stormy weather in the area this weekend, the possibility exists that webcasts for the field hockey and men's and women's soccer games will have to be cancelled. The football game's webcast, however, will proceed as scheduled.

Bates volleyball plays at the MIT Quad this weekend, with a match on Friday against MIT followed by Saturday matches against Lebanon Valley and UMass-Boston. Friday's 7 p.m. match against the host Engineers can be see via live video streaming.

Men's and women's cross country compete for the Maine State Championship on Saturday at Bowdoin. The Bowdoin men's team is nationally ranked, but Bates defeated them in a four-team meet earlier in the season. Races start at 11 a.m.

Bates women's tennis competes Friday through Sunday at the annual NEWITT (New England Women's Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament), hosted by Amherst, Mount Holyoke and Smith. Keep up with the latest results at this link.

Men's golf will travels to Cape Cod to compete in the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championships, held at the Captains Course in Brewster, Mass. The tournament starts on Sunday and concludes on Tuesday.