|Hometown:||Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso|
|High School:||A.H. United World College (NM)|
Indoor Track: Bates finished 20th in the 4x400 relay at Open New Englands with a time of 3:27.44, the Bobcats' best time of the season, running the relay, in order, were Ryan Quinn, Carlos Castro, Brett Epler and Emmanuel Drabo.
Outdoor Track: Co-captain.... Placed fourth to earn All-ECAC honors in the triple jump, with a top effort of 45-06.25.... Was the state champion in the triple jump and has received All-New England and All-NESCAC recognition....At New Englands, placed 14th in the triple jump, at 41-03.75.... Honored as NESCAC All-Academic athlete for forth year....Recipient of the 2008 Bates Scholar Athlete Award.
Indoor Track: At the Coast Guard Tri-Meet on January 14th, achieved season personal record in the 200 meter dash (25.18)...At the Tufts Invitational on January 21st, attained season personal records in the 55 meter dash (7.28) and the long jump (5.87 m)...At the USM Invitational on January 28th, won the triple jump (44-4)... At the State of Maine Championships at USM on February 4th, jumped a season personal record in the triple jump (13.81 m), winning the event...At the Boston University Valentine's Invitational on February 10th, placed 4th in the triple jump (44-5)...At New England Division III Championships on February 18th, placed 4th in the triple jump (44-2.25)...Competed in the triple jump at Open New Englands on February 24th
Outdoor Track: At the Tufts Snowflake Classic on April 1st, ran season personal record in the 100 meter dash (12.48); finished 2nd in the triple jump (13.42 m)...At State of Maine Championships on April 22nd, won the triple jump (13.10 m)...At NESCAC Championships on April 29th, achieved season personal record in the triple jump (13.81 m)...At New England Division III Championships on May 6th, jumped season personal record in the long jump (6.45 m), finishing 6th...Competed in the triple jump at Open New Englands on May 13th (12.85 m)