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2014-15 Bates Women's Squash News

  • 72 Bobcats named NESCAC Winter All-Academic
    March 12, 2015
    Seventy-two Bates College students from Bates’ winter athletic teams have received 2014-15 NESCAC Winter All-Academic honors, announced Thursday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.
  • Six Bobcats gain NESCAC All-Sportsmanship honors
    March 11, 2015
    Six Bates College student-athletes have earned 2014-15 NESCAC Winter All-Sportsmanship Team honors, the New England College Athletic Conference announced Wednesday.
  • Ariffin wins first round consolation match at CSA Individual Nationals
    February 27, 2015
    Senior Nessrine Ariffin went 1-1 in Ramsay (A) Division play and senior Myriam Kelly was 0-1 in Holleran (B) Division action on Friday, the first day of CSA Individual Nationals at Princeton University.
  • Ariffin, Kelly, Bourke receive All-NESCAC recognition
    February 26, 2015
    Nessrine Ariffin and Myriam Kelly both claimed the fourth All-NESCAC honor of their careers, while fellow senior Lesea Bourke picked up her first, as the New England Small College Athletic Conference announced its women's squash all-conference teams on Thursday.
  • Women's squash falls to Middlebury at CSA Team Nationals
    February 14, 2015
    Bates women's squash concluded team play on Saturday at CSA Team Nationals, falling 7-2 to Middlebury in the consolation semifinals of Kurtz Cup (B Division) play. Seniors Nessrine Ariffin and Myriam Kelly won the top two matches in the lineup for the Bobcats.
  • Women's squash falls 6-3 to Dartmouth at CSA Team Nationals
    February 13, 2015
    The No. 16 nationally ranked Bates women's squash team mounted an impressive battle against No. 9 Dartmouth on Friday, with the top-seeded Big Green prevailing 6-3 in the quarterfinal round of Kurtz Cup (B Division) play at the CSA Team Nationals.
  • Middlebury defeats women's squash in NESCAC Third-Place Match
    February 08, 2015
    The fourth-seeded Bates women's squash team finished fourth in the NESCAC Women's Squash Championship at Williams, after falling 7-2 to Middlebury on Sunday.
  • Women's squash defeats Amherst, falls to Trinity at NESCAC tourney
    February 07, 2015
    Bates defeated Amherst in the quarterfinals of the NESCAC Women's Squash Championship on Saturday, then fell 9-0 to top-seeded Trinity in the semifinals. The Bobcats will face Middlebury on Sunday at 9am in the tournament's third-place match.
  • Women's squash wins 7-2 at Colby
    February 04, 2015
    Senior Nessrine Ariffin of 16th-ranked Bates won 3-0 over Colby's Devin Mullaney in NESCAC women's squash on Wednesday, and the Bobcats rolled to a 7-2 victory at Colby.
  • Women’s squash notches second win in two days
    January 31, 2015
    LEWISTON, Maine - The Bates women’s squash team followed up last night’s win over Bowdoin College with a convincing 7-2 victory over visiting Wellesley College Saturday night at the Bates Squash Center. The win puts the Bobcats over the .500 mark on the season at 9-7, while Wellesley falls to 9-8.
  • Bates defeats Bowdoin 6-3 in women's squash
    January 30, 2015
    LEWISTON, Maine -- The No. 16 nationally ranked Bates women's squash team improved to 8-8 with a 6-3 victory over Bowdoin College Friday night at the Bates Squash Center. The Polar Bears fell to 5-9 on the season.
  • Ariffin named NESCAC Women's Squash Player of the Week
    January 26, 2015
    Bates senior Nessrine Ariffin was named NESCAC Women's Squash Player of the Week on Monday, the New England Small College Athletic Conference announced, after Ariffin wins over opponents from Franklin & Marshall, Middlebury and Dartmouth.
  • Ariffin, Kelly lead women's squash vs. F&M, Dartmouth
    January 25, 2015
    The No. 15 nationally ranked Bates women's squash team went 0-3 against stiff competition over the weekend, culminating with Sunday's 7-2 loss at No. 7 nationally ranked Dartmouth. On Saturday at the Middlebury Round Robin, the Bobcats fell 8-1 to the host and 16th-ranked Panthers after accepting a tough 5-4 decision against No. 13 Franklin & Marshall.
  • Seniors lead women's squash past Tufts, 6-3
    January 13, 2015
    A lineup chock full of seniors combined to lead the No. 15 nationally ranked Bates women's squash team to a 6-3 victory over No. 28 Tufts on Senior Night Tuesday at the Bates Squash Center.
  • No. 15 women's squash nearly upsets No. 12 Williams, 5-4
    January 11, 2015
    The No. 15 nationally ranked Bates women's squash team nearly pulled off an upset win, but ultimately fell by a 5-4 score at No. 12 Williams on Sunday, finishing the road weekend with a 2-1 mark. Five of the nine matchups were decided in the maximum five games.
  • Women's squash rolls past Mount Holyoke, Amherst
    January 10, 2015
    The No. 15 nationally ranked Bates women's squash team moved over the .500 mark on the season with a 2-0 day in Western Massachusetts on Saturday, rolling 9-0 past No. 26 Mount Holyoke before downing No. 18 Amherst 7-2 later in the day.
  • No. 7 Cardinal, No. 8 Colonials top women's squash at Stanford
    January 03, 2015
    The No. 15 nationally ranked Bates women's squash team faced a pair of top 10 foes to start the 2015 portion of the season on Saturday at Stanford University, falling by 8-1 scores against both No. 8 George Washington and No. 7 Stanford.
  • Ariffin plays for A Draw title at DIII Individual Nationals
    December 06, 2014
    Bates senior and second-seeded Nessrine Ariffin played for the A Draw championship at the DIII Women's Squash Individual Nationals on Sunday at Wesleyan University, falling to first-year sensation and top seed Laila Samy of the host Cardinals 3-0 (11-3, 11-5, 11-9).
  • Ariffin plays tough but No. 3 Penn rolls by women's squash, 9-0
    November 22, 2014
    The No. 3 nationally ranked University of Pennsylvania proved too much for the No. 14 Bates College women's squash team in its home opener on Saturday, as the visiting Quakers swept every game but one in a 9-0 win at the newly improved Bates Squash Center.
  • Women's squash defeats three straight NESCAC opponents
    November 16, 2014
    The No. 14 nationally ranked Bates women's squash team picked up NESCAC victories over Wesleyan and Hamilton on Sunday to cap a 3-1 opening weekend of play in Connecticut.
  • Women's Squash Preview: Bobcats strive to overcome loss of three top-six players to graduation
    November 14, 2014
    The Bates women's squash team opens a challenging 2014-15 schedule with its most formidable competition on Saturday, when the Bobcats take on defending national champion Trinity at 12pm in both teams' season opener.