2008: Started all eight games for the Bobcats playing wide receiver and quarterback…. Led the team in touchdowns with four…. Ranked third on the team in receiving yards with 219…. Tied for first on the team in receiving touchdowns with three, including two touchdown receptions in a win over Hamilton on November 8…. Second on the team in all-purpose yards with 369, for an average of 46.1 yards per game…. Ranked third on the team in rushing yards with 114…. Rushed for a touchdown in a loss at Bowdoin on November 1…. Was the team’s primary punt returner, averaging 4.5 yards per return…. Had a 106.8 passer efficiency rating as a part-time quarterback, completing 12 of 18 attempts for 86 yards.
2007: Ranked third in the NESCAC in all-purpose yards, averaging 109.6 yards per game, sixth in the NESCAC for receiving, averaging 55 yards per game, and sixth in the NESCAC for kick return average (18.4 per game)…. Finished the season with 877 all-purpose yards, the highest total for a Bobcat since Sean Atkins ’03 had 1,085 in 2002…. Ranked first on team in punt returns (nine for 55 yards) and kick returns (17 for 312 yards), as well as second on team in touchdowns scored (three)…. Totaled 70 rushing yards…. Beaton had a game-high seven catches and 93 yards in win over Hamilton at the end of the season.
2006: Saw brief action as reserve quarterback, completing 1 of 2 passes and rushing for 5 yards on 3 carries.
Bates Extracurricular Activities: Three year letterwinner on the baseball team, Beaton was the Bobcats’ starting shortstop and leadoff hitter in 2009, batting .284 with 19 stolen bases, the highest number in the NESCAC, and a team-high 23 walks and 25 runs scored…. Member of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC).
High School: Four-year varsity athlete for football and basketball; played as a quarterback in football and a point guard in basketball…. Three-year member of varsity baseball team, shortstop…. Two-time All-League football athlete…. All-League athlete in basketball and baseball…. MVP for football and basketball…. Captained football, basketball, and baseball teams.