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Everything Downhill

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:34 am

It's pandemonium atop a beginner lift at the Bretton Woods ski resort in New Hampshire. Limbs flail, ski equipment disconnects, and clothing detaches as fledgling skiers hit the snow on their first lift ride. Then Alexa Bernotavicz '94 steps in. She rights the skiers, guides them out of harm's way, and readies the lift for yet another wave of chaos.

Passing Thought

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:30 am

With 4:34 remaining in the first half of the men's basketball game vs. Bowdoin on Jan. 23, 2009, Neil Creahan '10 of Hingham, Mass., drives between Bowdoin defenders and dishes to Jimmy O'Keefe '10 of Lexington, Mass., for the layup.

Kelsey Lamdin '09

Thursday, February 26, 2009 12:13 pm

Entering last weekend's NESCAC Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, Bates senior Kelsey Lamdin (Brunswick, Maine) already had six All-America honors, five All-NESCAC awards and three Bates diving records to her credit. What she didn't have yet was a conference title, and she rectified that in a big way.

Sylvan Ellefson '09 trusts the Bates food chain

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 3:17 pm

While Sylvan Ellefson ’09 hasn’t banished sweets or Commons crispitos from his...

Marc Taggart '09

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 12:15 pm

The Bates men's squash team capped an excellent season by going 2-1 at the College Squash Association Team Nationals last weekend at Princeton University, finishing 11th in the country with wins over Navy and Franklin & Marshall and a narrow 5-4 loss to Western Ontario, the top seed in the Hoehn Cup "B" Division in which the Bobcats were entered.

Natalie Ruppertsburger '11

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 4:47 pm

Bates sophomore Natalie Ruppertsburger had another strong weekend at the Dartmouth Winter Carnival, placing seventh in the 5K Classic Technique race and 19th in the 10K Free Technique race.

Women's hoops earn fourth seed in NESCACs

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 5:26 pm

The team finished the regular season with a 62-51 loss at No. 18 nationally ranked Tufts University on Feb. 14 at Cousens Gymnasium.The Bobcats finish 16-8 overall and 5-4 in the conference, and earn the fourth seed in next weekend's NESCAC Championship. Bates will host fifth-seeded Trinity College (16-7, 4-5 NESCAC) at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, in the tournament quarterfinals.

Men's basketball earns sixth seed in NESCAC Championship

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 5:08 pm

After defeating NESCAC rival Tufts 77-65 on Feb. 14, Bates finishes the regular season at 13-11 overall and 4-5 in conference play. The Bobcats have earned the sixth seed in the NESCAC Championship and will play at No. 3 seed Williams (16-7, 6-2) Saturday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. in the conference playoff quarterfinals.

Peaking for the 2009 NCAA skiing championships

Friday, February 13, 2009 4:50 pm

Sam Evans-Brown '09 completes a breakout weekend with his second consecutive fifth-place finish in the Bates Winter Carnival. In March, Bates hosts the 2009 NCAA National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Skiing Championships and partners with two of Maine’s outstanding skiing venues: Sunday River in Bethel and Black Mountain in Rumford.

Chris Wilson '10

Thursday, February 12, 2009 4:39 pm

Bates junior Chris Wilson (Brewer, Maine) averaged 19.5 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists per game in leading Bates to a 54-53 win over Trinity and a narrow 71-66 loss to nationally ranked Amherst. He shot 13-for-25 from the field (.520) on the week, including 6-of-8 (.750) from behind the three-point arc.

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