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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.

Bump Heldman '12

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 4:55 pm

Bates first-year alpine skier Bump Heldman (Auburn, Maine) placed ninth out of 58 competitors in the giant slalom on Friday, and 10th out of 58 competitors in Saturday's slalom, leading the Bobcat alpine team over the weekend at the Dartmouth Winter Carnival at Dartmouth Skiway.

Bates sophomore named National Swimmer of the Week

Wednesday, February 11, 2009 12:00 pm

Bates sophomore Charlotte Green was named Division III Women's National Swimmer of the Week today by CollegeSwimming.com, the leading swimming Web site in the country. It is the first time a Bates swimmer has claimed the prestigious award.

Woodhead's coaching career celebrated with naming of throwing area

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 11:41 am

Pride and joy was evident in longtime Bates throwing coach Joe Woodhead's words and, yes, on his face too, when the longtime Bates throwing coach was feted prior to the annual Maine Men's Intercollegiate Track and Field Championships Saturday evening.

Charlotte Green '11

Monday, February 9, 2009 12:00 pm

Bates College sophomore Charlotte Green had such an outstanding meet last weekend against Connecticut College and Wellesley that she was named Division III Women's National Swimmer of the Week by CollegeSwimming.com, the leading swimming Web site in the country. It is the first time a Bates swimmer has claimed the prestigious award.

Katelyn Drake '10

Friday, February 6, 2009 4:40 pm

Bates College junior Katelyn Drake set the pool record in the 200-yard backstroke during the Bobcat swimming and diving team's tri-meet against Tufts and Wheaton last Saturday, with a time of 2:09.55, smashing the former mark of 2:11.15 set by Wesleyan in 1993.

Sylvan Ellefson '09

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 12:00 pm

Bates senior All-American Sylvan Ellefson (Vail, Colo.) took first place in the men's 10K Free Technique race on Saturday at the University of New Hampshire Winter Carnival, the third career carnival race victory for Ellefson and the first this season.

Duties, lessons and opportunities at 60

Friday, January 30, 2009 3:11 pm

In The Providence Journal, Dan Doyle '72, who turned 60 on Jan. 14, commented about becoming a septugenerian Baby Boomer

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