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Wednesday

June 14, 2006
12:00 am

Athletic Director Suzanne Coffey resigns to take AD post at Amherst

After 21 years with the Bates College Athletic Department, Director of Athletics Suzanne Coffey has announced her resignation to become athletic director at Amherst College in Amherst, Mass.

Friday

May 26, 2006
12:00 am

Godsey breaks own NCAA Division III record in hammer throw

A year ago, Bates College senior Keelin Godsey set the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships record in the women’s hammer throw, at 195 feet and 4 inches. On Friday at Benedictine University, Godsey’s hammer traveled far beyond that mark all day long, en route to winning a second straight NCAA championship in his best event.

Monday

May 22, 2006
12:00 am

Boe-Wiegaard wins NCAA Singles Championship

Bates College senior Will Boe-Wiegaard defeated Middlebury College senior Brian Waldron in straight sets on Monday morning, 6-4, 6-3, to capture the singles championship in the 2006 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championships.

Monday

May 1, 2006
12:00 am

Men's tennis team qualifies for seventh straight NCAA Championships

The Bates College men’s tennis team was selected to participate in the NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championships for the seventh straight year on Monday, the longest such streak of any athletic program at Bates.

Thursday

April 27, 2006
12:00 am

Godsey notches season-best hammer throw at Penn Relays

Bates College senior Keelin Godsey again proved to be one of the top throwers in the NCAA at any division Thursday at the Penn Relays, finishing second in the hammer throw amongst solely Division I competition.

Friday

March 3, 2006
2:37 pm

Bates women's season ends in overtime against Bridgewater, 71-69

Shannon Scales hit back-to-back three-pointers in the final 34 seconds of overtime to lift the Bridgewater College women’s basketball team over Bates College 71-69 in the opening round of the NCAA Division III tournament Friday.

Friday

March 3, 2006
12:00 am

Bridgewater's late threes sink women's basketball team in NCAAs

The Bates College women’s basketball team’s season seemed nearly assured of extending into the second round of the NCAA tournament, but then the Bobcats’ March turned mad. Bridgewater (Va.) College scored nine straight points on a trio of three-pointers at the end of overtime to tip Bates 71-69, ending its season at 19-9.

Wednesday

March 1, 2006
3:04 pm

Reilly, Ray, Stockwell earn NESCAC men's basketball honors

Bates College head coach Joe Reilly was named Coach of the Year and juniors Zak Ray and Rob Stockwell each made the All-NESCAC Second Team for the second year in a row as postseason honors were announced for men’s basketball Wednesday by the New England Small College Athletic Conference.

Wednesday

March 1, 2006
2:45 pm

Coffin named NESCAC Player of the Year; Barton, Kostakis also honored

Bates College junior Meg Coffin was recognized as the premier women’s basketball player in the New England Small College Athletic Conference on Wednesday, while sophomore teammates Sarah Barton and Matia Kostakis also earned league honors.

Wednesday

March 1, 2006
12:00 am

Coffin, Reilly honored as NESCAC basketball awards are released

The success of Bates College’s men’s and women’s basketball teams this season translated into awards announced by the New England Small College Athletic Conference on Wednesday.