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Wednesday

January 4, 2006
1:56 pm

Bates basketball set to be webcast on BatesCast.com

Bates College Director of Athletics Suzanne Coffey announces that the college will sponsor its first-ever audio webcasts of athletic contests, beginning with the men’s basketball team’s home game against Colby College on Saturday, Jan. 7.

Thursday

August 18, 2005
10:44 am

NCAA honors Phil Barr '05, swimmer and survivor of Station fire

Bates College swimmer Phil Barr (Lincoln, R.I.), a survivor of the 2003 Station nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., who made an inspirational return to varsity swimming his senior year despite damaged lungs, was named the male 2005 NCAA Sportsmanship Award winner.

Tuesday

July 12, 2005
9:59 am

Athletic director named regional AD of the Year

Bates College Director of Athletics Suzanne Coffey has been selected as Division III athletic director of the year for the northeastern United States.

Wednesday

July 6, 2005
10:03 am

Bates names sports information director

Jenny Allen has been named Bates College sports information director in the Office of Communications and Media Relations. She assumed her duties July 5.

Saturday

May 28, 2005
11:42 am

Godsey wins national title in hammer throw

Kelly Godsey (Parker, Colo.) was a one-Bobcat show at the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championships, as her first-place finish in the hammer throw and second-place finishes in the shot put and discus tallied all 26 of Bates’ points, giving the Bobcat team eighth place at the meet, hosted by Wartburg College.

Thursday

May 26, 2005
11:44 am

Bates announces speakers, honorary degree recipients for commencement

Five honorary degree recipients will speak at the 139th commencement at Bates on May 30. They are composer Thomas Jefferson “T.J.” Anderson, theoretical biologist Lynn Margulis, entrepreneur and engineer Paul Soros and his wife, Daisy M. Soros, and NBC Nightly News anchor and managing editor Brian Williams.

Tuesday

May 17, 2005
2:39 pm

UConn's Rowe to receive Bates honor

Donald “Dee” Rowe, legendary former Worcester Academy and University of Connecticut basketball coach, will deliver the keynote address at the inaugural induction ceremony of the newly created Bates College Scholar-Athlete Society at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Mays Center on the Bates College campus. Rowe will also be inducted as the society’s first honorary member.

Thursday

April 14, 2005
10:11 am

Bates ranked in top 5 percent of national athletics programs

In its highest rating ever, the Bates College athletics program has been ranked 19th out of 420 in the NCAA Division III winter rankings.

Tuesday

March 8, 2005
12:41 pm

Women's basketball madness marches on

The Bobcats will take on the University of Southern Maine in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Friday in Gorham. The winner will face the winner of Springfield-Wesleyan in the Elite 8 on Saturday, also in Gorham.

Friday

March 4, 2005
11:13 am

Scholar-Athlete Society established at college

The new Bates Scholar-Athlete Society will include seniors nominated by their coaches who have compiled a 3.5 grade point average or have received a special nomination from faculty and staff for distinguished academic achievement in their junior and senior years.