Archives for "Athletics"

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.

Thursday

February 16, 2006 12:00 am

Behind the scenes with Olympic skier Justin Freeman '98

In his first Olympic race, on Feb. 17, Freeman finished 53rd out of 97 competitors in the 15 km. classical, at Pragelato, Italy. Since his appointment to the team in January, U.S. Olympic cross country skier Freeman has e-mailed a few updates to family and friends.

Wednesday

January 18, 2006 3:13 pm

Freeman '98 named to U.S. Olympic ski team

Kris Freeman becomes the second Bates alum to earn a place on a Winter Olympics team, the first being Nordic skier Nancy Ingersoll Fiddler ’78, who competed at the 1988 and 1992 games.

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.