Archives for "Athletics"


December 15, 2004 1:40 pm

Hot streaks on hold for winter break

Athletic teams at Bates are on a brief hiatus for exams this week. Contests will resume on Jan. 3 with the women’s basketball team heading to Williamstown, Mass., for the Williams Tournament. But it’s been a tremendous first month of the winter sports season for the Bobcats, with several teams earning national recognition.


December 7, 2004 3:35 pm

Basketball teams start 2004-05 undefeated

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams have gotten off to impressive starts at Bates College, with both teams undefeated through the first three weeks of the season.


November 13, 2004 1:44 pm

Men's cross country qualifies for NCAA championship

The Bates College men’s cross country team advanced to the 2004 NCAA Division III Championship with a fourth place finish at the New England regional on Saturday afternoon at Twin Brook Recreation Center.


November 2, 2004 12:25 pm

Club women's hockey team to participate in tournament in Estonia

The Bates College women’s club ice hockey team has been selected to represent the United States at the Baltic Blast & Thanksgiving Day Tournament in Tallinn, Estonia. Other competitors include teams from Great Britain, Latvia, Estonia, Germany, Japan, Finland and Sweden.


October 20, 2004 1:41 pm

Men's cross country ninth, women's soccer 21st in national polls

The Bates College men’s cross country team is ranked ninth nationally among NCAA Division III institutions, and the women’s soccer team made its debut in the national polls on Tuesday, ranking 21st.


September 14, 2004 2:51 pm

Liz Wanless '04 Named Maine's NCAA Woman of the Year

Liz Wanless is one of 52 state finalists for the 2004 NCAA Woman of the Year award after earning the title for the State of Maine. The award honors outstanding female student-athletes who have excelled in academics, athletics and community leadership, and have completed their collegiate athletics eligibility.


July 6, 2004 11:57 am

Elizabeth Wanless '04 heads for Olympic trials in shot put

Elizabeth Wanless ’04, a four-time All-America and two-time NCAA Division III champion in the shot put, will compete in the qualifying round of the Olympic trials July 15 in Sacramento, Calif.


July 6, 2004 11:24 am

Elizabeth Wanless '04 just short of Olympic trial shot put final

Liz Wanless ’04 (Belleville, Ill.) was just one spot shy of qualifying for the finals of the U.S. Olympic women’s shot put trials on Thursday, finishing 13th in the preliminary round with a throw of 51 feet, three inches.


June 1, 2004 12:45 pm

Wanless wins NCAA shot put title

Liz Wanless won the women’s shot put at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a meet record throw to claim her second national shot put championship on Saturday afternoon at Millikin University.


May 27, 2004 9:17 am

Wanless, Fereshetian earn USTCA New England regional honors

Liz Wanless was named the U.S. Track Coaches Association Female Regional Athlete of the Year, and Al Fereshetian was selected as the USTCA Men’s Regional Coach of the Year for New England on Wednesday night.