Archives for "Athletics"

Saturday

March 13, 2004 10:42 am

Wanless wins NCAA shot put title with Olympic Trial mark; eight student-athletes compete at NCAA Championships

After claiming second place in each of the last two NCAA Track & Field Championships, Bates College senior Liz Wanless finally won the elusive national shot put championship, and she did it in style, beating the field by more than five feet and hitting the Olympic Trial “B” qualifying distance.

Sunday

February 29, 2004 11:01 am

Men's, women's basketball teams fall to top-ranked teams in NESCAC Tournaments

The Bates College men’s basketball team fell to one No. 1 team on Saturday, and the women suffered the same fate on Sunday as both teams were eliminated from the New England Small College Athletic Conference Championships over the weekend.

Sunday

February 22, 2004 11:33 am

Men's and women's basketball advance to NESCAC semifinals

The Bates College men’s and women’s basketball teams both advanced to the semifinal round of the New England Small College Athletic Conference Championships with wins over their quarterfinal opponents on Saturday.

Tuesday

February 17, 2004 12:12 pm

Hochadel earns NESCAC honors; basketball teams prepare for playoffs

Betsy Hochadel was selected as the New England Small College Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week by the conference on Monday afternoon.

Thursday

January 22, 2004 11:15 am

Bates Squash Center opening scheduled for Jan. 30

The new Bates Squash Center will be unveiled at an opening ceremony on Jan. 30 featuring the women’s and men’s squash matches vs. Dartmouth College.

Thursday

October 30, 2003 1:21 pm

Bates-Bowdoin feud lives again as Class of '60 players return

This weekend Alan Wayne ’60 will complete a coast-to-coast visit of two of the nation’s most historic college football fields. Last Saturday, Wayne was at the Rose Bowl with 61,788 spectators, reporting on the Arizona State-UCLA game. This weekend he will be in the stands at Garcelon Field with a number of Bates football alumni from his era.

Tuesday

October 7, 2003 11:06 am

Bates to host NCAA Men's Tennis Tournament

Bates College has been selected as the host for the 2004 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis championships, pending ratification by the NCAA Management Council at a meeting on Oct. 20th. The team tournament will begin on Wednesday, May 12th, and the individual tournament will run from Saturday May 15th through Monday, May 17th at the Wallach Tennis Center.

Thursday

March 27, 2003 10:31 am

Five Bobcats will All-America awards

The 2002-03 winter sports season was extremely successful for five student-athletes. Kelley Puglisi (Scotia, N.Y.), Jesse Carney (Harpswell, Maine), Liz Wanless (Belleville, Ill.), Vanessa Williamson (Auburn, Maine) and Kara Seaton (Wayne, Pa.) all earned All-America accolades at their respective national championship events.

Thursday

February 13, 2003 2:22 pm

Classmates Freeman, Chamberlain compete in Nordic World Championships

Classmates Justin Freeman ’98 and Dave Chamberlain ’98 are members of the U.S. cross country team competing in the World Championships Feb. 18-March 1 at Val di Fiemme, Italy. Freeman and Chamberlain join Nancy Ingersoll Fiddler ’78 as the only Bates alumni to represent the United States at a Winter Olympics or World Championships.

Thursday

January 30, 2003 3:38 pm

Junior wins national award for service to Central Maine Adaptive Sports

Junior Lori E. Jessup of Hatboro, Pa., has received a national award for working with disabled Maine skiers as part of the third annual Glamour magazine-sponsored “Best of You” contest, honoring women for “their personal best quality to make a difference in the world.”