Archives for "Athletics"
March 27, 2003 10:31 am
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.
February 13, 2003 2:22 pm
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.
January 30, 2003 3:38 pm
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.”
November 26, 2002 4:13 pm
Bates College running back Sean Atkins ’03 (New York, N.Y.) has been selected to play for the American Football Coaches Association’s Division III all-star team that will represent the United States against the Mexican National Team in the 2002 Aztec Bowl on December 14 in Torreon, Mexico.
May 30, 2002 3:29 pm
Bates College Director of Athletics Suzanne R. Coffey will be honored June 1 with the Institute of International Sport’s (IIS) 2002 Keaney Award at the University of Rhode Island. The Keaney Award, presented every other year by the IIS, is given to educators who personify the scholar-athlete ideal.
May 24, 2002 3:47 pm
Bates College junior Justin Easter of Jay, Maine, has produced the College’s second national champion in as many days, winning the 3,000-meter steeplechase today at the NCAA Division III track and field championships at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minn. Senior hammer thrower Jaime Sawler of Stratham, N.H., won his second career national championship on Thursday, capturing the hammer throw.
May 8, 2002 3:04 pm
The Bates College women’s novice eight boat will carry the top seed into the Avaya Collegiate Championship Regatta May 11-12 in New Jersey as a result of their victory at the New England Rowing Championships May 4.
April 29, 2002 4:19 pm
Four individuals and one relay team won New England Small College Athletic Conference crowns as Bates hosted its first NESCAC track and field championships on April 27-28.
April 24, 2002 8:28 am
For the first time, Bates College will host the New England Small College Athletic Conference outdoor track and field championships. The Bobcats opened a new facility earlier this year, the Russell Street Track.
April 9, 2002 8:37 am
On Sunday, April 7, the Bates College department of athletics held its first awards banquet. Seven awards were presented in front of the assembled population of student-athletes, with master of ceremonies Dan Doyle ’72 serving as host.