Stories about "Peter Steenstra"
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Video: Bates women rowers reflect on a decade of excellence

Thursday, June 23, 2016 2:54 pm

Begun as a club sport in 1987, rowing only lacked a boat. Today they've got boats...and boatloads of hardware. But rowing is more than the bling.

Co-captains Naso, Conover, Taylor, and Wettstein join Steenstra for a turn at the shovels.
 (Photograph by Rene Roy)
Boathouse groundbreaking culminates Bates rowing’s winning day

Thursday, April 21, 2016 6:22 pm

“What a great way to spend a gorgeous Sunday,” said President Clayton Spencer of the events at the Bates rowing facility on the Androscoggin River in Greene.

Day Two: Emilie Muller '16 of the Bates varsity eight considers the team's accomplishment: winning the college's first NCAA team championship. (Mason D. Cox '07 for Bates College)
Video: Boats busted, Bates got a boost to win last year’s NCAA rowing title

Friday, January 8, 2016 12:36 pm

It's well-known that women's rowing won the 2015 NCAA title. It's less known that Bates won using borrowed boats after theirs were damaged in transit to the regatta.

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Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

Thursday, October 30, 2014 4:19 pm

“The goal at Bates is to deliver the best possible liberal arts experience for our students,” President Spencer says, “and athletics is integral to this experience."

Men's crew traveling to UK for Henley Royal Regatta

Monday, June 22, 2009 9:54 am

For the past three years, the Bates College men's rowing team has stood by as the women's team has qualified for, and excelled in, the NCAA Women's Rowing Championships. Since the NCAA doesn't sponsor championships in men's rowing, it would be understandable if there might have been mixed emotions about seeing their teammates get to extend their season in something resembling the limelight.