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Friday

May 1, 2009
12:20 pm

A Swimmingly Successful Lesson

The Bates Swim Team offers the Bates Bobcat Swim Lesson Program to area children twice yearly, teaching skills and a love of water. Here Dany Aupi ’12 demonstrates a stroke to his student in Tarbell Pool.

Wednesday

March 25, 2009
12:22 pm

A trip to an ER, then back to the pool

The Portland Press Herald chronicled the high drama surrounding senior diver Kelsey Lamdin’s final performance at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, held at the University of Minnesota in March. During a warmup dive, she struck the board. Head and hands bleeding, she departed for a hospital, where she got stitched up (without anesthesia) and returned to compete.

Monday

March 2, 2009
12:25 pm

Chris Berry '09

Bates senior Chris Berry (Augusta, Maine) finished his exceptional collegiate swimming career with the best weekend of his life last weekend at the NESCAC Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships. Berry broke or had a hand in breaking an astounding total of seven Bates event records at the meet, while the Bobcats set 13 new event records as a team.

Sunday

March 1, 2009
10:57 am

Of Stamens and Stamina

Iris breeder and masters swimmer John White ’39 reaps the rewards of patience.

Wednesday

February 11, 2009
12:00 pm

Bates sophomore named National Swimmer of the Week

Bates sophomore Charlotte Green was named Division III Women’s National Swimmer of the Week today by CollegeSwimming.com, the leading swimming Web site in the country. It is the first time a Bates swimmer has claimed the prestigious award.

Monday

February 9, 2009
12:00 pm

Charlotte Green '11

Bates College sophomore Charlotte Green had such an outstanding meet last weekend against Connecticut College and Wellesley that she was named Division III Women’s National Swimmer of the Week by CollegeSwimming.com, the leading swimming Web site in the country. It is the first time a Bates swimmer has claimed the prestigious award.

Friday

February 6, 2009
4:40 pm

Katelyn Drake '10

Bates College junior Katelyn Drake set the pool record in the 200-yard backstroke during the Bobcat swimming and diving team’s tri-meet against Tufts and Wheaton last Saturday, with a time of 2:09.55, smashing the former mark of 2:11.15 set by Wesleyan in 1993.

Monday

January 26, 2009
11:15 am

Kara Leasure '12

Bates first-year swimmer Kara Leasure (Los Alamos, N.M.) notched three personal-best times in three quite different events, and won all three of those events at last Saturday’s dual meet at Colby.

Thursday

January 22, 2009
11:42 am

Chris Berry '09

Co-captain Chris Berry (Augusta, Maine) had a big hand in an impressive first home meet for the Bates swimming and diving teams against Bowdoin on Saturday

Thursday

August 21, 2008
12:00 pm

Phelps' agent makes home in Maine

“This changes everything.” That’s how Peter Carlisle ’91, agent to the hottest athlete on the planet, summed up the likely effect of Michael Phelps’ historic Olympics performance — not only for Phelps, but perhaps for the Olympics themselves.