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Video: All-Americans and friends, these throwers ‘like to scrap a little,’ too

Friday, April 22, 2016 1:09 pm

All-America track and field throwers Nick Margitza '16 and Adedire Fakorede '18 talk about the alumni who encourage them and how they enjoy getting riled up before practice.

Anton Kishon '37 demonstrates his hammer-throw form, c. 1935. Kishon won the hammer throw at the 1935 NCAA Track and Field Championships.
Video: 1935 NCAA hammer champ Anton Kishon ’37 shows his form

Friday, March 18, 2016 10:21 am

“I’d take him on the team right now," said Al Fereshetian, men's track and field coach, after seeing this archival clip of the famed Bates thrower.

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Video: Allison Hill ’17 hurdles the competition

Friday, February 26, 2016 1:07 pm

When Hill was fitted for her first track spikes as a girl, "it was like I was Cinderella." But there's nothing magical about Hill's success. It's just plain hard work, determination, and talent.

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Video: ‘Hep guys’ and ‘pent gals’ talk about their events

Friday, January 22, 2016 1:47 pm

Bates track and field athletes talk about the challenges of the multiple-event heptathlon and pentathlon.

Bobcat of the week: Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan '10

Monday, May 25, 2009 2:19 pm

Bates junior Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan (Topsham, Maine) became a three-time All-American by finishing fifth in the women's hammer throw at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships last week at Marietta College.

Bobcat of the week: Izzy Alexander '09

Monday, May 4, 2009 2:46 pm

Bates senior Izzy Alexander (Harvard, Mass.) broke the New England Division III Women's Track and Field Championship meet record in the 400-meter hurdles on Saturday at Springfield College, winning the event in 1:01.78 and slicing 0.18 seconds off of the previous set by Springfield's Beth Bowler in 1998.

Candido Bousquet '12

Thursday, April 30, 2009 11:32 am

Bates first-year Candido Bousquet (Colombo, Sri Lanka) displayed terrific versatility Saturday at the NESCAC Men's Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Connecticut College, and was one of the Bobcats keys to nipping Tufts for second place at the meet by half a point.

Rich McNeil '10

Monday, April 13, 2009 10:58 am

Bates junior Rich McNeil (Lawrence, Mass.) won three throwing events last weekend at the Colby Invitational, helping the Bobcats claim first place out of four teams, including their first regular-season win over MIT in 14 years.

Ryan Quinn '11

Monday, March 30, 2009 10:31 am

Bates College sophomore Ryan Quinn recorded two personal-best performances on Saturday as the Bobcats opened the outdoor season at the Snowflake Classic meet at Tufts.

Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan '10

Monday, March 30, 2009 10:23 am

Bobcat fans have come to expect great things from two-time All-American thrower Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan (Topsham, Maine), but her performance at Saturday's Snowflake Classic at Tufts still stands out.

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