Bates Bobcats

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 NESCAC)
2015 (2-6, 2-6 NESCAC)
2014 (4-4, 4-4 NESCAC)
2013 (4-4, 4-4 NESCAC)
2012 (5-3, 5-3 NESCAC)
2011 (3-5, 3-5 NESCAC)
2010 (2-6, 2-6 NESCAC)
2009 (1-7, 1-7 NESCAC)
2008 (2-6, 2-6 NESCAC)
2007 (1-7, 1-7 NESCAC)
2006 (1-7, 1-7 NESCAC)
2005 (2-6, 2-6 NESCAC)
2004 (2-6, 2-6 NESCAC)
2003 (2-6, 2-6 NESCAC)
2002 (3-5, 3-5 NESCAC)
2001 (1-7, 1-7 NESCAC)
2000 (1-7, 1-7 NESCAC)
1999 (4-4, 4-4 NESCAC)

Team Quick Facts



Enrollment: 1773
Location: Lewiston, ME
Colors: Garnet
Stadium: Garcelon Field (3500)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

October 8, 2016
Explosive plays lead Bates football to 29-17 win over Williams on "Back to Bates" weekend
Junior Frank Williams tallied career highs in catches, receiving yards and touchdowns to lead the...
October 1, 2016
Bates football falls 12-7 to Tufts in defensive struggle
Senior captain Mark Upton tallied a career-high 17 tackles but the Tufts University Jumbos scored a...
September 24, 2016
Bates football strikes early but Trinity runs away late to take season-opener, 38-7
The Bates College football team started strong, scoring on their opening drive, but could not get...
August 30, 2016
10 games to watch for 2016
Veteran Around the Northeast columnist Tom Haley showcases a new season full of marquee matchups and...
November 7, 2015
Bates repeats as CBB champion with 31-0 win over Bowdoin
With an emphatic 31-0 victory over Bowdoin on Saturday at Garcelon Field, Bates won the CBB...
October 31, 2015
Bates football defeats Colby in Waterville for the first time since 1999
The Bates football team used a dominating defensive performance and outstanding play on special...
October 10, 2015
Williams defeats Bates for first time since 2010, 16-14
The Bates football team lost in a nailbiter for the second week in a row on Saturday, falling 16-14...
November 8, 2014
Bates finishes with third straight win, rolling 31-10 past Hamilton
The Bates College football team completed its third straight season at .500 or better for the first...
November 4, 2014
D-Day around the Northeast
The elements helped, but there were plenty of strong defensive performances in the Northeast this...
November 1, 2014
Bates wins 10-7 at Bowdoin to claim CBB title
First-year kicker Grant DeWald made a 25-yard field goal with 1:14 to play for the final margin of...
October 25, 2014
Bates comes back to defeat Colby 34-28 in overtime
Freshman Frank Williams scored on a 3-yard touchdown catch from Matt Cannone in the final minutes of...
October 4, 2014
Bates defeats Williams for 4th straight year, 19-12
Senior Matt Cannone threw for 161 yards and a touchdown and ran for another, while junior Mark Riley...
August 29, 2014
Senior class has Bates football looking up in 2014
An unusually large senior class, and a high degree of experience among the returning players in...
November 10, 2012
Bates beats Hamilton 47-33 to finish 5-3
The Bates football team put a final, thrilling stamp on the 2012 season, defeating Hamilton 47-33 at...
October 27, 2012
Bates pummels Colby for best start since 1982
An unforgiving defense and the quick feet of Shawn Doherty took the Bates football team a long way...
October 6, 2012
Bates pummels Williams, 33-6
The Bates College football team shocked Williams College Saturday with a 33-6 victory at Garcelon...
September 19, 2012
Optimistic Bates set to open at Trinity
Coming off of their best season since 2002 at 3-5, the Bates football team certainly has the...
November 5, 2011
Bates stifles Bowdoin for 24-2 victory at Garcelon
Bates College held rival Bowdoin College's offense scoreless and to just 168 yards in a dominating...
October 22, 2011
Middlebury beats Bates in historic shootout, 49-43
McCallum Foote hit Nick Resor for a 10-yard touchdown pass with 12 seconds left to lift Middlebury...
October 8, 2011
Bates beats Williams, 35-26; off to best start since 1982
The Bates College football team defeated Williams College 35-26 today at Weston Field, the Bobcats'...
October 1, 2011
Bates wins second straight over Tufts with 28-9 rout
The Bates College football team has started a win streak of its own against NESCAC rival Tufts...
September 24, 2011
Big play propels Amherst to 20-7 win at Bates
Kevin Ferber returned a Bates fumble 62 yards for a touchdown as time expired on the first half,...
September 20, 2011
Season Preview: Bates looks to take the next big step
Could this be the year the Bates College football team takes a big step forward? Or might that have...
November 13, 2010
Bates beats Hamilton in season finale, 28-18
The Bates football team ended the 2010 season on a high note on Saturday, defeating Hamilton 28-18...
October 30, 2010
Colby escapes Bates with 10-6 win
Bates quarterback Trevor Smith ran to the Colby 5-yard line on fourth down, a yard short of the...
October 16, 2010
Cardinals' last-minute score tops Bates, 27-20
Wesleyan University came back from a 20-14 deficit with two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to deal...
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