Bates Bobcats

Past Records

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: 1753
Location: Lewiston, ME
Colors: Garnet
Stadium: Garcelon Field (3500)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

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...