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Bates has the lowest enrollment, about I,750, among NESCAC member colleges.

More than I0,000 nails were pulled during the replacement of the Alumni Gym floor.

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So Kim ’21 battles a Maine Maritime Academy player for the ball on Sept. 4 at Garcelon Field.

3. “It’s beautiful up here in Maine, especially when the leaves change. You’re surrounded by nature, it’s quiet, and you’ve got two days off campus to just focus your mind on golf.” — Golf co-captain Chelsea Anglin ’19 of Dayton, N.J., on traveling to away matches

4. “The idea is to help them see the bigger picture: the program’s significance in the lives of past runners and how they’re setting the stage for future runners.” — Men’s cross country coach Al Fereshetian on appointing former standout Justin Easter ’03 as an alumni captain

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Rowing coach Peter Steenstra brandishes the July 26 issue of Sports Illustrated that selected him for its iconic “Faces in the Crowd” feature. Bates has won the NCAA women’s rowing title in three of the last four years.

1. “My admission tour guide wasn’t wearing shoes. That was a ‘wow’ — you can do that type of thing at Bates, and no one’s going to judge you.” — Soccer player So Kim ’21 of Thornhill, Ontario, on choosing Bates

2. “Our guys like the heat. But it was just a shock for everyone.” — Tennis coach Paul Gastonguay ’89 on a September tournament at Middlebury in unusual, sultry 90-degree heat that led to cramps among players on all teams

5. “I was one of those middle-school kids: not getting the best grades and having a hard time focusing. Running gave me something to work on every day.” — Cross country co-captain Henry Colt ’19 of Whately, Mass., praising his middle-school coach, Dave Belcher ’83, for introducing him to the sport

6. “Coach recruited another setter this year, and she and I’ve been going at it the past week. It’s good because it’s only made us both better.” — Volleyball co-captain Julia Penepinto ’20 of Buffalo, N.Y., on competition with Brettney Fuller ’22 of Temple, Texas

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Bates Magazine, Fall 2018  

The issue's cover story looks at Bates alumni and their cool Antarctic doings. The photo, by Billy Collins ’14, shows an equipment operator...

Bates Magazine, Fall 2018  

The issue's cover story looks at Bates alumni and their cool Antarctic doings. The photo, by Billy Collins ’14, shows an equipment operator...