Bates played a good game against WIT. Lane scored a try early on in the game off a fast break in the first half. Kathleen was able to convert giving bates a 7-0 lead against WIT. We got close to scoring a few times in the first half, but just couldn't get through. Wentworth scored twice off fast breaks with a 7-10 lead. Near the end of the second half Texas scored another try for Bates. The final score was 12-10. It was a good game and we are getting excited to play against MIT next weekend.
Woman of the Match went to Kathleen Boyland.
On Saturday Bates played really well against Colby-Swayer. The final score was 49-8. Rookie Lane Curran scored 4 tries, Captain Texas scored 2 tries, Kathleen Boyland scored 1 try and kicked two conversions, Kerry Gross, Kristy Zera, and Ashley "Penn" Lepre all scored their first tries for Bates. Overall the team worked really well together and played a great first game of the season. The rookies are looking really good this year. We can't wait for next weeks game against WIT at Bates.
This weeks Woman of the Match went to Lane Curran.
Our first game on Saturday and we are playing Colby-Swayer at Colby-Swayer. The game starts at 1pm and we would love to have you come out and support us. It will be a good game. Also any alumni that want a pick up game should bring their cleats for the B-side game.
If you have any old rugby pictures we would love to have them. Please email them to email@example.com and we will post them on the website. We would also love any updates from alums.
Last season was our first year in the newly formed D2 North Conference. This year we have moved to D3 and will now be playing Colby-Sawyer, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Colby, and Tufts. We are very excited for this season. This year we have 15 returning players and are look forward to new players becoming a part of the Bates Rugby tradition.