Bates had a tough loss to Bentley on Saturday ending the post-season. Bentley scored two tries in the first half leaving Bates behind 0-12. Fortunately, early in the second half Kerry scored a try assisted by Kathleen and Kathleen was able to convert it leaving Bates only behind by 5. Although Bates got close numerous times they were not able to score again. Bentley scored two more times before the end of the game, leaving the final score at 7-24.
We would like to thank all of our donors and fans who helped cheer us on this season. Thanks again to Coachie for coaching us through another great season, we would not be the same without you. We will certainly miss our 13 seniors who are graduating this year. Hopefully we will have a spring season so that this is not their last game with Bates.
Women of the Match: Guns and Kathleen
Saturday night was a tough loss for Bates, after previously having an undefeated season. This was the last in-season game for Bates. Bates started off strong with an early try from Lane Curran and a conversion from Kathleen giving Bates a 7-0 lead against Tufts. However, Tufts scored two tries off of penalties leaving Bates down by 5 at the end of the first half. Tufts scored again early in the second half, which caused Bates to get fired up and Lane scored again. Unfortunately, Bates was not able to score again before the end of the game leaving the final score 12-19.
The B-side team did really well with numerous tries in only 20 mins.
Bates made it to the playoffs and will be playing Bentley sometime during the weekend of October 22-24. We would love to have anyone in the area come and support us as we take on Bentley.
Bates had a shutout against Colby with a final score of 53-0. Dominating possession, rucks, and scrums the entire match Bates reached a 22-0 lead by the end of the first half. In total, the team racked up a total of 9 tries and 4 conversions. Bates displayed excellent team work as everybody contributed to the success. Kathleen was responsible for all four conversion kicks as well as two tries. Texas and Lane scored two tries each while Diddi, Penn, and Charley each had a try as well. Bates remains undefeated after this fourth match with three wins and one tie to their record. Thanks to all the parents, friends, family members, and fans that came out to support us on for our victory.
Woman of the Match: Kate Brodoff
Bates played well against MIT. MIT scored during the first half but did not convert, making the score 0-5. There were a lot of errors made by both teams and with 7 mins left in the game Texas scored a try tying Bates with MIT 5-5. The last few minutes of the game Bates was able to hold off MIT, leaving Bates with a 5-5 tie against MIT.
Woman of the Match: Sarah Charley
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.