First-year diver David Burke once again had an outstanding performance, setting school records for 11 dives in the one- and three-meter competition. His score of 389.45 was good for fourth overall in the one- meter, while he scored a 363.45 in the three-meter competition, finishing sixth overall. Sophomore Steve Simmons also set a school record in the finals of the 50-yard butterfly with a time of 24.44 seconds. He finished 13th. First-year swimmer Damon Bowe had two other top-10 finishes for the Bobcats, coming in seventh on the 200-yard butterfly (1:58.32) and ninth in the 200-yard individual medley (2:01.44), setting personal best times in each event.
Others who scored points for Bates were senior co-captains Chris Eastman and Dave Gair, junior diver MIchael Yee, first-year diver Corey Smith and first-year breaststroker Chris Orpilla.
Impressive performances were also turned in by first-year student Meghan Lockwood who finished eighth in the 400 meter with a time of 1:00.67, junior Megan Lane who finished eleventh in the 5000 meter with a time of 19:09.05, and junior Kirstin Achenbach who finished eleventh with a time of 2:24.55.
Sophomore Walter Brown placed third in the shot put with a throw of 48'8" and junior Steven Beardsley placed third in the 1000m with a time of 2:34.2 to conclude the scoring for the Bobcats. Also of note, the mile relay team had its best preformance of the year, finishing with a time of 3:34.
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