Bates at University of New England, Sept.9 -
The Bobcats, ranked eighth nationally in the latest NSCAA Division III
poll, got off to flying start by defeating the UNE Nor'easters, 3-1.
Sophomore All-American Kate O'Malley (Deephaven, Minn.) led the way,
scoring two goals, one
in each half. Senior co-captain Laura Stern (Newton, Mass.) had Bates'
third goal late in the second half. Sophomore halfback Kara Bristow
(Albuquerque, N.M.) assisted O'Malley's first goal and Stern's goal.
Junior goalkeeper Susie Arnold (Falmouth, Mass.) had five saves in the
Bates 3, UNE 1
Bates (1-0) 1 2 3
UNE (1-1) 0 1 1
Scoring Summary: B, Kate O'Malley (Kara Bristow), 33:33; B, O'Malley
(unassisted) 57:53; B, Laura Stern (Bristow), 76:21; UNE, Erin Upton
(Melissa Whalley), 77:00
Goalie Saves: B, Susie Arnold, 5; UNE, Janet Lamy, 15.
Bates at Norwich, Sept. 12
- After a long bus trip, the Bates College women's soccer team were
frustrated by a hot goalie and dropped a 2-1 decision to the Norwich
University Cadets. The Bobcats outshot their opponents, 16-9, but only
sophomore Kate O'Malley (Deephaven, Minn.) scored. The game was tied 1-1
at the half, but Norwich scored the only tally of the second.
Norwich 2, Bates 1
Bates (1-1) 1 0 1
Norwich (1-1) 1 1 2
Goals: B, Kate O'Malley; N, Dawn Drown, Julie Robert.
Assists: B, none; N, Kate Hopkins, Jen Robertson
Goalie Saves: B, Susie Arnold, 7; N, Alex Evans, 15.
Bates at Middlebury, Sept.
13 - In their first game of the season against a New England ranked
opponent, the No. 1 Bates College Bobcats (1-2) fell to the No. 9
Middlebury College Panthers (1-0), 3-0. The Bobcats, who were 11-2-1 in
the regular season, have now equaled their regular-season loss total from
a year ago.
Middlebury 3, Bates 0
Bates (1-2) 0 0 0
Middlebury (1-0) 1 2 3
Scoring Summary: M, Amity Wall (unassisted), 37:42; M, Hedda Bertsen
(Heather Crofts), 54:22; M, Berntsen (Karen Schaper), 61:39.
Goalkeeping: B, Susie Arnold, 78 Min., 4 SV, 3 GA; B, Katie Hammond, 12
Min., 1 SV, 0 GA; M, Johanna Nikula, 79 Min. , 5 SV, 0 GA; M, Stacey
Gorski, 11 Min., 1 SV, 0 GA.
Shots: Bates, 10; Middlebury 15.
Bates at Wellesley, Sept.
17 - The Bates College women's soccer team (2-2) snapped its losing
streak at two, downing Wellesley College (1-1), 1-0, in Massachusetts.
After a scoreless first half, sophomore All-American Kate O'Malley
(Deephaven, Minn.) scored
her fourth goal of the season, unassisted just over 15 minutes into the
second half. O'Malley has now scored four of Bates' five goals this
season. The Bobcats were outshot, 17-15, on the day, but junior
goalkeeper Susie Arnold (Falmouth, Mass.) made six saves in her first
shutout of the season. The Bobcats were ranked 10th in New England headed
the game, Wellesley was No. 6 in the region.
Bates 1, Wellesley 0
Bates 0 1 1
Wellesley 0 0 0
Scoring Summary: B, Kate O'Malley (Colleen McCrave), 60:20.
Goalie Saves: B, Susie Arnold, 6; W, Molly Hellerman, 10.
Shots: B, 15; W, 17.
Trinity at Bates, Sept.
20 - The Bates College (3-2) women's soccer team returned to its 1996
form with a convincing 5-0 win over Trinity (1-2). With time winding down
on a scoreless first half, sophomores Kelly Heath (Albuquerque, N.M.) and
Kate O'Malley (Deephaven, Minn.) scored a minute apart in the final five
minutes. After assisting O'malley's goal, junior Colleen McCrave (Walpole,
Mass.) added two goals of her wn in the second half.
Bates 5, Trinity 0
Trinity (1-2) 0 0 0
Bates (3-2) 2 3 5
Scoring Summary: B, Kelly Heath (Kate O'Malley), 42:56; B, O'Malley
(Colleen McCrave), 43:53; B, McCrave (Jolene Thurston), 52:05; B, McCrave
(Thurston), 54:51; B, Katie Dodson (Kara Bristow), 67:07.
Goalie Stats: B; Susie Arnold, 68 Min, 2 SV; B, Katie Hammond, 22 Min, 1
SV; T, Michele Forte, 90 Min, 19 SV, 5 GA.
Tufts at Bates, Sept. 27 - The
No. 7 Bobcats (3-3) missed a golden chance to climb in the New England
polls today, falling to No. 3 Tufts (5-1), 2-0. The Bobcats have now
matched their loss total from a year ago. Tufts proved opportunistic
twice, capitalizing on a pair of Bates mistakes, one in the first 10
minutes of the game, the other midway through the second.
Tufts 2, Bates 0
Tufts (5-1) 1 1 2
Bates (3-3) 0 0 0
Scoring Summary: T, Amanda Nagler (Jeanne Kehrberger), 9:03; T, Nagler
(Sara Yeatman), 74:31.
Goalies; B, Susie Arnold, 90 Min., 2 GA, 10 SV; T, Jen Starrett, 45 Min, 0
GA, 3 SV; T, 45 Min., 0 GA, 4 SV.
Babson at Bates, Sept. 28 -
Coach Jim Murphy's women's soccer team (4-3) bounced back from a loss to
Tufts the day before to down Babson College (4-4), 3-1. The Bobcats got on
the board first just over 25 minutes in when sophomore Katie Dodson
(Westford, Mass.) capitalized on a loose ball in front of the net from the
foot of junior Colleen McCrave (Walpole, Mass.). Babson evened the score
five minutes later. Twelve minutes into the second half, the high-scoring
tandem of McCrave and sophomore Kate O'Malley (Deephaven, Minn.) connected
for the third tim this season on a perfectly executed two-on-one break.
Bates iced the game with 15 minutes go when first-year player Lisa
Waldron (hanover, Mass.) redirected a shot by classmate Katy Uhlmansiek
(Woodinville, Wash.), each scoring their first career points. The win was
the Bobcats' 14th in 15 lifetime meetings with Babson.
Bates 3, Babson 1
Babson (4-4) 1 0 1
Bates (4-3) 1 2 3
BAT 1 24:14 Katie Dodson (Colleen McCrave)
BAB 1 29:51 Carrie Justason (Karen Barbuto)
BAT 2 57:32 McCrave (Kate O'Malley)
BAT 2 75:27 Lisa Waldron (Katy Uhlmansiek)
Goalie Saves: Susie Arnold (Bates), 9; Katie Matthews (Babson) 12.
Bates at Williams, Oct.
4 - The Bobcats (4-4) fell victim to bad luck in Williamstown,
knocking two shots off the post and another the crossbar, but the host
Ephs (5-1-1) were the only ones to score, taking the 1-0 decision and
avenging their only loss from the year before. Junior goalkeeper Susie
Arnold (Falmouth, Mass.) made seven saves, many of them difficult, in the
Williams 1, Bates 0
Bates (4-4-0) 0 0 0
Williams (5-1-1) 1 0 1
Scoring: 1: Williams-22:49- Mindy Thompson (Meghan Cleary)
SHOTS: W - 19, B - 6
SAVES: W: Laura Brenneman-6; B: Susie Arnold-7
CORNER KICKS: W - 8, B - 2
Gordon at Bates, Oct. 9 - The
Bobcats (5-4) escaped with a 2-1 win today over the visiting Gordon
College Scots (5-5-1). In an even first half, the Bobcats got the scoring
started on an unassisted goal by sophomore Kelly Heath (Albuquerque,
N.M.). Gordon tied the game with less than ten second left in the half.
The Bobcats scored the only goal of the seconjust over 10 minutes in when
senior cocaptain Laura Stern (Newton Highlands, Mass.) notched her second
goal of the season and her career, taking a pass from first-year
midfielder Val Rosenberg (Oakland, N.J.) and rocketing to the opposite
corner from 30 yards out.
Bates 2, Gordon 1
Gordon (5-5-1) 1 0 1
Bates (5-4) 1 1 2
Scoring: B, Kelly Heath (unassisted), 33:00; G, Whitney Swan (unassisted),
44:52; B, Laura Stern (Val Rosenberg), 55:33.
Goalie Saves: B, Susie Arnold, 3; G, Sara Baker, 7.
Bates at Connecticut College, Oct.
18 - With a pair of late goals, the Bobcats (6-4) avenged one of their
two regular season losses from last season, defeating Connecticut College
(7-4), 2-0, in a battle of top-ten teams. Bates is seventh in New England,
while the Camels are sixth in the Metro region. Junior Julie Lundman
(Worthington, Ohio) gave the Bobcats the lead with just 10 minutes
remaining in the game with her first goal of the season on an assist by
sophomore Katie Dodson (Westford, Mass.), while first-year
fullback Lisa Waldron (Hanover, Mass.) notched her second of the season
with three minutes left in the game. Lundman and the Bobcats were
impressive on defense as well shutting down the leading scorer in
NESCAC, while allowing just four shots in the second half. Goalkeeper
Suzie Arnold (Falmouth, Mass.) had six saves for her second shutout of the
Bates 2, Connecticut College 1
Bates (6-4) 0 2 2
Conn. Coll (7-4) 0 0 0
Scoring: B, Julie Lundman (Katie Dodson), 80:00; B, Lisa Waldron
Goalie Saves: B, Susie Arnold, 6; CC, Amanda Baltzley, 10.
Shots: B, 15; CC, 11.
Colby 2, Bates 0
Bates (7-5) 0 0 0
Colby (6-5) 1 1 2
Scoring: C, Kim Waldron (unassisted), 23:50; C, Waldron (Jesse Knoll),
Goalie Saves: B, Susie Arnold, 4; C, Heather Garni, 7.
UMaine-Farmington at Bates, Oct.
22 - Sophomore forward Kate O'Malley (Deephaven, Minn.) recorded her
third career hat trick as the Bobcats (7-4) cruised over the
Maine-Farmington Beavers (6-5-1), 4-1. O'Malley scored once in the first
half in the 14th minute of play, and twice in the second. Junior forward
Colleen McCrave (Walpole, Mass.) had the Bobcats' other goal, midway
through the first half. She also assisted O'Malley's third goal, the
fourth time this season the duo have connected for a goal. The other
assists went to first-year midfielders Val Rosenberg (Oakland, N.J.) and
Lisa Waldron (Westford, Mass.). The Bobcats are ranked sixth in New
England headed into this weekend's CBB showdown at Colby.
Bates 4, Maine-Farmington 1
UMF (6-5-1) 0 1 1
Bates (7-4) 2 2 2
Scoring: B, Kate O'Malley (Val Rosenberg), 14:08; B, Colleen McCrave (Lisa
Waldron), 26:47; UMF, Sarah Kenoyer (Jodi Dyer), 51:18; B, O'Malley
(unassisted), 67:01; B, O'Malley (McCrave), 78:22.
Goalies: B, Susie Arnold, 79 Min, 1 GA, 3 SV; B, Katie Hammond, 11 Min, 0
GA, 1 SV; UMF, Heather Elliott, 4 GA, 14 SV.
Bates at Colby, Oct. 25 - In a
disappointing performance, coach Jim Murphy's women's soccer team
(7-5) lost, 2-0, to Colby (6-6), despite dominating much of the play and
an outstanding performance from junior goalkeeper Susie Arnold (Falmouth,
Mass.). The White Mules scored once in each half, off a direct kick in the
first and off a corner kick in the second.
Southern Maine at Bates, Oct.
28 - Coach Jim Murphy's women's soccer team (8-5) took the
frustrations of a loss in their CBB opener out on the University of
Southern Maine Huskies (5-8-3) with a 6-1 win. Three of the team's
sophomores each had a goal and an assist for the Bobcats, sophomore
midfielder Jolene Thurston (Post Mills, Vt.) forward Anne Valentine
(Framingham, Mass.) and midfielder Katie Dodson (Westford, Mass.). Junior
forward Colleen McCrave picked up her team-leading fifth and sixth assists
on the season, while sophomore Kate O'Malley's (Deephaven, Minn.) ninth
goal of the season moved her into fourth place on Bates' all-time women's
soccer scoring list with 63 points, one more than Jen Tiner '95. The
Bobcats cloe out the regular season at Bowdoin on Saturday. A win
would clinch a three-way tie for the CBB title.
Bates 6, Southern Maine 1
USM (5-8-3) 0 1 1
Bates (8-5) 0 6 6
Scoring Summary: B, Julie Lundman (Colleen McCrave), 54:08; B, Kate
O'Malley (Jolene Thurston), 62:48; B, Katie Dodson (McCrave), 63:47; B,
Thurston (Dodson), 66:02; B, Tracy Barbaro (Anne Valentine), 74:17;
Valentine (Tania Riismandel), 81:36; USM, Stephanie Forrest (unassisted),
Goalies: USM, Samantha Whitman, 90 Min., 6 GA, 21 SV; B, Susie Arnold, 66
Min., 0 GA, 1 SV; B, Katie Hammond, 24 Min., 1 GA, 3 SV.
Shots: USM, 7; B, 37.
Bates at Bowdoin, Nov. 1 -
The Bobcats (9-5), ranked ninth in New England, drastically improved their
chances of returning the NCAA tournament with a 3-1 win over the
second-ranked Bowdoin Polar Bears (10-3-1). The Bobcats got goals from
first-year player Lisa Waldron (Hanover, Mass.) and sophomores Jolene
Thurston (Post Mills, Vt.) and Katie Dodson (Weston, Mass.), while
sophomore Kate O'Malley (Deephaven, Minn.) had a pair of assists.
Waldron scored the first goal 20 minutes into the first half and then
assisted Thurston seven minutes later. The Bobcats earn a three-way
tie for the CBB title. NCAA selection is on Nov. 2, while ECACs are the
Bates 3, Bowdoin 1
Bates (9-5) 2 1 3
Bowdoin (10-3-1) 0 1 1
Tm. H Time Player (assists)
BAT 1 20:48 Lisa Waldron (Kate O'Malley)
BAT 1 27:50 Jolene Thurston (Waldron)
BOW 2 59:39 Danielle Mokaba (unassisted)
BAT 2 72:37 Katie Dodson (O'Malley)
Player (team) MIN GA SVS
Susie Arnold (BATES) 90 1 7
Sarah Farmer (BOWDOIN) 90 3 9
NCAA Tournament First Round -
Colby at Bates, Nov. 5 - LATE GOAL BY SZUM GIVES COLBY 1-0 WIN IN DOUBLE OVERTIME
LEWISTON, Maine Ð With 6:09 remaining in the second overtime period, first
year forward Carolyn Szum (Amherst, N.H.) came away from a scramble in
front of the net with the ball and knocked it home to give the Colby
College White Mules (9-5) a 1-0 double overtime win over the Bates College
Colby got the ball on an indirect kick deep in the Bates zone and
sent it across the goal mouth. Junior midfielder Caitlin Sculley
(Wakefield, Mass.) redirected the ball to the front of the net, where Szum
was able to knock it home. The Bobcats had several chances in regulation,
once hitting the crossbar and another time putting the ball just wide.
The win was Colby's first-ever in NCAA play in any sport. The
Mules next take on Plymouth State College (15-2) on Saturday, Nov. 8 at
10:30 a.m. in Plymouth, N.H.
COLBY 1 BATES 0 (2 OT)
TEAMS 1 2 OT 2OT F
COLBY (9-5) 0 0 0 1 1
BATES (9-6) 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM TIME GOAL (assists)
COLBY 113:51 Carolyn Szum (Caitlin Sculley)
GOALIE SAVES: Bates, Susie Arnold, 18; Colby, Heather Garni, 10
SHOTS: Bates, 17; Colby, 22
CORNER KICKS: Bates, 8; Colby, 6
FOULS: Bates, 23; Colby, 13