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Bates College Men | Women

Division:NCAA - Div. III
Location:Lewiston, ME
Head Coach:Paul Gastonguay
Assistant Coach:Sam Woods
Institution Type:Private
Environment:Large town
Student Population:Less than 2,500
Top Div. III Classes: #23 in 2015, #15 in 2014, #10 in 2013, R.V. in 2011, #21 in 2010

Conference Highlights


2007 CBB Champs defeating 10th-ranked Bowdoin 5-4 and Colby 7-2

2000 NESCAC Championships - 2nd place

Paul Gastonguay '89 leads Bobcats to 1988 NESCAC Championship
Post Season Highlights

Bates reaches "Sweet 16" of NCAA Championships with its 4-1 victory over MIT

3rd place - NCAA Championships (1981)

2000-2006 - 7 consecutive NCAA Tournament selections; perennial top-25 ranked team, and as high as 14th nationally
Tournament Highlights
2007 ITA Championships
-Ben Stein '09 and Amrit Rupasinghe '10 - Doubles Finalists (Northeast Region)
-Stein - Singles Semifinalist

2007 Middlebury Invitational
-Danilo Acosta '08 Singles Champion (C Flight)
-Acosta and Zach Fenno '10 Doubles Finalists (B Flight)
-Stein - Singles Finalist (A Flight)

2010 ITA Championships
-Matt Bettles singles finalist
-Timmy Berg quarterfinalist
Individual Achievements
Bud Schultz '81 - All-American; attained Top-40 world ranking

Paul Gastonguay '89 - All-American; Clarence Chaffee Award Winner (for outstanding play and sportsmanship); World-ranked in singles and doubles

Will Boe-Wiegaard '06 - 2006 NCAA Singles Champion; 5-time All-American; 2005 NCAA Singles Finalist; 2-time NESCAC Champion; 2006 NESCAC Rookie of the Year

Tristan Beach '06 - All-American; NCAA Quarterfinalist with Boe-Wiegaard

Ben Stein '08 - Named All-NESCAC Singles

Amrit Rupasinghe '10 - 2007 Sri Lankan Men's National Champion; Davis Cup Member

Matt Bettles'13- 2010 ITA singles finalist
Coaching Achievements
Paul Gastonguay named 2001 NESCAC Men's Tennis Coach of the Year

Paul Gastonguay named 2002 ITA East Region Men's Coach of the Year

Paul Gastonguay named 2005 NESCAC Men's Tennis Coach of the Year
8/26 Wilson Lambeth chooses Trinity (TX)
8/26 Lane Leschly chooses Harvard
8/25 Vincent Rettke chooses Gonzaga
8/25 Lilian Poling chooses Boise State
8/25 Kayla Tucker chooses Ozarks
8/24 Alex Rybakov chooses TCU
8/24 Madeline Coffman chooses Dallas Baptist
8/24 Tyler Shibles chooses Fairfield
8/24 Shawn Dripchak chooses Centre
8/23 Hannah Blythe chooses IL Springfield

Full Listings: Boys' Commits & Girls' Commits

Campus Showdowns are one-day, short-format tournaments open to juniors, college players, professionals, and adults. These events give junior players a chance to compete against college competition on a college campus.
8/28 Coed Showdown
Melbourne, FL
Florida Tech
Bill Macom
8/29 Coed Showdown
Hoboken, NJ
Steve Gatchko
9/05 Women's Showdown
Canton, NY
St. Lawrence
Greg Kreitzer
9/05 Men's Showdown
Canton, NY
St. Lawrence
Neil Caniga
9/12 Men's Showdown
Winchester, VA
Larry Hubbard
Click here for a complete Showdown Schedule

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