BATES 85, UMF 74: The Bobcats (6-6) pulled past the Beavers (6-3) in the second half to earn a nonconference win in Lewiston.

Bates’ Stephon Baxter led all scorers with 27 points. Jahmir Primer added 18 points  and Jacob Iwowo scored 12.

UMaine-Farmington had four double-digit scorers: Jake Kane put up a team-high 19 points, Zach Brown scored 14 and Nathan Poulin and Drew Storey each finished with 13.

BATES GUARD, COACH HONORED: The Bobcats senior guard Mia Roy was named the Maine Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s co-Player of the Week along with Husson’s Bailey Donovan and Bowdoin’s Sela Kay.

Roy scored 15 points last Tuesday in Bates’ 73-72 win over Saint Joseph’s and 12 points in Friday’s 52-49 victory over third-ranked Amherst. Then, on Saturday, she capped the week with 25 points in the Bobcats’ 71-59 win over Hamilton.

Roy, who is from Bedford, New Hampshire, was honored as the MWBCA Player of the Week last week.

Meanwhile, Bates coach Alison Montgomery was named D3 Coach of the Week by after leading Bates to those wins over St. Joe’s, Amherst and Hamilton. She has helped the Bobcats to an 11-3 start to the season and the program’s first 3-0 start in NESCAC games since 2005-06.

BATES’ CORY AWARDED: Senior Pieter Cory was selected as the NESCAC Men’s Swimming and Diving Performer of the Week, the first Bates swimmer to be so honored since Matthew Gagne in 2015.

Cory (Dublin, California) set a personal record and was part of four first-place finishes in the Bobcats’ 168-126 win over Colby on Saturday. The senior captain’s personal best came in his 50-yard freestyle win, which he finished in 21.21 seconds. He also won the 100 freestyle and was part of two first-place relays, swimming the lead-off leg of the 400 freestyle and the anchor leg of the 200 medley relay.

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