Articles by: Drew Ladner

Devastator of the Week: Emma Hofman ’20

Devastator of the Week: Emma Hofman ’20

Emma Hofman ’20 has been a key player this season. She has had a major impact on the field and her love of the sport is evident through her game play. Hofman and the rest of the team are preparing for a tough fight against Vassar College this Saturday. Colby Echo (E): How does it feel to be named the […]

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Women’s Rugby repeats conference championship, advances to Nationals

Women’s Rugby repeats conference championship, advances to Nationals

By Henry Harris and Drew Ladner History has repeated itself. For the second year in a row, Colby women’s rugby has won the Conference Championship with a victory over the University of Maine Orono (UMO)-this year, by a score of 22-17-and qualified for the USA Rugby Division II Fall National Championships. The team wrapped up their regular season a week prior […]

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Field Hockey rides hot streak in 2-1 win over Wesleyan

Field Hockey rides hot streak in 2-1 win over Wesleyan

The Colby Field Hockey Team won the fourth of their previous five games this past Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Wesleyan University. The win moves the Mules up to a sixth-place tie in the NESCAC standings with just five games left on their schedule. Star forward Georgia Cassidy ’20 led the assault on the Cardinal defense, scoring the team’s […]

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New Athletic Director prepares athletics for continued changes

New Athletic Director prepares athletics for continued changes

By Drew Ladner and Kevin Ahn Colby Athletics is changing. It started with the construction of the Baseball and Softball Complex in 2015 and continued with an agreement to construct a new athletic center. Under Director of Athletics Tim Wheaton, the athletics department entered an exciting state of fluctuation. When Wheaton stepped down this past spring, the department was left […]

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Softball finishes their season with a 2-3 weekend

Softball finishes their season with a 2-3 weekend

Colby Softball wrapped up their season this weekend going 2-3 in a five-game home stretch against Trinity College and Brandeis University. The final games pushed the Mules to an 11-19 overall record, and 4-8 against NESCAC East teams. The Mules entered the series against Trinity as underdogs. The Bantams had only two divisional losses on the season and were sitting […]

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First trans Survivor contestant outed on national television

First trans Survivor contestant outed on national television

On the April 12 episode of Survivor: Game Changers, castaway Zeke Smith was outed as the show’s first transgender contestant by another contestant, Jeff Varner. Varner, himself an openly gay man, assessed that Smith was transgender and revealed the information at an emotional tribal council. He entered the tribal as the target of elimination. According to Varner’s exit press, Smith’s […]

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Men’s lacrosse snaps three-game losing streak with win over Middlebury

Men’s lacrosse snaps three-game losing streak with win over Middlebury

Colby Men’s Lacrosse snagged their third victory this past Saturday with a 13-10 win over Middlebury College. The team entered the game with just one conference win on the season and ranked near the bottom of the NESCAC standings. They had lost three home games in a row, and had to travel to Middlebury to face the 6-7 Panthers, a […]

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The Cheap Seats with Andrew Sterup

The Cheap Seats with Andrew Sterup

In this edition of the Cheap Seats, we sit down with baseball’s Andrew Sterup ’19 to discuss penguins, Taylor Swift song, and the apocalypse. Echo: The apocalypse has begun. What are three items you bring to help you survive it and why? Andrew Sterup: A tent for shelter, a backpack for storage and carrying things, and a machete because machetes […]

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W. lacrosse’s win over Amherst pushes win streak to five games

W. lacrosse’s win over Amherst pushes win streak to five games

After being down 2-0 early in their game against Amherst College on Saturday, Colby Women’s Lacrosse dominated the final 40 minutes to win 8-3, continuing their five-game win streak. Victories against Connecticut College (19-11), Wellesley (19-4), Wesleyan (12-6), and the University of New England (19-4) had made the Mules the 19th ranked NCAA Division III lacrosse team in the nation. […]

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The Cheap Seats with Ella Maddi ’19

The Cheap Seats with Ella Maddi ’19

In this edition of the Cheap Seats, we sit down with rugby’s Ella Maddi ’19 to discuss pregame music, world domination, and long car rides. Echo: What’s your pregame music? Ella Maddi: Galway Girl and various covers of Galway Girl. Echo: What’s your spirit animal? EM: Octopus because they don’t have a brain but they’re still really good problem solvers […]

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