Articles by: John Steenrod

Women’s lacrosse wins OT thriller, advances to NESCAC semifinals

Women’s lacrosse wins OT thriller, advances to NESCAC semifinals

On a beautiful Saturday in Waterville, the Colby women’s lacrosse team hosted the Wesleyan Cardinals in the NESCAC quarterfinals. The Cardinals, who had won five of their last six games, had the hot hand to start as they quickly went up 3-0. Wesleyan’s Meredith Smith scored just over two minutes into the game, then scored again on a free-position goal […]

Men’s and women’s tennis come up short this weekend

Men’s and women’s tennis come up short this weekend

Last week the Colby men’s tennis team hosted Bowdoin, and both the men’s and women’s teams visited Williams. The Williams match marked the end of NESCAC competition for the men, while the women still had Bates on Tuesday. On Thursday, fourth-ranked Bowdoin defeated Colby’s men’s team, ranked 32nd, 7-2. Colby’s two wins came from Vlad Murad ’17 and Scott Altmeyer […]

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Baseball shows promise, splits games throughout the week

Baseball shows promise, splits games throughout the week

Colby Baseball opened up a five game home stand on Monday as they faced off against the University of Maine-Farmington. Coming off of a three game series against Trinity College where they went 1-2, Colby started their week strong with a 7-0 victory. However, the score did not represent the competitiveness of the game: neither team was able to score […]

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Colby sweeps 5,000 meter race at track and field meet

Colby sweeps 5,000 meter race at track and field meet

Colby Track and Field took a small squad to Brunswick, Maine to compete in the Bowdoin Invitational, but that didn’t stop the Mules from putting on a strong performance as the women’s team took third and the men’s team took fourth. In just about everything Colby competed in, the Mules did exceedingly well, winning multiple events, and placing high in […]

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A superfan’s extensive recap of March Madness

A superfan’s extensive recap of March Madness

March Madness is known for its mayhem and unpredictability, but the first round of the 2017 tournament proved to be an exception. All teams seeded one through four advanced for the fifth time ever, and the first time in the last ten years. The 5/12 matchup is always a hot bed for upset picks, and although Princeton and UNC-Wilmington put […]

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Early lead proves not to be enough in men’s lacrosse loss

Early lead proves not to be enough in men’s lacrosse loss

For the second year in a row, the Colby Men’s Lacrosse team opened up a 5-0 lead in the first quarter against Hamilton this past Sunday. Last year Hamilton made a second half comeback, winning the game 11-10. Despite a late surge by the Mules, history was repeated for a second year as Hamilton squeezed out a 9-8 win, giving […]

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Track and field shatter two school records at meet

Track and field shatter two school records at meet

Multiple school records fell this past weekend as Colby’s indoor track teams competed in the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Facing off against teams of all divisions from all over New England, the women’s team took tenth out of a field of 34 teams while the men’s team placed 12th out of 32. Out of the DIII schools competing, […]

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Indoor Track puts up personal best times at New England Championship

Indoor Track puts up personal best times at New England Championship

Colby’s indoor track teams put up multiple season-best times at the Division III New England Indoor Track and Field Championship this past weekend. The women took 13th at their meet at MIT and the men took 21st at Tufts. These meets had very strong competition, as Colby had to compete against the best DIII track teams from all over New […]

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