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Depth helps softball come back to win three-game Bates series

Depth helps softball come back to win three-game Bates series

Softball’s three game series against Bates on Saturday afternoon started poorly for Colby, resulting  in a 5-2 loss. Luckily, the weekend wasn’t over, and the Mules had time to pick things up with a game on Saturday evening and on Sunday. In the first game, played at Bates, Colby went down by two in the first inning. With scores from […]

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Softball loses pitching battle in winless series against Bowdoin

Softball loses pitching battle in winless series against Bowdoin

The highlights of this weekend’s games came from the players atop the mound as Colby fielded several strong pitchers in a two game series against Bowdoin. Unfortunately for the Mules, pitching doesn’t create many scoring opportunities, and that proved to be Colby’s weakness this weekend. This has been a difficult start to the season for Colby Softball, and their struggles […]

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Men’s rugby advances to final eight, qualifies for first National Tournament in club history

Men’s rugby advances to final eight, qualifies for first National Tournament in club history

Any disappointment from the fall season quickly vanished this weekend, when the Colby Men’s Rugby (CRFC) won the Plattsburg Food Bank Seven’s tournament, which secured the team a spot in the national tournament in June. The national tournament will be hosted in Philadelphia on June 4, where CRFC will be one of eight teams to compete for the championship. For […]

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Baseball looks to improve after spring break trip

Baseball looks to improve after spring break trip

Despite traveling to Florida for the week, Colby baseball didn’t spend the time off in a traditional spring break fashion: the 29-member team played ten games in six days while down in Ft. Myers, Florida. Their first test came against St. Lawrence, and resulted in victory to boost confidence going into the season. The Mules beat the Saints 15-9, a […]

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Men’s tennis opens season with four straight victories, then falls

Men’s tennis opens season with four straight victories, then falls

Colby Men’s Tennis opened their spring season with a third straight victory last Saturday against The College of New Jersey (TCNJ).  Colby beat TCNJ 6-3 overall, with Carl Reid ’17 and Vlad Murad ’17 taking a victory in doubles play. Colby went into the weekend ranked 14th in the Northeast region. Reid, a senior captain,  led the way, playing  first […]

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Second half collapse leads to opening loss for women’s lacrosse

Second half collapse leads to opening loss for women’s lacrosse

Colby Women’s Lacrosse opened their season in a NESCAC matchup against Hamilton College on Sunday. The game was postponed from Saturday due to poor weather conditions, and moved to Ryan’s Field at Bowdoin, meaning that neither side entered the game with a home field advantage. The Mules came into the match ranked 18th nationally, hoping to open the season with […]

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Women’s Hockey win first two games in their final two games

After the absence of any referees or announcers caused a delay that sent many fans away before the game even started, Women’s Hockey finally took the ice for their final game this past Saturday.  The team capitalized, winning just their second game of the season, but also their second in a row. The week started with a thrilling Valentine’s Day […]

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Men’s Hockey rebounds after loss to Trinity with 3-2 victory over Wesleyan

Men’s Hockey rebounds after loss to Trinity with 3-2 victory over Wesleyan

After a tough loss to Trinity College on Friday, the Colby men’s hockey team rallied the next day to overcome a strong Wesleyan defense. Coming into the game with a 10-6-4 record overall and an 8-4-3 record in NESCAC play, the Mules were looking to finish the weekend with a victory. On Friday, Colby suffered a difficult late defeat in […]

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Women’s Basketball finishes first six games 3-3

Women’s Basketball finishes first six games 3-3

Six games into the season, the Colby women’s basketball team stand with a 3-3 record. The team began their season November 18, facing Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Maine Maritime Academy. Against RPI, the Mules walked away victorious, with a final score of 59-44. They have since played against local non-conference opponents such as University of Massachusetts Boston, University of Maine […]

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Cross Country sends two runners to NCAA DIII Championships

Cross Country sends two runners to NCAA DIII Championships

A standout for the Mules, David Chelimo ’17 qualified for a position in the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships in Louisville, Kentucky this coming weekend. He was Colby’s top runner last weekend at the New England Division III Championships, also known as the NCAA Regional Qualifier, and finished 7th overall with a time of 24:53. Additionally, Caitlin Lawlor ’18 […]

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