Articles by: Katie Kelley

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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Water Polo finishes season third in the North Atlantic divison

Water Polo finishes season third in the North Atlantic divison

Colby’s water polo team is an often-overlooked co-ed club sport where students and professors come together. The team wrapped up a successful season two weekends ago, finishing third in the North Atlantic Division. Colby Water Polo, or “wapo” as the players affectionately know it, faced familiar rivals such as Bates and Bowdoin throughout the season. They secured a major victory […]

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Men’s Rugby advances to playoffs for first time in four seasons

Men’s Rugby advances to playoffs for first time in four seasons

Colby Men’s Rugby had an important test last week in a defining game against neighboring Bates College that determined which team made the playoffs. Bates fought an uphill battle, needing to win by at least nine points and score four tries in order to advance. With a win Colby would finish first in the league, but a 3-0 loss sent […]

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M. Soccer loses weekend matches against Wesleyan and Bowdoin

M. Soccer loses weekend matches against Wesleyan and Bowdoin

Colby Men’s Soccer took on Wesleyan University and Bowdoin College this weekend in a duo of important NESCAC tests this past weekend. Coming off of a dramatic overtime win against Maine Maritime Academy on Tuesday, the Mules rode into the weekend in search of a second league victory. On a beautiful fall day, Colby took the field against Wesleyan. The […]

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Men’s Soccer finishes 1-1 in Connecticut doubleheader

Men’s Soccer finishes 1-1 in Connecticut doubleheader

The Mules traveled to Connecticut this weekend to take on two NESCAC rivals­, Trinity College and Connecticut College, in a weekend doubleheader. On Saturday, the Colby men’s soccer team fought their way to a 2-1 win in overtime to beat Trinity College. Sunday ended in a more disappointing result, with the Mules losing to Conn College 3-1. After last weekend […]

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