Articles by: Louis DeVesto

Men’s Hockey clinches second seed following home wins

Men’s Hockey clinches second seed following home wins

Colby Men’s Hockey clinched the No. 2 seed in the NESCAC playoffs, defeating Connecticut College and Tufts at home this past weekend. The Mules ended the season winning six of their last seven games, finishing 13-6-4 overall (11-4-3 NESCAC). This is Colby’s highest playoff seed since they were the No.1 seed in 2008—the Mules have not made the Semifinal round […]

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Women’s Basketball advances to NESCAC playoffs

Women’s Basketball advances to NESCAC playoffs

With two league wins at home this past week, Colby Women’s Basketball has qualified for the Quarterfinal Round of the NESCAC playoffs, ending the regular season 12-11 overall (4-6 NESCAC) and in fifth place in the NESCAC standings. Colby finished in a three-way tie with Connecticut College and Williams College, but earned the higher seed due to head-to-head victories over […]

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Underclassmen step up in M. Basketball’s recent games

Underclassmen step up in M. Basketball’s recent games

Colby Men’s Basketball has begun the season with drastic changes to last year’s lineup. Patrick Stewart ’16 is the only member from last year’s starting lineup to return this season. Even though Stewart graduated last spring, he spent his junior year sidelined due to injury, giving him an extra year of elgibility. Joe Connolly ’17 is the only senior on […]

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Field hockey continues their quest for spot in playoffs

Field hockey continues their quest for spot in playoffs

Colby Field Hockey played its final home game of the season against Hamilton this past Saturday, falling 4-1 to the Continentals. The Mules fell to 6-8 overall (2-7 NESCAC), while the Continentals continued their recent hot streak to move to 10-4 overall (7-3 NESCAC). Hamilton has now won five games in a row and has defeated Amherst, Williams, and Bowdoin […]

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Lovejoy Award to be presented to Times’ Alissa Rubin

Lovejoy Award to be presented to Times’ Alissa Rubin

Alissa Rubin, Pulitzer Prize-winning Paris bureau chief for the New York Times, will receive Colby College’s Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism at 7:30 p.m. Monday, October 24, in Lorimer Chapel. The award was established in 1952 to honor Colby alumnus Elijah Parish Lovejoy (valedictorian, Class of 1826), America’s first martyr to freedom of the press. Following three incidences […]

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Women’s Soccer sweeps week with home wins over Wesleyan and UNE

Women’s Soccer sweeps week with home wins over Wesleyan and UNE

Colby Women’s Soccer played two home games this past week, defeating non-league opponent University of New England (UNE) 2-1 and NESCAC rival Wesleyan 1-0. The wins bring Colby’s overall record to 5-5 (1-5 in NESCAC play) with five games remaining in the season. Against UNE, the Mules found themselves in a 1-0 hole midway through the first half when UNE’s […]

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First-year students reflect on early Colby experiences

First-year students at Colby are thrown into the proverbial fire in their first couple of weeks. The time blurs as they are shuttled through orientation, COOT, and their first classes. Now that they are finally settled in, The Echo reached out to some first-years to discuss their Colby experience so far. When talking about their first few weeks at Colby, […]

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