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Field Hockey wins two of three

Field Hockey wins two of three

Colby Field Hockey fought through three games last week, playing on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday. After dominating Thomas College on Wednesday and suffering a tough 4-1 loss against Williams on Saturday, the team was able to come back and beat Connecticut College in a close 1-0 game. The Field Hockey team entered this weekend with an even record of 1-1, […]

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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 ultimate qualifies for regional tournament

Men’s ultimate qualifies for regional tournament

This past weekend the men’s ultimate frisbee team headed down to Dartmouth College to participate in the Ultimate Frisbee Sectional Tournament. The men had a fantastic showing over the weekend and have advanced to the Regional Tournament. The previous weekend, the 24th-ranked women’s team competed in their own Sectional Tournament but, unfortunately, came up short against Bates and Bowdoin and […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Offense continues domination in women’s lacrosse road wins

Offense continues domination in women’s lacrosse road wins

The week picked up for Colby Women’s Lacrosse last Wednesday when the team put up 18 goals against Bowdoin at the home of the Polar Bears. They ended up doubling the score of the Bowdoin team, who scored nine goals. It was a  huge day for Sasha Fritts ’18, who scored five goals for the Mules to start off an […]

by Aidan Cyr· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
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 […]

by Katie Kelley· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Tim Wheaton resigns as Harold Alfond Director of Athletics

Tim Wheaton resigns as Harold Alfond Director of Athletics

In an email sent to the Colby community on March 15 by Provost and Dean of Faculty Lori Kletzer, it was announced that Tim Wheaton will resign as the Harold Alfond Director of Athletics after just two years. According to Kletzer’s email, “family needs” were the reason for Wheaton’s departure. Wheaton has a wife and three children, one of whom […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Ski Program places 10th in the NCAA Division I Championships

Ski Program places 10th in the NCAA Division I Championships

In what has been a remarkable season, the Colby Alpine and Nordic Skiing walked away from the NCAA Division I Skiing Championships last week in a combined 10th place. Olivia Amber ’17, Amy Bianco ’17, Silas Eastman ’17, Zane Fields ’19, from the Nordic team and Michael Boardman ’17 and Mardi Haskell ’17 from the Alpine team represented the Mules […]

by Ben MacLean· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Nine track and field stars head to Nationals following successful meet

Nine track and field stars head to Nationals following successful meet

It had been over two years since David Chelimo ’17 had competed in a 3,000 meter race; his two year hiatus from the event did not seem to matter as he charged to a record shattering 3k pace of eight minutes, 19.71 seconds—breaking the previous school record in the discipline, held by Jeff Hale ’15, by just under seven seconds. […]

Women’s squash slays competition to win Epps national tournament

Women’s squash slays competition to win Epps national tournament

Colby’s results after a weekend of competition at the Epps National Squash Tournament could not have been more remarkable; the Colby Women’s Squash team captured their first national tournament title in dominating fashion, winning matches against rivals Bucknell, Mount Holyoke, and Hamilton with scores of 9-0, 8-1, and 8-1 respectively. With a national ranking of 25, the women’s squash team […]

Women’s Basketball advance to the NESCAC semifinals after 48-39 win

Women’s Basketball advance to the NESCAC semifinals after 48-39 win

With a minute and a half left in the game, Colby guard MK Caverly ’17 had the ball at the wing. The shot clock ticked down and she drove left on her defender, Middlebury’s Betsy Knox ’20. Right as she got to the elbow, Caverly crossed right and drove to the basket. As Knox extended her arms to block Caverly’s […]

by Ben MacLean· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports