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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
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 […]

by Louis DeVesto· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
A winning weekend gives Men’s Hockey first place

A winning weekend gives Men’s Hockey first place

On Friday night, the men’s ice hockey team faced off against the seventh ranked Hamilton Continentals and came away with a 1-0 victory. On Saturday afternoon, the Mules took on Amherst College in a game that was tight throughout until Colby pulled away in the final period to win 5-2. The two wins rocketed Colby to the top of the […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Men’s Hockey sweeps Bowdoin

Men’s Hockey sweeps Bowdoin

Colby Men’s Ice Hockey came out victorious in two defining games against major NESCAC rival Bowdoin this past weekend. Each game told a different story that resulted in a Colby victory. A back and forth battle on Friday night followed by a great comeback on Saturday wrote another chapter in the rivalry’s storied history. The loaded weekend began Friday night […]

by Jacob Adner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Football finishes 3-5 season with win over rival Bowdoin

Football finishes 3-5 season with win over rival Bowdoin

With the score 22-10 and 5:45 left in the game, Colby offense began its possession at midfield, hoping to create an opportunity to extend the team’s lead. 11 seconds later, the possession was over and six more points were on the board. Running back Jabari Hurdle-Price ’17 had just smoked the Bowdoin defense for a 50-yard touchdown run. The crowd […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Women’s Rugby advances to national tournament

Women’s Rugby advances to national tournament

After beating top seed University of Maine Orono (UMO) 38-22 last Saturday, the Colby Women’s Rugby Football Club (CWRFC) won their conference and qualified for their first USA Rugby DII National tournament. After losing only one game this season—against UMO, 17-5 in the season opener—CWRFC has jumped into uncharted territory. Colby had a strong season, showcasing their talent in defining […]

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 […]

by Katie Kelley· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Volleyball shows strong indivual performances in Pennsylvania tourney

Volleyball shows strong indivual performances in Pennsylvania tourney

Playing eight games in eight days would tire any athlete out. However, the volleyball team stayed strong through their grueling schedule, playing NESCAC rivals Bowdoin and Tufts before playing Gordon, Scranton, Catholic, DeSales, and Swarthmore. Valiant effort in each contest attests to the strong will of the Mules. The string of games began on the road at Bowdoin on October […]

by Jacob Adner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
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 […]

by Louis DeVesto· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Football defeats Williams in season opener, 9-7

Football defeats Williams in season opener, 9-7

The boys of fall came to play this past weekend ready to prove themselves on the turf. The Mules’ team effort resulted in what they hope will be a season defining win against the Ephs. Back and forth play all game came down to the wire with the game decided in the final seconds. In the opening quarter Colby capitalized […]

by Jacob Adner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports