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Women’s Rugby runs over UNH

Women’s Rugby runs over UNH

The Colby women’s rugby team continued their success this weekend, defeating the University of New Hampshire (UNH) 36-17 on Saturday afternoon in the first round of DII USA Rugby Nationals.  As game time approached the players came together and locked arms. The captains could be heard saying, “We are going to go out there and score right off the bat,” […]

by Ed Powell· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Women’s Rugby repeats conference championship, advances to Nationals

Women’s Rugby repeats conference championship, advances to Nationals

By Henry Harris and Drew Ladner History has repeated itself. For the second year in a row, Colby women’s rugby has won the Conference Championship with a victory over the University of Maine Orono (UMO)-this year, by a score of 22-17-and qualified for the USA Rugby Division II Fall National Championships. The team wrapped up their regular season a week prior […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Football’s comeback falls short in homecoming game

Football’s comeback falls short in homecoming game

This weekend, over 3,400 fans packed into Harold Alfond Stadium to cheer on the Colby Mules as they took on the Bates College Bobcats. With current students’ families visiting for Parents Weekend and alumni on campus for Homecoming, the game had a noticeably stronger and more palpable energy compared to other games this year. Unfortunately, despite several highlight plays and […]

Field Hockey rides hot streak in 2-1 win over Wesleyan

Field Hockey rides hot streak in 2-1 win over Wesleyan

The Colby Field Hockey Team won the fourth of their previous five games this past Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Wesleyan University. The win moves the Mules up to a sixth-place tie in the NESCAC standings with just five games left on their schedule. Star forward Georgia Cassidy ’20 led the assault on the Cardinal defense, scoring the team’s […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Cross Country places second and third at invitational

Cross Country places second and third at invitational

On the eighth day of fall, Saturday Sept. 30, the weather had finally begun to reflect the season. The temperature shocked  both teams’  systems as they arrived in Keene, N.H. for the Keene State Invitational. According to Cait Lawlor ’18, “47 and rainy felt crazy compared to the heat earlier in the week.” The men’s team faced off against Brandeis, […]

by Thomas McMahon· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
New Athletic Director prepares athletics for continued changes

New Athletic Director prepares athletics for continued changes

By Drew Ladner and Kevin Ahn Colby Athletics is changing. It started with the construction of the Baseball and Softball Complex in 2015 and continued with an agreement to construct a new athletic center. Under Director of Athletics Tim Wheaton, the athletics department entered an exciting state of fluctuation. When Wheaton stepped down this past spring, the department was left […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
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, […]

by Dylan Paul· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
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