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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
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