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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
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