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Homecoming Weekend Sports Recap

Homecoming Weekend Sports Recap

Over the Homecoming weekend Colby athletics saw some mixed success overall.  Cross Country  To start off the weekend, Colby Cross Country hosted the Maine State cross country meet at Quarry Road, one of the more difficult routes in the state. Despite the fact that both the men and women’s teams were each missing one of their top runners, Colby finished […]

Your weekend recap with the Colby College Mule

Your weekend recap with the Colby College Mule

Men’s Tennis Colby College hosted the Division III regional tennis tournament over the weekend. Jan Wenger `23 grabbed an easy two set victory over a Springfield College single before battling the Brandeis third-seeder. In an intense match, Wenger fell with a score of 7-5, 3-6, 6-7. Scott Altmeyer `20 played singles as well, but he was knocked out in the […]

Rugby triumphs over UMaine Farmington

Rugby triumphs over UMaine Farmington

On Saturday, Sept 21, the Colby Men’s Rugby Club took on UMaine Farmington at home. Traditionally, the UMF–Colby rivalry has been potent, both representing the two best clubs in Maine rugby. In years past, however, Colby hasn’t come up on top. Two years ago, the game ended in heartbreak as UMF scrambled together two last second tries to take the […]

Weekend Recap

Weekend Recap

To start off the weekend recap, the Men’s soccer team secured their first conference win of the season with a dominant 4-1 victory over Trinity. Colby Men’s soccer followed up a stunning double overtime victory over Maine Maritime Academy with a showcase of offensive and defensive prowess. The Mules were the clear leaders in the first half, outshooting the Bantams […]

by Kyle Murray· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Student athletes set sights beyond sports, aim to give back to community

Student athletes set sights beyond sports, aim to give back to community

Many people do not think about the impact of student athletes off the field. However, Colby athletes do so much more than just their respective sport. Each year numerous sports teams participate in fundraisers, drives, and more. With so much attention and focus on athletics changing to become a more competitive force in the NESCAC and beyond, it is often […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
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