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Sports spotlights from the perspective of senior athletes

Sports spotlights from the perspective of senior athletes

With the recent spike in COVID-19 activity across the world, spring sports are patiently waiting to hear what the course of action the college will take. Emails from other NESCAC schools have made their way into Colby circles, suggesting that the spring sports season will be cancelled. In preparation for such an unfortunate outcome, the Echo caught up with some […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Weekend Recap: Women’s ice hockey and lacrosse games

Weekend Recap: Women’s ice hockey and lacrosse games

Women’s Ice Hockey Colby Women’s ice hockey’s historic season came to a close after being snubbed from the NCAA Division III tournament selection. While conference rivals Amherst and Middlebury made the cut, Colby’s season fell just short after a loss to Amherst in the NESCAC semifinals.  Although the Mules found victory once and tied another game against the Mammoths in […]

by Will Bedingfield· · 0 comments · Sports
Playoff results: squash, basketball, and ice hockey

Playoff results: squash, basketball, and ice hockey

Men’s Squash  Colby men’s squash kicked off the weekend’s playoff events with matches Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Harvard University. Friday’s event was the quarterfinals of the College Squash Association (CSA) National Collegiate Men’s Team Championships. After a successful 11-9 season, the Men’s team was ranked fifth nationally, earning them a match with the fourth ranked Bates in Friday’s championship […]

Weekend Recap: spring sports are finally here

Weekend Recap: spring sports are finally here

Women’s Track and Field  This weekend, Middlebury hosted a Division III women’s track and field meet. Colby took the 18th spot of the meet with some impressive individual results. In the 400 meter race, Annah Rossval `22 ran in 59.64 seconds and took 9th place. In the 800 meter race, Meghan Garrett `22 took 15th place. In the mile race, […]

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Men’s basketball overcomes Bates in triple overtime

Men’s basketball overcomes Bates in triple overtime

Before a crowd of well over 1,000, Colby men’s basketball pulled out a dramatic win over Bates College in triple overtime on Saturday Feb. 22nd. The win over Bates advances Colby to the semi-finals of the NESCAC playoffs. Having faced Bates twice already this year and winning both games in regulation time (101-84 and 72-61), the Mules looked poised to […]

Weekend Recap: Winter sports come to an end

Weekend Recap: Winter sports come to an end

Women’s Squash Women’s squash had a busy weekend, traveling to New Haven, Connecticut to take on Haverford and Connecticut College at Yale University to finish out their season. Friday’s match against Haverford was set up to be a close one, although going into the weekend Colby’s record was 2-12 compared to Haverford’s 8-7.  Despite their records, the two teams ranked […]

by Will Bedingfield· · 0 comments · Sports
Exciting games for Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey

Exciting games for Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey

Men’s Ice Hockey Colby’s Men’s Ice Hockey team continued its struggles this week in two hard-fought conference battles. On Feb. 14, the Mules fell to the Wesleyan Cardinals in a close 4-2 spread. The Mules came out firing, taking an early lead over the Cardinals just 1:17 into the game. The goal came from Sean Holly `21 (his first goal […]

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Club Ski offers fun high-speed races to students

Club Ski offers fun high-speed races to students

Club Ski just finished up their divisional races, with success on and off the slopes. The Club competes in the USCSA Reynolds division, with familiar names like Bowdoin, Bates, University of Maine, University Maine-Farmington, and Saint Josephs. The Club races Slalom and Giant Slalom (GS) and finished third divisionally this season, but the greatest success was individual. Senior Captain Katie […]

by Will Bedingfield· · 1 comment · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Weekend recap: Winter sports nears end of season

Weekend recap: Winter sports nears end of season

Men’s and Women’s Squash With the Echo having been gone for quite some time, it’s time to catch up with some of our winter sports teams. Since the start of the new year, the Women’s Squash Team has seen somewhat of a tough stretch of games, as they have lost the past four matches.  In their last match of the […]

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Men’s and Women’s Rugby advance to the round of 16 in Nationals

Men’s and Women’s Rugby advance to the round of 16 in Nationals

Starting off the weekend of Rugby, the women’s team took on the Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers (RIT) in a match which would advance the winner to the round of 16 of Nationals. The match was a cold one, with both teams facing adversity from the wind. Fortunately for the Mules, RIT was low on numbers and on the smaller […]

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