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The Cheap Seats with Brandon Troisi ’19

The Cheap Seats with Brandon Troisi ’19

As the football season has just come to a close after beating Bowdoin College, the Echo sat down with Brandon Troisi ’19 to discuss Celebrities, Milkshakes, and Autobiographies for this edition of the Cheap Seats. Echo (E): When did you start playing football? Brandon Troisi (T): It was around sixth grade when I was  eleven or twelve. E: Favorite Football Memory? […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Sports
Winter sports look to turn youth into experience

Winter sports look to turn youth into experience

By Kevin Ahn, Sports Reporter and Drew Ladner, Associate Editor Women’s Hockey Women’s hockey will be starting up very shortly as they take on the Bowdoin Polar Bears at Bowdoin on Friday November 17th at 7 p.m. The women’s team will be playing their first home game of the season the very next day in their second game of the Bowdoin series at […]

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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
Devastator of the Week: Emma Hofman ’20

Devastator of the Week: Emma Hofman ’20

Emma Hofman ’20 has been a key player this season. She has had a major impact on the field and her love of the sport is evident through her game play. Hofman and the rest of the team are preparing for a tough fight against Vassar College this Saturday. Colby Echo (E): How does it feel to be named the […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Sports
Around the Horn: Cross-Country and Football rundown

Around the Horn: Cross-Country and Football rundown

This past Saturday, the Colby men and women’s cross-country team finished their seasons strong at the NCAA Division III New England Regional Cross Country Championships at the University of Southern Maine. It was also a big week for Colby football, as they pulled out a win against NESCAC rival Bowdoin on Saturday. At the Division III New England Region Cross […]

by Emily Schaefer· · 0 comments · Sports
The Cheap Seats with Sam Jefferson ’20

The Cheap Seats with Sam Jefferson ’20

In this edition of the Cheap Seats, the Echo sat down with Colby Basketball’s Sam Jefferson ’20 to discuss the upcoming season, Jason Bourne, and grapefruits. Colby Echo (E): How long have you been playing basketball? Sam Jefferson (SJ): As long as I can remember. Probably [since] early elementary school. There was a league after school, and I just joined […]

by John Steenrod· · 0 comments · Sports
Men’s hockey takes the ice in annual preseason tradition

Men’s hockey takes the ice in annual preseason tradition

As the fall sports season begins to wind down and the weather gets colder, the winter teams are gearing up for an exciting season. One team in particular, however, gets back to practice as soon as possible so they can be as prepared as possible for their opening game. After a very successful season last year, the men’s hockey team […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Sports
Football remains winless through eight games

Football remains winless through eight games

Despite struggling in the NESCAC standings, Colby Football has been nothing if not a consistent competitor this season, showing great potential in the first quarter of every game, but struggling to hold off their opponents in the other three. Coming off a tough but hard-fought loss against instate rival Bates over Homecoming Weekend, the Mules hoped to bounce back on […]

by Matt He· · 0 comments · 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
Devastator of the Week: Caitlin Lawlor ’18

Devastator of the Week: Caitlin Lawlor ’18

This week the Echo had an opportunity to talk with senior cross-country runner Caitlin Lawlor ’18. Lawlor has done well this year placing third, fifth, and third in her last three meets. Echo (E): How does it feel to be named Devastator of the Week? Caitlin Lawlor (CL): I’m really hyped about being named Devastator of the Week.  I think […]

by Kevin Ahn· · 0 comments · Sports