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Football struggles to capitalize on strong first quarter, falls to Williams

Football struggles to capitalize on strong first quarter, falls to Williams

Coming off of a difficult loss in the season opener against Trinity, Colby Football looked to bounce back against Williams in a home game this past Saturday. This was a difficult opponent who had just come off of a 28-14 win over Bowdoin in their own opener. The Colby team made a strong showing despite eventually falling to Williams 24-7. […]

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Georgia Cassidy
Colby College vs. Connecticut College
NCAA Division III Field Hockey
Waterville, ME
September 17, 2017

Late goal gives Field Hockey fourth straight win

The women’s field hockey team had a NESCAC showdown on Saturday, Sept. 23. Going into the game, the Mules were 1-2 against NESCAC opponents for the year. So going up against Trinity, a top 20 ranked team in the country, was an important game. The Mules stepped up in a big way as they won the game 3 to 2, […]

by Aidan Cyr· · 0 comments · Sports
Women’s Soccer gives up single goal in loss

Women’s Soccer gives up single goal in loss

One of the first days of fall, Saturday Sept. 23, was about as far as possible from typical autumn weather. The forecast was set for the high 80s, and by the 10:50 a.m. game time, the impeccably combed Colby women’s soccer pitch was scorching in the late morning sun. Colby Women’s soccer started their 2017 season with a bang: two […]

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Evan Dwyer of Colby College
Colby College vs. WIlliams College
NCAA Division III Soccer
West Point, NY
September 16, 2017

Men’s Soccer beats down Bantams for second straight year

This past week, Colby Men’s Soccer improved their record to 3-2-1 with wins over the University of New England and Trinity College. After a disappointing 1-0 loss to Williams on Sept. 16, the Mules hoped to rebound and surge to a winning record. To prepare for the two difficult match-ups the Mules worked to increase scoring opportunities and capitalize on […]

by Kyle Murray· · 0 comments · Sports
Rugby continues strong start, blows out competition

Rugby continues strong start, blows out competition

The Colby men’s rugby team (CRFC) dominated against Maine Maritime (MMA) this past Saturday, with a 59-10 victory. The team was looking to build on the winning momentum from last weekend’s win over Bates. As Aidan Cyr ’20 explained, “The team was hyperaware of weak points from last weekend that we needed to adjust.” This focus accompanied by the confidence […]

by Annabel McLaughlin· · 0 comments · Sports
New Athletic Director prepares athletics for continued changes

New Athletic Director prepares athletics for continued changes

By Drew Ladner and Kevin Ahn Colby Athletics is changing. It started with the construction of the Baseball and Softball Complex in 2015 and continued with an agreement to construct a new athletic center. Under Director of Athletics Tim Wheaton, the athletics department entered an exciting state of fluctuation. When Wheaton stepped down this past spring, the department was left […]

by Drew Ladner· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Sports, Sports
Field Hockey wins two of three

Field Hockey wins two of three

Colby Field Hockey fought through three games last week, playing on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday. After dominating Thomas College on Wednesday and suffering a tough 4-1 loss against Williams on Saturday, the team was able to come back and beat Connecticut College in a close 1-0 game. The Field Hockey team entered this weekend with an even record of 1-1, […]

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Road struggles persist: Women’s Volleyball falls at Bowdoin and Tufts in tough league matchups

Road struggles persist: Women’s Volleyball falls at Bowdoin and Tufts in tough league matchups

After earning their first win of the season against the University of New England on Tuesday, the Colby Women’s Volleyball team lost the following two games against NESCAC rivals. On Friday, the Mules, who are 0-2 NESCAC and 1-5 overall, travelled to nearby Brunswick, ME to take on the Bowdoin College Polar Bears, who are 2-0 NESCAC and 5-2 overall. […]

by Emily Schaefer· · 0 comments · Sports
Men’s Soccer struggles to 0-1-1 after tough weekend

Men’s Soccer struggles to 0-1-1 after tough weekend

On Saturday, Sept. 16, Colby Men’s Soccer played a strong Williams team in an intense, defensive battle. Williams opened and closed the scoring with just over 20 minutes remaining in the first half with a goal from striker Mark Sisco-Tolomeo. In what would prove to be a very physical first half, the Mules fought hard to retaliate. With 9:15 left […]

by Aidan Larned· · 0 comments · Sports
Football fails to score in season opener vs. Trinity

Football fails to score in season opener vs. Trinity

The Mules start off at 0-1 in the NESCAC after losing 35-0 against Trinity, the reigning NESCAC champions, in the season opener last Saturday. The first quarter of the game–which ended scoreless–started off with a fumble recovery by Colby running back Don Vivian ’19. Unfortunately the Mules offense failed to capitalize on the opportunity, only gaining three yards in three […]

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