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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 […]

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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. […]

Young talent and chemistry provides hope to end baseball team’s playoff drought

Young talent and chemistry provides hope to end baseball team’s playoff drought

After months of preparation and practice, the men’s baseball team is expected to begin season following a scheduled trip to Florida over spring break. Sophomore Matt Mitchell  noted that “the whole team has great chemistry this year, which is one of the factors that contributes to any baseball team’s success.” Mitchell also expressed that he is excited to start the […]

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Second half collapse leads to opening loss for women’s lacrosse

Second half collapse leads to opening loss for women’s lacrosse

Colby Women’s Lacrosse opened their season in a NESCAC matchup against Hamilton College on Sunday. The game was postponed from Saturday due to poor weather conditions, and moved to Ryan’s Field at Bowdoin, meaning that neither side entered the game with a home field advantage. The Mules came into the match ranked 18th nationally, hoping to open the season with […]

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Early lead proves not to be enough in men’s lacrosse loss

Early lead proves not to be enough in men’s lacrosse loss

For the second year in a row, the Colby Men’s Lacrosse team opened up a 5-0 lead in the first quarter against Hamilton this past Sunday. Last year Hamilton made a second half comeback, winning the game 11-10. Despite a late surge by the Mules, history was repeated for a second year as Hamilton squeezed out a 9-8 win, giving […]

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Track and field shatter two school records at meet

Track and field shatter two school records at meet

Multiple school records fell this past weekend as Colby’s indoor track teams competed in the NEICAAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. Facing off against teams of all divisions from all over New England, the women’s team took tenth out of a field of 34 teams while the men’s team placed 12th out of 32. Out of the DIII schools competing, […]

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Two alpine skiers advance to nationals

Two alpine skiers advance to nationals

This past weekend the men and women’s alpine ski teams each qualified to send an athlete—Mike Boardman ’17 and Mardi Haskell ’17—to the Division 1 NCAA Championships, which will be held from March 8 to 11. For Haskell, this was her third time qualifying for the national tournament. Haskell is also a three-time All-American and was named to the All-East […]

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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 outmatched in semifinals loss to Amherst

Women’s basketball outmatched in semifinals loss to Amherst

With three minutes left in the game, Amherst took the ball up the court with a 53-32 lead. The point guard hesitated at the top of the key before making her move toward the basket. Strong defense from Caitlyn Nolan ’17 forced the guard to stop and make a hasty pass to an incoming teammate. The pass was mishandled and […]

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Promising season for men’s hockey meets bitter end

Promising season for men’s hockey meets bitter end

In a game that can only be described as a nail-biter for the more than 1,000 fans in attendance, the Colby men’s hockey team fell to Wesleyan University 5-4. Both teams played very well, but unfortunately Colby was unable to come away with the win, bringing an end to their spectacular season. The Mules had played Wesleyan in conference play […]

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