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Women’s basketball wins, waits for playoff seed

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — The Colby College women’s basketball team ended the regular season Saturday with a 64-48 victory over Wesleyan University and still is in the hunt to host a NESCAC playoff game next Saturday. The Mules are 14-10 overall and finish 6-4 in the conference, while Wesleyan ended the season at 7-15 and 1-9...
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Amber second for Mules at Dartmouth Carnival

CRAFTSBURY, N.H. — Colby College women’s Nordic skier Olivia Amber had a collegiate-best second-place finish in the 15-kilometer classical mass start at the Dartmouth College Carnival on Saturday. After racing was called off Friday because of the severe cold weather, Amber came out ready for the lone race of the weekend. She had a time...
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Men’s basketball beats Wesleyan, makes playoffs

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College men’s basketball team is headed back to the New England Small College Athletic Conference playoffs after a 73-64 win over 20th-ranked Wesleyan University on Saturday at Wadsworth Gymnasium. The Mules moved to 16-8 overall and finished 4-6 in the league after beating Connecticut College on Friday night. Wesleyan drops...
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Women’s alpine ski team second behind Haskell

HANOVER, N.H. — Two races, two second-place finishes for Colby College All-American Mardi Haskell. Haskell finished in second place in slalom racing at the Dartmouth Carnival to help the Colby women place second as a team. Haskell had runs of 48.19 and 49.97 for a total time of 1:38.16. Haskell had a hot skier to...
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Women’s squash beats Wellesley this time

WATERVILLE, Maine — The 20th-ranked Colby College women’s squash team was at full strength this time against Wellesley College in a 6-3 victory at the Dunaway Courts on Saturday. The Mules lost 7-2 to 22nd-ranked Wellesley back in November, but Colby only had eight players for the match and were missing some key players. Devin...
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Women’s hockey falls in another tight game

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Middlebury College and Colby College women’s hockey teams combined for just four goals in two games, but the Panthers came away with both wins after Saturday’s 1-0 victory at Alfond Rink. The seventh-ranked Panthers improved to 15-4-3 overall and 11-0-3 in the conference, while Colby dropped to 5-15-3 and 3-12-1 in...
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Men’s basketball earns key win over Camels

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College men’s basketball team shot 56.6 percent from the field and had 23 assists in a 83-73 victory over Connecticut College in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Friday at Wadsworth Gymnasium. Colby improves to 15-8 overall and 3-6 in league play, while the Camels drop to 12-11 and...
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Haskell second in giant slalom for Mules

HANOVER, N.H. — Colby College alpine skier Mardi Haskell had better slalom results than giant slalom in her first two years of Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association racing, but she has been equally strong in both disciplines in 2016. Haskell finished in second place in the giant slalom at the Dartmouth College Carnival on Friday at...
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Women’s swim relay team makes final

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — The Colby College 400-yard medley relay team of Katherine King, Shauna Yuan, Katie Discipio, and Katie Southworth made the championship final at the NESCAC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships at Middlebury College on Friday. King, Yuan, Discipio, and Southworth finished in seventh place with a time of 3:59.24. The four women had...
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Women’s hockey has strong effort in tough loss

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College women’s hockey team had Middlebury College down 1-0 more than 10 minutes into the third period, only to have the Panthers score twice in the final 6:52 of the contest to pull out a 2-1 win at Alfond Rink. The NESCAC-leading Panthers stay unbeaten in the league at 10-0-3...
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Women’s basketball battles hard in loss

NEW LONDON, Conn. — Despite a tough 69-63 loss at Connecticut College on Friday night, the Colby College women’s basketball team still has an outside chance to host a New England Small College Athletic Conference quarterfinal game. The Mules dropped to 13-10 overall and 5-4 in the league heading into Saturday’s 3 p.m. game at...
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Stewart named Maine Basketball Player of the Week

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College senior Patrick Stewart (Bangor, Maine), who shot 76.5 percent from 3-point range in three games, was named the Maine Men’s Basketball Coaches & Writers Association Division III Player of the Week on Monday. Stewart was 13-for-17 in 3-point shots, averaged 16.4 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 1.7 blocked shots...
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Men’s basketball wins key OT game over Hamilton

CLINTON, N.Y. — Patrick Stewart hit all six of his 3-point field goal attempts and Luke Westman hit some clutch free throws in overtime as the Colby College men’s basketball team took an important 99-95 win at Hamilton College on Sunday. The Mules improve to 14-8 overall and 2-6 in the New England Small College...
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Women’s squash earns big win at tourney

HARTFORD, Conn. — Cricket di Galoma and Mikaela Johnson each fought back from deficits to secure 3-2 victories for the Colby College women’s squash team in a 7-2 win over Hamilton College in the seventh/eighth place match at the NESCAC Championships at Trinity College. Colby was ranked 20th in the country and seeded eighth in...
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Amber takes ninth for Nordic skiers

CRAFTSBURY, Vt. — Colby College’s Olivia Amber skied to a top-10 finish by placing ninth in the women’s 10-kilometer classical on Sunday in the University of Vermont Carnival. Amber had a time of 28 minutes, 57.3 seconds to earn 31 points. She helped the Mules place eighth overall with 53 points. Amy Bianco took 37th...
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Men’s squash sixth at NESCAC tourney

HARTFORD, Conn. — The 19th-ranked Colby College men’s squash team settled for sixth place at the NESCAC Championships after falling 5-4 to Wesleyan University on Sunday. The Mules came into the match as the fifth seed, while Wesleyan was seeded sixth and ranked 20th in the country. Hugh Doherty had the win of the day...
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Women’s basketball has fast start, beats Hamilton

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College women’s basketball team had a quick start to the game for the second day in a row in the Mules’ 63-51 victory over Hamilton College in NESCAC play Saturday at Wadsworth Gymnasium. The Mules, who beat Middlebury on Friday by opening up a sizable early lead, improved to 13-9...
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Fields, Bianco lead Nordic skiers at UVM

CRAFTSBURY, Vt. — Zane Fields recorded a top-10 finish for the Colby College men’s Nordic ski team and women’s skier Amy Bianco placed 12th at the University of Vermont Carnival at Craftsbury on Saturday. Fields finished in 10th place in 22 minutes, 18.2 seconds over the men’s 10-kilometer course. Silas Eastman was 13th in 22:23.1...
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Gagnon, Sommers win Maine titles at state meet

GORHAM, Maine — Griffin Gagnon won a title in the mile and Brian Sommers took the 200 dash at the Maine State Men’s Indoor Track and Field Championships at University of Southern Maine on Saturday night. Gagnon had a time of 4 minutes, 17.56 seconds to win by more than two seconds. He helped the...
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Men’s squash beats Amherst, to play for fifth place

HARTFORD, Conn. — The fifth-seeded Colby College men’s squash team will get a chance to finish fifth on Sunday after a 6-3 victory over Amherst College in a NESCAC Championship consolation round match Saturday at Trinity College. The Mules (11-6 overall), ranked 19th in the country, also fell 9-0 to 18th-ranked Williams in a league...
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Luck not with men’s hockey in 2-1 loss

AMHERST, Mass. — The Colby College men’s hockey team literally battled to the final second in a 2-1 loss at Amherst College on Saturday in NESCAC play. Colby’s Kai Frankville scored just after the horn sounded to end the game. The Mules drop to 7-9-4 overall and 4-8-2 in the NESCAC. Colby allowed just three...
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Women’s squash loses battle at NESCAC tourney

HARTFORD, Conn. — The 20th-ranked Colby College women’s squash team will play for seventh place at the NESCAC Championships after falling 8-1 to fifth-ranked Trinity College in a quarterfinal match and later dropping a 5-4 match to Bowdoin College on Saturday. The Mules lost 5-4 to 17th-ranked Bowdoin for the second time this season. In...
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Hard losses hurt Colby men’s basketball

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — After trailing by 13 points at halftime, the Colby College men’s basketball team fought hard and led in the final minute of the game before Middlebury College squeaked out a 67-65 win on Saturday in NESCAC play. The Mules continue to have tough luck and close games. Colby is 2-4 over the...
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Women’s hockey has same result in setback

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College women’s hockey team fell 2-1 for the second straight day to Connecticut College in NESCAC play Saturday at Alfond Rink. Connecticut College’s Katherine Chester showed why she is one of the top goalies in the league with 34 saves. The Camels, who also won 2-1 on Friday against the...
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Six Maine State champions for women’s track

BRUNSWICK, Maine — The Colby College women’s indoor track and field team had five individual champions and one relay winner in taking second place at the Maine State Division III Championships on Friday night at Bowdoin College. The Mules finished with 176.5 points to place behind champion Bates College (214) and ahead of Bowdoin (149.5),...
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Men’s hockey posts huge OT win over No. 15 Hamilton

CLINTON, N.Y. — The Colby College men’s hockey team suffered the lowest point of the season against Hamilton College in January, but this time the Mules may have had the highlight of the year with a huge 2-1 overtime victory over the 15th-ranked Continentals on Friday night. The Mules, who lost 7-1 to Hamilton at...
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Seniors lead women’s basketball past Middlebury

WATERVILLE, Maine — On senior weekend at Colby College, the Mules’ three seniors combined for 49 points and 11 3-point shots in a 65-47 win over Middlebury College in a big NESCAC women’s basketball game Friday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium. Colby improves to 12-9 overall and 4-3 in the conference heading in Saturday’s 3 p.m....
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Women’s squash makes NESCAC quarterfinal

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Colby College women’s squash team advanced to the NESCAC Women’s Squash Championship quarterfinal round with an 8-1 win over Wesleyan University on Friday at Trinity College. The eighth-seeded Mules (9-8 overall) will meet fifth-ranked and top-seeded Trinity on Saturday at noon. Colby captain Julie Wolpow won 3-2 at the second position...
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Women’s hockey suffers tough home loss

WATERVILLE, Maine — After two scoreless periods, Connecticut College and Colby College combined for three goals in the final 11:04 of the game in the Camels’ 2-1 win in NESCAC women’s hockey on Friday at Alfond Rink. Connecticut College improved to 11-7-1 overall and 5-5-1 in the conference, while the Mules dropped to 5-12-2 overall...
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Tight road win for men’s basketball at USM

GORHAM, Maine — After losing two overtime road games last week, the Colby College men’s basketball team finally had some luck go their way in a 71-70 non-conference victory over University of Southern Maine on Tuesday at Fifield Court. Pat Dickert scored inside with 51 seconds left to give the Mules the lead and Colby...
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Tough start, finish for women’s basketball in loss

GORHAM, Maine — The Colby College women’s basketball team had terrific second and third quarters, but the Mules struggled in the first and fourth quarters in a 57-46 loss to University of Southern Maine in non-conference play Tuesday. The Mules are 11-9 overall heading into a big weekend of NESCAC play. Middlebury comes to Waterville...
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Unbeaten weekend for men’s squash

WATERVILLE, Maine — The 20th-ranked Colby College men’s squash team capped off an unbeaten weekend of play with a 9-0 victory over Connecticut College on Sunday at the Dunaway Courts. The Mules improve to 10-5 overall heading into next weekend’s NESCAC Championships, hosted by Trinity College and Wesleyan University. First position player Will McBrian was...
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Women’s squash ends weekend with victory

WATERVILLE, Maine — The 20th-ranked Colby College women’s squash team moved to 8-8 overall after a convincing 8-1 win against Connecticut College on Sunday at the Dunaway Courts. Julie Wolpow, normally the second position player, got a chance to play the top spot and earned a tough 3-2 victory over Ashley Arthur. After losing the...
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Garrett sets school record in weight throw

NORTON, Mass. — Michaela Garrett broke a 13-year-old school record in the 20-pound weight throw for the Colby College women’s indoor track and field team at the Bowdoin College Invitational on Saturday. The Mules had athletes at both the Bowdoin meet and the Wheaton College Invitational. Garrett dominated the weight throw with a toss of...
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Sommers sets 500 meter record for indoor track

NORTON, Mass. — Colby College’s Brian Sommers broke a 21-year-old school record in winning the 500-meter dash at the Wheaton College Invitational on Saturday. Sommers took advantage of the rare chance to run the 500 by posting a time of 1:04.58. The 1995 record of Zach Nightengale was 1:05.34. The Mules had six individual winners...
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Women’s alpine skiers second in slalom, Haskell fourth

STOWE, Vt. — Mardi Haskell finished fourth overall in the slalom and the Colby College women’s alpine ski team had five skiers among the top 21 in taking second place at the University of Vermont Carnival at Stowe on Saturday. Dartmouth won the slalom with a 136 score and the Mules were runner-up at 94...
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Men’s squash earns wins over Bowdoin, Tufts

WATERVILLE, Maine — The 20th-ranked Colby College men’s squash team took care of 21st-ranked Bowdoin College and 27th-ranked Tufts University by 8-1 scores during play at the Dunaway Courts on Saturday. The Mules, who will play 29th-ranked Connecticut College at home on Sunday at 11 a.m., won 5-4 over the Polar Bears in the NESCAC...
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Tower, Garfield, Wong win for men’s swim team

WATERVILLE, Maine — Jacob Tower won the 50-yard freestyle, Carter Garfield took the 200 backstroke, and Kyle Wong was a winner in the 200 breaststroke for the Colby College men’s swimming and diving team in a 212-109 loss to Bowdoin College on Saturday. Tower had a time of 22.43 in winning the 50 freestyle, Garfield...
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Women’s squash beats Tufts, falls 5-4 to Polar Bears

WATERVILLE, Maine — The 20th-ranked Colby College women’s squash team handled Tufts University in the first match of the day and nearly beat 17th-ranked Bowdoin College in matches at the Dunaway Courts on Saturday. The Mules posted an easy 9-0 win over 24th-ranked Tufts and then fell 5-4 to the Polar Bears in the second...
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Yuan, Cimino win races for women’s swim team

WATERVILLE, Maine — Shauna Yuan won two breaststroke races and was runner-up in a third for the Colby College women’s swimming and diving team in a 206.5-120.5 loss to Bowdoin College on Saturday. Yuan continues to have a terrific season. She was first in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.27) by more than three seconds and took...
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Hudnut scores 33 in tough overtime loss

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Colby College’s Chris Hudnut and Bowdoin College’s Lucas Hausman put on a scoring show Saturday, but it was Hausman’s Polar Bears who took an 85-82 win in overtime. The Mules drop to 12-7 overall and 1-5 in the league in a tough week. Colby dropped both road games this week in overtime....
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Women’s basketball falls in conference game

WATERVILLE, Maine — With both teams tied in the league standings heading into the game, the Bowdoin College women’s basketball team earned a 62-49 win over Colby College in NESCAC play Saturday at Wadsworth Gymnasium. The Polar Bears used a 40-25 rebounding advantage and held Colby to 32.6 percent shooting. Both teams came into the...
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Women’s hockey falls in road game to Bantams

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Colby College women’s hockey team will look forward to getting back to Alfond Rink after two straight weekends on the road. The Mules (5-11-3, 3-8-1 NESCAC) ended the four straight road games with a 6-0 loss at Trinity College (9-7-1, 3-6-1) on Saturday in NESCAC action. Colby will entertain Connecticut College...
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Ho, Epstein lead men’s squash past Virginia

WATERVILLE, Maine — Matt Epstein and Greg Ho both had to battle from behind to win 3-2 matches for the 20th.-ranked Colby College men’s squash team in a 5-4 victory over University of Virginia on Friday at the Dunaway Courts. Epstein won the opening set, only to lose the next two at the eighth position....
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Leavitt, Boardman lead alpine teams at Stowe

STOWE, Vt. — Sierra Leavitt earned a top-10 finish for the Colby College women’s alpine ski team and Michael Boardman was 11th for the men at the University of Vermont Carnival on Friday at Stowe. Leavitt had times of 1:07.85 and 1:06.27 for a two-run total time of 2:14.12 in taking 10th place in the...
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Women’s squash drops 6-3 match to Virginia

WATERVILLE, Maine — Helen Bernhard won her ninth match of the season and the 20th-ranked Colby College women’s squash team had 3-2 wins from Devin Mullaney and Cricket di Galoma in a 6-3 loss to University of Virginia on Friday at the Dunaway Courts. Bernhard, a first-year, is 9-3 at the third spot after a...
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Women’s hockey has shot advantage in loss at Trinity

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Colby College women’s hockey team had a 29-25 shot advantage in the game, but Trinity College scored twice in the first period and held on for a 2-0 NESCAC victory Friday night. The Mules drop to 5-10-3 overall and 3-7-1 in the league heading into another game with Trinity on Saturday...
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Former Trinity players named women’s lacrosse assistants

WATERVILLE, Maine — Mallory Hinman and Renee Olsen both played on the national champion 2012 Trinity College women’s lacrosse team and both will be assistant coaches for Colby College head coach Karen MacCrate Henning for the 2016 season. Hinman, a 2013 graduate of Trinity, played on three New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship...
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Pelham, Bernhard, Wain win matches in loss

LEWISTON, Maine — Helen Bernhard, Caroline Pelham, and Lily Wain all won matches for the 20th-ranked Colby College women’s squash team in a 6-3 loss at 18th-ranked Bates College on Wednesday night. The Mules (6-6 overall) continue to gain on the Bobcats. Colby lost 9-0 at Bates two years ago and fell 7-2 to the...
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Doherty wins match for men’s squash in setback

LEWISTON, Maine — Hugh Doherty won the lone match of the night for the 20th-ranked Colby College men’s squash team in an 8-1 loss at 17th-ranked Bates College on Wednesday. Doherty fought back from a 2-1 set deficit to pull out the victory over Spencer Burt by scores of 11-5, 5-11, 9-11, 11-9, 11-5. Doherty...