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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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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...
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Former women’s hockey coach Ewell to be honored

WATERVILLE, Maine — Former Colby College women’s hockey head coach Bob Ewell ’71 will be honored with the Joe Burke Award at the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) Convention in Naples, Fla., on April 29. The Joe Burke Award is presented to the person who has given outstanding contribution, support, and dedication to women’s ice...
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Men’s hockey explodes for seven goals in win

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College men’s hockey team scored three straight goals to break a 3-3 tie and had four in the third period to take a 7-4 non-conference win over University of New England on Tuesday at Alfond Rink. The Mules improve to 6-8-4 overall, while the Nor’easters drop to 11-6-2. UNE was...
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Wolfington, McCrum lead women’s basketball past UMF

WATERVILLE, Maine — Carylanne Wolfington (Hallowell, Maine) scored 17 points and Katie McCrum (Saco, Maine) was perfect from the field and the foul line to help the Colby College women’s basketball team hang on for a 66-59 win over University of Maine at Farmington on Tuesday at Wadsworth Gymnasium. The Mules move to 11-7 overall...
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Men’s basketball fights back only to lose in OT

BANGOR, Maine — The Colby College men’s basketball team fought back from 13 points down with 10:14 left in regulation to tie the game, but Husson University pulled away in the final two minutes of overtime for a 92-89 victory in non-conference play Tuesday at Newman Gym. Colby (12-6 overall) came into the game ranked...
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Mules finish up Colby Carnival with sprint racing

WATERVILLE, Maine — Amy Bianco and Olivia Amber teamed up to take 11th place for the Colby College women and the pairing of Silas Eastman and Sam Sinkler took 12th place for the men in sprint freestyle racing Sunday at Quarry Road Trails. Bianco and Amber had a total time of 21:48.3 to help the...
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Jann reaches 1,000 points, Mules beat No. 8 Amherst

WATERVILLE, Maine — John Gallego came off the bench with 13 points and Ryan Jann reached 1,000 career points to give the Colby College men’s basketball team a 66-64 win over eighth-ranked Amherst College in NESCAC play Saturday at Wadsworth Gymnasium. The Mules, who stopped Amherst’s 25-game NESCAC regular season winning streak two years ago...
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Amber fourth for Nordic skiers at Colby Carnival

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College’s Olivia Amber felt right at home at Quarry Road Trails and placed fourth overall in the women’s 15-kilometer classic mass start on Saturday in the Colby Carnival. Nordic ski competition continues Sunday at Quarry Road Trails with freestyle team sprint relays beginning at 9 a.m. Amber finished in 51 minutes,...
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Gagnon, sprinters lead men’s indoor track

LEWISTON, Maine — Griffin Gagnon won two events and the Colby College men’s indoor track and field team dominated the sprints at the Bates College Invitational on Saturday at the Walter Slovenski Track. Gagnon won the 1,000-meter run in 2:35.54 and was a winner in the mile (4:21.75). He came into the mile as the...
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Haskell, Auty lead alpine skiers in slalom

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine — Mardi Haskell had another podium finish and the Colby College women’s alpine team had all five skiers in the top 30 in the slalom at the Colby Carnival at Sugarloaf on Saturday. On the men’s side, Jack Auty and Michael Boardman both finished in the top 20 for the Mules. Haskell,...
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Women’s indoor track has six winners at Bates

LEWISTON, Maine — The Colby College women’s indoor track and field team won two distance races, a relay, and had three more winners in the throws and pole vault at the Bates College Invitational on Saturday. Katie Metayer won the 3,000 meters in 10:43.26, while Catherine McClure easily won the 5,000 meters (18:58.79) for the...
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Paluso wins event as men’s swim team splits

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — Joe Paluso was a winner in the 200-yard freestyle for the Colby College men’s swimming and diving team in a quad-meet on Saturday at Wesleyan University. The Mules took a 190.5-167.5 win against Trinity College and fell to Wesleyan (210-159). Bowdoin College also was at the meet, but Colby did not score...
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Women’s hockey tied with Amherst until late goal

AMHERST, Mass. — Amherst College, ranked fifth in the country, scored with 4:56 left in the game to break a 1-1 tie and added an empty net goal in a 3-1 victory over Colby College in women’s hockey Saturday at Orr Rink. The Mules (5-9-3 overall, 3-6-1 NESCAC) will head to Trinity College for games...
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Women’s basketball gives No. 2 Amherst tough game

AMHERST, Mass. — The Colby College women’s basketball team gave second-ranked Amherst College a tough game into the third quarter, but the Purple & White pulled away for a 62-37 win on Saturday at LeFrak Gymnasium. The Mules, who beat Trinity College on Friday, fall to 10-7 overall and 3-2 in conference play. Amherst, which...
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Women’s swim team earns split, beats Trinity

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — Shauna Yuan, Katie Discipio, and Katherine King all had one second-place finish and a third for the Colby College women’s swimming and diving team in a quad-meet on Saturday at Wesleyan University. The Mules took an easy 265-83 win against Trinity College and fell 225.5-144.5 to Wesleyan. Bowdoin also competed, but the...
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Men’s hockey falls 3-1 at home to Ephs

WATERVILLE, Maine — Despite a third-period goal from Jack Burton, Colby College fell 3-1 to Williams College in NESCAC men’s hockey Saturday at Alfond Rink. Dan Doherty scored two first-period goals for Williams to open up a 3-0 lead. The Ephs are 11-4-1 overall and 7-2-1 in the conference, while Colby drops to 5-8-4 and 3-7-2...
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Wolfington reaches 1,000 points, Mules win

HARTFORD, Conn. — Colby College senior Carylanne Wolfington (Hallowell, Maine) went over 1,000 career points in helping the Mules to a big 72-63 road win at Trinity College in NESCAC women’s basketball Friday night. Wolfington finished with 11 points, four rebounds, and two assists. She now has 1,006 career points and is the 17th player...
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Haskell, Leavitt, Boardman in GS top 10 at Sugarloaf

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine — Colby College’s Mardi Haskell had her best collegiate finish in the giant slalom by taking second place Friday at the Colby Carnival at Sugarloaf. Sierra Leavitt placed eighth for the Colby women, while Michael Boardman had a top-10 finish by placing 10th for the men. Haskell, an All-American in the giant...
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Men’s hockey falls in league game to Panthers

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College men’s hockey team fought back from a 2-0 deficit to tie the game, but Middlebury College scored on a deflected shot at 5:26 of the third period on the way to a 4-2 win on Friday at Alfond Rink. Andrew Neary deflected in the shot for the Panthers, who...
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Men’s basketball falls in game down to final shot

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College men’s basketball team had a chance to win at the buzzer, but Trinity College held on for a 62-60 win over the Mules in NESCAC play Friday night. The Bantams improve to 13-4 overall and 4-0 in conference play, while Colby drops to 11-5 overall and 0-4 in the...
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Women’s hockey drops road game at Amherst

AMHERST, Mass. — Colby College’s Megan Fortier scored to tie the game only to have Amherst College score 41 seconds later to regain the lead on the way to a 4-1 NESCAC women’s hockey win Friday. The Mules (5-8-3 overall, 3-5-1 NESCAC) sustained early offensive pressure in the first period, but it was Amherst who...
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Heilner third in pentathlon for women’s track

LEWISTON, Maine — Colby College’s Loan Heilner finished in third place in the pentathlon Friday to help the women’s indoor track and field team score six points ahead of Saturday’s Bates College Invitational. Heilner had 2,386 points in the event. She was second in the high jump (4-10.5), second in the shot put (23-4), and...
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Swim teams get meet off to start with two events

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — Haley Jones placed second in the 1,650-yard freestyle and Colby College’s 200 medley relay team was third in quad-meet women’s swimming on Friday night at Wesleyan University. For the Colby men, Joe Paluso placed fourth in the 1,650 freestyle in 17:14.83. Jones finished with a time of 18:43.24 and teammate Kitty Elwyn...
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Alpine skiers hosting carnival at Sugarloaf

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College Carnival will begin with alpine skiing at Sugarloaf on Friday, while the Nordic skiers begin competition Saturday at the Quarry Road Trails. The first run of women’s giant slalom starts Friday at 9:30 a.m. The men will follow with their first run at 10:30 a.m. and the participants will...
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Nordic skiers set for Colby Carnival

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College Carnival will begin with alpine skiing at Sugarloaf on Friday, while the Nordic skiers begin competition Saturday at the Quarry Road Trails. The first run of women’s giant slalom starts Friday at 9:30 a.m. The men will follow with their first run at 10:30 a.m. and the participants will...
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Softball team to host Snowball Clinic Feb. 13

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College softball team will hold the Snowball Clinic on Saturday, Feb. 13, in the fieldhouse at the Harold Alfond Athletic Center. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and those attending should bring a signed copy of the release form, a current insurance card, and a check for $65 payable to...
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Sayre named to preseason All-American team

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College’s Austin Sayre (Summit, N.J.) was named to the Inside Lacrosse 2016 Face-Off Yearbook Preseason All-American Third Team as a midfielder. Sayre was one of 39 players to make one of the three teams. The junior was an honorable mention All-American last year by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA)...
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Jann, Westman, Connelly lead men’s basketball to win

CASTINE, Maine — Ryan Jann had a game-high 23 points and Luke Westman went over 300 career assists in Colby College’s 80-65 non-conference men’s basketball win over Maine Maritime Academy on Tuesday night. Jann was 7-for-10 from the field, 3-for-5 from 3-point range, 6-of-7 from the foul line, pulled down seven rebounds, had three assists,...