Relay Team Wins New England Championship

Frances Onyilagha ’14 Frances Onyilagha ’14 runs her leg of the 1,600-meter relay as she and Emily Doyle ’16, Emily Tolman ’16, and Brittney Bell ’13 won the event at the New England Division III Track and Field Championships at Colby’s Harold Alfond Stadium May 4. The women’s team took third place overall in a […]

Men’s Lacrosse Alumni Competing in Pro Leagues

  With his college lacrosse career behind him, Ian Deveau ’13 was planning to head for California, hoping to play for a new league, the LXM Pro Tour. Already competing in LXM is Whit McCarthy ’10, who plays for Team Maverik. Also playing in the pro ranks are Caddy Brooks ’09, who was drafted this […]

Deveau Best in NESCAC Men’s Lacrosse

  Ian Deveau ’13 averaged 3.71 points per game, with 52 points in 14 games this season. Ian Deveau ’13 is the top men’s lacrosse player in a very competitive conference. Deveau, a former NESCAC rookie of the year and three-time all-conference midfielder, was named NESCAC Men’s Lacrosse Player of the Year in May. Deveau, […]

They Can Play

At Colby, gay athletes are coming out—and helping to change the campus culture. Some, like champion sprinter Dominique Kone ’13, say the decision to be honest about their sexuality has made them better athletes. 

A School for Leaders

  Colby College is the first NCAA Division III school to conduct a leadership academy for athletes through the Janssen Sports Leadership Center. The Colby Leadership Academy develops and supports Colby student-athletes and coaches in their effort to become leaders in athletics, academics, and life, said Harold Alfond Director of Athletics Marcella Zalot. Said Zalot, […]

D-I Vet MacDonald Takes Over Men’s Hockey

An NCAA Division I veteran who has won national championships as a coach and player takes over the Colby’s men’s ice hockey program this year. Blaise MacDonald, former head coach at Niagara University and University of Massachusetts at Lowell, takes over the team from longtime head coach Jim Tortorella, who left to become assistant coach […]

Ravens Assistant GM DeCosta Prepares for Future Role

by David Driver   Eric DeCosta is ready. Prior to the 2012 season Eric DeCosta ’93 was in demand as a possible general manager for several National Football League teams, according to Sports Illustrated. He had spent 15 years with the Baltimore Ravens, but his path to the GM post with that team appeared blocked […]

Hard Hitter

In the chemistry lab and on the field, John Gilboy is “a no-quit kind of guy”