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Senior athletes earn awards at ceremony

WATERVILLE, Maine — Alanna McDonough (Andover, Mass.) of Colby College’s cross country and track and field teams earned the the Ellsworth Millett Award for the women and basketball player Chris Hudnut (Chevy Chase, Md.) was honored for the men at the Colby Senior Awards Presentation. Other award winners included: women’s lacrosse player Brittany Chin (Shrewsbury,...
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Brokaw, Marjollet named All-NESCAC

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College defenders Jackie Brokaw (Darien, Conn.) and Emma Marjollet (Hingham, Mass.) were both named to the New England Small College Athletic Conference Women’s Lacrosse All-Conference Team on Thursday. Brokaw, the NESCAC Co-Rookie of the Year in 2015, was on the first team. Marjollet was selected to the second team. Brokaw was...
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UMaine baseball pulls away from Colby

WATERVILLE, Maine — Despite more red-hot hitting from Colby College’s Zach Ellenthal ’16, Tyler Schwanz had a home run and two doubles for the University of Maine and relief pitcher Connor Johnson threw five strong innings in the Black Bears’ 9-3 win in non-conference baseball Wednesday at Coombs Field. University of Maine improved to 16-27 overall,...
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Baseball loses this time in 5-4 game with Husson

BANGOR, Maine — Two weeks after Colby College took a 5-4 home win over Husson University, the Eagles paid the Mules back with a 5-4 non-conference win Tuesday at the Winkin Complex. Colby is 11-21 overall and will play host to University of Maine on Wednesday at 4 p.m. The game will be webcast at http://www.nsnsports.net/colleges/colby/...
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Eight earn All-NESCAC honors for women’s track

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College finished third among athletes honored to the New England Small College Athletic Conference Women’s Track and Field All-Conference Team on Tuesday. Colby had eight athletes earn honors for finishing in the top-three of an event at Saturday’s NESCAC meet at Amherst College. Middlebury College (16) and Williams College (11) were...
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Four make All-NESCAC for men’s track

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College’s Brian Sommers ’17 earned his fourth and fifth All-New England Small College Athletic Conference Men’s Track and Field All-Conference honors on Tuesday. Sommers, Nick Boutin ’19, Roy Donnelly ’17, and Landon Summers ’17 each were All-NESCAC for the Mules. Sommers was second in the 400-meter dash in 48.34 and nearly...
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McDonough, Doyle, Garrett, Donaldson win NESCAC titles

AMHERST, Mass. — Alanna McDonough, Emily Doyle, Michaela Garrett, and Kim Donaldson can call each other New England Small College Athletic Conference champions after the Colby College foursome won individual titles at the league meet on Saturday at Amherst College. The four women combined for 40 points with the four victories and helped the Mules...
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Softball finishes strong with sweep of Bates

WATERVILLE, Maine — Emily Schatz ’16 made her final two games at the new Colby Softball Field memorable ones by helping the Mules to a doubleheader sweep of Bates College by 7-6 and 3-1 scores Saturday. Schatz had a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Mules the win in...
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Sommers close second in 400 at NESCAC meet

AMHERST, Mass. — Colby College’s Brian Sommers finished in second place and nearly came away with a New England Small College Athletic Conference title on Saturday at the men’s outdoor track and field league meet at Amherst College. Sommers came into the race as the top seed this season with a time of 48.00. His...
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Women’s lacrosse falls in NESCAC playoff game

WATERVILLE, Maine — After falling 8-6 to Colby College in the final regular season game Wednesday, Bates College put it all together offensively and defensively in a 9-3 win over the Mules in a New England Small College Athletic Conference quarterfinal on Saturday at Bill Alfond Field. Bates (12-4 overall), the fifth seed in the...
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Baseball team drops two games to Bobcats

WATERVILLE, Maine — Despite two triples by Zach Ellenthal, Bates College pitching held Colby College to just nine hits in two games to help the Bobcats take a 3-1 and 9-3 sweep of a doubleheader in NESCAC East baseball on Saturday at Coombs Field. Bates is 12-18 overall and 4-7 in conference play, while the...
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Men’s tennis closes season with loss

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Douglas Mo fell in a pro-set at sixth singles and Colby College had two doubles teams lose tight 9-7 matches in a 9-0 loss to fourth-ranked Bowdoin College on Saturday. The Mules close out the season at 5-13 overall and 2-6 in the league. Mo lost 6-4, 6-7, and fell 10-6 in...
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Baseball opens series with win over Bates

LEWISTON, Maine — Will Cohen had a long relief stint to earn the victory, Tommy Forese scored four runs, and Soren Hanson drove in four to lift the Colby College baseball team to an 11-6 win over Bates College on Friday at Leahey Field. The Mules improve to 11-18 overall and 4-6 in NESCAC East...
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Colby softball earns league win over Bates

LEWISTON, Maine — Julia Saul pitched a complete game and was helped out with 18 hits by the Colby College softball team in a 12-1 win over Bates College in NESCAC East play Friday at Lafayette Street Field. The Mules are still alive for a NESCAC playoff spot heading into the final day of league...
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Women’s lacrosse ready for playoff battle with Bates

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College and Bates College women’s lacrosse teams, fresh off playing the final regular season game against each other, have bigger stakes Saturday at noon when the two teams meet in a New England Small College Athletic Conference quarterfinal game at Bill Alfond Field. The Mules are 12-3 overall and finished...
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Stewart top 3-point shooter in Division III

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College’s Patrick Stewart ’16 (Bangor/Bangor, Maine) was the top 3-point shooter in NCAA Division III men’s basketball this year. Stewart shot a blistering 52.3 percent from 3-point range and was the lone Division III player in the country over 50 percent while playing in at least 75 percent of the games....
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Women’s lacrosse wins, will host playoff game

LEWISTON, Maine — The Colby College women’s lacrosse team earned a huge road win for the right to play at home Saturday in a New England Small College Athletic Conference quarterfinal game. In a rare battle between two teams ranked the same in the national poll, 10th-ranked Colby took an 8-6 win over 10th-ranked Bates...
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Comeback falls just short for men’s lacrosse

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College men’s lacrosse team scored the final four goals of the game, but it was not quite enough in a 12-11 loss to 10th-ranked Bates College on Wednesday at Harold Alfond Stadium in the Flahive-McDuffee-Sandler Memorial Game. Yuta Murata had three goals and one assist, while Alex Rutan finished with...
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Mo, Gaffin lead men’s tennis past USM, 6-3

GORHAM, Maine — Douglas Mo won at second singles and senior co-captain Brad Gaffin was a winner at singles and doubles for the Colby College men’s tennis team in a 6-3 win over University of Southern Maine on Sunday. Mo split sets with Kyle Curley before taking a 12-10 victory in a pro-set. Gaffin did...
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Men’s crew first, takes impressive win over UNH

SIDNEY, Maine — The Colby College men’s varsity 8 earned an impressive win over University of New Hampshire and University of Vermont in racing on Messalonskee Lake on Saturday. Colby finished nearly eight seconds behind UNH in an event at Worcester last Saturday. The Mules had a winning time of 6 minutes, 2.15 seconds over...
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Boutin, Houston win Maine State titles for Mules

WATERVILLE, Maine — Nick Boutin won the 100-meter dash and teammate Marcques Houston took the 200 dash for Colby College at the Maine State Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Alfond Track on Saturday. Boutin finished in a time of 10.95 seconds to lead three Colby finishers in the top six of the event....
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Women’s varsity 8 crew shines at home meet

SIDNEY, Maine — The Colby College women’s varsity 8 liked being home on Messalonskee Lake, earning wins over University of New Hampshire and University of Vermont on Saturday. The Mules had lost to UNH by nearly eight seconds last Saturday in racing at Worcester. Colby finished the 2,000-meter race in 6:39.72 to narrowly hold off...
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Relay teams win for women’s outdoor track

BRUNSWICK, Maine —  The Colby College women’s outdoor track and field team won the 400-meter relay and the 1,600 relay at the Aloha Relays on Saturday. Emily Doyle, Michaela Athanasopoulos, McKayla Blanch, and Taylor Depalo combined to win the 1,600 relay in 3:57.11. The foursome won the event by more than 13 seconds. Margaret Giles,...
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Scoring run by No. 9 Panthers hurts men’s lacrosse

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College goaltender Dylan Rothenberg had 17 saves and Austin Sayre scored five goals, but Middlebury College used a big scoring run in the second half to pull away for a 15-10 NESCAC men’s lacrosse victory at Bill Alfond Field. Trailing 7-5 early in the third quarter, ninth-ranked Middlebury ran off eight...
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Women’s lacrosse drops game to No. 6 Panthers

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — Despite an early 1-0 lead after 12 minutes of play, the 10th-ranked Colby College women’s lacrosse team fell 12-2 to sixth-ranked Middlebury College on Saturday. The Mules, who drop to 11-3 overall and 6-3 in the league, will end the regular season with a 5 p.m. Wednesday game at ninth-ranked Bates College....
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Baseball has tough weekend at Tufts

MEDFORD, Mass. — Dan Csaplar ’16 homered in the opener and Tommy Forese ’16 went deep in the nightcap for the Colby College baseball team in 12-4 and 5-2 losses to Tufts University in NESCAC East play Saturday. The Mules lost a tough 7-6 game in 10 innings to the Jumbos (21-4, 8-0 NESCAC East)...
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Men’s tennis drops match to Cardinals

WATERVILLE, Maine — Carl Reid ’17 and Vlad Murad ’17 each fell in three-set matches for the Colby College men’s tennis team in a 9-0 loss to 11th-ranked Wesleyan University on Saturday. Reid, ranked sixth in the Northeast Region in singles play, lost 6-1, 6-7, 6-2 to eighth-ranked Steven Chen. Murad dropped a 6-2, 3-6,...
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Softball closes out series with losses

HARTFORD, Conn. — A day after earning a big win over Trinity College, the Colby College softball team fell 7-1 and 3-0 to the Bantams in a NESCAC East doubleheader Saturday at Campus Field. The Mules drop to 12-15 overall and 3-6 in the conference, while the Bantams move to 17-10 and 5-4 in the...
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Women’s tennis loses match to Cardinals

  WATERVILLE, Maine — The eighth-ranked Wesleyan University women’s tennis team took a 9-0 win over Colby College in a match against regionally ranked opponents Saturday. The Cardinals (6-4, 3-4 NESCAC) are ranked fifth in the Northeast Region, while the Mules (12-4, 4-3) are 15th. Senior captain Holly Bogo played her final home match for...
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Schatz, Saul lift softball to win over Trinity, 3-1

HARTFORD, Conn. — Emily Schatz ’16 ripped a two-run triple in the the top of the fifth inning and Julia Saul pitched a complete game for the Colby College softball team in a 3-1 win over Trinity College in NESCAC East play Friday. The Mules, now 12-13 overall and 3-4 in league play, will play...
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Baseball team loses leads in tough setback

MEDFORD, Mass. — The Colby College baseball team led 5-2 after six innings and took a 6-5 lead into the bottom of the ninth, but Tufts University battled back each time for a 7-6 NESCAC East victory in 10 innings Friday at Spicer Field. The Mules drop to 10-16 overall and 3-4 in the NESCAC...
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McLaughlin, pitchers power Mules to sweep

WATERVILLE, Maine — Katie McLaughlin ’17 had her second walk-off home run of the season to help the Colby College softball team to a 3-2 opening game win over Husson University in non-conference play Wednesday. The Mules (11-13 overall) had four players with two hits or more in a 9-0 victory in the nightcap. The...
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Women’s lacrosse coasts past UNE, 16-3

BIDDEFORD, Maine — The 10th-ranked Colby College women’s lacrosse team had a tune-up for Saturday’s huge road game at sixth-ranked Middlebury College with an easy 16-3 win over University of New England on Wednesday at the Big Blue Turf. The Mules improve to 11-2 overall and will head to Middlebury for an 11 a.m. start...
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Men’s lacrosse drops conference game

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Despite a 51-36 shot advantage, the Colby College men’s lacrosse team fell 18-9 to Bowdoin College in NESCAC play Wednesday night at Ryan Field. The 12th-ranked Polar Bears got off to a great start to the game with six unanswered goals. Bowdoin (10-3 overall, 7-2 NESCAC) led 7-1 after a quarter and...
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Baseball wins thriller behind Connelly’s pitching

WATERVILLE, Maine — Jake Connelly ’16 pitched six masterful innings of relief and Andrew Currier ’16 drove home Soren Hanson ’16 with the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning in Colby College’s 5-4 non-conference baseball win over Husson University on Tuesday night. The Mules, now 10-15 overall, were playing the first-ever night...
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Smith selected as NESCAC Player of the Week

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College sophomore Kendall Smith (Bloomfield, N.J.), who helped the Mules earn big conference wins over Williams College and Bowdoin College, was named the New England Small College Athletic Conference Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week on Monday. Smith had five goals, three assists, and shot 100 percent (5-for-5) in the two...
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Ellenthal named NESCAC Player of the Week

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College third baseman Zach Ellenthal (Wilton, Conn.), who hit .647 for the week, was named the New England Small College Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Week on Monday. Ellenthal was 11-for-17 and had five extra-base hits (4 doubles, 1 triple) in a 4-2 week (4-1 in games he started). Ellenthal...
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Women’s crew has solid weekend of rowing

WORCESTER, Mass. — The ninth-ranked Colby College women’s varsity eight finished fourth overall, but beat two teams behind the Mules in the national rankings Saturday. On Sunday, the went up against top-ranked Bates College and had a good showing in taking second in the Presidents Cup. The Mules had a time of 6 minutes, 58.16...
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Men’s crew second in Presidents Cup; sixth Saturday

WORCESTER, Mass. — The Colby College men’s varsity 8 placed sixth in racing at Worcester on Saturday and took second at the Presidents Cup on Sunday. The Mules had a time of 6 minutes, 19.33 seconds in Saturday’s event at Worcester. Colby’s second varsity eight placed third in 6:24.61 against five other boats. On Sunday...
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Softball earns road split with Brandeis

WALTHAM, Mass. — Tori Sansone had four RBI in the first two innings of the second game to lift the Colby College softball team to a 7-1 win over Brandeis University in non-conference play Sunday. The Judges won the first game by an 8-0 score in five innings. The Mules improved to 9-13 overall and...
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Baseball team sweeps Plymouth State in tight games

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College baseball team fought back for a 5-3 win in the opening game and then held on to a big lead in a 7-6 victory in the nightcap in non-conference play against Plymouth State University on Sunday at Coombs Field. The Mules (9-15 overall) scored three runs in the bottom...
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Murad, Mendoza win matches in loss to Babson

BABSON PARK, Mass. — Vlad Murad and Jeremy Mendoza won singles matches in pro-sets for the Colby College men’s tennis team in a 7-2 loss to Babson College in non-conference play Sunday. Colby, not ranked in the Northeast Region and fresh off a victory over 19th-ranked Connecticut College, dropped to 4-11. Babson is ranked 16th...
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Women’s tennis beats Camels, earns 12th win

WATERVILLE, Maine — Katie Ryan pulled out the fifth point of the day for the Colby College women’s tennis team in a 5-4 victory against Connecticut College in NESCAC play Saturday. The Mules are ranked 16th in the ITA Northeast Region and improved to 12-3 overall and 4-2 in the league. The Camels, ranked 19th,...
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Women’s lacrosse breaks away from Ephs for win

WATERVILLE, Maine — The ninth-ranked Colby College women’ lacrosse team scored the final five goals of the game to break a 9-9 tie and go on to a 14-9 win over Williams College in NESCAC play Saturday at Bill Alfond Field. The Mules improve to 10-2 overall and 6-2 in the conference, while Williams dropped...
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Holton’s hitting, pitching gives softball split with Bowdoin

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Wiley Holton pitched a complete game and helped her own cause with two hits to help Colby College to a 3-0 win over Bowdoin College in NESCAC East softball Saturday. The Polar Bears came back for a 3-1 win in the second game. The Mules are 8-12 overall and 2-4 in conference...
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Women’s outdoor track has 17 winners at meet

WATERVILLE, Maine — Michaela Garrett won two events and Alanna McDonough was a winner in the 3,000-meter steeplechase for the Colby College women’s outdoor track and field team at the Colby Open Invitational on Saturday. Garrett won the hammer throw (155-3) and took the discus throw (109-02) in the non-scoring meet. Meanwhile, two-time NESCAC steeplechase...
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Baseball gets split with Bowdoin, 3-3 in league

BRUNSWICK, Maine — After scoring 14 runs against Bowdoin College on Friday, the Colby College baseball team coasted to an 8-1 win over the Polar Bears in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday. The Polar Bears denied a series sweep by the Mules after taking the second game by a 5-2 score. Colby is...
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Men’s outdoor track has 14 winners at home

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College men’s outdoor track and field team piled up 14 victories on the day at the non-scoring Colby Open Invitational on Saturday at Alfond Track. Pedro Caballero won the 800 meters (1:58.80) and Chase Brown took the 5,000 meters (16:06.75) for the Mules. Colby also had track victories from Noel...
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Men’s tennis takes league win over Camels

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Colby College men’s tennis team opened a big weekend of play with a 7-2 victory over Connecticut College in NESCAC action Saturday. The Mules (4-10, 2-4 NESCAC) are not ranked in the Northeast Region. The Camels (3-10, 0-3) came into the match ranked 19th. Colby heads to 16th-ranked Babson on Sunday...