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Wasserman, Colombini to be in NEILA game

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College midfielder Sam Wasserman will play and assistant coach Matt Colombini will be on the coaching staff at the 2016 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) East-West Senior All-Star Game on Friday, June 3. The game will take place at Golden Bear Stadium on the campus of Western New England University...

Colby third among NESCAC in spring all-academic

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College finished third among the 11 New England Small College Athletic Conference schools for student-athletes honored on the NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team. Colby had 105 student-athletes, two more than last spring, earn the honor. Colby finished ahead of Amherst College (104), Middlebury College (95), Wesleyan University (95), Bowdoin College (87), Hamilton...
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New time start for McDonough at NCAA meet

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College’s Alanna McDonough ’16, Emily Doyle ’16, Kim Donaldson ’16, and Jenna Athanasopoulos ’17 will head to Wartburg College in Iowa for the NCAA Division III Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships from May 26-28. McDonough is the second seed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, Doyle is seeded eighth in the 400...
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Sommers to run in 400 at NCAA meet

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College’s Brian Sommers is the 18th seed in the 400-meter dash at the NCAA Division III Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships from May 26-28 at Wartburg College in Iowa. Sommers will run a preliminary race on Friday at 5:45 p.m. (EST). If he advances to the final, he will run...

Mules have 10 on spring all-sportsmanship team

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College had 10 student-athletes named to the 2016 New England Small College Athletic Conference Spring All-Sportsmanship Team on Thursday. Senior baseball player Ben Crocker (Hallowell, Maine), senior men’s lacrosse player Sam Wasserman (Milton, Mass.), senior women’s lacrosse player Brittany Chin (Shrewsbury, Mass.), junior men’s rower Roger Stone (Greenville, S.C.), women’s junior...
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Herwig, men’s relay team get school records

WESTFIELD, Mass. — Colby College’s Andrew Herwig went from fifth place after the opening day of the decathlon to second place and a school record after Thursday’s competition at the ECAC Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Westfield State. Herwig finished with 6,127 points to break his own Colby record of 6,123 points set...
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Athanasopoulos second in heptathlon at ECAC meet

WESTFIELD, Mass. — Colby College’s Jenna Athanasopoulos finished second in the heptathlon and Julia Rembetsy-Brown was sixth in the long jump at the ECAC Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday at Westfield State. Athanasopoulos finished with 4,391 points among 15 women in the event. The final three events were completed Thursday, with Athanasopoulos...
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Garrett breaks school record in hammer throw

WESTFIELD, Mass. — Colby College’s Michaela Garrett ’17 broke a school record in the hammer throw and placed second in the event at the ECAC Division III Women’s Track and Field Championships on Wednesday at Westfield State. Garrett, who has been throwing longer at each meet, had her best toss on the first throw of...
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Herwig fifth after first day of decathlon

WESTFIELD, Mass. — Colby College’s Andrew Herwig ’16 is in fifth place after the opening day of competition in the decathlon at the ECAC Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Wednesday at Westfield State. Herwig has 3,082 points and is usually stronger In the second day events. He took second in the high jump...
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Brokaw named women’s lacrosse All-American

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College’s Jackie Brokaw ’18 (Darien, Conn.), a year after being honored as New England Small College Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year, was named to the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-American Second Team on Wednesday. Brokaw is the first Colby defender since 2012 to earn All-American honors. Head coach...
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Hanson, Ellenthal named All-NESCAC for baseball

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College’s Soren Hanson ’16 (Billerica, Mass.) and Zach Ellenthal ’16 (Wilton, Conn.) were both named to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Baseball All-Conference Team on Wednesday. Hanson made the first team for the second straight year, while Ellenthal was selected all-league for the first time and was on...
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Women’s lacrosse has six players on all-region team

WATERVILLE, Maine — Jackie Brokaw ’18 (Darien, Conn.), Emma Marjollet ’16 (Hingham, Mass.), Emilie Klein ’17 (North Andover, Mass.), Georgia Lubrano ’17 (Hanover, N.H.), Lexie Perticone ’17 (Vero Beach, Fla.), and Kendall Smith ’18 (Bloomfield, N.J.) all made the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division III All-Region Team on Friday. Brokaw and Marjollet were...
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Rex makes men’s crew All-NESCAC team

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College’s Liam Rex ’19 (Andover, Mass.) earned All-New England Small College Athletic Conference honors Friday in his first year with the men’s crew. Rex was selected to the second team and was one of only two first-year rowers on the squad. He rowed from the eighth position (stroke) in the boat....
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Suechting earns second women’s NESCAC honor

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College’s Sophie Suechting ’16 (Denver, Colo.) earned her second New England Small College Athletic Conference Women’s Rowing All-Conference Second Team selection Friday. Suechting was an All-American and made the All-NESCAC Second Team in 2014. She sits in the seventh position in the boat. The seventh spot is a rower who acts...
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Jacobson, Wasserman on NEILA academic team

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College’s Kenny Jacobson (Duxbury, Mass.) and Sam Wasserman (Milton, Mass.) were both named to the 2016 New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) Academic All-New England Team on Thursday. Jacobson and Wasserman were two of 65 NCAA Division III student-athletes honored from 29 institutions. Nominees must have senior standing, a cumulative grade...
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Reid earns fifth All-NESCAC men’s tennis honor

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College junior Carl Reid (Mattapan, Mass.) earned his fifth All-New England Small College Athletic Conference honor after being named to the second team for singles Thursday. Reid, a two-time All-American, was 12-7 in singles play during the 2015-16 season. He had been an All-NESCAC First Team selection as a first-year and...
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Women’s crew finishes 11th at national meet

WORCESTER, Mass. — The Colby College women’s crew placed 11th overall after finishing fifth in the Petite Final at the 2016 National Invitational Rowing Championships on Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond. The Mules were 12th at last year’s nationals, but moved up a spot this year with a time of 7 minutes 35.29 seconds over 2,000...
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Men’s crew 13th overall at national meet

WORCESTER, Mass. — The Colby College men’s varsity 8 moved up one place to 13th overall and won the third final race at the National Invitational Rowing Championships on Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond. Colby won the third final (places 13 to 18) in 6:14.972 to defeat Hamilton, Marist, University of Massachusetts, University of New Hampshire,...
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Athanasopoulos, Doyle, relay team win New England D3 titles

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Colby College’s Emily Doyle ’16 won another title and broke her own school record for the second straight week, while Jenna Athanasopoulos ’17 finished up what she started Friday by winning the heptathlon at the New England Division III Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday. Colby won a third title...
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Sandreuter seventh in steeplechase for men’s track

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Stefan Sandreuter ’16 placed seventh in the 3,000-meter steeplechase for Colby College at the New England Division III Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Springfield College. Sandreuter had a time of 9 minutes, 34.90 seconds in the field of 24. He came into the meet with a 9:46.36 seed....
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Baseball closes out season with setbacks

AMHERST, Mass. — Colby College’s Soren Hanson ’16 finished his collegiate career with an unlucky loss after Amherst College took a 1-0 win over the Mules in the opening game of a doubleheader on Saturday. The Purple & White also won 9-1 in the nightcap to improve to 24-10 overall. The Mules end the season...
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Herwig breaks own school record in decathlon

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Colby College’s Andrew Herwig ’16 (Brewster, Mass.) broke his own school record in the decathlon after placing second in the event at the New England Division III Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday at Springfield College. Herwig finished with 6,123 points to break his old record of 6,066 set last...
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Garrett third in hammer; Athanasopoulos closes on title

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. —  Michaela Garrett finished in third place in the hammer throw and Jenna Athanasopoulos is first after the opening day of the heptathlon at the New England Division III Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday at Springfield College. Garrett, fresh off winning a New England Small College Athletic Conference title last...
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Rower Whelpley ’05 one step from Summer Olympics

WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College graduate Steve Whelpley ’05 and his racing partner won the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in the men’s double scull and are one step away from competing at the Summer Olympic Games in Brazil. Whelpley and Willy Cowles won the event at the Olympic trials at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota,...
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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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Men’s crew has big finish at New England meet

WORCESTER, Mass. — The Colby College men’s varsity 8 finished second in the Petite Final and eighth overall at the 2016 New England Rowing Championships on Lake Quinsigamond on Saturday. The men placed third in the second heat with a time of 6:09.944. Bates was first in the heat at 6:02.331 and Trinity took second...
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Women’s crew strong eighth at New England meet

WORCESTER, Mass. — The Colby College women’s varsity 8 placed eighth overall after taking second place in the Petite Final at the New England Rowing Championships on Saturday. The Mules had a time of 7:13.973 to take second behind University of New Hampshire (7:05.987) in the Petite (places 7 to 12) race. Colby was third...
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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...