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Archive for March, 2012

SAAC CONGRATULATES NATIONAL CHAMPION– DOM KONE!

The Student Athletic Advisory Committee hosted a surprise breakfast for Colby College Junior Dom Kone. Kone won the national NCAA Division III Championship in the 60-meter dash on March 10th with a time of 6.75 seconds. What an accomplishment for a fellow Mule! We are so proud of you Dom!

 

Colby Softball Team Holds Community Clinic

 

The Colby College softball team held a clinic on March 10 in the fieldhouse and had about 50 participants from the local community. The players ranged in age from 6 to 17 and worked on hitting, pitching, infield and outfield play, base running, and bunting. Softball head coach Kristina Katori and her staff ran the clinic with her team.

NESCAC All-Sportsmanship Winter Team

Each season the NESCAC releases a list of honorees that is determined by both players and coaches to student-athletes who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to sportsmanship. SAAC would like to take a moment to recognize these athletes for their contributions to their teams and the athletic community.

Here are the Mules that received this honor:

Kyle Donovan ’12, Men’s Basketball

Aarika Richie ’12, Women’s Basketball

Dan Nelson ’12, Men’s Ice Hockey

Hannah O’Brien ’12, Women’s Ice Hockey

Harry Smith ’12, Men’s Squash

Kate Pistel ’13, Women’s Squash

Adam Spierer ’13, Men’s Swimming

Charlotte Veazie ’12, Women;s Swimming

SAAC Members Take to the Hills with Colby Cares About Kids

After our most recent snow storm the Colby Cares About Kids (CCAK) program decided to make good use of the hills on campus for a day of sledding! It was certainly a fun day for all. The “Mentees” got to spend more time with their mentors and their mentors got to take a break from college life and enjoy a childhood pastime of all New Englanders. Thankfully this day was captured on camera, and we have some great pictures of Student Athletes who are active in CCAK and participated in this sledding extravaganza.

 

CCAK takes to Chapel hill, one of the best sledding venues on campus (in my expert opinion).

CCAK mentor, SAAC representative and member of Colby Men’s Basketball Ben Brassord ’14 poses with his mentee.

One of SAAC’s presidents Laura Burns ’12 and her mentee try to warm their bones in Pulver Pavillion.

Women’s Soccer member Eliza Larson ’13 (left) takes a break from sledding for a quick photo op.

Grey Benjamin ’14, member of Colby’s Men’s Soccer team, posing with his mentee.

Christian Romano ’14 of the Football team, sizing up the slope for his next run…

looks like someone stole Christian’s idea.

Jonathan Sommer ’14 of the Men’s soccer team posing with his mentee and their sled after a day on the hill.

Sharing tips on sledding technique?

Lily Kramlich-Taylor ’14 (middle right) may be from California, but she has become a fan of sledding thanks to her mentee and some friends.

All good things must come to an end…

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