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A University rewilding project brought a variety of plants to the upper hill behind the new residence halls, Pinchin Hall and Burke Hall. The project began in conjunction with the construction of the new residence halls and is part of Colgate’s larger plan for landscaping upper campus. The e…

As the season approaches its close and the Colgate women’s soccer team remains on the outside of the Patriot League’s top six, the team was in desperate need of a win and the valuable three points that come with it against Loyola at home on October 26. 

After a tumultuous slate of out-of-conference games to open the season and a 48-7 romping by Football Bowl Subdivision team Air Force on August 31, the Colgate Raiders plunged into the Patriot League season on Saturday, October 5, ready to return to their title-winning ways from only one year ago. 

The Colgate men’s hockey team travelled to Lowell, Massachusetts for a two-game series against the No. 18 UMass-Lowell River Hawks. After starting the season 0-3-0, the Raiders looked to bounce back against the River Hawks and try to salvage something from the weekend road trip.

The Colgate Raiders have not lost to the Syracuse Orange since the 2014-15 season. That would be a surprising statement out of context, maybe for the basketball or football teams, but not for 2017-18 Division I National Coach of the Year Greg Fargo’s women’s hockey team. 

This past weekend, Colgate athletics struggled across the board. Overtime soccer losses, field hockey and football defeats in Patriot League play and an impressive four-set volleyball win were the key games of the weekend.

Colgate men’s hockey kicked off their season with a homecoming weekend opener against the Rochester Institue of Technology (RIT) Tigers this past Saturday, October 5. To start the game off, the men’s hockey program commemorated Ron Baker, a longtime Colgate employee and dedicated hockey supporter. 

This year for Family Weekend, which took place Friday and Saturday, September 20 and 21, the Colgate athletics teams were all able to take the field (or court) at home. The weekend featured the Patriot League openeing game for the men’s soccer team as well as a tailgate for the football team.

The Colgate women’s volleyball team had their final non-conference tournament of the season this weekend at the Carolina Classic on the campus of the University of North Carolina (UNC) in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

The Colgate Women’s Ice Hockey team opened their season with back-to-back games on Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22 playing Holy Cross and an exhibition game against Kingston. The team has high expectations coming into the year, having recorded four straight 20+ win seasons. Expectat…

The Colgate Raiders took the field against the William & Mary Tribe in Williamsburg, VA on September 14. Before their face off against the Tribe, the Raiders dropped their previous two games in Colorado Springs, CO against Villanova and FBS opponent Air Force.

On Thurdsay, September 12, the Colgate Raiders men’s soccer team faced the Albany Great Danes in Albany, New York. The Raiders dropped the contest; a quick start from the Great Danes put the game to bed early. In the first minute, the Raiders were down 1-0 after getting called for a penalty …

After a loss to Clarkson in the East Coast Athletic Conference (ECAC) semifinals which ended the season last year, the Colgate women’s ice hockey team is looking to bounce back for the 2019-20 season. The Raiders are excited to begin this season, adding seven first-years and one sophomore fr…

Colgate men’s and women’s tennis opened their respective seasons in Schenectady, NY at the Siena Invitational on September 6 and 7. Men’s tennis reached four flight finals and the women’s team made it to a doubles final, as well as two singles in the semifinals. 

The Colgate women’s field hockey team continued their opening stretch of the season this weekend with a two-game home stand. On Friday, September 6, the team had their home opener, hosting Lock Haven on Tyler’s Field. The Raiders entered the game with momentum having defeated St. Louis 4-1 o…

The Colgate women’s volleyball team continued their hot start to the season going 3-0 at the Harvard Tournament in Cambridge, MA over the weekend. 

Colgate men’s soccer opened their regular season this past weekend with a two-game road swing out west, facing off against a pair of Top-25 foes. On Friday, August 30, the Raiders took on No. 20 Portland, and on Sunday they took on No. 22 Oregon State. The challenging start to the season tes…

The Colgate Raiders traveled to Colorado Springs, Colorado to face Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) Mountain West Conference foe Air Force on August 31. After dropping the 2019 campaign’s home opener, the Raiders were looking to get back to .500 against a tough opponent out west. 

On April 28, Colgate wide receiver and 2018 football team captain Thomas Ives was signed to the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent. This is the second Colgate prospect in two years to find himself on a NFL team the day after the draft, with Pat Afriyie signing with the Chargers post-dr…

Colgate Women’s Rugby has been working hard preparing for the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Women’s 7s National Championship held on April 27 and 28 in Pittsburgh, PA. The team says they are elated to have earned a sixth place finish after, essentially, a year-long effort.

Colgate Women’s Tennis played their final match of the 2019 season this past Friday, April 26. Their season ended with a tough loss against their extremely talented Patriot League opponent, Navy, who is the number two seed in the league with twenty-three wins. The Raiders played with a lot o…

Junior Thea Chafee placed third at the Longines Masters of New York, held at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York this past weekend, April 26 and 27. The Longines Masters is an annual, international horse race which features some of the best equiticians across the globe.

The Women’s Softball team took on Siena College in a two-game battle last week on Wednesday, April 24. Senior infielder Meghan Romero was the hero in the first game with a walk-off single in the ninth inning to contribute to the 5-4 victory. Colgate started off slowly as Siena scored three r…

On Friday, April 26, the Colgate Women’s Lacrosse Team traveled to Easton, Pennsylvania to face the Lafayette Leopards in their first game of the weekend. The game against Lafayette was the final regular season match for the Raiders, before they would travel to Boston, Massachusetts to face …

The Colgate Men’s Lacrosse team closed out their season this past week with a tough battle against Bucknell. Although the two teams ended the first quarter of play with a tie, the Bucknell Bison fought until the final whistle to grab a win over the Raiders. The Bison needed this win to clinc…

The Men’s Lacrosse Team faced Lafayette on Saturday, April 20, the team’s senior day, and had an impressive win, defeating the Leopards 16-7 and ending the team’s six-game losing streak. The Raiders honored 11 seniors: Will Blumenberg, Ryan Caley, Sam Cleveland, Jack Donaghue, Matt Donovan, …

The Colgate Women’s Softball team took on Syracuse on Wednesday, April 17, in a one-game series, as well as Holy Cross in a three-game Patriot League Series on the weekend of April 20 and 21.

This past week, the Women’s Lacrosse Team took on both the Army Knights on Wednesday, April 17, and the Loyola Greyhounds on Saturday, April 20. Despite two tough Patriot League losses, the Raiders were able to clinch a spot in the Patriot League tournament.

On Friday, April 19, the Colgate Men’s Tennis team played its first round of the Patriot League Tournament at Lichtenberg Tennis Center in West Point, New York. Disappointingly, it proved to be the Raiders’ last chance to play this season.

On Saturday, April 13, the Colgate Men’s Lacrosse team traveled to Worcester, Massachusetts, to face the Holy Cross Crusaders. This highly anticipated matchup would determine Colgate’s post-season fate. Entering the competition, the Raiders had a 3-7 overall record, with a 1-4 record in conf…

The Colgate Women’s Softball team faced Cornell in a doubleheader on Tuesday, April 8, at Niemand-Robison Softball Field in Ithaca, NY. The Raiders ended the day with a split, which puts them at a 17-18 record on the season. Sophomore pitcher Bella Crow was a key player for the Raiders, pitc…

The Colgate’s Women’s Lacrosse team is on a roll. The Raiders scored 13 goals on the 13th day of April to seal their latest victory against American. As of Saturday’s game, they are on a three-game Patriot League win streak. The team relentlessly battled it out against the Eagles to earn a 1…

With the Patriot League Tournament on the horizon, the Colgate Men’s Tennis team closed their regular season with duels against Bucknell and Boston University. Both games took place at Drumlins Country Club in Syracuse, New York, the Bucknell duel on Friday, April 12 and the Boston Universit…

On Saturday, April 6, the Colgate Raiders faced the Navy Midshipmen on their home turf in Hamilton. Entering the game with a 3-6 record, 1-3 in conference, they hoped to improve their record with a win against their Patriot League foe.

Colgate Women’s Softball was on a roll this past weekend, April 6 and 7. The team had a three-game sweep against Army, marking its first season sweep against the Black Knights since 2015. Colgate Softball proved that they are a force to be reckoned with and made quite the name for themselves…

With the last weekend of regular season play before the Patriot League Tournament on April 25 through April 28, the Colgate Women’s Tennis team split their final weekend. The team suffered a close loss on Saturday, April 6 against Binghamton before bouncing back against Rochester on Sunday, …

The Women’s Lacrosse team advanced to 3-2 in the Patriot League after an impressive second-half run in a win over the Lehigh Mountain Hawks on Saturday, April 6. While Lehigh put up a tough battle in the first half, ending in a 3-3 tie, Colgate was able to dominate during the second half, en…

On Saturday, March 30, the Colgate women’s softball team played a doubleheader series against the SUNY Albany Great Danes. The team entered the week at 11-15, an improvement over last year’s record of 5-21 at the same time last season.

Colgate Men and Women’s tennis teams faced off against the Lafayette Leopards on March 30 at Drumlins Country Club in Syracuse, New York. Both Raider teams emerged victorious, with the men sweeping the Leopards 4-0 and the women fighting back for a 4-2 win.

The Colgate Men’s Lacrosse team took on the Loyola Greyhounds this past weekend on Saturday, March 30, to continue Patriot League play. After falling to the Greyhounds 21-7, the Raiders are tied with Holy Cross for the sixth rank in the league, with four league games left before tournament play.

The Women’s Lacrosse team ended the week with one tough loss against Boston University and a huge comeback win against another Patriot League rival, Bucknell.

Colgate Men’s Lacrosse team entered last week 3-3, after tallying a loss to Canisius on March 16. Only three days later, the Raiders took the field to avenge their loss against the Hobart Statesmen. The game, held on Tuesday, March 19 at Andy Kerr Stadium, was the 1,000th game in the program…

Colgate Men’s Basketball’s victory against Bucknell, which took place on Wednesday, March 13, was a historic one. The final score, 94-80, sent Colgate to its first NCAA tournament since 1996. The Raiders were set to face the University of Tennssee Volunteers in Columbus, Ohio. The March Madn…