WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Colby College women's lacrosse program will begin a 17th straight season of playing in the New England Small College Athletic Conference playoffs when the fourth-seeded Mules host fifth-seeded Wesleyan University in a quarterfinal game on Saturday at noon on Bill Alfond Field.
The Mules (12-3 overall) finished in a tie for first place with Middlebury, Hamilton College, and Trinity College at 8-2 in the regular season standings. Through the tie-breaker system, the Mules were the fourth seed.
Colby's Emilie Klein was the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Offensive Player of the Week and the NESCAC Player of the Week for her big games against Middlebury and Colorado College last week. She leads the NESCAC in caused turnovers with 30.
Colby goalie Izzy Scribano ranks third in the NESCAC in save percentage (50.9) and fourth in goals against average (7.08).
2017 NESCAC Women’s Lacrosse Championship
Saturday, April 29 at Higher Seeds
No. 8 Amherst at No. 1 Middlebury – 12 p.m.
No. 7 Bowdoin at No. 2 Hamilton – 12 p.m.
No. 6 Tufts at No. 3 Trinity – 12 p.m.
No. 5 Wesleyan at No. 4 Colby – 12 p.m.
Saturday, May 6 at Highest Remaining Seed
Semifinal Games – 12 p.m./2:30 p.m.
Highest Remaining Seed vs. Lowest Remaining Seed
Remaining Quarterfinal Round Winners
Sunday, May 7 at Semifinal Site
Final – 1 p.m.
PHOTOS BY SALLY BOWEN