A Great Season for Colby Women’s Basketball
It’ll be a huge weekend for Colby basketball. The Women’s team has entered the big time. The Mules are hosting an NCAA Division 3 regional tomorrow.For the Colby Women’s basketbball team, this has been one unforgettable season.Aarika Ritchie – Colby Guard”We were all really looking forward to working together from the beginning of the season and its been a fun road along the way.”They tied a program record with 23 wins and have reached the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history.Lori Gear McBride – Colby Head Coach”We’re excited with the season that we’ve had so far and we look forward to just keeping our season alive as long as we can.”The Mules will host their first round game, a matchup against Husson, a team they have already beaten this season.Alison Cappelloni – Colby Forward”That really doesn’t mean anything going into the playoffs because the playoffs is a whole new season and anything can happen and any given team can upset someone.”With five teams from Maine in the D3 tournament, this matchup reflects the quality of women’s basketball in the state of Maine.Lori Gear McBride”It’s exciting. Its a great state for womens basketball. We have great fan support. There is a lot of interest and we’re looking forward to having a good crowd especially having Husson as our first round opponent.”In Waterville, Prescott Rossi, TV5 Sports.