Giving Day 2020: Friends of Athletics

This campaign ended on February 27, 2020, but you can still make a gift to Colby College by clicking here!



Thanks to the incredible spirit and generosity of the Colby community, we have surpassed 1,000 Friends of Athletics donors in the month of February, raising more than $500,000 in support of student athletes.

$25,000* from Trustee Steve Cummings '77 was unlocked at the 500 donor milestone. 

$100,000* from Trustee Jim Crook '78 P'11 and Andrea Crook P'11 was unlocked at the 1,000 donor milestone. 



*All unlocked dollars will be distributed among Friends teams. 

Friends of Athletics Groups

TeamDonorsDollars
Friends of Athletics 250$225,103
Friends of Rugby 179$30,951
Friends of Lacrosse 144$53,911
Friends of Baseball and Softball 139$80,405
Friends of Swimming and Diving 118$24,501
Friends of Crew 115$13,700
Friends of Skiing 109$11,121
Friends of Ice Hockey 94$19,294
Friends of Cross Country 87$8,298
Friends of Football 87$27,660
Friends of Soccer 73$4,494
Friends of Track and Field 65$8,995
Friends of Basketball 53$9,755
Friends of Tennis 39$12,072
Friends of Field Hockey 37$5,495
Friends of Volleyball 26$1,490
Friends of Squash 14$2,375
Friends of Golf 8$550

Donor affiliations


3% Students

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21% Parents

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2% Faculty/Staff

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4% Friends

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37% Alumni

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Donor list

Matthew Mantikas
Sophie Suechting
Thomas Killilea & Jennifer O'Neill
Katie Lazdowski
Holley Tyng
Dwight Martell
Sasha Fritts
Kara Witherill
Anna Patterson
David Tschaen
David Tschaen
Brandon Ketchum
Elli Mapstone
Nani Moss & Jon Moss
Holly Giandomenico
Anonymous
Jonathan Ferris
Abigail Derrig
Roger Stone
Joseph Theriault Jr
Emily Moslener
Elizabeth Noyes
Philip Purcell
Duncan GIBSON
Eduardo Plantilla
Barry Cohen
Anonymous
Ben Coleman
Ted Conway
Luke Bechtold
Austin Ross
Anonymous
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Becky Biggs
Anne Bailliere
Melissa Federman
Alice Watson
Gavin Watson
David Russell
Robb Arndt
Stephanie McKenna
Peter Nealis

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An Anonymous Donor matched $25
An Anonymous Donor matched $80
Matt Hawkins photoMatt Hawkins matched $100
Tracey Cote photoTracey Cote matched $160
Kara Hooper photoKara Hooper matched $197
Kara Hooper photoKara Hooper matched $197
Tom and Lisa Read P'19 matched $1,000
Don Buckley '75 matched $2,500
An Anonymous Donor matched $1,900
Anonymous matched $2,500
Anonymous matched $5,000
Steve Gawley P'22 matched $5,000
Anonymous matched $2,275
Anonymous matched $5,000
Anonymous matched $5,000
Anonymous matched $5,000
Senior Rugby Parents matched $7,000
Trustee Jack O'Neil '77 and Carol O'Neil matched $10,000
Mindy Williams '03 and Patrick Sanders '08 matched $11,000
Anonymous matched $15,000
Trustee Susan Boland matched $25,000
An Anonymous Donor gave $5
An Anonymous Donor gave $100
An Anonymous Donor gave $500
Eric Johnson '92 gave $5,000 because 75 donors made a gift in 6 days.