Women’s Soccer:

USM played host to the Bowdoin College Polar Bears last Wednesday at Towers Field. The Huskies battled hard, but ended up bowing to their opponents by a score of 3-0. The loss puts USM at 4-4-3 on the season. Senior goalie Marcy Ansley (Hudson, MA) had one save on 10 shots. Three different players scored for the Polar Bears, who improved to 5-3-1 on the season.

Women’s Cross Country:

USM senior Lindsay Davis (North Berwick, ME) finished eighth out of 61 runners in the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) Invitatoinal last Saturday, Oct. 2 with a time of 21:45.90. USM tied for second overall on the day with the University of New England. Audra Caler of Bowdoin was the individual winner with a time of 20:22.85. Bowdoin won the top overall team honors, as they had the three top runners on the day.

Volleyball:

Numbers were slim for the Huskies on Friday as they were only able to suit six players in their match against the University of Maine at Farmington. The two teams split the first two games, but UMF came back to win the next two as they sent the Huskies packing. USM was led by senior Emily Daigle (Rollinsford, NH), who had 10 kills and 26 digs. Freshman Caitlin McCarthy contributed nine kills and 15 digs for the Huskies, in Gorham.

Golf:

The USM team consisting of junior James Frost (Brewer, ME), sophomore Joe Hamilton (Old Orchard Beach, ME), senior Ashley Fifield (Buxton, ME), sophomore Dustin Freeman (York, ME) and sophomore George Shabo (Old Orchard Beach, ME) tied the St. Joseph’s College Monks on Friday in the USM Scramble at Sable Oaks Golf Club. The Monks were deemed winners on matching cards. Bates College took third place, Colby College took fourth and the University of New England followed, rounding out the top five.

Men’s Soccer:

USM lost its second straight game on Tuesday, falling to Bates College by a score of 5-0. This was the sixth straight win for the Bobcats, who improved to 6-1-0 on the season. USM held the Bobcats scoreless for much of the first half before junior David Shear (Concord, MA) scored in the 32nd minute, much to the chagrin of the Huskies. Sophomore keeper Chris Willard (Hampton, CT) had six saves for the Huskies, who fell to 5-2-3.

Men’s Cross Country:

USM finished 34th among a total of 48 teams in the New England College championships on Friday. The event, which was held at Franklin Park in Boston featured over 300 runners from colleges across New England. USM senior Mike Bunker (Bucksport, ME) finished 86th overall with a time of 26:28, the top finish for the Huskies. Freshman Curtis Wheeler (Newport, VT) ended the day with a time of 27:15, good for 145th place overall.

Women’s Tennis:

Number three singles player junior Catie McCarthy (Newport, VT) and number six singles player junior Emily Straubel (Littleton, ME) each won their respective matches on Friday against the Johnson and Wales University Wildcats. The Wildacts took the match 6-3, with USM’s only other point coming from the number three doubles team consisting of sophomores Casea Parady (Portland, ME) and Sydney Orne (Auburn, ME).

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