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Daily life of a student athlete

Posted on October 14, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports

By: Cullen McIntyre, Staff Writer Being a college student athlete means balancing a heavier workload of both school and sport responsibilities. After speaking to two student athletes, Alexandria Allain (First Year, Women’s Soccer) and Britney Evangelista (Fourth Year, Women’s Ice Hockey), I got a better understanding of the life of a student athlete. Allain, a […]

Women’s soccer grabs 2-1 victory over Thomas Terriers

Posted on September 24, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports, Sports

By: Cullen McIntyre, Staff Writer In the women’s soccer teams first game under the lights, they faced off with the Thomas Terriers on Wednesday night. Coming off their first loss of a hot start to the season, the Huskies were out to get back to their winning ways. The early moments of the game were […]

Fall sports to watch out for this semester

Posted on September 10, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports, Sports

By Julie Pike, Editor-in-Chief Women’s Soccer Seth Benjamin, Head Coach Brendan Michael, Assistant Coach Head Coach Seth Benjamin is in his first year with Women’s Soccer. “As a whole, the team has really impressed me,” Benjamin said. “Their preparation over the summer, and their focus in pre-season has really set us up to have a […]

USM’s first wrestling national champion

Posted on March 18, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

Erin Brown, sports editor Senior Daniel Del Gallo (Gardiner, ME) finished his collegiate athletic career in the way every college athlete dreams of, as a national champion. Del Gallo took to the mat last week in the two-day NCAA Division III wrestling national championship tournament in La Crosse, WI to become the first ever wrestling […]

Senior Daniel Del Gallo heads to NCAA National Championship

Posted on March 04, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Erin Brown, Sports Editor For the third consecutive time in his wrestling career at the University of Southern Maine, senior Daniel Del Gallo, of Gardiner, Maine, will be heading off to the NCAA Division III National Championship. The senior has dominated the 149-pound weight class in the 2016-2017 regular season. He finished second at […]

Men’s basketball dominates Farmington

Posted on December 10, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

By River Plouffe Vogel, Free Press Staff The University of Southern Maine Huskies faced off in Gorham on Tuesday night, Dec.  6. The Huskies played in-state competition, trouncing University of Maine Farmington, 93-65. The Huskies moved to 4-4 on the season, and after two tough losses the big win should help the team’s confidence improve […]

Women’s ice hockey falls to Bowdoin

Posted on December 10, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Erin Brown, Sports Editor Tuesday night, in a non-conference play, the University of Southern Maine’s Women’s ice hockey team, the Huskies, took on the nationally ranked Bowdoin College Polar Bears. After trailing 3-0 at the start of the third period the Huskies scored two goals in two minutes and attempted  to tie the game. […]

Evangelista and Shapiro both honored as NEHC Goaltender of the week

Posted on December 03, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Erin Brown Two goaltenders from both Huskies’ ice hockey teams received high honors from the New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) this past week. Sophomore goaltender Britney Evangelista (North Smithfield, RI/ Junior Blades) from women’s ice hockey and junior Kyle Shapiro (Ocean, NJ/ Walpole Express) of men’s ice hockey team were both named NEHC goaltender […]

Is Sodexo offering healthy food options to athletes?

Posted on November 12, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Erin Brown Anyone who eats is able to notice the difference certain foods can make in how you feel and perform. A Number Seven at McDonald’s will leave you feeling more sluggish than a salad with grilled chicken. Carbs will slow you down more than a serving of fruit. Athletes certainly know this to […]

Meet the Huskies: Tiia Kand

Posted on November 12, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Erin Brown Tiia (pronounced Tie-ah) Kand is a year-round athlete here at USM. She participates in cross country, indoor and outdoor track for the Huskies. Out of the running shoes, Tiia is a junior international business major who’s originally from Abbot, Maine, a small town in central Maine about two hours north of Portland. […]