Thursday, October 19th, 2017

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. […]

Meet the Huskies: Tiia Kand

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

By Erin Brown, Free Press Sports editor 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 […]

Women’s Tennis Review

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

By River Plouffe Vogel, Free Press Staff Gorham—The University of Southern Maine’s women’s tennis team had their second home match of the year last Tuesday, Sept.19, against fellow LEC team Plymouth State. The lady Huskies are currently 0-4 on the season and coming off a tough non-conference loss. Although they were not able to secure […]

Colby Upsets Southern Maine 7-1

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

By River Plouffe Vogel, Free Press staff Gorham,ME —USM’s women’s soccer team hosted Colby College in a tough non-conference loss on Tuesday. The lady Huskies fell to 3-6 on the season. The game came on the heels of a bad loss to Keene State, who moved to 2-0 in LEC play. Despite a hard fought […]