Sunday, December 4th, 2016

Men’s Basketball reclaims Costello Cup

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

By Erin Brown, Sports Editor Named after the late Dr. Richard Costello, former USM Athletic Director and basketball coach, the Costello Cup has been passed back and forth between the University of Southern Maine and the St. Joseph’s College’s Monks for 28 years now. The Huskies reclaimed the Costello Cup for the first time since […]

Huskies host weekly special olympics event

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

By Erin Brown, Sports Editor Members of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) spend Sunday nights in a pretty spectacular way. Student athletes from USM come together with athletes from Special Olympics Maine Cumberland County to host a Unified Sports event showcasing a different sport every Sunday night. SAAC officer Lauren Lessard and SAAC advisor […]

USM Sports 2015-2016, a year to remember

Posted on May 04, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Nick Beauchesne, Sports Editor It has been an amazing year for USM sports so far. With spring season coming to a close in the coming weeks,and a full slate of fall and winter sports behind us, the USM community should be able to look back at this year with a sense of pride as to […]

USM baseball team falls to Babson College 12-8

Posted on April 26, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Erin Brown, Free Press Staff A grand slam by the Babson Beavers was ultimately the difference between them and  the Southern Maine Huskies Thursday afternoon. Although they rallied with five unanswered runs, the Huskies fell 12-8 after nine innings of play. Southern Maine’s record drops to 18-9. Babson picked up the lead early on […]

Sullivan prepared for life beyond the playing field

Posted on April 26, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Nicholas Beauchesne, Sports Editor With only two weeks left of the semester, many students are preparing for their final exams at USM. Graduating seniors see the end of their undergraduate experience just beyond the stack of books and pile of projects that await them. For those seniors that participated in collegiate athletics during their […]

Southern Maine Stuns Husson 6-1

Posted on April 19, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

Byline: Erin Brown Free Press Staff Dexter tallies two runs and three RBIs in Huskies’ victory over Eagles. Tuesday afternoon the University of Southern Maine Huskies took down the Husson University Eagles 6-1 with help from senior Sam Dexter (Oakland, ME/ Messalonskee) who smashed  a home run and tallied three RBI’s. Junior Paul McDonough (Wells, […]

An inside look at athletic training at USM

Posted on April 19, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

Nick Beauchesne Sports Editor Anyone who has played competitive sports during their lives has probably had the experience of having to visit the athletic trainer’s office at some point. Whether it is during practice, a game or while training during the offseason, injuries happen. When they do, it is crucial that the athlete receives treatment […]

USM Spring sports early season update

Posted on April 14, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

Byline: Nick Beauchesne, Sports editor Baseball: The Huskies find themselves at 8-5 with one game remaining in the early season non-conference schedule. Having beaten Bowdoin College Wednesday by a score of seven to two, the Huskies are looking to rebound from a stretch where they had lost three out of four games. Led by reigning […]

Spring Lacrosse Preview

Posted on March 22, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Erin Brown Southern Maine Huskies Men’s Lacrosse Preview: After finishing the 2015 season with a 6-7 overall record, the University of Southern Maine’s Men’s Lacrosse team is looking for a change of pace this season. The Huskies have a total of eighteen returning players on their roster including their top scorer from last season, […]

Huskies baseball poised for promising campaign

Posted on March 07, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Nick Beauchesne/Sports Editor The University of Southern Maine baseball team began practice a few weeks back. Despite the relatively warm winter weather everyone has been enjoying this year, the team has, as of yet, been unable to get outside and get to work on the field. As a result, the sound of popping gloves […]