Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

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 […]

Sea Dogs Game a Must See in Portland

Posted on July 10, 2018 by Julie Pike in Sports

By Valerie Kazarian, Staff Writer The Portland Sea Dogs, the Double-A baseball affiliate (farm team) of the Boston Red Sox, plays regularly in Portland throughout July and August. The games are held at Hadlock Field on Park Avenue in Portland and the full schedule can be seen here. Ticket prices range from $9 for a general […]

Sports camps provide athletic learning for kids

Posted on April 30, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports

By River Plouffe Vogel, Sports Editor With summer comes long days, early sunrises and late sunsets. It’s a time to relax, not think about school, work or anything else. However as so many of us might remember it was often packed full of sports camps. We’re talking afternoon clinics, day camps, overnight camps, in town, […]

Being a student athlete: balancing athletics and academics

Posted on April 22, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports

By River Plouffe Vogel, Sports Editor USM has a long standing tradition of athletic and academic excellence. College is no walk in the park; classes are long, course work is difficult and professors demand a lot of their students. And so many of the people that go here are much more than just students, they […]

Athlete of the Week: Jake Dexter

Posted on April 16, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Cooper-John Trapp, Staff Writer Jake Dexter, a junior recreation and leisure studies major from Oakland, Maine has been a crucial weapon offensive and defensive weapon on the baseball team this season. He was honored as LEC Pitcher of the Week for the period of April 2-8 for his contributions to the team. At time […]

Baseball dominates April

Posted on April 16, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports

By River Plouffe Vogel, Sports Editor Headlining a successful month for USM Athletics is the baseball team. They are 8-0 so far in the month of April, and doing so in a dominating fashion. They capped off this week by taking down the Western Connecticut State University Colonials in a double header this Friday , April […]

Athlete of the Week: Aliza Jordan

Posted on April 09, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Maverick Lynes, Staff Writer This weeks athlete of the week goes to Junior Criminology major and Women’s Lacrosse player, Aliza Jordan. Jordan is a midfielder who is in her second year with the team. In a recent game n Apr. 2, Jordan had a career high of eight points in an 18-5 Huskies victory over […]

USM women’s lacrosse cruising through competition

Posted on April 09, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports

By River Plouffe Vogel, Sports Editor The bad weather at the USM women’s lacrosse game on Tuesday, April 4, didn’t stop the team from continuing their victory streak. By any standard is was a miserable day for outside sports being freezing cold, rainy and having occasional thunder throughout the day. Yet for some spring athletes, […]

Athletes of the week: Hannah Kenney and Erin Martin

Posted on April 02, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Cooper-John Trapp, Staff Writer USM softball produced back-to-back Little East Conference Rookie and Player of the Week for the weeks ending on March 18 and 25, respectively. Coming on the heels of the team’s annual spring training trip to Florida, Hannah Kenney, an undeclared freshman with a nursing major intention from Oxford Hills, ME, […]

The madness of NCAA

Posted on April 02, 2018 by USM Free Press in Sports

By River Plouffe Vogel, Sports Editor Sports fans everywhere are captivated by the magic of March Madness. The tournament embodies everything Americans love about college sports; the clash of titans like Duke and Kansas, upset wins, underdogs making incredible cinderella runs deep into tournament play and watching professional prospects on the biggest stage of their […]