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USM women’s volleyball faces Bates College

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the USM women’s volleyball team traveled to Bates College in Lewiston, Maine for their seventh match of the season. The Huskies were just coming off of a two game winning streak and sitting comfortably at 5-1 overall. Bates had just dropped their last two matches. They were looking […]

Fall Sports Preview and non-Student Athlete Opportunities

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel Fall is upon us, classes are in full swing and USM’s 2017 academic year is well underway. For many student athletes however, their year started almost a month ago in mid-August as they returned early for preseason training. Being a student athlete is a huge commitment and USM has a long history […]

America’s backwards sports culture

Posted on October 24, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

River Plouffe Vogel Sport’s culture gives the upper hand to men’s sports based only on gender and not skill or achievement. What’s worse, men’s teams that under-perform on the field and in revenue made, get paid more than women’s teams that not only win championships but generate more overall revenue. This does not just go […]

USM honors longtime baseball coach by renaming stadium

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

Erin Brown, Sports Editor “It’s kind of weird. But it’s humbling, especially when you’re still coaching,” Ed Flaherty said about receiving the honor of his career this past weekend when USM renamed the baseball stadium “Ed Flaherty field.” Flaherty has spent 32 seasons and counting as head coach of Huskies’ baseball.  Throughout those three plus […]

Men’s baseball stays on top of LEC rankings

Posted on April 22, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

By: Erin Brown, Sports Editor Number one seeded USM went into last Tuesday’s Little East Conference matchup against third seeded UMass Boston with a conference record of 6-0. Southern Maine continued on their perfect conference record with a 4-2 win over the Beacons. The victory extended the Huskies win streak to 11 games and their […]

Men’s lacrosse falls to Curry College

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

By: Erin Brown, Sports Editor Wednesday afternoon, USM faced off against Curry College for a non-conference match up. Curry College Colonels defeated the Huskies with a score of 15-11. The Huskies stayed competitive until the very end and had goals from seven different players on the team. Junior Nate DelGiudice (Oakland, ME/ Messalonskee), senior Jeff […]

USM celebrates Division III week

Posted on April 11, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Erin Brown, Sports Editor Last week, April 3-9, the University of Southern Maine and the other Division III schools around the country celebrated Division III week. According to NCAA.com, Division III week came about to define the identity of Division III sports and have schools and conferences explain why they prefer competing in Division […]

Dias and Gibeault earn All-American Honors at Indoor Track and Field National Championship

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

Erin Brown, Sports Editor Seniors Neka Dias (San Antonio, TX / Holmes) and Molly Gibeault (Brooklyn, CT / Woodstock Academy) both found incredible success this season in Indoor Track and Field. This past weekend, both attended the Division Three Indoor Track and Field National Championship at North Central College in Naperville, IL. Not only did […]

Editor Opinion: Watching the Pats game as a Browns fan

Posted on February 13, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

By: Erin Brown, Sports Editor First and foremost, I want to give you a brief introduction of this column. I love sports and I always have. Sometimes people don’t understand why and sports fans get a bad rap. We are seen as not being as “worldly” or “cultured” or “intellectual” as some people. People see […]

Paula Hodgen brings attention to the history of female athletes

Posted on February 06, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

By Erin Brown, Sports Editor This past weekend the University of Southern Maine celebrated fifty years of women’s athletics at our university. Honored with games from both women’s basketball and ice hockey, the Huskies reveled in a half-century worth of history. Back when the university was still named Gorham State College and the mascot was […]