Quick Hits

Posted on January 20, 2014 by adamkennedy in Sports

Men’s Hockey USM ties Skidmore late 2-2 The men’s hockey team came back after being down 2-0 early to tie the game in the third. Neither team scored in overtime, giving the team their fifth tie of the season, and leaving them with a record of 4-7-5. The team’s next game is at St. Michael’s […]

Top winter destinations

Posted on December 01, 2013 by Francis Flisiuk in Sports

The days are getting colder and before you know it, winter will be here. With the end of fall sports and the semester drawing to a close, wouldn’t now be the best time to just sleep the days away? Then again, why sleep when you can take advantage of winter and all the activities that […]

New software giving women’s team edge

Posted on November 11, 2013 by adamkennedy in Sports, Sports Feature, Uncategorized

Film editing allows women’s basketball to improve practice With a successful season behind them, the women’s basketball team is ready for another season. For the third year in a row they’re going to be improving their game and looking to the  NCAA tournament with the aid of some interesting software. Three years back, the team […]

USM Quick Hits

Posted on October 28, 2013 by adamkennedy in Quick Hits, Sports

Men’s Soccer Huskies lose to Western Conn. St. 1-0 The men’s soccer team lost to Western Conn. State on Oct 19 by a score of 1-0. This is the tenth time this year the team has been shut out, and the second time in a row. The loss brings the team to a dismal 0-15-1 […]

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Posted on October 09, 2013 by USM Free Press in Sports

(L-R) Soph. Bridget Burns, Soph. Demi Ruder, and Fr. Alyssa Melanson, celebrate at the women's volleyball game. TKTKTKTK

Men’s Soccer Disappointing second half loss to UMF The USM men’s soccer team lost to University of Maine at Farmington 4-3 Wednesday to fall to 0-10-1 on the season. The loss was especially disappointing, as the Huskies were up 3-1 at one point during the second half. The team will next play Monday against the […]

Baseball: USM win streak snapped at 19, Lions triumph 6-1

Posted on April 22, 2013 by Alex Greenlee in Sports

Freshman Christian Cornell is picked off at first by Wheaton first baseman Apolinar De La Cruz in the seventh inning of Sunday's loss.

The USM baseball team last played the Wheaton College Lions on Thursday in Norton, Mass., routing them 15-3. On Sunday, they faced off again, with the Huskies holding on to a 19-game win streak as they took the field in Gorham. Lions starter Mike Gibbons, backed by an errorless defense, wouldn’t allow that streak to […]

Athletics budget barely takes a hit

Posted on April 15, 2013 by Anna Chiu in Sports

While academics is shouldering a hefty 63.4 percent of the $5 million budget shortfall at USM, the Athletics Department will only see a cut of less than 2 percent in its operating budget. In addition, the recreation manager position has been eliminated and another position related to equipment management will see a reduction in pay. […]

Olympic winner has the golden touch

Posted on April 08, 2013 by Anna Chiu in Chiu On This, Sports

Joan Benoit Samuelson made history 29 years ago when she crossed the finish line at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to become the first ever Women’s Olympic marathon winner. Last Wednesday, Samuelson made an appearance on the Portland campus to talk about her role in breaking the gender barrier but also spoke personally about the […]

Huskies play in nationals, lose 80-58

Posted on March 05, 2013 by Anna Chiu in Chiu On This, Sports

The nationally eighth ranked Lady Huskies were unable to advance to the second round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball National Championship last Friday  in Gorham, losing 80-58 to the Smith College Pioneers (23-4). The loss concludes the season for the women’s team with an impressive 27-2 record. Just 10 minutes into the game, […]

Cigarettes and junk food breeding epidemic?

Posted on November 14, 2012 by Anna Chiu in Chiu On This, Sports

The smoking ban will officially be enforced on campus starting in January with officials hoping to improve the health of the USM community. Cancer, in fact, is the leading cause of death in Maine and has a higher rate than any other state, according to the Centers for Disease Control. They also estimated that 85 […]