Saturday, November 25th, 2017

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 […]

All for Ally: Bone marrow registry drive held for student in need

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

By River Plouffe Vogel, Free Press Staff Some of you may have noticed a poster that’s been going up around both campuses. On it, there is a young woman with an infectious smile, slapping high fives and rocking the number nine jersey for the University of Southern Maine women’s soccer team. This young student, player […]

Men’s and Women’s basketball both find success on Gorham Night

Posted on February 03, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

By: Erin Brown, Free Press Sports Editor The University of Southern Maine’s Men’s and Women’s basketball teams honored the town of Gorham last Wednesday night with their annual Gorham night. Members from Gorham’s 3rd and 4th grade youth basketball teams filled the stands and played during halftime. A free raffle for gift cards to businesses […]

Husky teams to keep an eye on this winter

Posted on January 21, 2017 by USM Free Press in Sports

Erin Brown, Sports Editor Though the spring semester has begun, winter sports are still in session. After nearly a month-long break, the winter sports teams at the University of Southern Maine still have nearly half of their season to play. Many teams have found success thus far and are hoping to continue on to the […]

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 […]