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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 […]

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 […]