Athletics

March 13, 2020

More Than 300 Attend Alumni Event at Sox Spring Training

More than 300 Black Bear alumni and guests gathered for the Alumni Association’s annual Red Sox Spring Training game and BBQ on March 5 in Fort Myers, FL. During a pre-game event attendees heard from UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy and Red Sox Executive Vice President Ron Bumgarner. John Reed ’79, ’91G, president/CEO of Maine Savings,…

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February 11, 2020

Two Students Win Prestigious ‘M’ Club Dean Smith Awards

At the annual Scholar-Athlete Recognition Ceremony 289 student-athletes were honored for their academic success. The ‘M’ Club Dean Smith award, the most prestigious award presented annually to the top male and female student-athletes at UMaine, was presented to Cassandra Mascarenhas of the field hockey team and Mitch Fossier of the men’s ice hockey team.  Click…

January 17, 2020

Homecoming Weekend 2020 Dates Set

The University of Maine’s Homecoming will take place this year October 16th through the 18th. Homecoming Reunion classes include 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, and 2015. The weekend will feature a “Welcome Home” reception, Alumni Village Tailgate, football game, Maine Marketplace, and more! Save the date!

October 10, 2019

UMaine Basketball Coach featured in Sports Illustrated

UMaine’s Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach, Edniesha “Eddie” Curry, was the focus of a recent Sports Illustrated magazine feature on the lack of women coaching men’s basketball programs at the college and pro levels. Curry, a former WNBA player and college basketball star, is currently the only full-time female coach of a Division 1 men’s basketball…

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September 17, 2019

UMaine Athletics Offers Special Young Alumni Discount

Young alumni will receive discounted rates on season passes to all four of UMaine’s ticketed sports this year including football, men’s ice hockey, women’s basketball, and men’s basketball. University of Maine athletics, in an effort to keep young alumni engaged with Black Bear Sports after college and beyond, is offering a special 20% discount on…

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August 15, 2019

Athletics Offers Special Young Alumni Discount

Young alumni will receive discounted rates on season passes for all four of UMaine’s ticketed sports this year including football, men’s ice hockey, women’s basketball, and men’s baseball. University of Maine athletics, in an effort to keep young alumni engaged with Black Bear Sports after college and beyond, is offering a special 20% discount on…

August 15, 2019

2019 Sports Hall of Fame Class Includes Seven Individuals and a Team

The UMaine Sports Hall of Fame will induct 7 individuals and a team this fall, adding athletes from men’s soccer, cross country, football, women’s soccer, field hockey, track & field, and baseball. This year’s Hall of Famers were selected by the M Club and approved by UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy and Athletic Director Ken Ralph. The…

July 15, 2019

Athletics Announces Fall 2019 Schedules

It may be summer but many UMaine student-athletes are readying themselves for the fall sports season.  Women’s soccer, football, and the women’s and men’s ice hockey teams have released their schedules for the year, with schedules for the field hockey, cross country, and swimming & diving teams expected to be announced in the near future. …

May 17, 2019

Eight Inductees Will Join UMaine Sports Hall of Fame

The University of Maine Sports Hall of Fame will induct an eight-member class this fall on September 13th. Honorees include Corey Conner, 10-time America East champion and two-time track All-American; Gerald (Jerry) Ellis, nine-time letterwinner and two-time Maine State Champion in the mile; Heather Hathorn (Driscoll), women’s soccer record holder for career goals and career…