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UMaine women’s basketball team adds transfer guard

on June 22, 2015, at 11:49 a.m.
ORONO | The University of Maine women’s basketball team is going to have a lot of holes to fill once the 2015-2016 senior class graduates next spring. Coach Richard Barron has filled one of those spots with a Division I transfer. Barron on Monday announced that 5-foot-10 guard Tanesha …
Senior Scott Heath of Westbrook delivers a pitch during Friday's America East baseball elimination game at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Massachusetts. Hartford beat the University of Maine 11-2 to end the Black Bears' season.

Hartford ousts UMaine from America East tourney

By Pete Warner on May 22, 2015, at 11:51 a.m.
LOWELL, Massachusetts — The University of Maine baseball team went out with an unexpected whimper Friday afternoon. The Hartford Hawks piled up 16 hits and received strong pitching from Sam McKay on the way to an 11-2 victory over the Black Bears in the elimination round of the America East …
University of Maine starter Justin Courtney delivers a pitch in an America East tourney game against University of Maryland Baltimore County Thursday at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Pitching woes plague UMaine baseball team in tourney loss to UMBC

By Pete Warner on May 21, 2015, at 4:37 p.m.
LOWELL, Massachusetts — The pitching staff has been precariously thin this season for the University of Maine baseball team. So when when usually dependable starter Justin Courtney struggled early in Thursday’s postseason opener, the Black Bears were not able to stop the bleeding. The University of Maryland Baltimore County scored …
UMaine baseball players (from left) Shane Bussey, Brett Chappell, Danny Diaz, John Arel and Christian Garabedian play a game during warmups on Thursday prior to their America East tournament game against Maryland Baltimore County at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Massachusetts.

UMaine baseball team looks to Heath to change tourney fortunes

By Pete Warner on May 21, 2015, at 2:45 p.m.
LOWELL, Massachusetts — The University of Maine’s season will be on the line Friday afternoon. Coach Steve Trimper’s No. 3 Black Bears will face fourth-seeded Hartford in a 1 p.m. elimination game at LeLacheur Park. UMaine is coming off Thursday’s disappointing 9-5 loss to No. 2 Maryland Baltimore County. Senior …
Luke Morrill

UMaine players gain America East baseball honors

By Pete Warner on May 20, 2015, at 6:30 p.m.
Luke Morrill and Scott Heath each garnered first-team honors on Wednesday evening as the 2015 America East Baseball All-Conference Teams were announced during the league’s awards banquet in Lowell, Massachusetts. Justin Courtney of Bangor and Logan Fullmer each picked up two awards in the voting of the conference’s coaches. Both …

Tourney time: UMaine baseball team faces UMBC in postseason opener

on May 20, 2015, at 5:34 p.m.
America East Baseball Championship No. 3 MAINE vs. No. 2 MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY Time, site: Thursday, 5 p.m., LeLacheur Park, Lowell, Massachusetts Records: Maine 24-26, UMBC 32-18 Series, last meeting: Maine leads 40-9, UMBC 6-3 on 4/26/15 Key players: Maine — 3B Luke Morrill (.357, 2 home runs, 28 runs …
University of Maine baseball coach Steve Trimper.

Maine baseball team drops season finale to Albany; sets sights on AE tourney

By Larry Mahoney on May 16, 2015, at 8:04 p.m.
The University of Maine’s baseball team would have liked to have reached the .500 mark on its overall record with a win over Albany in its season finale in Albany, New York, on Saturday. But a game that could have been crucial for both teams turned into nothing more than …
Anna Heise, UMaine women's basketball

Absolutely Anna: Montreal stop kicks off UMaine women’s trip to Italy

By Pete Warner on May 16, 2015, at 11:59 a.m.
Editor’s note: Anna Heise of the University of Maine has agreed to write a blog during the Black Bear women’s basketball team’s trip to Italy. The senior center from Halle, Germany, will provide readers with a student-athlete’s perspective on the experience as the team enjoys the history and culture of …
Justin Courtney of Bangor, pictured during a May 8 game in Orono, worked five strong innings on Friday to help the University of Maine baseball team beat Albany 4-1 and clinch a spot in the America East tournament.

Bangor freshman helps UMaine baseball team clinch playoff spot

By Pete Warner on May 15, 2015, at 3:23 p.m.
The University of Maine baseball team’s place in the upcoming America East tournament has been secured. The Black Bears managed only three hits in Friday’s first game, but pitchers Justin Courtney and Logan Fullmer held the University at Albany in check to help UMaine post a 4-1 victory at Alumni …

Sports briefs for May 14, 2015

By Staff and Wire Reports on May 14, 2015, at 7:34 p.m.
UMaine’s Bogdanovich gains regional honor ORONO | University of Maine softball pitcher Alexis Bogdanovich of South Portland has received National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Northeast Region Third Team honors. Bogdanovich, the America East Pitcher of the Year, led the league in ERA (1.73) and strikeouts (182) while her 15 wins …

UMaine baseball visits Albany with eyes on postseason

on May 14, 2015, at 4:53 p.m.
MAINE vs. ALBANY Time, site: Friday (2), noon, Saturday, noon; Varsity Field, Albany, New York Records: Maine 22-25 (8-9 America East), Albany 13-26 (6-11) Series, last meeting: Maine leads 35-28, Albany 9-5 (10 inns.) on 3/29/15 Key players: Maine — 3B Luke Morrill (.365, 2 home runs, 27 runs batted …
Maine's Kevin Stypulkowski finishes touching all the bases after his second home run of the game against Binghamton during action Saturday at Mahaney Diamond in Orono.

UMaine baseball team on verge of clinching postseason berth

By Pete Warner on May 11, 2015, at 3:58 p.m.
ORONO | It has been an up-and-down season for the University of Maine baseball team, which has spent the last few weeks digging itself out of the America East cellar. With one weekend of conference play remaining, the Black Bears are in excellent position to secure a postseason berth. …
University of Maine second baseman Shane Bussey tries to reach a ball hit over his head during Saturday's game against Binghamton in Orono.

UMaine baseball completes sweep of Binghamton, climbs in AE standings

By Pete Warner on May 09, 2015, at 7:32 p.m.
ORONO | Saturday was a busy and emotional day for the seniors on the University of Maine baseball team. The six young men started their day by participating in the commencement ceremony at Alfond Arena. Then it was across the parking lot to Mahaney Diamond, where they played their …

Friday’s UMaine-Binghamton baseball summaries

on May 08, 2015, at 10:58 p.m.
BLACK BEARS 7, BEARCATS 1 (First Game) Binghamton 000 001 000 — 1 9 5 Maine 110 200 03x — 7 10 1 Ostner, Erhard (8) and Posavec; Courtney, Fullmer (6) and Stypulkowski E: Schanz, Gamache, Skidmore 2, Ostner; Adam; 2B: Agresti; Heath, Morrill, Stypulkowski, Gear; HR: Geary (3); LOB: …

College roundup: Binghamton ends Maine’s softball season with 8-0 triumph in America East tourney

on May 08, 2015, at 9:32 p.m.
STONY BROOK, New York — The University of Maine’s softball season came to an end after Binghamton blanked the Black Bears 8-0 in an elimination game at the America East Tournament Friday. The game went six innings due to the eight-run rule. Maine had staved off elimination earlier in the …
Maine pitcher Justin Courtney delivers a pitch in the second inning against Binghamton at Mahaney Diamond in Orono on Friday.

Heath, Courtney pitch UMaine baseball to sweep of Binghamton

By Pete Warner on May 08, 2015, at 4:02 p.m.
ORONO | Scott Heath didn’t have his best “stuff” on Friday night, but when the game was on the line, he made the clutch pitches. The left-hander from Westbrook allowed two first-inning runs, but worked around 13 hits with an inspired performance that helped the University of Maine edge …

Stony Brook shuts out UMaine in America East tourney opener

on May 07, 2015, at 6:21 p.m.
BDN FILE PHOTO STONY BROOK, New York — University of Maine ace right-hander Alexis Bogdanovich allowed only three hits on Friday, but Stony Brook parlayed them into the only runs of the game to post a 2-0 victory in the first round of the America East Softball Championship at University …

UMaine baseball team needs wins in home series vs. Binghamton

on May 07, 2015, at 5:54 p.m.
MAINE vs. BINGHAMTON Time, site: Friday (2), 4 p.m., Saturday, 4 p.m.; Mahaney Diamond, Orono Records: Maine 19-24 (5-9 America East), Binghamton 17-19-1 (6-11) Series, last meeting: Maine leads 29-24, Binghamton 6-3 on 5/23/15 Key players: Maine — 3B Luke Morrill (.363, 2 home runs, 26 runs batted in), CF …
Scott Heath (left) of the University of Maine, pictured celebrating a home run in March, belted three homers on Saturday in the Black Bears' baseball split with New York Institute of Technology.

NYIT takes two of three from UMaine baseball team

on May 02, 2015, at 5:45 p.m.
OLD WESTBURY, New York — Scott Heath of Westbrook drove in five runs with two home runs and a double and also pitched a complete game on Saturday afternoon to lead the University of Maine to a 6-2 baseball victory over New York Institute of Technology in the first game …
Freshman Justin Courtney of Bangor will be among the starting pitchers for the University of Maine during a four-game series at New York Institute of Technology that begins on Friday.

UMaine baseball team opens 4-game series at New York Tech

on April 30, 2015, at 7:31 p.m.
MAINE vs. NEW YORK TECH Time, site: Friday, 3:30 p.m.; Saturday (2), noon; Sunday, noon; Lorenzo Field, Old Westbury, New York Records: Maine 17-22, NYIT 12-23 Series, last meeting: Maine leads 11-1, tied 0-0 in 2008 Key players: Maine — 3B Luke Morrill (.368, 2 home runs, 26 runs batted …
 
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