Maine Maritime Academy

Chris Murphy, the men's basketball coach at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, has announced that he is stepping down at the end of the 2013-2014 season.

Maine Maritime Academy men’s basketball coach Chris Murphy to step down at end of season

By Pete Warner on Jan. 22, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.
CASTINE, Maine — Chris Murphy has been a fixture on the sidelines at Maine Maritime Academy. Now, he is preparing to give up coaching the Mariners men’s basketball team. Murphy this week announced his decision to retire from his position at the conclusion of the 2013-14 season. “For 22 years …

Brandeis handles Husson women

on Dec. 31, 2013, at 8:52 p.m.
WALTHAM, Mass. — Brandeis University built a 22-point halftime lead on its way to an 81-54 women’s basketball victory over Husson University of Bangor on Tuesday afternoon. Nicolina Vitale paced the Judges (5-4) with 16 points and five assists, while Janelle Rodriguez (5 assists, 4 steals) and Ceara McNamara netted …

NCAA penalizes Maine Maritime Academy for improper aid to athletes, failure to monitor financial aid

By Pete Warner on Oct. 17, 2013, at 4:24 p.m.
CASTINE, Maine — Maine Maritime Academy has been placed on two years of probation and will vacate its participation in the 2009 Division III football championship after the NCAA discovered infractions at the institution. The NCAA Division III Committee on Infractions reported Thursday that MMA failed to monitor the creation …

Marshwood’s Quintal commits to UMaine baseball

By Pete Warner on Sept. 19, 2013, at 7:45 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine baseball coaching staff has worked hard in recent years to attract the top talent from southern Maine. Zack Quintal is the most recent example of those efforts. Quintal, a junior at Marshwood High School in Eliot, has verbally committed to attend UMaine beginning …

Maine college roundup, baseball: Husson wins 3 of 4

on April 27, 2013, at 8:36 p.m.
HENNIKER, N.H. — Seven Husson University pitchers combined to allow only two runs Sunday as the Eagles swept a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader from the Pilgrims by scores of 4-0 and 10-2. On Saturday, the Eagles from Bangor pounded out 17 hits in the second game en route to a …

Weekend Maine college roundup, softball: Stony Brook sweeps Maine in Sunday twinbill

By Pete Warner on April 21, 2013, at 12 a.m.
Softball ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine softball team (7-34, 3-9 America East) dropped both ends of a doubleheader to Stony Brook (25-19, 8-5 AE) on Sunday afternoon. The Black Bears fell in game one 4-2 before dropping game two 3-2 in 15-innings. Jean Stevens blasted her league leading …

Maine college weekend roundup, baseball: Thomas sweeps Lyndon State

By Pete Warner on April 06, 2013, at 8:34 p.m.
WATERVILLE, Maine — Thomas was able to come away with a sweep over Lyndon State (5-4, 7-4) on Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) baseball doubleheader. With the wins the Terriers improve to 3-11, while Lyndon drops to 0-10. In the first game, The Terriers were able to …

Friday’s college roundup, men’s basketball: Lyndon State 95, MMA 64

on Feb. 15, 2013, at 10:53 p.m.
LYNDON CENTER, Vt. — Lyndon State knocked off Maine Maritime 95-64 in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game Friday night. The Hornets improved to 12-12 overall, 11-6 NAC while the Mariners dropped to 4-19, 3-14. Jason Hatch came off the bench to score a team-high 12 points for Maine …

Monday’s college roundup, men’s basketball: Husson 87, Thomas 67

on Jan. 08, 2013, at 7:40 p.m.
Men’s Basketball WATERVILLE, Maine — Phil Leighton posted 14 points and nine rebounds Tuesday night to help the Husson Eagles earn an 87-67 North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball victory over Thomas College. Eric Modica scored 14 points and Brooks Spaulding netted 10 for Husson University of Bangor (7-4, 5-1 NAC), …
Husson University's Eric Modica whoops it up after making a fast break in the second period of their game at Newman Gym in November 2010. Near him are teammates Daeshawn McMorrin, left, and Brad Libby, right.

Husson men’s basketball team picked to win NAC in preseason poll

on Nov. 13, 2012, at 5:37 p.m.
Husson University has been chosen the preseason favorite to win the North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball title in a vote conducted by the league’s coaches Tuesday. The Eagles received four first-place votes and 90 total points to top the poll in which just six points separated the top three teams. …

Maine college football roundup: Colby edged Tufts on ‘trick’ play in overtime

on Nov. 03, 2012, at 9:05 p.m.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. —- Colby College senior Ryan Veillette is known in the New England Small College Athletic Conference as the sacks leader of the league, but Saturday he showed some offensive skill in the Mules’ 21-14 overtime victory over Tufts University in football action at Ellis Oval/Zimman Field. Veillette, a …

Maine small-college football roundup: Husson wins in OT

on Oct. 28, 2012, at 5:52 p.m.
Husson 17, SUNY Maritime 14 (OT) THROGGS NECK, N.Y. – Husson University football took a big Eastern Collegiate Football Conference win Saturday, edging SUNY Martime College in overtime. The Eagles scored a late touchdown in regulation to tie the game and then scored on their first possession of overtime on …

Wednesday’s college roundup: UMaine-Machias 7, UMPI 1

on Sept. 19, 2012, at 7:46 p.m.
Women’s soccer PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Emma LeGallais (Cornwall, Ontario) had a monster day, scoring four goals and leading the visiting Clippers of the University of Maine-Machias over host UMaine-Presque Isle, 7-1 on Wednesday afternoon. The loss for the Owls drops them to 2-4 on the season. LaGallais opened the …
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Smith, Foster, Adams propel Husson baseball team to 3 wins

on April 22, 2012, at 8:52 p.m.
BANGOR — Husson University improved its record to 17-16 with a three-game sweep of Lyndon State College over the weekend in baseball action at the Winkin Sports Complex. The Eagles won the first game of a Saturday doubleheader 12-0 and took the second game 8-2. On Sunday, Husson rolled to …

Maine Maritime Academy, Husson football fall in season finales

on Nov. 06, 2011, at 6:52 p.m.
CASTLETON, Vt. — Husson University gained a season-best 456 yards on offense Saturday, including 385 on the ground, but Castleton State scored three times in each half to earn a 40-20 Eastern Collegiate Football Conference victory. Shane Brozowski completed 25 of 31 passes for 312 yards and three touchdowns for …

Maine Maritime, Husson football suffer Saturday losses

on Oct. 15, 2011, at 6:59 p.m.
CASTINE — Melikke Van Alstyne rushed for 251 yards and five touchdowns on 31 carries Saturday afternoon, powering Framingham State to a 42-14 New England Football Conference victory over Maine Maritime Academy at Ritchie Field. Van Alstyne scored on runs of 15, 1, 1, 14 and 45 yards to help …
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