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South Alabama's Britney Rutledge (15) drives for two points past Maine's Corinne Wellington (34) in the second half of their game in Orono Saturday.

Slow start proves costly for Bears

By Pete Warner on Nov. 27, 2010, at 1:58 p.m.
ORONO — The University of Maine women’s basketball team had hoped to re-establish its collective confidence Saturday afternoon. Instead, the Black Bears started poorly and never quite recovered. The University of South Alabama drained seven 3-pointers in the first half and cashed in on a handful of UMaine turnovers to …
Erin Edwards (3) of Navy spins away from defensive pressure by Katelyn Vanderhoff of the University of Maine during the second half of Friday's Dead River Co. Classic game at Alfond Arena in Orono. The Midshipmen won 65-43.

Navy sinks Maine, Florida tops So. Alabama in Dead River Classic

By Pete Warner on Nov. 26, 2010, at 5:08 p.m.
ORONO — Navy coach Stefanie Pemper had one word for the first half of the Friday’s Dead River Co. Classic game against the University of Maine: Brutal. The Midshipmen responded to their coach’s challenge to make a better showing in the second half. Navy shot 61 percent from the field …

Freshman Anthoine contributes for UMaine

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 24, 2010, at 7:25 p.m.
BANGOR — The University of Maine men’s hockey team practiced at Bangor’s Sawyer Arena on Tuesday and Wednesday and it brought back memories for freshmen left wing Mark Anthoine. The Lewiston native played for Saint Dominic High School before leaving to play Junior hockey. “It’s funny. I was on the …
Jaymie Druding (left) of the University of Maine pressures Central Connecticut State University's Kirsten Daamen as Daamen tries to grab a rebound during the second half of Tuesday night's game at Alfond Arena in Orono. CCSU's Lauren Arbogast (11) awaits the outcome. Central Connecticut won 62-57.

Central Connecticut holds off UMaine women

By Pete Warner on Nov. 23, 2010, at 9:38 p.m.
ORONO — In spite of poor shooting, frequent fouls and lackluster rebounding, the University of Maine women’s basketball team was in position to win Tuesday night. With the game on the line, it was Central Connecticut that made the necessary plays to come out on top. Alexzandria Dowdy fed Lauren …

6 UMaine players earn All-CAA honors

By Pete Warner on Nov. 22, 2010, at 9:38 p.m.
Junior tight end Derek Buttles and junior safety Jerron McMillian headline a group of six University of Maine football players to earn All-Colonial Athletic Association recognition this season. Buttles and McMillian were named to the All-CAA second team, while junior receiver Derek Session, sophomore offensive guard Chris Howley, senior kick …

James Madison football holds off UMaine

By Pete Warner on Nov. 20, 2010, at 3:57 p.m.
ORONO — All season long, the University of Maine football team was unable to make enough plays in critical situations to win consistently. That is exactly how the Black Bears’ disappointing 2010 campaign came to an end Saturday afternoon on Morse Field. Tight end Jeff Falvey caught a short screen …

UMaine football takes on James Madison, Live Updates

By Pete Warner on Nov. 20, 2010, at 12:07 p.m.
    ORONO — All season long, the University of Maine football team was unable to make enough plays in critical situations to win consistently.     That is exactly how the Black Bears' disappointing 2010 campaign came to an end Saturday afternoon on Morse Field.     Tight end Jeff Falvey caught …

Black Bears overcome deficit, earn first win

BDN staff reports on Nov. 19, 2010, at 11:15 p.m.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Katelyn Vanderhoff hit a jumper with 5:43 left to play Friday night to give the University of Maine women their first lead of the second half and the Black Bears pulled away 74-66 to earn their first win of the season against Bryant University. The Black Bears, …

UMaine men’s hockey playing with confidence

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 15, 2010, at 9:03 p.m.
ORONO — The University of Maine men’s hockey team hasn’t been a come-from-behind team in recent years. Over the previous three seasons, Maine was 14-39-5 when it surrendered the game’s first goal and 1-36-4 when trailing after two periods. But, so far this season, Maine is 3-1-3 when the opponents …

UMaine’s Conner fourth in NCAA regional

BDN staff reports on Nov. 14, 2010, at 8:15 p.m.
Corey Conner placed fourth overall Saturday to lead the University of Maine women’s cross country team to a 16th-place finish in the NCAA Division I Northeast Regional at Madison, Conn. Conner was timed in 19 minutes, 57.3 seconds in the 6-kilometer race. The time should give Conner an excellent chance …
Maine goalie Dan Sullivan (30) makes a point-blank save on Northeastern's  Drew Daniels (24) in the first period of their game in Orono, Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010. (BDN Photo by Michael C. York)

Maine hockey team gets unusual scoring boost

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 13, 2010, at 9:56 p.m.
ORONO — Entering Saturday night’s Hockey East game against Northeastern University, University of Maine junior defenseman Ryan Hegarty had one goal in 64 career games and sophomore center Klas Leidermark had two in 39 contests. Hegarty’s previous goal was an empty-netter against Merrimack on Jan. 9. Leidermark last scored on …
Andrew Rogers (left) and Gerald McLemore (32) of the University of Maine will be among the key players who look to carry coach Ted Woodward's Black Bears to an America East men's basketball championship this season. UMaine opens Friday at Utah Valley State.

Maine men’s basketball looks to take next step

By Pete Warner on Nov. 09, 2010, at 8:10 p.m.
ORONO — The University of Maine is among the Division I men’s basketball programs that have never qualified for the NCAA tournament. The Black Bears hope to scratch their name from that list and add it to the roster of America East champions this season. With a nucleus that features …

Husson field hockey plays Babson today in NCAA tourney

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 09, 2010, at 7:50 p.m.
The Husson University field hockey team’s defenders will have their hands full today when they travel to Wellesley, Mass., to take on high-powered Babson College in an NCAA Division III tournament game. Game time is 4 p.m. The Eagles are 10-5 and won their second straight North Atlantic Conference championship …

UMaine women rally to beat New Brunswick

By Pete Warner on Nov. 07, 2010, at 7:09 p.m.
ORONO — The University of Maine women’s basketball team had only two opportunities this preseason to demonstrate its progress under game conditions. Saturday night’s exhibition contest against the University of New Brunswick gave the Black Bears a good test going into their regular-season opener. UMaine fought back from an 11-point …
Jeff Dimmen (center) celebrates his unassisted goal at 6:12 of the third period with teammates Joey Diamond (39) and Robby Dee during Saturday night's Hockey East game against Boston University in Boston. The teams battled to a 2-2 overtime tie.

Bears persevere for 2-2 tie against BU

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 07, 2010, at 6 p.m.
BOSTON — A tie can feel like a win or a loss. The players on the University of Maine’s men’s hockey team could have justifiably experienced both emotions after Saturday night’s 2-2 overtime tie with Boston University at Agganis Arena. Freshman center and NHL first-round draft pick Charlie Coyle alertly …

UMass’ versatile attack sinks Bears

on Nov. 07, 2010, at 5:15 p.m.
By Kerri Vautour/Special to the BDN AMHERST, Mass. — The University of Massachusetts caused difficulty for Maine Saturday, no matter who was on the field, as the Minutemen offense, defense, and special teams all scored against the Black Bears. Starting with a 97-yard return for a score on the opening …

UMaine women rally for exhibition victory

By Pete Warner on Nov. 06, 2010, at 10:29 p.m.
ORONO — One week before its regular-season opener, the University of Maine women’s basketball team received a test of its readiness to take on a Division I opponent. The Black Bears trailed most of the evening, but eventually wiped out an 11-point, second-half deficit Saturday night on their way to …

UMaine defenseman Van Dyk has stepped up his game

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 05, 2010, at 7:11 p.m.
ORONO — Josh Van Dyk has shown consistent improvement during his four years along the blue line for the University of Maine men’s hockey team. But he has been overshadowed by point-producing defensemen Will O’Neill and Jeff Dimmen. Not any more. “He has had a great year. He has very …

Banged-up Black Bears play at UMass

By Pete Warner on Nov. 05, 2010, at 6:12 p.m.
Playing a grueling Colonial Athletic Association schedule has taken a physical toll on the University of Maine football team. This week, after trying to get rested and healed during the past two weeks, coach Jack Cosgrove’s Black Bears return to action with a CAA contest at 15th-ranked Massachusetts. The game …

Bears, UNH to battle in AE field hockey semifinals

By Larry Mahoney on Nov. 04, 2010, at 8:49 p.m.
On Oct. 1, the University of New Hampshire field hockey team erased a 2-0 deficit to beat Maine 3-2 in Orono with three second-half goals, including two by Whitney Frates in the final 3:55. The game-winner was scored with five seconds left. UNH wound up  5-0 in conference play to …
 
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