Husson University

Husson University shortstop Lyndsay Merrill shows where she lost a tooth during a collision at second base during a game in Florida on March 9.

Losing left front tooth in collision fails to deter Husson shortstop from spring games

By Larry Mahoney on March 31, 2015, at 7:22 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine —- Husson University junior shortstop Lyndsay Merrill loves to play softball. And even after losing her left front tooth when applying a tag on an attempted steal of second in a March 9 game in Winter Haven, Florida, Merrill composed herself and finished the game. Not only did …

College roundup: Husson baseball earns four wins with twinbill sweeps

on March 28, 2015, at 8:16 p.m.
BANGOR | Husson University pitchers limited Colby-Sawyer to one run in 14 innings Saturday, setting the tone for a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader sweep at the Winkin Complex. Dan Whitney pitched six innings of five-hit ball in the Eagles’ 6-1 win in the first game, then Brandon Reilly worked …

Husson baseball team set to play six games in three days

By Larry Mahoney on March 26, 2015, at 7:46 p.m.
The Husson University Eagles baseball team will play three consecutive North Atlantic Conference doubleheaders at the Winkin Complex beginning Friday. They will be using a portable fence provided by Allan Farm Fence Co. of Hermon because the Winkin Complex still has a few inches of snow on its warning track. …

College roundup: Staab’s school-record performance sparks Husson

on March 21, 2015, at 7:36 p.m.
BANGOR | Abi Staab set a school record with eight goals, powering the Husson University Eagles to a 16-5 North Atlantic Conference men’s lacrosse victory over Johnson State Saturday at Boucher Field. Amanda Deshaies provided two goals and two assists, Mattie Russell notched two goals and an assist and …

College roundup: New Jersey City beats Husson baseball team

on March 11, 2015, at 8:56 p.m.
Alex Weinstein rapped two doubles and a single and knocked in two runs on Wednesday to power New Jersey City University to a 12-5 baseball victory over Husson University of Bangor at Auburndale, Florida. Michael Martucci and Andrew Niech each singled three times amidst New Jersey City’s 17-hit attack, while …

Husson men’s basketball team to host ECAC New England championship

on March 02, 2015, at 7:24 p.m.
BANGOR | Husson University will host the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference New England Men’s Basketball Championship this weekend at Newman Gym. Husson (20-7) is the second seed and will open the tourney against third-seeded Fitchburg State (15-12) at 3 p.m. Saturday. The second game will feature top-seeded Southern Vermont …

Wolfington leads Colby women past Husson

on Feb. 11, 2015, at 5:48 a.m.
BANGOR | Carylanne Wolfington tossed in 22 points on Tuesday night to carry Colby College of Waterville to a 64-57 women’s basketball victory over Husson University at Newman Gymnasium. Marykate Caverly and Mia Diplock tallied 12 points each and Haley Driscoll chipped in with 10 for the Mules (16-6). …

College roundup: Colby-Sawyer beats Husson men to grab top spot in NAC

on Feb. 07, 2015, at 11:01 p.m.
BANGOR | Colby-Sawyer used a 17-2 second-half scoring run to pull away for a 65-46 North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball victory over Husson University on Saturday afternoon. Peter Donato scored 17 points to lead the Chargers (14-5, 12-3 NAC), who take over the top spot in the standings. Zach …
Carly Gettler

Husson women’s soccer coach accepts position in Virginia

on Jan. 28, 2015, at 5:30 p.m.
BANGOR | Husson University head women’s soccer coach and sports information director Carly Gettler has accepted a new coaching position in Richmond, Virginia, and will be departing Husson on Feb. 6. She will be coaching in the Richmond Strikers’ club program and will be doing website and social media …

College roundup: UM-Machias men’s basketball team edges UMFK

on Jan. 24, 2015, at 7:49 p.m.
Antwan Ruise made a jumper and Ben Teer sank two free throws in the final 12 seconds to help the University of Maine-Machias eke out a 64-63 men’s basketball victory over UMaine-Fort Kent on Sunday. Ruise finished with a team-best 19 points and Teer netted 12 points …
University of Maine quarterbacks Drew Belcher (left) and Dan Collins both said that a slightly deflated ball can provide an advantage in rainy weather.

Maine players: Under-inflated footballs easier to grip, harder to throw in wind

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 21, 2015, at 9:55 p.m.
ORONO | University of Maine head football coach Jack Cosgrove said he is confused about the circumstances surrounding the NFL’s investigation of the New England Patriots. “How did the air come out of the balls?” asked Cosgrove, a former high school and college quarterback. “Why didn’t the referees recognize …

College roundup: Husson men edge New England College

on Jan. 18, 2015, at 12:21 a.m.
HENNIKER, New Hampshire — Raheem Anderson hit two key late baskets and Trevon Butler sank two free throws in the closing seconds to help the Husson University Eagles eke out an 82-79 men’s basketball victory over New England College in North Atlantic Conference action on Saturday. Butler connected for a …

College roundup: Husson men edge Colby-Sawyer for top spot in NAC

on Jan. 16, 2015, at 9:40 p.m.
NEW LONDON, New Hampshire — Raheem Anderson hit four 3-pointers on his way to a game-high 21 points on Friday night, leading Husson University to an 82-77 North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball victory over Colby-Sawyer. Trevon Butler posted 20 points and eight rebounds in a balance effort for the Eagles …
Coach Warren Caruso huddles with players on the Husson University men's basketball team during a recent practice session in Bangor. The Bangor native has guided the Eagles to 401 victories and 10 conference titles in 20-plus seasons.

Caruso continues tradition of excellence with Husson men’s basketball program

By Pete Warner on Jan. 16, 2015, at 2:12 p.m.
BANGOR | There is a tradition, and an expectation, of excellence within the Husson University men’s basketball program. In the modern era it began under Del Merrill, who coached from 1955-1968. It continued with Bruce MacGregor (1969-19940), who guided the team to prominence in the National Association of Intercollegiate …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Jan. 15, 2015

on Jan. 15, 2015, at 8:01 p.m.
BASEBALL GORHAM — The University of Southern Maine Huskies baseball team and coaching staff, led by Ed Flaherty, will hold its 25th annual Winter Clinic 9 a.m.-noon on Sunday, Feb. 22, and its Advanced Clinic 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, at the Costello Sports Complex Fieldhouse. The Winter …
Bangor High School soccer standout Allison Boulier (10) will play soccer at Husson University in Bangor this fall.

Bangor High soccer standout to join sister on Husson University team

By Larry Mahoney on Jan. 13, 2015, at 6:03 a.m.
Bangor High School striker Allison Boulier, who helped lead the Rams to three Eastern Maine Class A championships and one state title, will join her older sister Erin on the Husson University women’s soccer team in Bangor this fall. Erin Boulier, a center back who will be a senior at …

Comstock propels Husson women past Maine Maritime

By Pete Warner on Jan. 10, 2015, at 10:02 p.m.
BANGOR | Husson University was ripe for a possible letdown after knocking off perennial Division III power Southern Maine on Wednesday night. Rather than rest on their laurels, they followed up the win with another well-rounded effort. Stephanie Comstock scored a game-high 16 points to power Husson University to …
Husson University men's basketball coach Warren Caruso talks with his team during a timeout from Saturday's North Atlantic Conference game against Maine Maritime Academy in Bangor. The Eagles won 78-65, giving Caruso his 400th career coaching victory.

Husson men beat Maine Maritime Academy; coach Caruso earns 400th win

By Pete Warner on Jan. 10, 2015, at 4:26 p.m.
BANGOR | Warren Caruso has achieved 400 career coaching victories by setting high expectations for his program. So when a handful of players failed to meet undisclosed pregame responsibilities, they found themselves on the bench for a good portion of Saturday’s basketball game against Maine Maritime Academy of Castine. …
Warren Caruso

Husson men earn national ranking; Caruso poised to earn 400th win

By Pete Warner on Jan. 09, 2015, at 1:34 p.m.
BANGOR | The Husson University men’s basketball team is steeped in tradition, but this year’s squad accomplished a program first this week. The Eagles caught the attention of the voters in the national poll after knocked off then-No. 16 Scranton and edging highly regarded and previously unbeaten Hampden-Sydney during …

On Deck, a sports calendar for Jan. 8, 2015

on Jan. 08, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.
BASEBALL ORONO — The University of Maine’s Senior and Junior Winter Baseball Clinics will be held Saturdays through Feb 8. Please visit for more information or contact Nick Derba at 581-1097 or GORHAM — The University of Southern Maine Huskies baseball team and coaching staff, led by Ed …
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