University of Maine Black Bear Sports

 

Incoming UMaine freshman earns hockey playoffs MVP award

By Larry Mahoney on May 25, 2017, at 12:27 p.m.
University of Maine's Nolan Vesey (left) tries to move the puck past New Hampshire's Dylan Maller during their hockey game at Alfond Arena in Orono on Dec. 3, 2016.

Former goalie offered assistant hockey coaching job at UMaine

By Larry Mahoney on May 25, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Former University of Maine goalie Alfie Michaud, who was the school’s first-year volunteer goalie coach this past season, could be named the full-time assistant replacing Jay Leach as soon as Thursday.

Wednesday’s UMaine-Albany baseball summary

on May 24, 2017, at 6:58 p.m.
Chris Bec of the University of Maine takes a healthy cut during the opening game of the America East baseball tournament on Wednesday at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Massachusetts. Albany blanked the Black Bears 3-0.

UMaine stays alive in America East baseball tourney with 11-inning win

By Larry Mahoney on May 24, 2017, at 4:34 p.m.
The 21-28 Black Bears went an eye-opening 0-for-13 with men on base to find themselves staring at a 6 p.m. elimination game against the loser of the contest between No. 3 Stony Brook and sixth seed Hartford.

Five UMaine players earn spots on All-America East teams

By Larry Mahoney on May 23, 2017, at 7:56 p.m.

Maine takes on Albany in America East Tourney on Wednesday

on May 23, 2017, at 5:53 p.m.
Nick Derba, who is serving as the interim head coach of the University of Maine baseball team this season, hopes the Black Bears can make a run at the America East title during this week’s conference tournament in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Coach hopes UMaine baseball team can make strong run during America East tournament

By Larry Mahoney on May 23, 2017, at 9:26 a.m.
University of Maine's Christopher Bec catches during their baseball game against University at Albany at Mahaney Diamond in Orono Saturday.

Junior catcher brings Miami heat to UMaine baseball lineup

By Larry Mahoney on May 22, 2017, at 2:08 p.m.
In his first season with the Black Bears, Bec will enter the America East tournament on Wednesday as the conference’s leading hitter.
University of Maine's Caleb Kerbs (right) throws to first after getting University at Albany's Evan Harasta out at second during their baseball game at Mahaney Diamond in  Orono Saturday.

Lewiston, Brewer relievers help UMaine win on ‘Seniors Day’

By Larry Mahoney on May 21, 2017, at 9:08 a.m.
UMaine improved to 21-27 overall, 8-12 in America East, while Albany fell to 24-24 and 10-13.
University of Maine's Jonah Normandeau pitches to Binghamton University during their baseball game at Mahaney Diamond in Orono, March 26, 2016.

Black Bear pitcher ready for America East tourney opener against Albany

By Larry Mahoney on May 21, 2017, at 8:41 a.m.
“I thrive on this kind of stuff,” Jonah Normandeau said. “I’ve always been a big game kind-of-guy. I didn’t throw against Albany this season, but I threw against them last season in the tournament, and I threw pretty well.”

UMaine men’s basketball signs point guard

on May 18, 2017, at 3:20 p.m.

UMaine baseball closes regular season against Albany

on May 18, 2017, at 10 a.m.

UMaine men’s basketball team to add 6-5 guard

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 17, 2017, at 2:49 p.m.
UMaine Black Bear Sigi Koizar (left) makes her way around Purdue Boilermaker Ae'Rianna Harris during a game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in November 2016.

Former UMaine stars nominated for top America East honor

on May 17, 2017, at 12:04 p.m.
Former University of Maine women’s basketball star Sigi Koizar and Black Bears running standout Jesse Orach have been nominated for the America East Conference’s most prestigious award.

6-run eighth inning lifts Boston College past UMaine baseball

on May 16, 2017, at 9:04 p.m.
University of Maine's Hernen Sardinas connects with a pitch during a  game at Mahaney Diamond in Orono on April 8.

UMaine baseball team showing positive signs down the stretch

By Larry Mahoney on May 16, 2017, at 5:13 p.m.
With the America East Tournament looming on the horizon, University of Maine interim baseball coach Nick Derba is seeing some positive signs.
University of Maine's Alyssa Derrick snags a ball down third base during  softball practice at the University of Maine in Orono in April.

UMaine overcame multiple setbacks in drive to softball title game

By Larry Mahoney on May 15, 2017, at 4:54 p.m.
“This is about so much more than a softball game. It’s about a group that pulled together.”

Albany tops UMaine in America East softball title game

By Larry Mahoney on May 14, 2017, at 9:43 p.m.
Maine Black Bears head coach Bob Walsh

‘This is the reality now:’ UMaine basketball teams at epicenter of transfer trend

By Ernie Clark on May 14, 2017, at 7:39 a.m.
“You only get four years of eligibility in college and if you’re not getting that opportunity I can certainly understand why they would want to go to a program where they could play.”

UMaine baseball finishes off sweep of UMass Lowell

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 13, 2017, at 11:22 p.m.