Several news outlets reported that former UMaine softball player Lynn Coutts has been named the Black Bears’ new coach. Coutts is a member of the UMaine Sports Hall of Fame and is married to former UMaine baseball baseball player Mike Coutts. In a Bangor Daily News story, Coutts said she is eager to move forward on the field, in the classroom and in the community. UMaine Athletic Director Steve Abbott said Coutts has great vision for the program. Coutts told the Portland Press Herald she is eager to start recruiting. Bangor TV station WABI also reported on the hiring.
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