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Athletic feats

Women's basketball team150 student-athlete achievements

University of Maine’s Department of Athletics is citing 150 student-athlete achievements during the university’s 150th anniversary year.  View the list of achievements on goblackbears.com.


Athletics timeline

Twelve men attended the Maine State College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts when it opened Sept. 21, 1868. Thirteen years later, in 1881, baseball became the school’s first intercollegiate team. The nine fielded a 3–3 record, besting Bangor Athletic Association three times and losing twice to Colby and once to Bates.

Following are additional achievements and historical moments from the early days.