New Bananas mascot to be unveiled Sept. 26

University of Maine Athletics announced on its Facebook and Twitter pages that a new Bananas mascot will debut at the UMaine Football home opener against Rhode Island on Sept. 26.

For the past century, the black bear has been the UMaine mascot. The new suit will mark the mascot’s sixth makeover. A complete history of Bananas is on UMaine’s 150th website.