Athletics

James Oliver

Olivier to compete for Team USA at Pan American Games

James Olivier won the 800-meter at the USA Track & Field U20 Outdoor Championships on Sunday in Florida to earn a spot on Team USA that will compete in the 2019 Pan American U20 Championships in Costa Rica. The graduate of Cony High School won the final in 1:50.67. In March, Olivier set a UMaine […]

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James Oliver

Olivier to race for spot on Team USA

When James Olivier runs the 800-meter at the USA Track & Field U20 Outdoor Championships, he’ll be striving for a spot on Team USA that will compete in the 2019 Pan American U20 Championships in Costa Rica. To qualify, the rising sophomore needs a time of 1:48.80 or better at the Ansin Sports Complex in […]

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Beate Naglestad and Kenny Doak

Naglestad, Doak recognized for leadership on, off field

Student-athletes Kenny Doak and Beate Naglestad have been selected for the America East Helping Hands Team for assisting others and volunteering their own time to better their campuses and communities. A male and female student-athlete from each of the nine league institutions are recognized annually for their community service efforts. Doak is a kicker on […]

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Coach Vachon talks with WABI about youth hoop camps

Amy Vachon, coach of two-time defending America East champion University of Maine women’s basketball team, talked with WABI (channel 5) about three summer hoop camps for girls. Camp options include an overnight camp, day camp and one-day high school elite camp. For information and registration details for these camps, and all Black Bear sport camps, […]

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Media report on Black Bear pitchers being selected in MLB draft

The Bangor Daily News and Portland Press Herald reported University of Maine baseball players Cody Laweryson and Nick Silva were chosen by Major League Baseball squads June 5 during the First-Year Player Draft. The Minnesota Twins picked Laweryson, a right-handed pitcher from Moscow, Maine, and the Chicago White Sox selected Silva, a right-handed pitcher from […]

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Baseball draft players

Black Bear pitchers Laweryson, Silva selected in MLB draft

University of Maine baseball players Cody Laweryson and Nick Silva were chosen by Major League Baseball squads June 5 during the First-Year Player Draft. The Minnesota Twins picked Laweryson, a right-handed pitcher from Moscow, Maine. Laweryson, who attended Upper Kennebec Valley High School in Bingham, Maine, earned America East All-Tournament and First Team selection honors […]

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Vachon to be inducted as Maine Sports Legend, BDN reports

The Bangor Daily News reported Amy Vachon, University of Maine women’s basketball head coach, is among a seven-person class to be inducted into the Maine Sports Legends Hall of Honors in June. The honorees were chosen by regional committees for their accomplishments and contributions to youth and sports in Maine, according to the article. Vachon […]

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Alfond Stadium makes GOBankingRates’ list of best stadiums to watch football

The University of Maine’s Alfond Stadium was included in GOBankingRates’ list of best stadiums across America to watch a football game. GOBankingRates analyzed data from NFL and NCAA Division I stadiums in every state to compile a comprehensive list of football stadiums. The data included the average cost of ticket prices, stadium capacity, cost of […]

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Media report on lower ticket pricing for men’s ice hockey games

WVII (Channel 7), Kennebec Journal and Bangor Daily News reported on the University of Maine’s announcement that it is significantly changing its pricing structure for single-game and season membership ticket prices for men’s ice hockey games at Alfond Arena. The changes will take effect beginning next season. Single-game ticket prices for Black Bear games have […]

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UMaine Athletics announces new ticket pricing for men’s ice hockey games

In response to fan feedback and as part of ongoing efforts to improve the overall experience for those attending men’s ice hockey games, University of Maine Athletics has announced a price reduction for single-game tickets and season memberships for the 2019–20 season. Season memberships will start at $215 — decreasing an average of $75; single-game […]

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