Athletics

UMaine Men’s Rugby competes in national championship May 28–30

The University of Maine Men’s Rugby Team will compete in the 2022 Collegiate Rugby Championship May 28–30 in New Orleans.  Black Bears will participate in the small college division of the competition, which consists of 28 teams. Of the 25 UMaine team members, 16 will travel to New Orleans for the championship, also known as […]

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BDN reports on UMaine alumni playing in Stanley Cup playoffs

The Bangor Daily News reported that three former University of Maine hockey players will be involved in the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup playoff. On Monday, goalie Jeremy Swayman’s Boston Bruins open the playoffs at Carolina and center Devin Shore’s Edmonton Oilers will be hosting the Los Angeles Kings. On Tuesday, left winger Ryan Lomberg’s […]

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Maine Day of Giving celebrates philanthropy as service on April 27

Maine Day of Giving on April 27, the time when University of Maine alumni and friends near and far unite in support of the College of Our Hearts Always as a way to participate in the traditional annual Maine Day of service, is setting fundraising records. More than $2.5 million in donations lead off this […]

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UMaine Athletics’ Black Bear Bash will take place April 23

University of Maine Athletics will host the Black Bear Bash on Saturday, April 23, starting at 11:30 a.m. Admission is free and open to the public.  Black Bear Bash features three major athletic events: the Jeff Cole Memorial Spring Football game at Alfond Stadium, a softball doubleheader against Binghamton University at Kessock Field and a […]

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Media boosts UMaine $3 million fundraising to upgrade athletic facilities

Athletic Business, the Portland Press Herald and Centralmaine.com reported that the University of Maine has raised about $3 million to build new athletic facilities, including new facilities for its women’s soccer, field hockey and softball programs, and a multipurpose arena on campus that would be the home court for the basketball programs, home to the […]

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Kamundala named finalist for 2022 Truman Scholarship

Crispin Kamundala, a University of Maine junior, was named a finalist for a 2022 Harry S. Truman Scholarship, a prestigious, merit-based scholarship for college juniors pursuing public service careers. Kamundala is the only finalist from Maine this year.  Kamundala’s story isn’t like that of many other students’ on campus. He came to Maine as a […]

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Media reports on UMaine alum performance at bobsledding Olympics

The Bangor Daily News, WCYY-FM (Portland), WJBQ-FM (Portland), WBLM-FM (Portland), WEZQ-FM (Brewer) and WSHK-FM (Dover, New Hampshire) reported that former University of Maine track athlete, Frank Del Duca, finished 13th out of 30 in the two-man bobsled competition at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Del Duca was the leading American and second among North Americans.

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