ORONO – With Mahaney Diamond being renovated, University of Maine baseball coach Steve Trimper was forced to make other arrangements for fall practices this year. With some creative scheduling and the help of the folks at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor, the Black Bears are enjoying… Read More
    The University of Maine baseball team traditionally measures success in conference championships and NCAA tournament berths. By those standards, the 2008 season was a huge disappointment for the Black Bears. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]]; var new_slot_sizes = []; var… Read More
    VESTAL, N.Y. – Kevin Jackson and Myckie Lugbauer hit back-to-back sacrifice flies in the sixth inning, lifting the University of Maine to a 7-6 victory over Binghamton in the first game of Saturday’s America East baseball doubleheader at Varsity Field. The Bearcats, who clinched the… Read More
    HARWICH, Mass. – Saint Joseph’s College and the University of Southern Maine each lost their first-round baseball games at an NCAA Division III regional Wednesday. In the first game, Western New England College plated two runs in the top of the 12th inning to edge… Read More
    BURLINGTON, Vt. – The University of Maine’s streak of seven consecutive seasons reaching the postseason is over. Junior Justin Albert on Sunday became the third Vermont lefthander to stymie the Black Bears on the weekend, pitching a five-hitter in the Catamounts’ 9-1 victory in Game… Read More
    GLENS FALLS, N.Y. – Brad Polcare went 10 for 13 with two home runs, a triple and two doubles to lead top-ranked Castleton (Vt.) State to the North Atlantic Conference baseball championship by sweeping No. 4 Husson College 10-6 and 22-2 in the championship round at East Field… Read More
    KEENE, N.H. – Keene State scored six runs in both the second and seventh innings to defeat the University of Southern Maine 14-7 and win the Little East Conference baseball championship Saturday. Keene State had to defeat USM twice in the championship round, and topped… Read More
    KEENE, N.H. – Anthony D’Alfonso’s three-run home run capped a four-run, eighth-inning rally Wednesday that carried the University of Southern Maine to a 6-5 victory over Rhode Island College in the first round of the Little East Conference tournament. The third-seeded Huskies won their seventh… Read More
    ORONO – University of Maine baseball coach Steve Trimper tries to keep freshman Jimmy Cox relaxed by telling him to imagine he’s pitching against Old Town High School. The task was much more daunting Monday night, but the former Bangor High righthander responded. googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More
    LEWISTON – Casey McCormack scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning on an overthrow during an attempted double play as Bates won 6-5 and salvaged a split of Monday’s doubleheader against Fisher College. Fisher won the opener 7-3. googletag.cmd.push(function () {… Read More
    ORONO – The University of Maine baseball team needs victories to keep its America East postseason hopes alive. The Black Bears couldn’t make any progress in that regard Sunday as the finale of their four-game series against Hartford was postponed because of wet field conditions… Read More
    CHICOPEE, Mass. – Freshman Ryan Arsenault pitched an 11-inning six-hitter Saturday to lift the Husson College Eagles to a 2-1 victory over the Thomas College Terriers in the North Atlantic Conference baseball playoffs. Sunday’s championship round against Castleton State (Vt.) was postponed by rain. The… Read More
    ORONO – There isn’t much room for error during conference play and the University of Maine simply made too many mistakes Friday evening. Hartford took advantage of three errors, five wild pitches and three hit batters, scoring six times on only six hits while taking… Read More
    BANGOR – The Brewer baseball team had five runs before it had its second hit Friday night – it was that kind of game. But Chase Daniels delivered for the Witches when it mattered most, hitting two RBI singles in the last three innings and… Read More
    It has been an up-and-down year for the Husson College baseball team. But as far as the Eagles are concerned, they are playing their best baseball right now and they’re hoping to ride the momentum of an 8-5 finish to a North Atlantic Conference tournament… Read More
    NASHUA, N.H. – Pat Moran turned in 7 2/3 solid innings to help Saint Joseph’s capture the Great Northeast Athletic Conference title Sunday with a 6-5 college baseball victory over Suffolk. With the win, the Monks earned a berth in the NCAA Division III regional… Read More
    ORONO – Things worked out pretty much as planned Wednesday for the University of Maine baseball team. The Black Bears got played on their home field, got needed work for five pitchers and emerged with a victory over Thomas College of Waterville. googletag.cmd.push(function () {… Read More
    BALTIMORE – Dave Divita and Sean Rae combined to limit the University of Maine to nine hits Sunday afternoon, leading the University of Maryland Baltimore County to a 4-2 America East victory at The Baseball Factory Field. The win by the Retrievers salvaged a split… Read More
    BALTIMORE – The University of Maryland Baltimore County scored 14 runs in the fifth inning of the second game Friday, helping the Retrievers earn a split of their America East baseball doubleheader against the University of Maine at The Baseball Factory Field. UMaine opened the… Read More
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    BANGOR – Runs were scarce at the Winkin Baseball Complex Wednesday afternoon as two run-deprived offenses were effectively shut down by quality pitching. Husson College and the University of Maine-Farmington combined for five runs in a split of their North Atlantic Conference doubleheader. googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More
    BALTIMORE – Joel Thorney pitched seven innings of four-hit, one-run ball Wednesday afternoon, leading the University of Maine to a 13-1 baseball victory over Coppin State at Joe Cannon Field. Coach Steve Trimper’s Black Bears (12-16-1) pounded out 17 hits, finally blowing the game open… Read More
    BANGOR – Former Hampden Academy standout Pat Moran was one of several Saint Joseph’s College Monks enjoying a homecoming during Monday’s nonconference baseball game against Husson College at the Winkin Baseball Complex. And with one swing of the bat, Moran helped make the team’s ride… Read More
    BANGOR – The University at Albany continued its domination of the UMaine baseball team Saturday afternoon. Four Albany pitchers combined to limit the Black Bears to five runs and 11 hits as the Great Danes swept their America East doubleheader at the Winkin Baseball Complex… Read More
    ORONO – The University of Maine baseball team came a bit unglued during the first game of Friday’s America East baseball doubleheader against Albany. The Black Bears uncharacteristically received shaky starting pitching and committed four errors in an 11-8 loss in which coach Steve Trimper… Read More
    BANGOR – Tony Patane knocked in five runs with four hits, including a two-run home run as the University of Maine baseball team cruised to a 19-1 victory over Husson College at windswept Winkin Complex Friday afternoon. The Division I Black Bears (10-13-1) continued their… Read More
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The University of Maine’s youthful starting pitchers served notice over the weekend they are rounding quickly into Division I shape. And, although the offense was spotty, the Black Bears baseball team emerged with a hard-fought split of a four-game series against… Read More
    ORONO – Mahaney Diamond is still 70 percent covered in ice and snow, but that hasn’t kept the University of Maine baseball team from getting in some productive practices of late. Coach Steve Trimper’s Black Bears have spent two weeks working out in Mahaney Dome… Read More
    MESA, Ariz. – Chris Burleson had three hits, scored two runs and knocked in three runs to lead the University of Southern Maine of Gorham to a 9-3 win over Williams College in the first game of a baseball doubleheader on Tuesday. Williams defeated the… Read More
    CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Four University of Miami pitchers combined to allow one run on six hits over the final four innings as the Hurricanes pulled out a 7-4 college baseball victory over the University of Maine Wednesday night. Coach Steve Trimper’s Black Bears (5-8)… Read More
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    SOUTH CHARLOTTE, Fla. – Luke Enman had a two-run homer in the fifth inning and added two singles, driving in three runs to lead Saint Joseph’s College of Standish to a 9-5 victory over Northland College in the second game of the Port Charlotte Invitational. Read More
    TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. – Husson College notched its first win of the season with a 7-6 victory over John Jay College on Tuesday after suffering a 18-3 loss to Augustana College on Sunday and a 5-2 loss to Beloit College on Monday. In Tuesday’s game,… Read More
    DOVER, Del. – Sophomore Myckie Lugbauer knocked in six runs on six hits Monday, sparking the University of Maine baseball team to a doubleheader sweep of Delaware State at Soldier Field. Lugbauer rapped a double and two singles with three RBIs and three runs scored… Read More
    DOVER, Del. – The University of Maine rallied to score three runs, all after two were out in the top of the seventh inning, winning the first game 8-7 on its way to a season-opening sweep of Delaware State in Sunday’s season-opening college baseball doubleheader at Soldier Field. Read More
    Jason Harvey played three sports at Husson College and spent one year as the shortstop for the University of Maine’s baseball team. Now he will put his vast playing experience to use as the interim head coach of the Husson College baseball team. googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More
    While the college baseball season is more than five months away, the University of Maine has been hard at work during its fall workouts. The Black Bears earned victories over a Canadian team last weekend at Mahaney Diamond in Orono. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define… Read More
    The annual Major League Baseball Amateur Draft is an exciting and tense time for players and coaches alike. University of Maine baseball coach Steve Trimper is a bit anxious heading into the draft, especially with four of his players likely to be getting a look… Read More
    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Last Sunday in Orono, the University of Maine got a two-inning peek at Binghamton ace righthander Zach Groh. Thursday afternoon, in the opening game of the America East Baseball Championship, the Black Bears saw more than enough of the all-conference first-team pick. Read More
    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Greg Norton has a chance to make history today when he takes the mound for the University of Maine. The senior righthander from South Portland gets the start in the 3:05 losers’ bracket game in the America East Baseball Championship at Farmingdale… Read More
    ORONO – Gio Yannuzzi hasn’t pitched a lot this spring. With the America East regular-season title on the line Monday afternoon, the junior lefthander gave Binghamton University a huge lift going into the conference tournament. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes = [[300,250]];… Read More
    ORONO – It has been a challenging season for the University of Maine baseball team, bit that didn’t keep the Black Bears from achieving one of their key goals Sunday afternoon. After waiting 24 hours for Mahaney Diamond to dry out a bit, UMaine punched… Read More
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    HARTFORD, Conn. – Greg Doonan, a righthanded pitcher for the University of Connecticut at Avery Point, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball at UMaine next season. The 6-foot-4, 230-pounder from Wallingford, Conn., features a fastball in the 88-90 mph range and… Read More
    WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Greg Norton was working on a no-hitter in the fifth inning of Sunday’s second game when an error and Hartford’s first hit quickly tied the score. He and the Black Bears remained unfazed. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes… Read More
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    MANSFIELD, Conn. – Joe Ganley hit a one-out, bases-loaded single in the ninth inning that scored the winning run Wednesday night as the University of Southern Maine beat Rhode Island College 9-8 in the first round of the Little East Conference tournament at Eastern Connecticut State University. Read More
    Husson College senior second baseman Danny White figures the Eagles have a second life at the North Atlantic Conference Tournament in Standish today. Husson, 12-20 and the third seed, will take on second seed and host St. Joseph’s College’s, 27-8, in Friday’s 6 p.m. game. Read More
    SANFORD – The University of Southern Maine had been in a bit of a funk, losing four of its previous five games while playing a grueling schedule. The Huskies received a much-needed emotional boost Wednesday night. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes =… Read More
    The Husson College baseball team has lost five in a row. Two of those losses came in a pivotal North Atlantic Conference doubleheader Saturday against visiting Castleton State (Vt.), 7-5 and 9-5. Even though the Eagles can’t finish higher than second, they can host the… Read More
    BANGOR – Husson College senior righthander James Gray was on the brink of a comfortable win in the first game of an important North Atlantic Conference doubleheader against Castleton State (Vt.) Saturday. He took a 5-1 lead into the seventh inning and was working on… Read More
    LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. – Jason DeFilippo stroked a two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday, giving Siena College the margin of victory in a 4-2 baseball decision over the University of Maine. The Black Bears slipped to 13-21 heading into their four-game… Read More
    ORONO – Midweek nonleague games provide a critical opportunity for role players and lesser-used pitchers to get some valuable experience. The University of Maine baseball team got its first opportunity in five weeks to do just that Tuesday night. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot… Read More
    The victories haven’t come easy this season for the University of Maine baseball team. The Black Bears have been left a bit thin by injuries and attrition, but have still put together a solid stretch recently. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes =… Read More
    In the entire country, only two Division I baseball teams have yet to play a game on their home field this spring. The University of Maine, along with Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., share that dubious distinction. googletag.cmd.push(function () { // Define Slot var slot_sizes… Read More
    A sense of relief resonated within the University of Maine baseball team last weekend. Coach Steve Trimper’s Black Bears finally broke out of a protracted funk, including an eight-game losing streak, while sweeping a four-game America East series from Maryland Baltimore County on a neutral… Read More
    Husson College baseball coach John Winkin will find out just how much pitching depth he has over the next two weekends. With stormy weather continuing to batter the East and postponing game after game, it appears as though the Eagles will play three doubleheaders this… Read More
    BANGOR – The Husson College Eagles got the clutch hits in the first game and the Thomas College Terriers responded with timely hits in the nightcap as the rivals split a Sunday North Atlantic Conference doubleheader at the Winkin Baseball Complex. Husson won the opener… Read More
    Steve Trimper could do nothing but chuckle when his phone rang Thursday afternoon. The University of Maine baseball coach was at his Bangor home doing some quick packing as he and the team prepared to get on a bus headed for Mansfield, Conn. googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More
    Stingy starting pitching has been the cornerstone of success for the University of Maine baseball team in its drive to back-to-back America East championships. So far this season, that important element has been lacking, which helps explain why the Black Bears have struggled. googletag.cmd.push(function ()… Read More
    STONY BROOK, N.Y. – Justin Echevarria hit a two-run homer and Michael Tansey had three hits and two RBIs as Stony Brook defeated the University of Maine 5-4 on Sunday to complete a four-game weekend sweep of the Black Bears in America East baseball at University Field. Read More