2011-12 Husson University Athletics' General News

  • Join Us for the 2nd Annual Husson Golf Outing
    May 16, 2012
    The Husson University Athletic Department is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Husson Eagles Golf Outing to be held Monday, June 11, 2012 at Penobscot Valley Country Club in Orono.
  • NEAC East Award Winners Announced; Vanidestine Earns 1st Team Honors
    May 04, 2012
    Gansevoort, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference East Division award winners were recently announced based on a vote by league coaches, featuring two Husson seniors on the first and second teams. Left fielder Kyle Vanidestine (Bangor, Maine) earned the first team distinction, while ace pitcher Nate Adams (Frankfort, Maine) was named to the second team.
  • Eagles Earn All-NAC Awards
    May 04, 2012
    Whitingham, Vt. - The North Atlantic Conference recently announced the 2012 All-Conference awards based on votes by league coaches. The first place Eagles, and eventual four-time NAC Champions were well represented with two on the first team, as well as two on the second team, with first year third baseman Victoria Overlock (Bethel, Maine) being named the 2012 Rookie of the Year.
  • Husson Pair Earn All-NAC East 2nd Team Honors
    May 04, 2012
    Whitingham, Vt. - The North Atlantic Conference announced the East Division awards earlier this week as voted on by league coaches, featuring two Eagles on the second team; attack wing Caitlyn Stauffer (Brookfield, Conn.) and defender Emily Child (Mexico, Maine).
  • Three Eagles Tabbed First Team All-NAC
    May 01, 2012
    Whitingham, Vt. - The North Atlantic Conference released the 2012 All-Conference teams today, featuring three Husson players on the first team with as many represented on the second team as well. The NAC All-Conference teams were decided based on votes by the league's coaches.
  • Eagles Take Top Weekly Softball Honors
    April 23, 2012
    Husson's Lona Sargent was named NAC Player of the Week along with teammate and pitcher Becca McCarty being named pitcher of the week.
  • Eagles Take First at Hampton Inn Invitational
    April 15, 2012
    North Dartmouth, MA - The Husson University men's golf team led both days of the Hampton Inn Invitational, finishing in first with a total score of 629. Sophomore Lance Bernier (Lincoln, ME) was the low scoring Eagle on the weekend, leading the field after day one with a round of 76, and finished tied for second with a combined score of 156. Husson held off a day-two charge by Salem State who finished two strokes behind. This marks the second straight victory in the spring season for the Eagle golf team as they prepare for the NCAA tournament.
  • Husson Field Hockey Honored for Hard Work in the Classroom
    March 28, 2012
    Bangor, ME - The National Field Hockey Coaches' Association recently honored collegiate field hockey student athletes for their successes in the classroom, and members of the 2011 Eagles team, as well as the team itself were among those honored. The team was recognized as part of a group of NCAA Divsion III institutions which boasted an overall Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher, earning the 2011 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA National Academic Team Award. Also, ten Husson student athletes were part of a list of young women who earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher during the fall semester and were named to the Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA National Academic Squad.
  • Eagles Set for Track Debut at Tufts Snowflake Classic
    March 28, 2012
    Bangor, ME - The Husson University women's outdoor track team is itching to kick off their inaugural season, and after an 11 week preseason, the Eagles will have their first opportunity to compete this Saturday, March 30th when they travel to Medford, MA to the campus of Tufts University for their annual Snowflake Classic.
  • Husson Adds Men's Cross Country, Chris Wood to Coach Men's and Women's Teams
    March 27, 2012
    Bangor, ME - The Husson University Athletic Department is thrilled to announce the addition of Men’s Cross Country to the list of NCAA teams the Eagles offer, beginning in the fall of 2012. Husson added Women’s Cross Country in the fall of 2010, and continued efforts to increase Track and Field in the state of Maine by adding Outdoor Track and Field for the spring of 2012 and will begin Indoor Track and Field in the winter of 2012-13. When all is said and done, Husson University will offer 17 NCAA Interscholastic Athletics teams beginning next school year.
  • The Bradfords Being the Bradfords
    March 22, 2012
    Hampden, ME - Brock and Shelby Bradford are winners. Combined, the husband and wife duo won six North Atlantic Conference championships and numerous all-tournament teams during their careers at Husson University.
  • Hanscom Takes Home Second Team All-State
    March 22, 2012
    Bangor, ME - Senior forward Brianna Hanscom (Mattawamkeg, ME) was named to the Second Team All-State by the Maine Women's Basketball Coaches Association (MWBCA).
  • Landry, Overlock, Gendreau Receive Weekly Conference Nods
    March 12, 2012
    Bangor, ME - Ben Landry scored his 200th career point as an Eagle last Tuesday when he turned in a four point (3G 1A) performance in a 7-4 win at Anna Maria.
  • Husson Baseball and Softball - Spring Break Central
    March 05, 2012
    The Husson University Baseball and Softball teams have each flown down to Central Florida to take part in tournaments while the school is on spring break. The Baseball team is in Winter Haven, Florida in the RussMatt Central Florida Invitational while the softball team is in Kissimmee, Florida competing in the Rebel Spring Games Tournament.
  • Husson Women's Soccer Spring Breaking in Costa Rica *Updates*
    March 01, 2012
    Bangor, ME - The Husson University women’s soccer team will be traveling to Costa Rica next week as Husson University students and faculty enter spring break. The Eagles will take a nine day trip to Costa Rica, arriving in San José on Saturday, March 3rd, and returning to Bangor on Sunday March 9th. The team will have the opportunity to train and compete in three friendly games while on the trip.
  • Gifford Awarded NCAA Women's Enhancement Program Postgraduate Scholarship
    February 28, 2012
    Indianapolis, IN – The NCAA has released the recipients of the 2012 NCAA Women’s Enhancement Program Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics. The NCAA awards 13 scholarships to female college graduates who will be entering their initial year of postgraduate studies. The winners received a $6,000 nonrenewable award to be used for postgraduate study during the 2012-13 academic year in a sports-related program. These programs were developed by the NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics and the winners are all seeking admission or have been accepted into a sports administration or related program that will help them obtain a career in intercollegiate athletics, such as athletics administrator, coach, athletic trainer or other career that provides a direct service to intercollegiate athletics.
  • Eagles Earn ECAC Bid; Take on Salve Regina Wednesday
    February 28, 2012
    Centerville, MA - The Husson University men's basketball team have earned a bid to play for the 2012 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Men’s Basketball Championship. The Eagles, who will take the #7 seed, travel to Salve Regina (#2) in Newport, RI at 7:30 pm on Wednesday for their first round match up.
  • Husson Baseball Set for Southern Swing
    February 27, 2012
    Bangor, ME - The winter of 2011-12 has been mild for much of Maine, and for the Husson baseball team this has equated to more opportunities outside on the Alfond Diamond at the Winkin Sports Complex so far this year. While most teams in the northeast have not been able to get out onto a field yet, the Husson baseball team as been practicing on the diamond for the past three weeks. This has provided the Eagles with some early live looks that they have not experienced in recent years.
  • Husson Softball Ready to Tee-Off in 2012
    February 23, 2012
    Bangor, ME - After another successful season in 2011, and their third consecutive North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Title and trip to the NCCA Regional Tournament, the 2012 Eagles are eager to get back to business. Although there are 9 returning players on the roster, Eagles fans will notice a lot of new faces around the field this spring. The 2012 season brings somewhat of a new look to the green and gold with the addition of 11 freshmen.
  • McMorrin Tabbed Second-Team All-NAC
    February 22, 2012
    Whittingham, VT - The North Atlantic Conference released the 2011-12 All-Conference Teams on Wednesday, and Husson guard Daeshawn McMorrin (Naugatuck, CT) is the lone Eagle representative on the teams, garnering second team honors.
  • Husson Men's Lacrosse Names Captains, Unveils New Uniforms
    February 22, 2012
    Bangor, ME - In any sport, the week leading up to the season opener is full of excitement and emotion. While the Eagles men’s lacrosse team is trying to keep that energy bottled up in preparation for this Sunday’s season opener against in-state rival University of New England, the coaching staff added to the excitement with the release of their new uniforms for 2012 and the announcement of this year’s captains. Three seniors – Ben Landry, Nick Brown, and Mike Craig – along with two juniors – Alex Ryan and Matt Tabler – have been selected to lead the Eagles in their fourth year of varsity competition.
  • Brianna Hanscom Named to All-NAC First Team
    February 22, 2012
    Whittingham, VT - The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) released the 2011-12 All-Conference honors this Wednesday. Husson senior forward Brianna Hanscom (Mattawamkeg, ME) was among the five players honored on the NAC First Team.
  • Husson Hosts Thomas in NAC First Round - Castleton State Takes Top Spot
    February 20, 2012
    Castleton State College has secured the top seed in the upcoming North Atlantic Conference Men's Basketball Championship. The Spartans (16-9 overall, 15-3 NAC) will host eighth-seeded Lyndon State College (6-19 overall, 6-12 NAC) in a quarterfinal game on Tuesday.
  • Husson to face Maine-Farmington in First Round of NAC Championship - Castleton State Earns Top-Seed
    February 18, 2012
    Castleton State College has secured the top seed in the upcoming North Atlantic Conference Women's Basketball Championship. The Spartans (19-4 overall, 16-2 NAC) will host eighth-seeded Thomas College (5-19 overall, 5-13 NAC) in a quarterfinal game on Tuesday.
  • Husson Men Pull Down 50 Boards; Defeat Johnson State 90-58
    February 17, 2012
    Bangor, ME – The Husson University men’s basketball team pulled out an impressive win Friday night in their second-to-last home regular season contest.
  • Husson Picked to Win Fourth-Straight NAC Softball Title
    February 17, 2012
    Husson University was a unanimous choice among the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) softball coaches to win its fourth-straight conference title.
  • Husson Basketball to "Play 4Kay"
    February 17, 2012
    The Husson women's basketball team along with visiting Lyndon State College will join the Kay Yow Foundation's "Play 4Kay" Saturday to raise money and awareness for cancer research.
  • Reigning NEAC Champs Husson Baseball Shares Top Spot in East Division Preseason Poll
    February 14, 2012
    Whittingham, VT - The Husson University and Castleton State College baseball teams finished in a virtual deadlock as the top team in a preseason poll of the North East Athletic Conference (NEAC) East Division Coaches. Both teams finished with 66 total points in the poll, while Husson came out with four first-place votes to three for Castleton.
  • Six Eagles Tabbed With ECFC All-Academic Honors
    February 14, 2012
    Whittingham, VT - The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference is proud to announce the 2011 All-Academic honorees. Husson boasts 6 football players in the list of forty-five student-athletes who participated during the 2011 season that are receiving recognition. To be honored, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing, have participated a minimum of two years with the team and achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.30.
  • Five Things You Need to Know About Husson Women's Lacrosse
    February 14, 2012
    The weather outside is no longer frightful, and the athletics community at Husson University is starting to think about spring sports. The women’s lacrosse team has been practicing for a few weeks now, and can be seen under the lights at Boucher Field most weeknights. The Women’s Lacrosse team opens the 2012 campaign at home on Tuesday, March 13th at 4:00 pm, but before the season gets under way, there’s a few things you need to know about the Husson women’s lacrosse team.
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