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Clippers women’s basketball players receive national honors

The Clippers women’s basketball team ended a strong season with a bid to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Basketball National Championship, where they competed against the Villa Maria College Vikings in the quarterfinals on March 9. They were ultimately defeated by the Vikings in a game that ended 69–51. It was nevertheless an […]

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UMM student-athletes make YSCC All-Academic Team

The Yankee Small College Conference announced its 2019 Fall All-Academic Team on Feb. 15, with 20 University of Maine at Machias student-athletes earning spots on the team. To receive the honor, student-athletes must earn a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Those honored were: Women’s Cross Country KwiNam Park Leah S. Woodward Women’s Volleyball Caitlin Reynolds […]

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Mike Merritt, ’71, inducted into Clipper Hall of Fame

The University of Maine at Machias Clipper Athletics Hall of Fame hosted its annual induction ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 5, in conjunction with the university’s homecoming festivities. Mike Merritt, a graduate of the UMM class of 1971, is the newest member of the Clipper Hall of Fame. Inductees are nominated for their athletic achievements and […]

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UMM student-athletes honored at CAPY Awards

The University of Maine at Machias Athletics Department hosted its annual CAPY (Clipper Athletics Players of the Year) Awards ceremony on Sunday, April 28, celebrating the 2018–2019 year of Clipper Athletics. The Clippers experienced a banner year, with four teams qualifying for the YSCC conference playoff, three teams advancing to the conference semi-final and the […]

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Maine sports legend and his biographer to be honored at Merrill Library

A free public reception to celebrate the work of Maine author Ed Rice and to honor the legacy of Penobscot baseball player Louis Sockalexis will be held in the Merrill Library at the University of Maine at Machias at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25. Light refreshments will be served. The reception is part of Celebrate […]

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USCAA 2019 Basketball National Championship

UMM women’s basketball team heading to Nationals

The University of Maine at Machias women’s basketball team has received the at-large bid for the 2019 USCAA National Tournament for Division II.  The tenth-seed Clippers will take on the seventh-seed Falcons from Davis College on Sunday, March 3 at noon in the first round of play. This year’s team is comprised of: senior forward […]

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UMM athletics to add men’s and women’s varsity cross country team

The University of Maine at Machias athletics department has announced the addition of men’s and women’s varsity cross country beginning in September 2019. Coached by UMM Director of Athletics and Fitness, Mike Belanger, the team will compete in the YSCC. “I am excited to announce the addition of cross country and look forward to the […]

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UMM Athletics Hosting Gift Drive, Dec 7 & 9

Admission to two home basketball games at the University of Maine at Machias will be free to anyone bringing a donated gift for a local family. This gift drive will take place at the men’s game on Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m. and the women’s game on Sunday, December 9 at 1 p.m. Both […]

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University of Maine at Machias student-athlete recognized with national award

Machias, Maine — University of Maine at Machias junior Dawn Johnson has been named Student Athlete of the Year for Division 2 soccer by the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA). Awarded for academic performance and community involvement, the annual award is one of three individual awards presented by USCAA at its banquet on Nov. […]

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UMM to Induct New Hall of Fame Athletes

Three alumni will be inducted into the University of Maine at Machias Athletic Hall of Fame on September 22, 2018. The inductees are David Carroll ‘63, John Kohtala ‘88 and Sara Moore ‘05. Carroll was a basketball player known for his selflessness as well as his rebounding and sure touch around the rim. Kohtala also […]

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