Category Archives: National

Former Maine swimmers competing at NCAA nationals

Two national championships took place over the weekend. The men’s and women’s Division III NCAA National Championship in Indianapolis, and the women’s Division I NCAA National Championship. Multiple former Maine swimmers competed in the Division III championship. Kenyon College continued its domination of Division III by winning the 2014 Division III Championship. Their victory was […]

UMaine swimmers and divers turning in top performances in America East

University of Maine swimmers and divers are ranked among the America East leaders based on early-season racing in league meets. The Black Bears’ Kara Capossella leads AE 1-meter divers with 246.29 points for six dives. She has the recorded the second highest total in the 3-meter at 252.47 points. Erica Smrcina, a butterflyer, holds the […]

Several eastern Mainers among UMaine swim team honorees

Four swimmers and one diver from eastern Maine were among the UMaine swimmers and divers receiving postseason awards, coach Sue Lizzotte announced recently. Two Black Bear freshmen, Kayla Merchant from Bangor Christian and Isaac Walton from Bangor High, were named most improved following their 2011-12 performances. Meanwhile, senior Andrew Meehan from Brewer shared the most […]

Bangor coach Emery officiates at NCAA championships

Bangor High coach boys swim coach Phil Emery officiated starts, finishes, turns and relay take-offs again this year at the NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships. ” Every single event was a race to the finish and very exciting. I do not believe anybody ran away with even one race including relays,” Emery said. “Cal […]