January 31, 2013

Small College Notebook: So young and yet so good for UNE

The Nor'easters have won 10 straight with eight freshmen women's basketball players.

By Steve Solloway ssolloway@pressherald.com
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ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGE

Freshman Morgan Cahill (Yarmouth) averaged 18.7 points, 8.7 rebounds and 3.0 blocks, shooting 59 percent from the floor during a recent three-game span. Through 19 games, Cahill is a team leader in scoring (13.0 ppg), field goals made (97), rebounding (8.3 rpg) and blocked shots (39). Female athletes from St. Joseph's teams will provide skill instruction in their sports at a national girls and women in sports day at the Harold Alfond Center on Feb. 9. Registration for girls grades K-5 begins at 1 p.m. The session will run from 1:30 to 4 p.m. and is free.

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE

The men's basketball team has a three-game winning streak on the line when it plays Little East Conference rival Keene State at home at 3 p.m. Saturday. The Huskies (13-7, 7-2) are tied for second place with Eastern Connecticut, one game behind Rhode Island College (16-3, 8-1). Keene State is fourth (11-8, 6-3). The women's basketball team (19-1, 8-1) bounced back from its first loss of the season Saturday to Western Connecticut with a nonleague victory against Colby and plays Keene State at home at 1 p.m. Saturday. ... Freshman sprinter Nicole Kirk (Scarborough) and hurdler/jumper Peyton Dostie (Standish) will lead the women's track team at the State of Maine championships at Bowdoin College on Friday. Kirk set a school record in the 200 meters with a time of 25.77 seconds at the Terrier Classic at Boston University. Jennifer Durham (Doylestown, Pa.) broke a 16-year-old school record in the shot put with a throw of 38 feet, 11 inches at the USM Invitational.

Staff Writer Steve Solloway can be contacted at 791-6412 or at:

ssolloway@pressherald.com

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