Lacrosse gaining popularity at college level MMA teams show marked improvement this season

Eyes on the goal

CASTINE—After back-to-back seasons with an 0-15 record, the Maine Maritime Academy women’s lacrosse team went 6-7 on the regular season and earned a playoff game in the North Atlantic Conference playoffs against the University of Maine at Farmington on April 28. The Mariners lost the contest 15-4, but first-year coach …

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Maine Maritime debuts recycled uniforms Maine company supplies plastic

Maine Maritime volleyball team members

CASTINE—Maine Maritime Academy Athletics has placed several teams in recycled athletic apparel, created by Atayne, a Brunswick-based company that uses 100 percent recycled and organic materials. On November 11, 2016 the Maine Maritime Academy volleyball team became the first team to wear a 100-percent recycled uniform in the NCAA Tournament. …

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Senior captain leads MMA volleyball team to conference championship

Tournament MVP

CASTINE—It was standing room only inside Smith Gymnasium Saturday, November 5, as the Maine Maritime Academy volleyball team defeated Colby-Sawyer College of New London, New Hampshire, for the North Atlantic Conference championship. Hundreds of students and fans packed the stands to cheer on the Mariners, who clinched their first NAC …

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MMA community cheers on the Mariners for Homecoming Football team struggles against MIT

Eying the options

CASTINE—After scoring the first touchdown of the game to take a 7-0 lead over Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Maine Maritime Academy Mariners football team only found the end zone once more during the game on Saturday, September 24. The team went on to lose the game, 13-30, but the …

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MMA announces 2016-17 basketball recruits Bucksport standout commits

CASTINE—Maine Maritime Academy men’s basketball announced its 2016-17 Mariner basketball recruits on May 3, with a strong showing from Maine high schools. Bucksport’s Riley MacLeod, who helped drive his team to the 2016 Northern Regional finals in February, joins Hampden Academy seniors Brendan McIntyre and Conar Moore, who have committed …

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MMA coach Craig Dagan hits 250th win Mariner women’s coach reflects on 15 years on court

Coach Craig Dagan

CASTINE—Craig Dagan, the Maine Maritime Academy women’s basketball head coach, notched his 250th win as the leader of the Lady Mariners Saturday, February 6, with a 90-56 home win over Lyndon State College of Vermont. When he started coaching the team 15 years ago with wife Katrina as his assistant, …

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Maine Maritime Academy fills the house, but falls short

Coach Craig Dagan

Castine—Maine Maritime Academy hosted the Husson University Eagles on January 9 to a packed house, but with both the men’s and women’s teams coming up short at the buzzer. Trailing throughout the game, the Mariner women scored eight unanswered points to open up the final quarter, cutting Husson’s lead to …

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