UMaine team prepares for URI Invite

The black bears will be heading to the University of Rhode Island this weekend for the Harold Anderson Invitational. The women’s team hopes to continue to see impressive swims from upperclassmen and the talented freshman class. They will be facing the University of Rhode Island, who defeated the black bears earlier in the season at URI, Bryant University, Assumption College, and Providence College.

The meet’s live results will be available on MeetMobile.


Swimmers to watch:

Naja Harvey: 100 & 200 breaststroke

Chloe Adams: 200 & 500 freestyle

Emma Pontius: 100 and 200 butterfly

Kat Cardi: 50 & 100 freestyle

& many others


On the men’s side the black bears return as the 2012 and 2013 champions. They will be looking for another victory against fierce competition from Bryant University, Providence College, Holy Cross, and the URI club team. The meet will serve as a good opportunity for swimmers to achieve cut times for the 2014 ECAC Championship this March.


Swimmers to watch:

Nicholas Sundquist: 100 & 200 freestyle

Matt England: 100 & 200 backstroke

Ryan Fahey: 400 IM & 200 breaststroke

Eric Gaulin: 100 butterfly & 200 IM


Check back this weekend for a recap and results!

Matthew England

About Matthew England

Matt is a former Bangor High School swimmer and currently swims for coach Susan Lizzotte at the University of Maine. He holds team records for the Bangor Hurricanes, Bangor High, and the University of Maine. He is an exercise science major for the class of 2016.