The College of Maine Memorial Health club hasn’t essentially been variety to the College of Maine ladies’s basketball staff of late.
The Black Bears have misplaced the final two America East championship video games at The Pit.
However UMaine head coach Amy Vachon is on the lookout for their luck to alter in saying that they’ll play all of their dwelling video games on the Memorial Health club this coming season as a substitute of the Cross Insurance coverage Heart in Bangor.
The lads’s staff, nonetheless, underneath first-year coach Chris Markwood, will likely be taking part in most of their dwelling video games on the Cross Insurance coverage Heart.
The UMaine ladies have been trending towards taking part in extra video games on the Memorial Health club, the place each groups observe.
The ladies performed six video games there final season, going 4-2, together with the 56-47 loss to Albany within the last. They went 5-5 on the Cross Insurance coverage Heart.
Two years in the past, as the results of the COVID-19 pandemic, they performed all of their video games at The Pit and went 6-1 with the one loss being within the championship sport to Stony Brook 64-60.
UMaine had performed solely 4 video games on the Memorial Health club the earlier three seasons whereas going 32-6 on the Cross Insurance coverage Heart.
“This can be very essential that we put our gamers in the most effective conditions to achieve success,” mentioned Vachon in a press launch. “Enjoying each dwelling sport in the identical facility, in distinction to taking part in in a number of venues, offers our staff the most effective likelihood to achieve success.”
The college is planning to construct a basketball facility on campus with cash from the $90 million present given to the varsity by the Harold Alfond Basis.