Chasing Maine: The Epic Comeback

USM’s softball team was down in the last inning against nationally ranked Eastern Connecticut but pulled out the win, and in doing so, broke the school record for consecutive victories.

In a season that will be remembered for COVID protocols, the University of Southern Maine softball team set a school record with 15 straight wins earlier this year. The tie-breaking victory came against Eastern Connecticut, ranked No. 3 nationally.

Chasing Maine is a biweekly video series that explores Maine from a distinct visual perspective. Join veteran Maine journalist and storyteller Roger McCord as he chases the people, places and things that define the unique character of the Pine Tree State. Subscribe to the Chasing Maine playlist on YouTube.



Roger McCord

Roger McCord has had a wide-ranging career in journalism, spanning the gamut from writing/reporting to daily news photography to working on various news desks as an editor. The most recent incarnation is in video production – usually brief features and mini-documentaries in and about Maine.
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