FARMINGTON, Maine - MacKenzie MacDonald and Brice Springer have been named UMF Student of the Athletes for the week ending March 31st, 2019.
MacDonald, a sophomore on the women's alpine team, finished first at the Winter Park 2019 World Para-Alpine Ski Championships. The first place finish earned her the Canadian National Championship. Macdonald finished the first run with a time of 1:35.62 and second run at 1:47.39 for a total time of 3:23.01. Sophomore teammate Brianna Marquis was her guide for the race.
Springer, a freshman pitcher on the baseball team, threw a complete-game two-hitter against first place Husson University leading UMF to the 5-1 win. Springer struck out four and only walked one, giving up one unearned run.