Scott Hutchinson Named Little East Conference Coach of the Year
In his sixth season with the Huskies, Hutchinson guided his team to its fourth consecutive (fifth overall) Little East Conference championship. The Huskies' captured five individual titles en route to the 2011 trophy, scoring 175 points and easily outdistancing their nearest competitor UMass Dartmouth (110 points). Under Hutchinson's leadership, the Huskies have won the Little East Conference crown consecutively since 2008.
Hutchinson also leads the USM men's cross country and indoor track and field programs. He was named the LEC men's cross country coach of the year this fall and in 2007 and has earned indoor track and field coach of the year honors three times (2008, 2009, 2010).
2011 Little East Conference Major Awards
Track Athlete of the Year - Corey Simpson, Eastern Connecticut State University
Field Athlete of the Year - Bryan Kolacz, Keene State College
Rookie Track Athlete of the Year - Kyle Costa, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Rookie Field Athlete of the Year - Craig Amado, Rhode Island College
Coach of the Year - Scott Hutchinson, University of Southern Maine
Team Sportsmanship Award - Eastern Connecticut State University