|Sports:||Basketball, Soccer,and Lacrosse|
Rita Brown- Rita Brown played three sports during her two years at USM after transferring from University of New Hampshire. She excelled in lacrosse, a sport she had played before coming to USM, and twice leading the team scoring. She found the net 15 times during her two seasons. She played two seasons of basketball and was the team’s second leading scorer as a junior. A high school teacher at South Portland High School, Brown continues to be one of the regions finer women’s basketball and soccer officials. She has worked NCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Finals three of the past five years. She earned her undergraduate degree in mathematics at USM and a master’s degree in education from the University of Maine. She resides in Portland.