MacGregor to Leave Husson 

Tim Throckmorton

After 41 years of coaching at Husson University Bruce MacGregor has stepped down as the Golf coach.  MacGregor guided the golf program for the past 17 years, including 10 appearances at the National Tournament (7 NAIA and 3 NCAA), including three straight NCAA III appearances.  The Eagles have won five straight State of Maine Collegiate titles and four NEIGA (New England Intercollegiate Golf Association) Championships (2001, 2002, 2003, and 2005) under his guidance.  This past fall, Coach MacGregor was awarded the “Gordon McCullough” Award, established in 1992 for recognition of outstanding service to New England golf as the “New England Coach Honoree.”   MacGregor coached basketball for 26 seasons (1968-1994) tallying 545 wins upon his retirement in 1994.  He guided the program to 7 appearances in the NAIA National Tournament: in 1994 he ranked in the top 10 nationally for wins and winning percentage for NAIA coaches.  In 1992, he was named NAIA Male Administrator of the Year.  MacGregor has been inducted into four Hall of Fames: Husson University Sports Hall of Fame, New England Basketball Hall of Fame, Maine Sports Hall of Fame, and NAIA National Basketball Hall of Fame.  The Husson University Sports Hall of Fame Room was dedicated “The D. Bruce MacGregor Sports Hall of Fame Room” in the fall of 1998.  Husson University golf team will travel to the NCAA III National Tournament.  The National Tournament will be held May 13-16 at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Luce, Florida.    “Coach MacGregor has had a storied coaching career in both golf and basketball.”  States Athletic Director Cindy Connelley.  “MacGregor’s successes demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to student-athletes.”