A former University of Maine women’s basketball player and Miss USA contestant is taking on a new challenge in Nicaragua. 25-year-old Ashley Underwood has been cast on the newest season of Survivor. The Benton native finished her career at UMaine in 2007 and scored more than 1,000 points as a Black Bear.She has a nursing degree and played basketball professionally overseas.Ashley will try to outwit, outplay and outlast 15 other castaways on Survivor: Redemption Island. The winner gets $1-million.The show premieres Wednesday, February 16th at 8p.m. on TV5.