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Mainer Competes on Survivor 

She survived playing professional basketball and made her way to become Miss Maine USA 2009.Now, Benton native Ashley Underwood is taking on a new challenge, Survivor.The 26-year-old is a castaway on the newest season of the show, shot in Nicaragua.Underwood finished her basketball career at U-Maine in 2007 having scored more than 1,000 points as a Black Bear.She has a nursing degree and played pro ball overseas.Underwood will try to outlast the other competitors to win $1,000,000.Survivor: Redemption Island airs Wednesday nights at 8, on TV 5.