UMaine baseball downs Georgetown, loses to Rollins

Posted March 11, 2011, at 9:59 p.m.

WINTER PARK, Fla. — Taylor Lewis hit a double, two singles and scored three runs and Jeffrey Gibbs struck out eight in seven innings as the University of Maine defeated Georgetown University 10-5 in college baseball action Friday afternoon at Alfond Stadium.

The Black Bears dropped the nightcap to Rollins 5-2.

Against Georgetown, Tyler Patzalek knocked in three runs for the Black Bears. Alex Calbick had two doubles, a single and two runs and Fran Whitten hit three singles.

Mike Garza led the Hoyas with a double, a single and an RBI.

In the nightcap, Rollins snapped a 1-1 tie when it scored three runs in the bottom of the third inning. Zack Persky and John Avanzino provided RBI singles and Chris Holloway scored on a balk.

Maine scored a run in the top of the third on a Joey Martin sacrifice fly. Mike Connolly singled to right, advanced to second on an error, moved to third on a Michael Fransoso sacrifice bunt and scored on Martin’s sacrifice fly.

Maine added another run in the top of the fifth on an Alex Calbick RBI single. Fransoso scored the run after singling to right, advancing on Martin single and moving to third on a balk.

Georgetown (8-7) 100 012 100 — 5 9 4

Maine (4-11) 111 025 00x — 10 13 1

Isaacs, Kirby (4), Polus (5), Seander (6), Bender (7), Heine (8) and Johnson; Gibbs, Whitten (8) and Patzalek

Husson splits

At Lakeland, Fla., Josh Gaudette hit two doubles, drove in three runs and scored two runs in helping lead Husson University to a 10-5 victory over Worcester State in Friday’s second game.

Worcester State prevailed in the first game 3-1.

In the first game, Johno Hinkell doubled, singled and scored a run to pace Worcester State. Chad Kasik struck out six in five scoreless innings to pick up the win.

Ethan Guerrette singled twice to lead the Eagles offense. Nathan Adams allowed one run in seven innings while striking out six.

In the second game, Jake Arthers hit a double and two singles and knocked in two runs for Husson. Shawn Smith had two singles and two RBIs, and Tom Crews tripled.

Nick Fluegge went 4-for-4 with two doubles and two singles to pace Worcester State.

(First Game)

Worcester St. 002 100 0 — 3 6 1

Husson 000 000 1 — 1 8 0

Kasik, Recco (6), Slattery (7) and Hinkell; Adams and Rennick

(Second Game)

Husson (4-3) 024 220 0 — 10 11 0

Worcester St. (1-1) 113 000 0 — 5 13 0

Dvilinsky, McEwen (6) and Ververis; Creen, DeVito (2), Rosado (5), Piscitelli (6), Brown (7) and Hinkell

Softball

Charleston Southern 6, Maine 3

At Raleigh, N.C., Morgan Dowdy held the University of Maine hitless through 6 2/3 innings of relief and Jessica Brock hit a three-run home run in the seventh to power Charleston Southern University past the Black Bears.

Brock broke the 3-3 tie in the seventh to lift the Bucs. Dowdy allowed no base runners after taking over pitching after one out in the first inning. Stephanie Sbardella had two singles and two RBIs.

Kali Burnham managed the Black Bears’ only hit with a double in the first. Hilary Kane and Kirstin Allen each recorded an RBI. Jennifer Eberhardt and Burnham scored.

Charleston Southern (11-11) 003 000 3 — 6 9 2

Maine (7-17) 300 000 0 — 3 1 1

Hobbs, Dowdy (1) and Kegley; Spoehr, Sparks (4) and MacDowell

Track and field

UMaine’s Masters advances to finals

At College Station, Texas, University of Maine men’s track standout Riley Masters advanced to the finals of the mile run at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at Texas A&M.

Women’s standout Corey Conner placed 11th in the 5,000 meters with a time of 16 minutes, 21.61 seconds.

Masters of Bangor began the race in fourth for the first lap before moving up to second at the end of the second lap. He took the lead on the final lap before placing third to secure a stop in the finals with a time of 4:01.36 seconds.

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