Bowdoin’s Van Zant shuts out Colby

Posted April 24, 2011, at 9:34 p.m.

WATERVILLE — Oliver Van Zant pitched six scoreless innings, allowing just two hits with 10 strikeouts to lead Bowdoin College of Brunswick by Colby College 3-0 in baseball action Saturday afternoon.

Matt Ruane and Brendan Garner each hit an RBI single for the Polar Bears. Jordan Edgett singled twice while Adam Marquit added an RBI.

Robb Arndt hit a double for the Mules.

Bowdoin (19-7) 000 010 2 — 3 6 1

Colby (10-17) 000 000 0 — 0 3 2

Van Zant, Edwards (7) and Findley; Morrill and Gallagher

Husson, UMF split

At Bangor, Matt Levine hit an RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning to drive in the game-winning run as the University of Maine-Farmington defeated Husson University 3-2 in the second game of a Saturday doubleheader.

The Eagles took the first game 3-0.

In the first game, Dan Beatham pitched a five-hit shutout with seven strikeouts to earn the win for Husson. Kevin Rennick drove in two runs while Shawn Smith tripled. Kyle Vanidestine added a double while Chris Maguire hit an RBI single.

In the second game, Levine led the Beavers with two singles and an RBI. Connor McNeill doubled while Jack MacVane added an RBI single.

Vanidestine hit an RBI single for the Eagles while Tom Crews added a double.

(First Game)

Husson 010 101 0 — 3 6 1

UMF 000 000 0 — 0 5 2

Beatham and Rennick; Gallagher and MacVane

(Second Game)

Husson (24-15) 000 200 00 — 2 5 4

UMF (5-20) 000 110 01 — 3 6 1

McEwen, Arsenault (7) and Ververis; Ashey and MacVane

Bates, Trinity split

At Lewiston, Chris Burke singled three times, scored two runs and knocked in a run as Bates College topped Trinity College of Connecticut 6-4 in Saturday’s game.

Trinity won 4-1 Sunday.

In Saturday’s game, Pat Murphy hit two singles and scored a run for Bates. Ryan Sonberg and Noah Lynd doubled.

Marc Crowley doubled with an RBI and Michael Rueger scored two runs for Trinity.

In Sunday’s game, Mark Young hit three singles and knocked in a run for Trinity and Andrew Janiga allowed one run through nine innings.

Pat Murphy tripled with an RBI to pace Bates. Rich Velotta singled and scored.

(Saturday)

Trinity 112 000 0 — 4 6 2

Bates 000 033 x — 6 9 0

Anderson, Carr (3), Carbone (6) and Auger; McGregor, Spinosa (3), Antonellis (7) and Webb

(Sunday)

Trinity (15-14) 100 110 001 — 4 11 1

Bates (11-14) 000 010 000 — 1 4 1

Janiga and Auger; Alexander, Baroni (6) and Webb

Saint Joseph’s 14, Norwich 0

At Standish, Tyler Laverriere tossed a five-inning no-hitter with no walks and 10 strikeouts as Saint Joseph’s College shutout Norwich University in a rain-shortened game.

Saturday’s second game was canceled.

Willie Brown singled and drove in three runs for the Monks. Ian Lee hit two doubles, a single and scored two runs. Alex Markakis doubled and singled with two RBIs, Dan Achorn had two singles and two runs, Cody Hadley tripled with two RBIs and two runs and Chris Campbell singled twice.

Norwich (0-24) 000 00 — 0 0 2

St. Joseph’s (24-11) 132 80 — 14 17 2

Cardoza and Blair; Laverriere and Lee

Softball

Binghamton sweeps UMaine

At Vestal, N.Y., Kristin Emerling pitched a three-hitter in the second game, leading the Bearcats to a 7-3 victory and a sweep of their America East doubleheader against the Black Bears.

Binghamton won the first game 6-5.

In the nightcap, Deannie Plemon hit a solo home run and an RBI single to support Emerling, who struck out four and walked one. Megan Tucker added a two-run homer for the Bearcats (20-15, 8-3 AE).

Terren Hall’s three-run blast accounted for the Bears’ (16-27, 6-8 AE) only runs. Starter Kylie Sparks allowed three hits and five runs in one innings.

In the first game, Jessica Bump doubled and later scored on a double steal in the sixth to give the hosts the winning margin.

Plemon plated three runs with two home runs for Binghamton. Bump doubled twice to back relief winner Kate Price, who pitched four scoreless innings.

Hall (RBI) and Kali Burnham each stroked three singles for UMaine. Hilary Kane (RBI) and Jennifer Eberhardt added two singles each behind losing pitcher Ashley Kelley.

(First Game)

Maine 310 100 0 — 5 13 1

Binghamton 102 021 x — 6 11 0

Spoehr, Kelley (5) and MacDowell; Marsteller, Price (4) and Plemon

(Second Game)

Maine (16-27) 000 003 0 — 3 3 1

Binghamton (20-15) 320 020 x — 7 6 1

Sparks, Spoehr (2) and Stevens; Emerling and Plemon

Husson 11, UMF 10

At Farmington, Dorothy Cameron scored what proved to be the winning run on a wild pitch in the fifth inning as Husson University topped the University of Maine-Farmington Saturday.

The game was called after five innings due to unplayable conditions.

Kelly Naegelin led the Eagles with a double, a single and an RBI. Aimee Mortensen had two singles and an RBI while Lona Sargent hit a two-run double. Courtney Hill and Cameron added two singles apiece.

Meaghan Donnell doubled and singled with an RBI for the Beavers. Kaitlyn Bartlett added a double and a single while Lily Barry hit a two-run dingle.

Husson (16-15) 510 41 — 11 11 2

UMF (9-16) 305 20 — 10 7 5

Lyon, Naegelin (3), Ryan (4) and Risser; Bartlett and Donnell

Men’s lacrosse

Maine Maritime 16, UMF 1

At Farmington, Christopher Keiley netted six goals and tallied an assist as Maine Maritime Academy cruised past the University of Maine-Farmington Saturday.

Andrew DiSalvo scored two goals and grabbed three assists for the 6-4 Mariners. Brian Corain chipped in with two goals and an assist. Erik Milles made 12 saves on 13 shots.

Rylan Cates tallied the lone goal for the 4-6 Beavers. Ben Altmaier stopped 11 of 27 shots.

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