HARWICH, Mass. — Hampden native Ian Lee belted a two-out, two-run double to right-center field in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift Saint Joseph’s College of Standish to a 4-3 win over Tufts University in an NCAA Division III New England Regional game Friday.
The Monks improved to 2-1 in the tournament.
In Friday’s second game, St. Joseph’s was trailing 2-0 to Wheaton College in the sixth inning when the game was delayed due to fog. The teams were able to resume about 20 minutes later, but they had another fog delay shortly thereafter.
The game was eventually halted in the seventh inning and will resume at noon Saturday.
Todd Keneborus, who scored the winning run, went 3-for-5 with two singles, a triple and an RBI for the 32-14 Monks. Nate Martin was 3-for-4 with three singles and a run scored, and Dan Achorn hit two singles.
Kevin Chamberlin pitched eight innings, yielding two runs on six hits and two walks while striking out six. Chris Dion pitched 2/3 of an inning of scoreless relief and Joe Gruntkosky earned the win (4-2) by pitching 2 1/3 innings with one run, three hits and a strikeout.
Sam Sager led 27-9-1 Tufts with a double, two singles and an RBI. Eric Weikert hit an RBI single to give Tufts a 3-2 lead in the top of the 11th. David Orlowitz had two singles and an RBI and Nate Izzo hit two singles and scored a run. Edward Bernstrain picked up the loss (2-1) by giving up two unearned runs in 3 2/3 innings.
Tufts |000|100|010|01 — 3 9 2
St Joseph’s |000|001|010|02 — 4 11 0
O’Donnell, Bernstein (8) and Cutsumpas; Chamberlain, Dion (9), Gruntkosky (9) and Lee