FORT MYERS — Colby College ended its spring baseball trip to Florida and notched its fourth win in a row with a doubleheader sweep of Plymouth State on Saturday.
The Mules (7-5) rolled past Plymouth State in the first game 17-2 and won the second game 12-6.
In the first game, Mike Mastrocola collected a triple, two singles and four RBIs to help spark Colby for the win. Taro Gold had two doubles, a single and two RBIs while Kevin Galvin doubled, singled and drove in two. Nate Sugarbaker and Mark Nelson combined on a two-hitter.
In the second game, Brendan Gallagher had two hits, including a three-run home run to help give the Mules a 9-0 lead in the fourth inning. Jason Buco had a double, two singles and an RBI. Robb Arndt hit three singles and Mastrocola finished with a double, a single and three RBIs.
UMPI loses three
At Chestertown, Md., Washington College rolled by UMaine-Presque Isle 18-0 and held off the Owls 2-1 in the second game of a Sunday doubleheader.
UMPI rallied in the seventh to score its run on an RBI single by Jake Fillebrown. Carlos Villoria scored the run after advancing on a single by Ted Walker and sacrifice bunt by Cam Morrell.
Fillebrown also turned in a strong pitching performance for 1-12 UMPI as he scattered six hits while walking three and striking out two.
At Camden, N.J. on Saturday, Rutgers University at Camden rallied from a 6-2 deficit to defeat UMPI 9-6. The Raptors tied the game with four runs in the seventh inning then broke away for good with three more in the eighth.
The Owls scored all six of their runs in the second inning on one hit, two hits batsmen, a walk and three errors. Shane Smith and Fillebrown each had two singles and a run scored for UMPI.
Amherst 18, USM 8
At Winter Haven, Fla., on Sunday, Amherst sent 18 batters to the plate in the seventh, scoring 12 runs, and went on to improve to 7-3.
Tucker White hit for the cycle for 6-5 USM. He had a single in the first, double in the third, homer in the fifth and completed the cycle with a triple in the eighth. Nick Grady chipped in with three hits and three RBIs and John Carey and Jake Glauser each had two hits.
Husson sweeps NEC
At Bangor, Husson University improved its record to 7-6 with two doubleheader sweeps of New England College over the weekend.
On Saturday, the Eagles topped NEC in the opening game 3-2 and won the nightcap 6-1. On Sunday, Husson was victorious in the opener 2-0 and cruised to an 11-0 win in the nightcap.
In Saturday’s opener, Dylan Foster laid down a suicide squeeze to send home Benjamin McLain as the Eagles scored all of their runs in the third inning. The next two runs for Husson came on a fielder’s choice and a wild pitch.
In Saturday’s nightcap, Mark Dvilinsky pitched six innings, allowing one run on five hits to earn the win for Husson. Nick Lancisi notched a double, a single and two RBIs. Kevin Rennick singled twice with two RBIs and Jake Arthers posted a double and a single.
In Sunday’s opener, Pat McEwen pitched a six-hit shutout with one walk to propel the Eagles to the win. Kyle Vanidestine and McLain each had an RBI single as Husson scored single runs in the third and fourth innings.
In Sunday’s nightcap, Joe Stanevicz and Dennis O’Neil combined on a four-hit shutout as the Eagles rolled to the win. Jason Smith finished with a triple, two singles and four RBIs to pace Husson. Arthers doubled and drove in three runs.
Bates 9, Salem State 4
At Salem, Mass. on Saturday, Karl Alexander pitched six shutout innings, giving up just three hits, to earn the win for Bates College as it topped Salem State University.
Kevin McGregor paced the Bobcats (10-4) with three singles and three RBIs. Griff Tewksbury recorded three singles, an RBI and two runs scored. Mike Ciummei singled twice and scored two runs.
Kyle McElroy led Salem State (11-5) with three singles and two RBIs.
Mariners sweep Buccaneers
At Buzzards Bay, Mass. on Saturday, Andi Flannery finished with four hits and four RBIs to lead Maine Maritime Academy to a doubleheader sweep of Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
The Mariners (5-1) won the first game 3-0 and the second 20-1.
In the first game, Flannery and Ashley Burnett each hit RBI singles as Maine Maritime notched all of its runs in the third inning. Flannery and Sabrina Keach collected two hits apiece. Erica Taylor pitched a complete game, giving up nine hits and striking out 12.
In the second game, Flannery hit two doubles and drove in three runs to help spark the Mariners. Abby Yeo allowed one run on two hits and helped her own cause with a triple, a double and a single. Autumn Jones had a two-run inside-the-park home run and an RBI single while Erica Taylor posted a double, a single and three RBIs.
Bates sweeps Fisher
At Lynn, Mass. on Saturday, Mary Lewis was 9-for-10 as Bates cruised to a doubleheader sweep of Fisher.
The Bobcats (4-4) topped the Falcons 23-1 in the first game and won the second game 16-3.
In the first game, Karen Ullmann registered a triple, four singles and three RBIs for the Bobcats. Lewis finished with five singles while Lauren Dobish had a home run and a double with four RBIs.
In the second game, Lauren Dobish led Bates with three doubles and two RBIs. Lewis recorded four singles and an RBI. Leah Maciejewski and Kristen Flynn added three singles apiece.
Southern Maine drops four
At Clermont, Fla. on Saturday, the University of Southern Maine dropped four games over the weekend, falling to Wisconsin-Superior 9-1 in the opener and DePauw University 6-0 in the nightcap on Saturday and then losing to DePauw 14-1 and Middlebury 8-0 on Sunday.
In the opener, Lindsay Garay paced Wisconsin-Superior with a double, two singles and an RBI.
Emily Trembley knocked in the lone run for the Huskies on an RBI single in the fifth inning.
In the nightcap, Emily Bichler pitched a four-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts to lead DePauw to the win.
Jen Kosinski and Jamie Story each had a pair of RBIs for the Tigers.
In Sunday’s first game, DePauw pounded out 17 hits en route to the win. Katie Davis drove in USM’s only run. In the second game, Middlebury pitchers Alexa Lesensky and Marcela Olvera held USM to only to notch the win. Stefanie Stockwell singled twice for 0-6 USM.
UMPI drops 2-of-3
At Troutville, Va. on Saturday, the University of Maine at Presque Isle dropped two of its three games on the first day of the Southern Virginia Spring Bash.
The Owls topped Southern State Community College 13-6 before being defeated by Lindenwood-Belleville 10-0 and Penn State-Mont Alto 17-3.
In the first game, Courtney Bishop pitched a complete game, giving up four runs and one walk in her first-career win. Carolynn Tuck led the Owls’ 19-hit performance with two triples, two singles and five RBIs.
In the second game, Ally Lumsden pitched a perfect game with eight strikeouts as Lindenwood-Belleville won in five innings.
Krista Coffin took the loss going four innings, giving up eight runs and seven walks.
In the third game, 11 UMPI errors helped Penn State-Mont Alto score in every inning en route to the five-inning victory.
Kellie Peers paced the Owls with a single and an RBI.
Husson 10, UMF 2
At Farmington on Saturday, Chris Pelletier registered three goals to propel Husson University by the University of Maine at Farmington.
Nick Brown posted two goals and two assists for the 4-4 Eagles. Mitch Heaps and Wayne Stubbs each had a goal and an assist. John Hooper III and Eric Lund combined for seven saves on nine shots.
Matt Roy and Ben Altmaier each tallied a goal for the 0-4 Beavers. Hunter Rowell, Altmaier and Aaron Burr combined for 11 saves on 21 shots.
USM 11, Husson 6
At Gorham on Sunday, the University of Southern Maine jumped out to an 8-1 lead in the first 18 minutes en route to the victory.
Willie Joy scored three goals for 3-1 USM while Mark White and Nate Prince each added two. Kyle Dussault made nine saves.
Ben Landry scored two goals to lead 3-5 Husson.
Maine Maritime loses 2
At Castine on Saturday, Brian Gillis collected six goals to power New England College by Maine Maritime Academy 13-4, and Drew Prowse scored five goals and assisted on two to lead Massachusetts Maritime by MMA 14-7 on Sunday in Portland.
Sam Freihofner and Craig Kiernan added two goals apiece for 1-5 NEC. Cody Kitson and Nick Acquaviva combined for seven saves on 12 shots.
Brian Corain scored three goals to pace MMA. Tom Houle chipped in with a goal. Gavin Cote made three saves on 16 shots. On Sunday, Andrew DiSalvo scored two goals and assisted on two to lead 0-5 MMA. Cote had 10 saves.
Husson 17, Mass. Maritime 5
At Buzzards Bay, Mass. on Saturday, Kim Gambon scored four goals and tallied two assists as Husson University rolled past Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Caitlyn Stauffer collected three goals and an assist for the 2-4 Eagles. Charlotte Gerhardy posted three goals and Ali Staab had two. Kayla Guerrette and Kaleigh Morneau combined for seven saves.
Briana Bergstrom paced 0-5 MMA with two goals. Tenley Gillett and Shelagh Hogan combined for 10 saves.