Crowe leads Thomas softball team to sweep over MMA

Posted April 10, 2012, at 9:28 p.m.

WATERVILLE — Kelsey Crowe pitched a two-hitter in the second game to give the Thomas College Terriers a 10-1 win over Maine Maritime Academy and a sweep of their softball doubleheader Tuesday.

Thomas won the first game 15-3.

Crowe struck out seven and allowed only one earned run in the second game while she finished with a productive offensive day as well as she had four hits in two games and drove in a run.

Alie Kriegel and McKayla Gastia also had four hits in the two games for 8-17-1 Thomas with Gastia driving in four runs and scoring four, also. Kriegel chipped in with two RBIs and scored twice.

Thomas recorded 26 hits in the two games and limited MMA to eight. The Terriers broke open the first game with seven runs on six hits and two errors in the second. They added seven more runs on seven hits in the fourth, highlighted by Alyssa Eugley’s three-run homer. Samantha Moore also homered for Thomas, finishing with three hits and two RBIs in the first

Erica Taylor hit a home run in the first game for 9-11 MMA and Abby Yeo had two hits, an RBI and scored a run in the two games.

UNE sweeps USM

At Biddeford, Maegen Johnson’s RBI triple in the sixth lifted the University of New England to a 3-2 win over the University of Southern Maine in the first game and then the Nor’easters went on to post a 7-0 victory in the second game for a sweep.

In the first game, Gabrielle LaRoche had an RBI single in the first inning for 14-6 UNE and Erin Lyons had three hits.

Meghan Rumore had an RBI double for 1-19 USM and Kaylie DeMillo notched a run-producing single.

Julie Bigelow recorded the win for UNE in the second game as she allowed just two hits and walk after the first inning and struck out three. Megan Gauger and LaRoche had an RBI singles for UNE and Kirstyn Tracey had a two-run double.

Annie Mitchell had two hits for USM.

Colby sweeps UMF

At Farmington, Colby pitchers held UMaine-Farmington to six hits in two games and earned a twinbill sweep, 10-1, 7-2 as Megan Michie tossed a three-hitter and struck out 12 in the first game while Aimee Polimeno gave up only three hits and struck out six in the second game.

In the first game, Erica Pulford and Brianne Wheeler each singled and doubled and drove in three runs for 6-13 Colby. Lauren Becker chipped in with two doubles while Meaghan Lewia and Lindsay Peterson each collected two singles.

Shannon Mitchell smacked a double and solo homer for 8-10 UMF and Meghan Plant tripled.

In the second game, Peterson and Katie Graichen each thumped a single and double for Colby with Graichen driving in two runs. Wheeler and Polimeno each had two hits.

Kaitlyn Bartlett and Hannah Lust each had RBI singles for UMF and Devin Fitzgerald doubled.

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Husson 6, UMF 5

At Farmington, Kyle Vanidestine singled, doubled and knocked in four runs to carry Husson University of Bangor by UMaine-Farmington.

The second game of the doubleheader was postponed due to rain.

Vanidestine’s two-run double and a Benjamin McLain sacrifice fly gave the Eagles a 5-2 lead in the sixth.

After Husson added a run in the seventh, the Beavers’ first four batters reached base and they scored three runs to cut the lead to 6-5, but Husson recorded the final out for the win.

Nick Ververis singled twice and tripled for 12-12 Husson.

Ian McAlister had a two-run single for 3-14 UMF.

Joe Stanevicz earned the win for Husson as he allowed six hits and two runs in six innings, walking three and striking out five.

UMass Boston 6, USM 5

At Gorham, Mike Consiglio’s two-out single capped a two-run, ninth-inning rally that lifted the Beacons to a Little East Conference victory over the Huskies.

Two walks, a hit batsman and an error on a potential double-play grounder set the stage for the game-winning hit for UMass Boston (14-9, 3-2 LEC).

Charles LaPaglia and Wilberto Sanjuro each singled twice with an RBI for the winners behind relief winner Will Barrack. Jamill Moquette homered.

Forrest Chadwick tripled and singled with an RBI to lead Southern Maine (11-11, 3-2 LEC). Tucker White stroked two singles for the Huskies to back relief loser Nick Douglass.

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