BANGOR — Husson University improved its record to 17-16 with a three-game sweep of Lyndon State College over the weekend in baseball action at the Winkin Sports Complex.
The Eagles won the first game of a Saturday doubleheader 12-0 and took the second game 8-2. On Sunday, Husson rolled to a 13-4 win in the first game of a doubleheader. Sunday’s second game was cancelled because of rain.
In Saturday’s first game, Nate Adams pitched a one-hitter with no walks to earn the shutout. Niko Ververis doubled and singled with three RBIs. Brandon Gendreau hit a double and two singles while Nick Lancisi had a double, a single and two RBIs.
In Saturday’s second game, Husson notched five runs in the second inning en route to the win. Dylan Foster posted a triple and a double with three RBIs. Cody McInnis chipped in with a two-run single.
In Sunday’s game, Shawn Smith singled twice and drove in three runs as the Eagles cruised. Jake Arthers recorded a triple and a single with two RBIs. Gendreau had a double, a single and an RBI while Matthew Archetti added a two-run triple.
UMF drops 3 of 4
At Henniker, N.H., the University of Maine-Farmington dropped three of its four games against New England College over the weekend.
The Pilgrims swept Saturday’s doubleheader, winning the first game 5-3 and picking up a 9-8 extra-inning victory in the second game. On Sunday, the Beavers won the first game 9-6 before dropping the second game 11-1.
In Saturday’s first game, NEC (20-16) broke a tie with two runs in the bottom of the sixth and held on for the win. Juan Berrios drove in two runs, including an RBI in the sixth.
Ed Flaherty hit a solo home run for the 7-25 Beavers. Brett Wallingford added two singles.
In Saturday’s second game, the Pilgrims notched two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to earn the win. Berrios had three singles and two RBIs.
Ben Yarian posted a double, two singles and two RBIs for UMF. Colin Mello had a triple and two singles.
In Sunday’s first game, Ethan Jean hit a double, two singles and knocked in three runs as the Beavers prevailed. Jack Macvane and Mello each had two singles and an RBI.
In Sunday’s second game, Tyler Perrin pitched a complete game for NEC, allowing one run on eight hits.
Macvane drove in the lone run for the Beavers on an RBI triple.
Huskies take 2 of 3
At Gorham, David Ricker and Nick Grady combined for six hits and eight RBIs to lead the University of Southern Maine by Plymouth State 17-7 victory in the second game of a Saturday doubleheader.
The Huskies (16-15) took Saturday’s first game 6-2. On Sunday, Wheaton College topped USM 8-2.
In Saturday’s first game, Brett Barrett registered a home run, two singles and two RBIs to spark Southern Maine. John Carey collected three singles and an RBI. Grady chipped in with a two-run single.
In Saturday’s second game, Ricker and Grady drove in four runs each as the Huskies cruised. Ricker hit two triples and a single while Grady had a home run, a double and a single. Forrest Chadwick posted a triple, two singles and an RBI.
In Sunday’s game, Wheaton’s Mike McGinnis pitched six innings, allowing two runs on three hits.
Ricker and Grady each doubled for USM.
Bowdoin, Colby split
At Brunswick on Saturday, Luke Regan drove in the winning run on a single in the bottom of the seventh inning as Bowdoin College rallied for a 6-5 victory over Colby College of Waterville in the opening game of a doubleheader.
The Mules took the nightcap 7-5.
In the opener, Dan Findley hit an RBI single to tie the game in the three-run seventh for the 17-12 Polar Bears. John Lefeber collected four singles while Aaron Rosen hit an RBI double.
Mike Mastrocola led the 13-14 Mules with three singles and two RBIs.
In the nightcap, Brendan Gallagher registered a double, two singles and two RBIs as Colby held on. Devlin McConnell and Robb Arndt each had two singles and an RBI. Jason Buco added a two-run home run.
Findley had a home run, a triple and a single with two RBIs for Bowdoin. Tim McGarry added a double and two singles.
Bates, Trinity split
At Hartford, Conn. on Saturday, Bates College of Lewiston outlasted Trinity College with three runs in the top of the 13th inning to take a 8-5 win in the second game of a doubleheader.
The Bobcats (16-15) dropped the first game 2-1.
In the first game, Sean Meekins pitched six innings, giving up one run on five hits, to win his sixth straight decision for 23-8 Trinity. Brian Wolfe knocked in what proved to be the winning run in the sixth inning.
Jeff Clausen posted two singles for Bates. Griff Tewksbury knocked in the lone run.
In the second game, Mike Ciummei led the Bobcats with two doubles, two singles and two RBIs. Kevin Davis hit four singles and drove in a run. Tewksbury chipped in with two singles and two RBIs.
SJC 9, Daniel Webster 3
At Standish on Saturday, Saint Joseph’s College pounded out 16 hits and improved to 31-4 with a victory over Daniel Webster College.
Brandon Chase was 3-for-4 with two home runs and five RBIs for the Monks. Chase hit a three-run shot in the second inning and a two-run blast in the seventh. Nic Lops hit three singles with an RBI. Dan Brown chipped in with two singles and two RBIs.
Gordon 16, MMA 7
At Wenham, Mass., Adam Quinn scored five goals and assisted on another Saturday to power the Fighting Scots to victory over the Mariners.
West Chittick scored two goals and provided five assists for Gordon (7-7) and Mio Sison tallied two goals and an assist. Houston Zemanski, Brian Lane and David Spencer combined to make eight saves.
Nicholas Betti scored five goals to carry Maine Maritime Academy of Castine (4-8). Alex Hermes netted two goals and added an assist. Erik Milles and Gavin Cote teamed up to make 10 saves.
NEC 18, Husson 4
At Bangor on Saturday, Brian Gillis registered four goals and five assists as the Pilgrims earned a North Atlantic Conference victory over the Eagles.
Matt Goyette scored four goals and set up one, while Steve Parson and Phil Difalco each tallied two goals and an assist and James Putney added a goal and two assists for New England College (8-6, 7-0 NAC). Nick Aquaviva made seven saves.
Nick Brown logged two goals and an assist to pace Husson (9-7, 5-2 NAC). Mitch Heaps and Ben Landry added one goal each to support John Hooper III and Eric Lund, who combined for eight saves.
Track & Field
UMaine sets records
At Worcester, Mass., University of Maine athletes set three school records at Saturday’s Holy Cross Invitational.
Justin Gagne of Biddeford bettered his UMaine mark in the discus, winning the event with a throw of 174 feet, 10 inches to help the Black Bear men win the six-team meet. He surpassed his earlier mark by more than eight feet.
Gagne also won the shot put at 52-10 1/4.
Freshman Robyn McFetters set a program mark in the hammer throw, qualifying for the ECACs with a heave of 185-10 that beat the record of 175-2 set by Rebecca Even in 2009.
Corey Conner bettered her UMaine record in the 1,500 meters, stopping the timer in 4 minutes, 27.0 seconds to win the event. The Bears were fourth in the seven-team meet.
Other UMaine event winners were Ethan Moore in the hammer (180-5), Nathaniel Meade in the triple jump (46-11 1/2), Taylor Phillips in the steeplechase (9:22.78), Ryan Hardimann in the 5,000 (15:19.01), Allison Fereshetian in the 100 hurdles (14.48) and Carolyn Stocker in the 5,000 (17:47.41).
Maine winless at SBU
At Stony Brook, N.Y., Jennifer’s Eberhardt’s solo home run in the first inning Sunday gave Maine a 1-1 tie against Stony Brook as the game was called after seven innings due to rain.
The Seawolves swept Saturday’s America East doubleheader, 3-0 and 1-0.
On Sunday, pitcher Ashley Kelley scattered eight hits for Maine (11-26-1, 3-7-1 AE).
Stony Brook (31-11-1, 10-1-1 AE) scored its run in the second inning when Nicole Hagerty doubled and Lauren Kamachi singled.
On Saturday, Allison Cukrov pitched back-to-back shutouts, allowing only nine hits, to lead the hosts to the sweep.
In Game 1, Cukrov struck out seven and walked three and was backed by Jessica Combs’ two-run double in the sixth. Hagery and Lauren Maloney each singled twice.
EmJ Fogel, Jessica Burk and Eberhardt singled for the Blzck Bears behind Kelley.
In Game 2, singles by Suzanne Karath and Alyssa Hawley and an error in the first inning accounted for the only run of the game.
Cukrov scattered six hits with seven strikeouts to outduel UMaine’s Beth Spoehr, who allowed six hits.
Hawley added a double and a single for Stony Brook, while Dagmar Ralphs singled twice for UMaine. Hilary Kane doubled.
Husson sweeps UMF
At Farmington, Becca McCarthy pitched 19 innings and allowed only one unearned run Saturday to spark the Eagles to a North Atlantic Conference sweep.
Husson University of Bangor won the opener 2-1 and took the second game 7-1.
In Game 1, Brianna Webster and Aimee Mortensen hit run-scoring singles for the Eagles (27-9, 15-1 NAC). Nicole Sargent doubled behind McCarty, who allowed four hits and struck out five.
Meaghan Donnell hit two singles with an RBI to lead the University of Maine-Farmington (10-20, 6-10 NAC).
In the nightcap, McCarty worked five innings of four-hit, shutout ball. Nicole Sargent singled with an RBI and Brianna Webster singled twice for the Eagles.
Christine Tovey hit two singles for the Beavers.
Bates sweeps Thomas
At Waterville on Sunday, the Bobcats racked up 27 hits while sweeping a doubleheader from the Terriers by scores of 13-4 and 10-1.
In Game 1, Kelly McManus plated four runs with two singles to propel Bates College of Lewiston (21-6). Lauren Dobish doubled twice with three RBIs and Karen Ullman posted a double and two singles (RBI).
Alyssa Eugley hit a home run and a triple and knocked in two runs to head Thomas College of Waterville (12-23-1).
In the nightcap, Ullman legged out two triples with two RBIs to spark the Bobcats. Alayna Garbarino doubled and singled (2 RBIs) and Leah Maciejewski singled three times.
Ali Kriegel slapped two singles for the Terriers.
Keene sweeps USM
At Keene, N.H., the Owls piled up 28 hits Saturday to sweep a doubleheader from the Huskies by scores of 12-1 and 8-5.
In the opener, Katie Bradford hit a home run and a single with three RBIs to pace Keene State (18-7). Haley Chandler (double, single) and Nicole Dupuis (two singles) each had two RBIs to support Sara Stocklinski, who worked four innings for the win.
Stefanie Stockwell singled and scored for the University of Southern Maine of Gorham (3-29).
In the second game, Laura Chandler (double, single), Stocklinski (two singles) and Samantha Nitso (two singles) knocked in two runs apiece to lead the Owls.
Emily Trembley (RBI) and Annie Mitchell logged two singles each for the Huskies.
Saint Joseph’s earns sweep
At Standish on Saturday, Theresa Hendrix pitched a perfect game in the opener, leading the Monks to a 2-0 win and a sweep of their doubleheader against St. Joseph (Conn.).
The hosts won the nightcap 8-0 behind Maddie Kluna’s four-hit shutout.
In the first game Hendrix, a sophomore from Scarborough, struck out three as she faced the minimum 21 batters. Lindsay Moore tripled and doubled while Maria Labbe hit an RBI single for 28-5 Saint Joseph’s (Maine).
Kristina Torres took the loss for St. Joseph (Conn.).
In Game 2, Kluna struck out three and didn’t walk a batter in another strong outing.
Labbe knocked in four runs with two singles and Heather Tripp collected three singles for the Monks.
Emily Hummel doubled and singled for the visitors.
Tufts 15, Bates 5
At Lewiston on Saturday, the ninth-ranked Jumbos collected 16 hits to complete the sweep of the Bobcats.
Kris Parr belted a grand slam and Emily Beinecke singled three times to pace Tufts.
Karen Ullman powered Bates with a triple, a single and two RBIs and Kiely Webster contributed two singles and two RBIs.
UMPI wins 2 of 3
At Canton, N.Y., the University of Maine-Presque Isle scored 33 runs Sunday to take two of three games in a tripleheader against the State University of New York at Canton.
The Owls (10-20) sandwiched a 13-10 win in the first game and a 13-9 victory in the third game around a 16-7 loss in the second.
In the first game, Kellie Peers hit four singles and drove in three runs to lead the Owls. Danielle Smith posted a double, two singles and two RBIs. Carolynn Tuck added a double, a single and an RBI.
Jessica Measheaw led 7-20 SUNY Canton with a double, a single and two RBIs.
In the second game, Heather Lottie hit a home run and a double with four RBIs to help propel Canton to the win.
Desiree Smith singled twice and knocked in a run for UMPI. Lainey Herring added a triple and a single.
In the third game, Herring led the Owls with two doubles, a single and four RBIs. Danielle Smith and Whitney Donovan each had a double, a single and two RBIs.
Lottie registered a home run, a double and a single for the Kangaroos.
UNE sweeps Wentworth
At Boston on Saturday, Julie Bigelow pitched a five-inning, five-hit shutout in the first game as the Nor’easters won 10-0 en route to sweeping the Leopards.
The University of New England (20-10) won the nightcap 6-1.
In the first game, Megan Gauger homered and singled with three RBIs and Gabrielle LaRoche singled three times and knocked in two runs to spark a 16-hit attack.
Kelly Budzik singled twice for Wentworth Institute of Technology (10-23).
In the finale, Casey Brigham provided a double, two singles and an RBI to propel the Nor’easters. Jessica Potter doubled twice behind winning pitcher Kelly Reid.
Randi Swihart hit two singles for WIT and Haylee Bacik belted a solo home run.