Strong pitching propels Husson baseball team to sweep of UMF

Posted April 02, 2014, at 10:48 p.m.

BANGOR —The Husson University Eagles came from behind in game one for a 2-1 victory over the University of Maine-Farmington and used some timely hitting to take the lead for a 3-1 win over the Beavers for a sweep of their baseball twinbill Wednesday at the Winkin Complex.

Dan Whitney earned the game-one win for Husson as he allowed nine hits while striking out four and not walking a batter.

Husson allowed UMF’s only run on a Jordan Croteau single in the second inning.

Husson scored both of its runs in the top of the seventh on RBI singles by Brand Gendreau and J.T. Whitten. Whitten and Dennis Meehan finished with two hits each for Husson.

Joe Sullivan suffered the tough loss for UMF, giving up two runs on five hits with three walks and five strikeouts in 6 ⅔ innings.

Tim Nason earned the game-two win for Husson as he scattered seven hits while giving up one run. Ryan Rebar earned a save.

Kyle Bishop sparked Husson with a two-run double and a third run came across on a wild pitch.

Ben Keene had an RBI single for the Beavers.

Kyle Peterson picked up the loss for the Beavers in six innings, giving up three runs (all earned) on five hits and three walks while striking out two.

Husson is now 5-7 and UMF is 3-10.

Softball

UMF sweeps NEC

At Wenham, Mass., University of Maine at Farmington freshman Kennadi Grover belted two home runs as part of the Beavers’ 21-hit onslaught in a season-opening doubleheader sweep of North Atlantic Conference rival New England College.

The Beavers (2-0) posted an 8-0 win over the Pilgrims (4-6) in game one behind sophomore Emily Soule’s nine-strikeout complete game shutout and won the second 6-4.

Senior Amy Jones slammed a two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning for UMF. Katie Clark added a solo homer and Hannah Lust had a two-run single.

In game two, Grover slammed two-run homers in the first and third innings, both times plating Jones. Her home run in the first tied the game at 2-2, after the Pilgrims got on the board with two runs in the top of the first.

Soule pitched her second complete-game win striking out seven while giving up three runs and eight hits.

Women’s Lacrosse

Thomas 10, Husson 5

At Bangor, Katlyn Cash and Jennifer Day each opened the game with a goal for Thomas and the Terriers (4-4 overall, 1-0 NAC) added three straight goals later in the half to take the win over the Eagles (1-6, 0-1).

Charlotte Gerhardy paced Husson with two goals while goalie Kaitlin Dollof made nine saves. Allie McCarthy made five for Thomas.

Men’s Lacrosse

MMA 20, UMF 4

At Castine, Brady Harrison recorded a career-high 10 points to help Maine Maritime 3-4 overall, 3-0 NAC) knock off UMaine-Farmington (0-3, 0-4).

Harrison led Maine Maritime’s offense with eight goals and added two assists. Nicholas Betti netted six shots and Bronson Guimond added two.

TC Peters, Casey Wrigley, Jake Linkletter and Cameron McAllister each scored a goal for UMF.

 

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