College roundup: Colby’s Goldberg shuts down Bowdoin baseball team

Posted April 11, 2014, at 8:41 p.m.

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Scott Goldberg pitched eight innings, allowing just a single earned run, to lead the Colby College baseball team to a 8-2 win over Bowdoin on Friday afternoon.

Colby(11-5, 3-1 NESCAC) took advantage of four Bowdoin (12-7-1, 3-4) errors to score seven unearned runs in the victory. The Mules cashed in with four unearned runs in the third. Colby loaded the bases after a fielding error that would have been the third out of the inning, and took advantage with a pair of two-run singles from Nathan Ellis and Tyler Starks.

Bowdoin cut into the lead in the fifth by loading the bases and scoring on a groundout by Chris Nadeau. Another run scored on a balk, but Goldberg got out of the jam with a pair of strikeouts.

Colby added two more runs on a throwing error in the sixth to seal the victory. Soren Hanson finished with three hits while Ryder Arsenault and Ellis had two apiece. Peter Cimini had two hits, including a double, for Bowdoin.

Goldberg (3-0) went eight innings, permitting five hits and one earned run while striking out eight.

Softball

Bowdoin 2, Colby 0

At Brunswick, Melissa DellaTorre pitched seven shutout innings, allowing just one hit, as Bowdoin defeated Colby.

Bowdoin (14-6 overall, 3-1 NESCAC) scored its first run in the fifth when Casey Correa hit a leadoff single. Pinch runner Siena Mitman then stole second base and came around on Adriane Kull’s single.

Correa added a solo home run in the sixth.

Grace Farnkoff singled in the fourth for Colby’s only hit.

Megan Michie pitched seven strong innings for Colby (4-10, 1-2), allowing just two runs off six hits, while earning four strikeouts and one walk in the loss.

 

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