College roundup: Husson baseball team sweeps Colby-Sawyer

Posted April 13, 2014, at 7:39 p.m.

NEW LONDON, N.H. — The Husson University Eagles limited the Colby-Sawyer Chargers to four runs on the day to earn a North Atlantic Conference baseball sweep on Saturday, 4-2 and 3-2.

Poor weather postponed Sunday’s doubleheader.

In Saturday’s nightcap, Husson University of Bangor (13-9, 9-4 NAC) scored all the runs it would need in the first inning, then rode the six-hit pitching of Pat McEwen (2-2), who struck out five and walked two.

Kyle Bishop had an RBI double and a single for the Eagles, while Pat Thibodeau rapped a double and two singles. Dylan Foster singled twice and Brandon Gendreau added a run-scoring infield single in the first.

Brett Emmertz had two singles for Colby-Sawyer (4-14, 1-5 NAC).

In the first game, Josh Gaudette’s two-run single highlighted a four-run Husson fourth inning. Jordan Carter singled twice with an RBI.

Brandon Reilly (2-2) fired a five-hitter, giving up two unearned runs, with three strikeouts and two walks.

UMF, Lydon split

At the Winkin Complex in Bangor on Saturday, University of Maine-Farmington junior righthander Joe Sullivan scattered three hits while his Beaver teammates pounded out 10 hits off three different Lyndon State pitchers on their way to a 12-0 shutout in game one of a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader.

Sullivan walked only one and struck out four.

Lyndon State (4-6 overall, 4-6 NAC) beat UMF (5-15, 4-6) in the second game 9-4.

Trevor Hisler went 3-for-3 in game one, while Jordan Croteau and Sean Cabaniss each had a pair of hits for UMF.

Chris Sevigney’s two-out, three-run triple to right center keyed a four-run fifth inning for Lyndon in the second game.

Softball

UMaine, UMBC split

At Orono on Saturday, Alexis Bogdanovich tossed a three-hit shutout in the opener, leading the University of Maine to an 8-0, six-inning victory in the first game of an America East doubleheader at Kessock Field.
The Retrievers won the second game 7-6.

In Game 1, Bogdanovich struck out seven to get the win for UMaine (14-13, 6-5 AE). The Bears scored all eight runs after two were out and posted 13 hits.

Maddie Moore led the way with three singles, while Shelby Obert singled twice with three RBIs and Dagmar Ralphs had a double, a single and two RBIs. Jessica Burk and EMJ Fogel each added an RBI single.

In the second game, UMBC (24-16, 2-6 AE) scored five times in the first inning against UMaine starter Hannah Hill (6-3) and never trailed.

Katlin Olesky doubled, singled and knocked in a run for the Retrievers, while Danielle O’Neill hit a two-run home run.

Burk cranked a three-run homer and a single to propel UMaine, while Ralphs had two singles and two RBIs. Felicia Lennon added two singles.

Johnson State 5-4, MMA 4-3

At Castine on Saturday, the Badgers eked out two NAC victories over the Mariners.
In the first game, Kristy McDonnell’s squeeze bunt in the bottom of the eighth was the game-winner.
Andrea Williams hit two doubles with an RBI and Anna Bingham singled twice with an RBI for Johnson State (4-10, 4-0 NAC).

Hayley Rae paced Maine Maritime Academy (2-10, 0-6 NAC) with two singles and an RBI. Cindy Schultz had two singles and relief loser Abby Yeo posted an RBI single.
In Game 2, Williams and Alex Macey combined on a four-hitter. Amanda McLean (double, single) and Macey (double) each drove in a run for the Badgers.
Rae cranked a two-run homer for the Mariners, while Andi Flannery singled twice.

Lyndon State 7-5, MMA 5-1

At Castine, Lyndon State improved to 3-15 overall and 2-6 in the NAC with a twinbill sweep over MMA (2-12, 0-8).

Lyndon scored two runs in the first inning on Jena Finnegan’s RBI triple and Jillian Emery’s sacrifice fly. Emery added a two-run double in the third.

Hayley Rae and Erica Taylor each hit two-run doubles for MMA.

Lyndon took an early lead in the second game on a Finnegan sacrifice fly in the first and one by Emery in the third.

Ashlee Knight hit a solo homer for MMA.

USM 16-11, UMPI 0-1

At Gorham freshman Desiree Benner tossed a five-inning no-hitter in the first game of a non-conference doubleheader as the University of Southern Maine (12-13) swept the UMaine Presque Isle Owls (4-16) Sunday.

Benner set a new career-high for strikeouts with eight.

Freshman Samantha Crosman was 3-for-3 with four RBI and two runs scored to lead USM.

In the second game, UMPI struck first and took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first as Krista Coffin drove in the Owls’ lone run of the game with an RBI sacrifice bunt.

Kristen Duross sparked USM with a three-run triple, Stefanie Stockwell added an RBI double and Allison Pillar had a run-producing single.

Castleton 9-4, UMF 1-0

At Castleton, Vt., four pitchers teamed up to allow only one run Saturday as the Spartans swept the NAC twinbill.

In the second game, starter Katie Gagne allowed only three hits in four innings for Castleton State (5-9, 4-2 NAC). Brittany Brayman (2 RBIs) and Jessica Babcock (RBI) each hit two singles, while Tori Fearon doubled and singled and Kristi Lawless chipped in with two singles.

Losing pitcher Emily Soule had one of four singles for the University of Maine-Farmington (2-2, 2-2 NAC).

In Game 1, starter Kayla Wood pitched four two-hit innings with six strikeouts and drove in three runs with two singles for the Spartans.

Babcock (RBI) doubled and singled, and Ruby Bushey (RBI) had two singles.

Soule doubled and scored and took the pitching defeat.

Women’s Lacrosse

UM-Farmington 12, GMC 3

At Kents Hill on Saturday, Jaclyn Langevin’s four-goal, one-assist effort propelled the Beavers to a NAC victory.

Ayla Allen scored three goals and Maddi Kadner provided two while Alaina Shorey and Mara Balboni turned in a goal and an assist each. Hannah Goodenow made 15 saves for the University of Maine-Farmington (3-7, 1-3 NAC).

NEC 14, Husson 12

At Bangor on Saturday, Jacquelyn Lane scored goals 28 seconds apart in the fourth quarter to lift the Pilgrims to a NAC win over the Eagles.

Lane finished with five goals and an assist to lead New England College (5-8, 4-0 NAC).

Abi Staab’s four goals paced Husson (1-7, 1-2 NAC) while Caitlyn Stauffer had three goals and two assists and Alissa Fallon (assist) and Mariah Carrier fired in two each.

Kaitlin Dolloff made 12 saves.

Husson 13, Green Mountain 6

At Boucher Field in Bangor Sunday, Husson (2-7) honored seniors Kim Gambon, Amanda Burns, Caitlyn Stauffer and Kayleigh Piccirillo before the game and went on beat Green Mountain (0-6) in cold, snowy conditions.

Gambon sparked Husson with two goals and two assists and Stauffer contributed five goals.

Men’s Lacrosse

Castleton 10, Husson 6

At Bangor on Saturday, Zach Davidson scored two of his four goals in the fourth quarter to keep the Spartans (8-5, 5-0 NAC).

Vinny Visconti sparked Husson (3-6, 3-3 NAC) with two goals and an assist and Kevin Nolan scored twice. Jack White and Brandon Bosse each netted a goal and Brandon Corbo made two assists. Eric Lund made 14 saves.

UMF 15, Johnson State 10

At Henniker, N.H., Sean Berce and Jake Linkletter each tallied four goals in the Beavers’ NAC win over the Badgers on Saturday.
Mike Foley logged two goals and two assists and T.C. Peters had a goal and four assists while Brandon Melville provided a goal and an assist. Casey Wrigley, Cameron McAllister and Michael Keim added a goal apiece for the University of Maine-Farmington (2-6, 2-4 NAC). Ben Altmaier made 10 saves.
Matthew Malek’s four-goal, one-assist effort led Johnson State (0-7, 0-4 NAC).

NEC 12, Maine Maritime 9
At Castine on Saturday, Adam Shute’s five-goal performance helped give New England College (9-1, 4-0 NAC) the win Saturday.
Bronson Guimond paced Maine Maritime Academy (5-5, 5-1 NAC) with three goals while Brady Harrison and Peter Moore provided two goals and an assist each. Nicholas Betti added one goal and an assist to back James Wilgus, who had 16 saves.

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