BRUNSWICK, Maine — The Husson University Eagles used a four-run sixth inning to beat the Bowdoin College Polar Bears 6-5 in baseball action Wednesday.
The Eagles (13-9) scored the four runs on two hits and two errors.
J.T. Whitten singled to drive in a run, with Kyle Bishop tacking on a sacrifice fly to right. Josh Gaudette put the ball in play and reached first on a fielding error, which allowed a pair of runs to cross the plate.
Bowdoin (13-9-1) scored a run in the first when Aaron Rosen doubled and came around on Peter Cimini’s single. Bowdoin added three runs in the and Hussoni put across two unearned runs in the third.
Ryan Rebar pitched five innings for Husson, allowing four runs off six hits, before giving way to Ben Walls who completed the game allowing just one run.
UMF 9, Husson 8
At Bangor, five different University of Maine at Farmington players got in on the scoring as the Beavers built a four-goal lead and then held off Husson in the North Atlantic Conference matchup.
Freshmen Jaclyn Langevin and Rhi Jackson and sophomores Ayla Allen and Mara Balboni all scored two goals for UMF (4-7 overall, 2-3 NAC), with freshman Alaina Shorey scored the remaining Farmington goal.
Hayley Thibodeau charted two goals and one assist for Husson (2-8, 2-3), while six other players scored one goal each.
Senior Hannah Goodenow recorded 14 saves for the Beavers in the win, while Husson goalie Kaitlin Dolloff was credited with eight saves.
USM sweeps Bates
At Gorham, junior Lily Cooper singled through the right side to drive in a pair of runs to cap a three-run rally, leading the University of Southern Maine to a 7-6 come-from-behind victory over Bates in the second game of a non-conference doubleheader. The Huskies took game one 1-0.
Freshman Desiree Benner earned her fourth win of the season, pitching 6 2/3 innings of shutout ball, allowing five hits and three walks for USM (14-15). Benner struck out three.
In the second game, Bates (3-12) jumped to a 5-0 lead, scoring three runs in the second and two runs in the third. Junior Brenna Callahan, Molly Brown and sophomore Karen Lockhart each had RBIs in the first inning for the Bobcats.
USM took four runs back in the bottom of the third, on a fielder’s choice RBI from freshman Emily York, an RBI single from Samantha Crosman and a two-run double from junior Kristen Duross.