March 18, 2018
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Thomas softball team sweeps UMPI

WATERVILLE, Maine — Thomas College overwhelmed the University of Maine-Presque Isle with two 12-1, five-inning softball victories on Monday.

In the opener, Taylor Jordan pitched a five-hitter and was backed by a two-run homer and a single from Lauren Hachey.

Mary Ortiz doubled and singled (2 RBIs), Alyssa Eugley tripled and doubled (RBI) and Korrie Laren doubled and singled (RBI) for Thomas (12-1), while Taylor Bergeron singled three times and Courtney Veilleux knocked in three runs.

Donovan led the University of Maine-Presque Isle (0-20) with a run-scoring single.

In Game 2, Hachey slammed a two-run homer, an RBI double and a single to power the Terriers. Veilleux provided a double, two singles and two RBIs, Eugley hit for the cycle with a solo homer and Gabrielle Willey tripled and singled and drove in two runs.

Brittany Luetjen stroked two doubles to lead UMPI.

Bates 5, Maine Maritime 0

At Lewiston, Kelsey Freed pitched a two-hit shutout as the Bobcats topped the Mariners.

Freed racked up 17 strikeouts and walked three for Bates (7-15). She also tripled and drovein two runs. Karen Lockha and Molly Brown provided two singles each.

Losing pitcher Erica Taylor and Kelsie Hilton each hit a single for Maine Maritime Academy of Castine (4-16). Taylor gave up five hits with seven strikeouts and two walks.

UMF, Lyndon split

At Kents Hill, Jillian Withee drove in four runs with a two-run home run and a two-run single to lead the Beavers to a 9-2 victory in the first game of a doubleheader. Lyndon State won the second game 14-3.

In the opener, Meryl Bond cranked a solo home run and a double, while Kennadi Grover, Amy Jones and Shelby Bryant contributed two singles and an RBI each behind winning pitcher Emily Soule, who spaced five hits and struck out 12.

Mindy Carl had two singles and two RBIs for the Hornets.

In Game 2, the Hornets piled up 19 hits, including a triple, two singles and four RBIs form winning pitcher Katie Davis. Carl plated three runs with a homer and two singles and Jillian Emery singled four times with an RBI.

Jones poked a double and two singles to lead UMF.


Colby 8, UMF 7

At Waterville, Daniel Csaplar doubled home Conor Bruen in the 10th inning to lift the Mules to victory over the Beavers.

Csaplar also earned the pitching win with 1 ⅔ innings of two-hit, shutout relief for Colby (14-9). He finished with three RBIs, adding an RBI single and a bases-loaded walk. Ryder Arsenault provided a double, a single and two RBIs and Zach Ellenthal collected three singles and drove in a run.

Grayson Beressi led the University of Maine-Farmington (8-19) with three singles and an RBI. Sean Cabaniss had a double, a single and knocked in a run.

Bowdoin sweeps Thomas

At Waterville, the Polar Bears collected 22 hits to sweep the Terriers by scores of 15-0 and 4-2.

In the opener, Chad Martin drove in four runs with a three-run home run and a single to propel Bowdoin College of Brunswick. Peter Cimini singled twice with two RBIs and Chris Cameron added two singles behind winning pitcher Michael Staes.

Tim Locke led Thomas with two singles.

In Game 2, Kyle LeBlanc’s RBI double during a two-run fourth inning provided the eventual winning run.

John Lefeber singled twice while Aaron Rosen and Martin each knocked in a run. LeBlanc added a single.

Locke sparked the Terriers with two singles and an RBI and Joe Quinlan and Ethan Henderson each rapped a double and single.

Men’s Lacrosse

NEC 18, Thomas 2

At Waterville, Nick Herzog scored three times to spark New England College to a NAC victory over Thomas.

Sean Largay provided two goals and an assist while Derek Noble, Adam Shute, Chris Gomes and Koda-Wataka Robinson tallied two goals apiece for the Pilgrims (11-3, 6-1 NAC). Three goalies combined for 11 saves.

Caleb Rund and Jesse Evans scored a goal each for the Terriers (4-7, 4-3 NAC). Carlos Cardona made nine saves.


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