FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Colby College baseball team had a 4-3 lead over 21st-ranked Johns Hopkins University in the sixth inning, but the Blue Jays scored four in the bottom of the sixth to pull out a 7-4 victory in the second game of a doubleheader on Monday.
Johns Hopkins (10-2 overall) took a 13-3 win over the Mules in the opener. Colby drops to 2-3 overall and has Tuesday off before playing a doubleheader with St. Joseph’s (LI) on Wednesday at 9 a.m.
In the opener, Johns Hopkins scored five unearned runs in the first inning to take control. The Blue Jays added four runs in both the fifth and sixth innings to go up 13-0.
Colby scored its three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Ben Coleman opened with a walk, stole second base, and then moved to third on a ground out. Tyler Mulberry doubled to left field to plate Coleman. With two outs, George Schmidt drove in his first collegiate runs with a double to bring in Noah Tocci, who had an infield single earlier, and Mulberry.