|Husson University||Colby-Sawyer College|
NEW LONDON, N.H. – April 14, 2018 – The Husson University baseball team split a pair of North Atlantic Conference (NAC) games with Colby-Sawyer College on a chilly Saturday morning. Colby-Sawyer walked off with the 2-1 win in game one, while Husson took game two 2-1.
Colby-Sawyer goes to 3-14 overall and 1-5 in the NAC. Husson goes to 11-13 overall and 7-5 in the NAC.
GAME ONE – Colby-Sawyer 2, Husson 1
The visitors put a run up in the top of the third when sophomore Nick Guerrette (Hermon, Maine) singled home junior Mike Wong (Lewiston, Maine) who led off the frame with a single of his own.
Husson sophomore hurler Jesse Colford (Bangor, Maine) held the Colby-Sawyer bats in check allowing just two hits over the first six innings.
The Chargers doubled their hit total in the seventh and came back with two runs for the walk-off victory. Freshman Charlie Danaher (Guilford, Conn.) led off the inning with a single to center. Senior Drew Inglesi (Franklin, Mass.) attempted a sacrifice bunt and reached on a bad throw from the third baseman, which also sent pinch-runner Brendan Barrett (Nashua, N.H.) to third. As Barrett was heading towards third, another bad throw from the first baseman allowed him to score the tying run. After Inglesi advanced to third on a groundout, sophomore Tim Unczur (Danvers, Mass.) was called upon to pinch hit and he delivered a base hit to right center that scored Inglesi with the walk-off win.
Colby-Sawyer freshman Noah Yeingst (Middleboro, Mass.) tossed a complete game, allowing just the one run, to earn his first collegiate victory.
Colford took the loss for the Eagles with 6.1 innings of work and no earned runs.
Husson junior Alex Chapman (Westford, Vt.) led all players with two hits.