ORONO, Maine — Tyler Schwanz drove in four runs with a home run and two singles on Sunday afternoon, sparking the University of Maine to a 10-7 victory over Maryland Baltimore County in the first game of an America East baseball doubleheader at Mahaney Diamond.
In Game 2, the Retrievers erased a two-run deficit by scoring five times in the sixth inning to grab the upper hand.
Andrew Cassali tripled and singled for the winners, who received two RBIs each from A.J. Wright (double) and Torres (home run). Mitchell Wilson limited the Black Bears to one run and one hit in 3 2/3 innings of relief to pick up the win on the mound.
Pena doubled and singled with an RBI among seven hits for UMaine. Kerbs singled and drove in two runs.
Laweryson (4-2) suffered the loss, giving up two hits and two runs in one-third of an inning of relief.
UMaine starter Nick Silva was lifted after surrendering three runs on two hits and five walks in 2 2/3 innings.
The key blows for UMBC in the pivotal sixth inning were Wright’s two-run double, RBI doubles by Switalski and Dolshun and Dalton Stewart’s run-scoring single.