|Trinity College||Bowdoin College|
BRUNSWICK, Maine – Ben Suski hit a walkoff homerun in the bottom of the twelfth inning to complete the series sweep for Bowdoin against Trinity on Saturday evening.
The Polar Bears (10-12, 3-3 NESCAC) collected their first series sweep of Trinity (12-12, 3-6 NESCAC) since 2011. Bowdoin held on for an 8-4 win to open the day and outlasted the Bantams 11-10 in twelve innings for game two.
Game One Highlights
Bowdoin jumped out to an 8-0 lead following four innings of play, but surrendered four to Trinity in the top of the fifth.
Three Polar Bear runs came in the bottom of the second as Ejazz Jiu put the team on the board with a bases loaded groundout RBI. Joe Gentile walked with the bases loaded and Colby Joncas took first after being hit by a pitch, to drive in the next two runs.
Bowdoin’s final three runs came in fourth. Billings recorded an RBI double to left , while Jack Wilhoite and Mullaney each tagged an RBI single to right.
Trinity cut the lead in half in the following inning. Johnny Stamatis hit a single to center to drive in a run and Nick Dibenedetto bounced a shot off the top of the outfield fence and back into play for a three-run double.
Max Vogel-Freedman pitched 5.1 innings and gave up nine hits. Vogel-Freedman recorded four strikeouts and no walks.
Trinity combined for ten hits, paced by Dibenedetto who went 2-for-3 with three RBIs.
Billings and Wilhoite both went 3-for-4 at the plate with an RBI each. Mullaney was 3-for-3 with an RBI. Billings had a pair of doubles.