BANGOR, Maine – The Husson University baseball team split a Saturday double header with North Atlantic Conference foe UMaine-Farmington. The Beavers won Game 1, 8-5, while the Eagles took Game 2, 5-1, at the Dr. John W. Winkin Sports Complex at Husson University.
Game 1 UMaine-Farmington 8, Husson 5
How it Happened:
Husson started the scoring off in the first inning as they scored four runs. Alex Chapman (Brewer, Maine) started off the scoring reaching on a throwing error that scored Conor Maguire (Ellsworth, Maine). Luke Covey (Milton, Vt.) grounded out to the pitcher to drive in the second run of the game. Stefan Strachan (Nassau, Bahamas) continued the inning with an RBI-single to right field. Jonah Martin (Lewiston, Maine) would add a run by scoring on a wild pitch.
The Beavers cut the lead to 4-2 as Kevin Carter (Bowdoinham, Maine) lined a single to left field to bring home a pair of runs.
Two innings later, the Beavers would tie the game as Nick Attaliades-Ryan (Otisfield, Maine) knocked a double to left field that brought home a run. Taylor Lockhart (Hallowell, Maine) would bring home Attaliades-Ryan on a double play to tie the game at four.
The Green and Gold regained the lead in the 6th inning as Mike Wong drove home Strachan on a single to left field, giving the Eagles a 5-4 lead.
In the 7th inning, the Eagles recorded two quick outs then the Beavers would score four runs. Riley Chickering (Otisfield, Maine) started the scoring with a single to left field to tie the game at five. Carter finished the scoring for the Beavers in a big way as he cleared the bases on a 3-run home run to make it 8-5.
Strachan with a hit, RBI, and run scored.
Maguire with two hits and one run scored.
Wong with a hit and a RBI.
Jesse Colford (Bangor, Maine) pitched five innings as he allowed four runs on six hits while striking out two and walking one.
Dustin Smith (Lincoln, Maine) pitched an inning and struck out one.
Jacob Gauvin (Bucksport, Maine) pitched an inning and allowed four runs on three hits while walking two and striking out one.
Carter with two hits, five RBI, and a run scored.
Attaliades-Ryan with two hits, one RBI, and two runs scored.
Chickering with two runs and two hits and a RBI.
Nate Pushard (Auburn, Maine) pitched six innings and allowed five runs on five hits while striking out five and walking two.
Brett Elliott (Danville, Vt.) pitched an inning while striking out one and walking one.