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 2 Husson 5, UMaine-Farmington 1
How it Happened:
The Eagles jumped out to an early 2-0 lead thanks to Covey with a single up the middle that scored Chapman and Guerrette.
The Beavers responded in the 3rd inning with an Attaliades-Ryan RBI-single through the left side to bring home Jake Bessey (Jay, Maine), now trailing Husson, 2-1.
In the 5th, Covey recorded his 3rd RBI of the game with a triple to score Chapman and give the Eagles a 3-1 lead. After a new pitcher for UMaine-Farmington, the Eagles added another run as Covey scored thanks to a sacrifice bunt by Nick Whitten (South Portland, Maine).
In the 6th inning, the Eagles added a run as Maguire lifted a sacrifice fly to right field that allowed Wong to score and make it 5-1. Husson held onto the 5-1 lead for their first win of the 2018 season at home.
Covey with three hits, three RBI, and a run scored.
Wong with two hits and a run scored.
Chapman with two runs scored and a hit.
Cody Collins (Bangor, Maine) pitched seven innings, allowed one run on four hits while allowing two walks and struck out five.
Jimmy Parks (Springvale, Maine) with two hits.
Attaliades-Ryan with a hit and a RBI.
Carter with a hit.
Chickering pitched 4.1 innings as he allowed four runs on four hits and walked two batters while striking out two.
Justin Rodrigue (Augusta, Maine) pitched
Husson will host the University of Maine-Presque Isle in a doubleheader at Alfond Diamond on Tuesday, April 3rd. First game starts at 3 PM and the second game at 5:30 PM.