BANGOR — Husson University scored four times in the fourth inning to top the University of Southern Maine of Gorham 8-5 in Thursday’s first college softball game.
The Eagles completed the sweep with a 6-1 victory in the second game.
In the first game, Megan Richards doubled and single with two RBIs for the Eagles. Kelly Naegelin hit a single and drove in two runs. Dorothy Cameron tripled and scored and Aimee Mortensen scored two runs.
Kayla Ferrara paced the Huskies with a double, single and two RBIs. Sarah Deroche singled and doubled with two runs and Katie Davis also scored two runs.
In the second game, Brianna Webster doubled and knocked in two runs for Husson. Sarah Risser hit two singles and scored two runs.
Melissa Caiazzo singled twice and Lillian Cooper singled with an RBI for Southern Maine.
So. Maine 300 000 2 — 5 9 3
Husson 300 401 x — 8 9 2
Deroche and Davis; Lyon, Poirier (7) and Sousa
So. Maine (2-14) 010 000 0 — 1 7 4
Husson (5-8) 021 003 x — 6 6 0
Morse and Davis; Naegelin, McCarty (3) and Risser
St. Joseph’s 3, Simmons 2
At Standish, Danyelle Shufelt singled home Lindsey Moore in the fourth inning to break the 2-2 tie and lead Saint Joseph’s College to victory over Simmons College in the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader.
Emily Leverone hit two doubles with a run scored and an RBI for the Monks. Danyelle Shufelt singled twice and drove in a run and Alyssa Dunn had two singles.
Annie Thompson hit two doubles and knocked in a run for Simmons. Courtney Collier doubled with an run scored.
Simmons (7-9) 001 100 0 — 2 5 1
St. Joseph’s (9-5) 200 100 x — 3 9 1
Letizio, Hodgkins (5) and Nalband; Walsh and Howard, K. Schrum (7)
St. Joseph’s 3, UM-Farmington 2
At Standish, Dan Achorn hit a two-out double to left field in the bottom of the 11th inning and Todd Keneborus drove him home with a single to left to lead Saint Joseph’s College past the University of Maine at Farmington to record its second-straight extra innings victory.
Nick Whittaker allowed just one earned run on seven hits and one walk while striking out eight in nine innings for the Monks. Jimmy Kennedy earned the win by pitching two innings of relief. He allowed a hit, a walk, no runs and struck out one.
Brandon Chase hit a solo home run for the Monks. Joe Davis had two singles and a run scored.
Russ Schmelzer singled twice and Ian McAlister and Josh Garneau each doubled to lead the Beavers. Dale Winchenbach pitched 8 1/3 innings, allowing just two runs.
UM-Farmington (0-9) 010 001 000 00 — 2 8 1
Saint Joseph’s (8-7) 110 000 000 01 — 3 8 2
Winchenbach, Gallagher (9) and MacVane; Whittaker, Kennedy (10) and Brown, Dahms (10)
St. Joseph’s 7, Husson 5
At Standish, Saint Joseph’s College built a 7-0 lead after four innings and held on to defeat Husson University of Bangor to earn its second win of the day.
Todd Keneborus had a double, two singles, two RBIs and two runs scored to power the Monks offense. Mike Pratt doubled and singled with two runs and Alex Lorenc hadded a double and two RBIs. Tyler Laverriere earned the win on the mound.
Kyle Vanidestine hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning for the Eagles. Jake Arthers smacked a solo homer in the seventh and Tom Crews doubled and singled.
Husson (9-7) 000 013 100 — 5 9 1
St. Joseph’s (11-8) 301 300 00x — 7 10 1
Beatham, Adams (4) and Rennick, Ververis (6); Laverriere, Chamberlain (7), Drake (8), Gruntkosky (9) and Lorenc, Lee (9)