March 18, 2018
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Husson earns ninth victory, splits with Colby-Sawyer


NEW LONDON, N.H. — The Husson University Eagles pounded out 14 hits and 15 runs to beat Colby-Sawyer 15-1 in the second game of a baseball doubleheader Friday.
Colby-Sawyer won the first game 4-2.
The 9-12 Eagles of Bangor struck for three runs in the first inning on an RBI double by Nick Lancisi and a two-run double from Niko Ververis. Husson tacked on two more runs in the second when Kyle Vanidestine hit an RBI single and Jake Arthers added a run-producing double..
In the seventh, Husson sent 11 men to the plate and added seven more runs, paced by Shawn Smith’s two-run single and Benjamin McLain’s two-run triple.
Spencer Allen earned the win as he scattered six hits, giving up a sacrifice fly to Cameron Knight.
In the first game, Justin Martin hit an RBI double, Jon Wylie added a sacrifice fly and Jake Szulak connected on an RBI single for 11-13 Colby-Sawyer.
Ververis had an RBI single for Husson and Joe Stanevicz pitched a solid game in the loss, giving up five hits and one earned run.

Bates 4, Bowdoin 3
At Brunswick, Nate Pajka delivered a two-out, bases-loaded two-run single in the eighth to rally the Bobcats to the win, snapping a eight-game losing streak at Bowdoin’s Pickard Field.
Michael Spinosa earned the win for 12-8 Bates, tossing eight innings and allowing six hits and three earned runs while striking out six.
Bowdoin, now 11-8, took a 3-1 lead in the fourth on Tim McGarry’s two-run double.
Mekae Hyde had three hits for Bates while Griff Tewksbury, Kevin McGregor and Mike Ciummei each two. Tim McGarry and Luke Regan each had two hits for Bowdoin.

Thomas sweeps Lyndon
At Lyndon Center, Vt., the Terriers of Waterville broke open a one-run game by scoring three runs in the fifth en route to a 11-1 victory in the first game and then went on to post a 7-2 win in the second game to complete the sweep.
Jeff Richardson hit a run-scoring double for 11-9 Thomas in its three-run fifth and Ben Goodall added an RBI single. Goodall finished with three singles and three RBIs while Wes Perreault chipped in with three hits and an RBI and Ethan Hurley contributed two hits and three RBIs.
Tim Locke earned the win as he didn’t allow an earned run, gave up five hits and three walks and struck out three.
Quinn Rambo and Shayne Kirby each had two hits for 2-16 Lyndon State.
In the second game, the Terriers snapped a 2-2 tie with a four-run sixth inning as three straight errors led to three runs. Goodall had a double and RBI. Richardson, Perreault and Joshua Gray each had two hits while Jake Chamblee notched the win by allowing only one earned run on four hits, striking out seven and walking three.


UMF drops two
At Farmington, the University of Maine-Farmington Beavers slipped to 4-8 after being swept by New England College, 14-8, 3-1.
LiAnn Linck hit a single, double and home run and drove in five runs to propel 14-8 NEC in the first game.
Kaitlyn Bartlett smacked a pair of solo homers for UMF and Amy Jones chipped in with a single, homer and three RBIs. Shannon Mitchell added a two-run homer, Jillian Withee singled twice and Meaghan Donnell doubled.
In the second game, Gabrielle Tims scattered six hits, walked only one and struck out six to lead NEC by the Beavers. Tims was also the game-one winner as she allowed only three hits in the final four innings.
Lily Barry and Liz Sargent each doubled for UMF and Withee added an RBI single.

MMA sweeps Green Mtn.
At Castine, Erica Taylor threw the second no-hitter in Maine Maritime Academy history to lead the Mariners to an 8-0 win in the opener Abby Yeo helped completed the sweep as she struck out seven in the nightcap for a 10-1 victory.
Taylor allowed two walks and another runner reached on an error in five innings as she joined Amanda Barker (2008) as the only MMA pitchers with a no-hitter.
Leading 3-0, MMA scored five more runs in the fifth on four hits and two errors. Autumn Jones provided a two-run double and finished the twinbill with two doubles and three RBIs.
In the second game, 9-7 MMA scored six runs in the first inning and four more in the second to pull away for good. Taylor contributed with a solo homer and RBI single and Sam Goda added a bases-loaded triple.
Kris Belessis singled twice for 1-14 Green Mountain.

Bates 10, Colby 9
At Lewiston, the Bobcats rallied for four runs in the seventh, with the winning run scoring on an error, to notch the win and improve to 8-6.
Kelly McManus and Lauren Dobish hit back-to-back singles to open the Bates seventh and then McManus scored when Leah Maciejewski doubled. The next batters struck out, but Alayna Garbarino responded with an RBI double to tie the game. Libby King then reached on an error and Garbarino raced home when the ball went into left field, sliding under catcher Erica Pulford’s tag.
Colby (4-11) added a run in its half of the inning to take a 9-6 lead on Bri Wheeler’s RBI single.

UNE sweeps Curry
At Milton, Mass., the University of New England scored seven runs in the top of the seventh inning of game two, including a go-ahead three-run homer by Gabrielle LaRoche to come back and complete a sweep of Curry with an 8-3 win after winning the first game 5-1.
LaRoche finished with three hits in the second game for 12-6 UNE while Erin Grover and Amanda Vaudreuil each added two hits. Chelsey Munsey took the loss for 16-10 Curry despite giving up only one earned run. She also had three hits.
LaRoche and Jessica Potter each had RBI singles for UNE in the first game and Kelly Reid earned the win, limiting Curry to five hits and no walks while striking out seven to improve to 6-1.
Ariel LaRosa homered for Curry.

Men’s lacrosse
MMA 16, Johnson St. 4
At Castine, Brian Corain scored five goals and assisted on another and Andrew DiSalvo tallied his 200th career point as Maine Maritime Academy rolled to victory.
Bronson Guimond chipped in with three goals and an assist for 2-5 MMA and Nicholas Betti added three goals. DiSalvo had two goals and two assists and Oscar Adams and Gavin Cote combined for eight saves.
Alex Petti led 1-5 Johnson State with two goals and Zach Jermone had 16 saves.

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