Bowdoin bounces Thomas


BRUNSWICK – Jon Koperniak went 3-for-4, including a solo home run in the sixth inning, to lead the Bowdoin baseball team to a 7-5 win over Thomas College Tuesday.

After Thomas took a 2-0 lead in the opening inning, Bowdoin (14-5) exploded for five runs in the bottom of the third.

Chris McCann scored two runs and set the stage for an RBI double by John Lawrie. Ricky Leclerc also had an RBI single in the frame to cap the big inning. Koperniak’s solo shot came in the sixth, while his third hit of the day, a double, drove in Bowdoin’s final run.

Taylor Helberg took the loss for Thomas (9-11).

St. Joseph’s 6, Colby 3

WATERVILLE – Luke Enman had three hits, including a home run, while Steven Stout pitched into the eighth inning to lead St. Joseph’s to a 6-3 victory over Colby in baseball Tuesday afernoon.

Stout pitched seven and two-thirds innings to earn his first victory of the year. Jack Hughes got the final out of the eighth and pitched the ninth for his second save. Enman had an RBI single in the third, and a two-run homer in the ninth inning that helped St. Joseph’s take the 6-3 lead.

Ben Muniz provided a two-run single, and Keil Martin had two hits for the Monks. Andy Carr had an RBI double, while Roddy Ames hit two RBI singles.

Men’s Lacrosse

Southern Maine 13, Maine Maritime 8

CASTINE – Five unanswered goals, three by Pat Young and two by Lee Gauthier, in the second period helped Southern Maine to capture a solid 13-8 win over the Maine Maritime Academy in men’s lacrosse action Tuesday.

Gauthier netted three goals in all for the Huskies (1-5). Mark Bubier and Jeff Donovan each tallied a pair of goals, while Garrett Shaw, Zach Fermanis, and Matt Manson rounded out the scoring efforts. The Huskies never gave up the lead throughout the contest.

The Mariners (4-2) mounted a spirited comeback to start both the second and fourth periods, but the Huskies were strong throughout. Maine Maritime was led by Garrett Lake with four goals,.

Colby 15, New England College 4

Henniker, N.H. – The Colby College men’s lacrosse team held a commanding 11-2 lead at halftime en route to a 15-4 victory over New England College Tuesday afternoon.

Rory Murphy had three goals and three assists to the lead the Mules (4-5). Ryan Scott chipped in with three goals, as well, while Caddy Brooks and Pete Ippolito each added two more. Nick Klann, Jason Hine, Dan Schupack, Drew Piekarski, and Sam Kennedy tallied a goal a piece.

NEC was led by Dillion Lantz and Derek Paquet, each netting a pair of goals in the effort.

Women’s Lacrosse

Colby 24, Plymouth State 15

WATERVILLE – Allie Libby had six goals and three assists to lift Colby College to a dominating 24-15 win over Plymouth State University in women’s lacrosse action Tuesday afternoon.

Libby also contributed seven draw controls and two caused turnovers for the Colby (9-1) win. Kate Sheridan had three goals and two assists, while Lauren Stazzula had four goals and Courtney Drake had four assists. Becky Julian had three goals and Elizabeth Ghilardi, Cary Finnegan, and Carrie Lovejoy all had two goals. Kelsey MacDonald led the Panthers with six goals and two assists. Bethany Brown finished with three goals, Nicole Evans and Amanda Spadafora both had two goals, and Meg Cupoli had three assists.

Gordon 13, UNE 10

Wenham, MASS. – Danielle Zorn scored her fourth of five goals with 4:41 remaining to put Gordon College ahead for good as it picked up a 13-10 win over the University of New England Tuesday.

Mary Ramsey Snell tallied thee goals, while Katie Amico contributed two goals and two assits for the Fighting Scots (7-6) Ashley MacDonald led UNE (6-6) ewith three goals.

Ashley Pellerin and Megan Trusselle each added a pair.