GORHAM — Ashley Tinsman doubled home three runs in Game 1 and hit a game-ending two-run double in Game 2 as Southern Maine swept a Little East softball doubleheader against Keene State, winning 8-0 in five innings and 10-1 in six innings.

Winning pitcher Alexis Brown had two doubles and two RBI in the second game as USM (18-1-1, 8-0 Little East) won its eighth in a row.

Kirsten Pelletier pitched a four-hitter in Game 1.

MAINE SPLITS WITH BINGHAMTON: Jasmine Gray homered and hit an RBI double, Izzy Nieblas doubled home two runs and Kyleigh O’Donnell pitched a two-hitter as Maine (8-14, 5-3 America East) won 6-0 in Game 1 against Binghamton (7-7, 3-7) at Binghamton, New York.

In Game 2, Amanda Nee gave Maine a 3-0 lead with a bases-loaded triple in the fourth, but the Bearcats rallied for a 5-3 win.

BOWDOIN, TUFTS SPLIT: Katryna Dukehart hit a three-run double in the eighth inning to send Bowdoin (1-3, 1-1 NESCAC) to an 11-8 win over Tufts (6-2, 3-1) in Game 1 at Medford, Massachusetts.

Maddie Rouhana and Ruby Siltanen homered for Bowdoin. Rouhana had three hits and four RBI.

COLBY, TRINITY SPLIT: Brenna Forbes and Hailey Rohall each drove in two runs as Colby (3-7, 1-4 NESCAC) earned a doubleheader split with an 8-2 win in Game 2 against Trinity (1-3, 1-1) at Waterville.

Trinity won the opener, 7-0.


MAINE SPLITS WITH HARTFORD: Joe Bramanti blasted a grand slam and Quinn McDaniel followed with a solo shot in the third inning to propel Maine (12-9, 7-6 America East) to an 11-0 win over Hartford (7-10, 7-10) in a doubleheader opener in Orono.

Nick Sinacola (6-0) struck out 10 and allowed just two hits and one walk in six innings.

Hartford won the second game, 7-0.

ST. JOSEPH’S SWEEP RIVIER: Jackson Stanton’s three-run homer in the first inning helped the Monks (16-11, 6-2 GNAC) complete a doubleheader sweep with a 4-0 win over Rivier (0-6, 0-6) in Standish.

Ben Gravel and Luke Stephens had two hits apiece as St. Joseph’s won the opener, 6-1. Sam Jalbert pitched the first five innings, allowing one run on four hits while striking out six and walking one.

TUFTS SWEEPS COLBY: Dylan Nastri homered for Colby in Game 1 and Cabot Maher drove in two runs in Game 2, but the Mules (6-6) lost twice to the Jumbos (5-1) in Medford, Massachusetts, 12-4 and 9-6.


ROGER WILLIAMS 17; UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 10: Jared Grier scored four of his seven goals in the second quarter to help the Hawks (5-2, 2-2 Commonwealth Coast) built a 9-4 halftime lead en route to a win over the Nor’easters (0-4, 0-1) at Bristol, Rhode Island.

Jack Martin and Colin Watt each scored twice for UNE.

KEENE STATE 26, SOUTHERN MAINE 6: Joe Nutting and Andrew Miller scored five goals apiece as the Owls (3-0, 2-0 Little East) cruised past the Huskies (1-4, 0-3) in Gorham.

Tristan Dundas led USM with three goals.


KEENE STATE 11, SOUTHERN MAINE 9: Haile Ratajack scored four goals as the Owls (4-2, 4-1 Little East) erased a two-goal halftime deficit to beat the Huskies (3-2, 2-2) in Gorham.

Alex Farley scored four goals and Rachel Shanks added three for USM.

JOHNSON & WALES 12, ST. JOSEPH’S 11: Maris DeBenedetto’s goal with 1:27 remaining in overtime gave the Wildcats (4-3, 3-2 GNAC) a win over the Monks (5-2, 1-1) in Providence, Rhode Island.

Dany Lydecker led Johnson & Wales with five goals and four assists.

Lydia Dexter paced St. Joseph’s with three goals and three assists, while Josie Ring and Cailyn Wesley added two goals apiece.

ROGER WILLIAMS 21, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 7: Lily Cunningham scored four goals, and Mandy Beck, Lauren Flahive and Ryleigh Cavanaugh each added three as the Hawks (3-0, 3-0 Commonwealth Coast) defeated the Nor’easters (1-1, 1-1) in Biddeford.

UNE got three goals from Molly Camelo and two from Anna Stowell.

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