COLBY 22, BATES 8: Jack Goller and Jack Rickards each had four goals and one assist as the Mules (5-7, 2-7 NESCAC) topped the Bobcats (1-11, 1-8) in Waterville.

Max Solmssen chipped in three goals and an assist for Colby. Bret Miller had three goals and Rafa Bru and Noah Froio both scored twice. Will Rickards made 12 saves.

Oliver Allen, Jake Johnson and Will Masterson each scored two goals for Bates. Garrett Fitzsimmons and Spencer Wood combined for 16 saves.

COLBY 18, BATES 5: Annie Eddy powered the Mules (13-2, 9-1 NESCAC) with eight goals as they flew out to a 7-0 lead after one quarter and easily handled the host Bobcats (3-10, 1-9) in Lewiston.

Gianna Bruno tossed in five goals and dished out three assists for Colby, while Grace Toner added three goals and a pair of assists.

Dana Swartz had three goals and Kate Loughlin scored two for Bates.


MAINE 7, MERRIMACK 5: Quinn McDaniel went 3 for 5 and hit an RBI single during a six-run fifth inning that carried the Black Bears (20-14) past the Warriors (10-25-1) in North Andover, Massachusetts, for their 10th straight victory.

Maine was aided during its big inning by five walks, a hit batsman and two wild pitches. Ryan Turenne, Connor Goodman and Jake Marquez drew consecutive bases-loaded walks to give the Black Bears a 7-0 lead.

Nine Maine pitchers combined on a seven-hitter, though they issued a total of 11 walks.

UMAINE SPLITS WITH UMASS LOWELL: The Black Bears (8-32, 4-9 America East) used a six-run top of the sixth, paced by a two-run double from Keely Clark, to take Game 1, 9-4, from the River Hawks (23-15, 7-4) at Lowell, Massachusetts.

Gaby Papushka and Grace McGouldrick had two hits apiece for Maine and both drove in two runs.

Emily Reid went the distance for the Black Bears, allowing four earned runs and striking out four.

The River Hawks scored nine runs in the bottom of the first and took Game 2, 13-7.

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