WATERVILLE — Colby broke Wednesday’s baseball game open with five runs in the seventh and six more in the eighth to pull away from University of Maine at Farmington for a 14-2 nonconference home victory.

The Beavers (3-10) had just pulled within 3-2 in the top of the seventh on Will Cauchon’s RBI single that scored Ryan Sargent. Derek Gendreau scored UMaine-Farmington’s first run in the top of the sixth when he stole third and then scampered home after an errant throw.

Nate Coombs led UMF with two hits.

Brady O’Brien had a pair of hits and drove in four runs for the Mules (10-3), including an RBI double in the fifth and an RBI single in the seventh. He also knocked in a pair of runs in the eighth when he reached on an error. Ethan Hillenberg collected three hits and scored three runs for Colby.

Joe Sylvester earned the win on the mound for the Mules, tossing four scoreless innings, scattering two hits while striking out one and not issuing any walks.

Chris Albert was dealt the loss for the Beavers. He allowed three runs on seven hits and two walks, to go along with two strikeouts.


BOWDOIN 14, THOMAS 4: Kevin Murray had three hits and three RBI, and Liam Foley drove in two runs as the Polar Bears (7-4) handled the Terriers (5-8) in Brunswick.

CJ Brito-Trinidad helped with two hits, an RBI and three runs scored.

Jackson Ladd, a Winthrop grad, and Lucas Harmon each drove in a run for Thomas.

ENDICOTT 21, SOUTHERN MAINE 4: Jake Nardone homered twice, Caleb Shpur belted a grand slam, and the Gulls (13-3) finished with 24 hits in a win over the Huskies (2-12) at Beverly, Massachusetts.

Dylan Firman was 2 for 4 with a solo home run for USM. Oxford Hills grad Janek Lukzsa drove in a run with a single and Lisbon grad Hunter Brissette walked twice and scored from the leadoff spot.

ST. JOSEPH’S 17, RIVIER 7: Lydia Dexter and Shauna Clark each collected three goals and four assists, and Mackenzie Siebert also scored three times as the Monks (7-2, 5-0 GNAC) cruised past the Raiders (3-3, 2-3) in Standish.


Carson Battaglia and Bridget Collins chipped in with two goals apiece. The Monks raced to an 8-0 lead after one quarter and were up 13-2 at halftime. Oxford Hills grad Celia Melanson added a second-half goal for St. Joe’s.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 18, CURRY 6: Megan White scored seven goals to lead the Nor’easters (7-2, 1-0 Commonwealth Coast) past the Colonels (2-6, 0-2) in Biddeford.

Sydney Balotin added three goals and three assists for UNE, which led 7-2 after one quarter and 14-5 at halftime.

SOUTHERN MAINE 17, WELLESLEY 4: Rachel Shanks recorded six goals and two assists, Maddie Kinney scored five goals, and Kiaya Gatchell finished with two goals and five assists as the Huskies (4-5) cruised past the Blue (2-6) in Gorham.

Lewiston grad Cece Racine made two saves and earned the win in goal for USM.

MIT 14, BOWDOIN 9: Sophia Sudano scored four goals for Bowdoin (4-4) in a loss to the Engineers (8-1) in Brunswick.


UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 12, CURRY 8: Colin Watt scored three goals, and Ryan Hazard connected twice in the final four minutes as the Nor’easters (7-3, 1-0 Commonwealth Coast) held off the Colonels (4-5, 1-1) in Biddeford.

Watt’s third goal, with 7:01 remaining, stopped a run of five straight Curry goals that cut UNE’s lead to 9-8.

ST. JOSEPH’S, UNE SPLIT: Megan Chamberlain and Jamie DuPont each drove two runs during a five-run sixth inning and finished with three RBI apiece as the University of New England (3-13) salvaged a doubleheader split against St. Joseph’s (6-8) with a 9-4 victory in the nightcap at Biddeford.

Lewiston grad Ahna Dostie scored a run in the loss.

Meredith Pence pitched a three-hitter as St. Joseph’s won the opener, 2-1. Olivia Howe tied the game with an RBI triple in the third inning and scored the winning run on a groundout by Lydia Goodnough. Lewiston grad Charlotte Cloutier collected a hit in the win.

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