FARMINGTON — A fifth-inning single in the second loss of the day wasn’t enough to help the University of Maine at Farmington baseball team against rival Husson, but for fifth-year senior Hunter LaBossiere it meant he was the new program record-holder in career hits.

The base hit was the 128th in a Beavers uniform for the Oxford Hills grad. It moved former Vikings teammate Jonny Pruett to second before Jameson Bloch drove Pruett home for the lone UMaine-Farmington run in an 8-1 loss to the Eagles.

LaBossiere’s record-breaking hit came in his final game at Hippach Field. The Beavers close out their season Sunday at Husson in Bangor.

The visiting Eagles (17-16) beat the Beavers (7-29) 8-2 in the first game.

Leavitt grad Matt Wallingford earned the win for Husson, scattering two hits and one run while striking out seven in five innings.

Mt. Blue grad Sam Wrigley took the loss for UMaine-Farmington, giving up four hits and three runs in 5 1/3 innings. Will Cauchon and Danny Terhune drove in the runs for the Beavers.


SMCC SWEEPS CMCC: The Seawolves (20-15, 8-1 YSCC) claimed their sixth-straight YSCC regular season title with a doubleheader sweep of the Mustangs (25-13, 5-4) in South Portland.

Poland grad Dylan Sellinger broke a 3-3 tie with an RBI single in the fourth as SMCC won Game 1, 7-3. Luke Wearne had two RBI and Thomas Knott allowed five hits and struck out three in a complete game start. Gray-New Gloucester grad Zach Mann hit a two-run single for CMCC.

Kalin Marum pitched a complete-game shutout in Game 2, a 5-0 win for the Seawolves. Anthony Sayers went 2 for 3 with two RBI and a run scored to lead SMCC. Mann had two hits for the Mustangs, and Derek Roman allowed four hits while striking out two in six innings.

BOWDOIN SWEEPS BATES: Kevin Murray hit a solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Polar Bears (16-12, 5-7 NESCAC) to a 10-9 win in the first game of a doubleheader against the Bobcats (16-15, 1-11) in Brunswick.

CJ Brito-Trinidad and Gabe Peckler also homered in the first game for Bowdoin. John Nowak had four hits and three RBIs for Bates, Ben Genser had three hits and Henry Jamieson had two hits and two RBIs.

Christian O’Brien was 3 for 3 with three RBI and two runs scored as the Polar Bears won the second game, 7-2. Brandon Biggane collected the lone RBI for the Beavers, with Jamieson and Tyler Attal scoring the runs.


UMF 20, NVU-LYNDON 7: The Beavers (1-10, 1-4) conjured up their first victory of the season, beating the Hornets (0-9, 0-4) in Lyndonville, Vermont.

Abby Trefsger led UMaine-Farmington with five goals, followed by Kaya Backman’s three goals and two assists. Emma Bourget, Ruby McMinis and Grace Erskine each scored two goals. Kate Nowell made three saves to earn the win in net.

The Beavers took a 13-3 lead by halftime.

Katie Cushing led Northern Vermont-Lyndon with four goals.

NESCAC CHAMPIONSHIP AT MARTINDALE: Host Bates put itself in position for a podium showing after the first of two rounds in Auburn.

The Bobcats were in fourth place in the team standings after Saturday’s round, in a tight pack that was well behind first-place Middlebury. The Panthers took a combined score of 9-over 289 into Sunday’s final round. Bates was at 18-over 302, behind Tufts (298) and Amherst (301).


Tufts’ Travis Clauson and Jack Meehan and Amherst’s Steven Chen were the first-round individual leaders at even-par 71. Paul Detre and Henry Ehrlich paced Bates in seventh with scores of 73. Windham native Evan Glicos finished with his first round with an 83 for Bates.

BATES, TUFTS SPLITS: Kennedy Jones homered in the fourth inning and Madison Hollis pitched a shutout as the Bobcats (14-12, 6-8 NESCAC) won the first game of a doubleheader with the Jumbos (31-3, 13-1) in Lewiston.

Hollis allowed four hits, struck out five and didn’t walk a batter in the 1-0 win to improve to 6-4.

Rachel Moore and Josie Steinberg both went 2 for 4 with two RBI and a run scored as Tufts won the second game, 7-0. Cassidy Musco had two hits out of the leadoff spot in the loss for the Bobcats.

UMF, NVU-LYNDON SPLIT: The Beavers pulled out an 11-inning, 7-6 victory in Game 1 of a doubleheader against the Hornets in Farmington.

Northern Vermont-Lyndon responded with a 7-3 victory in Game 2.


The Beavers got last-minute heroics in the bottom of the 11th inning. Olivia Paradis scored the tying run and Mackenzie Dyer scored the winning run on a passed ball.

Lisbon grad Kiley Merritt drove in a pair of runs on two hits for UMaine-Farmington.

In Game 2, both teams had 11 hits, but the Hornets made good use of their offense. Claudia Knapp led the Hornets with three hits and five RBIs.

Gray-New Gloucester grad Chelsea Davis had two hits and drove in two runs for the Beavers.

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