BRUNSWICK — Erskine Academy graduate Nick Grady went 3 for 4 with two RBIs as the University of Southern Maine baseball team beat Bowdoin College 7-2 on Wednesday at Packard Field.

Grady hit a two-run double in the first inning to give USM (11-3) the lead. Bowdoin (9-9) came back to tie it on an RBI ground by Duncan Taylor in the first and an error in the third.

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Matt Verrier gave the Huskies the lead back with an RBI groundout in the fourth and Troy Thibodeau added a sacrifice fly. USM added three runs in the eight when Chris Bernard was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded, a sac fly by Verrier and an RBI single by Brett Barrett.


University of Maine at Farmington graduate Katie Keough won the Women’s Jams (18-22) division giant slalom race at the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association championships in Copper Mountain, Colo. on Tuesday.

Keough finished in a combined time of 66.49 to earn the win. On Monday, she finished third in the Women’s Jam slalom rae with a combined time of 51.63.