STAFF REPORT

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Jean Stevens hit a pair of home runs and drove in six runs as the University of Maine softball team started its four-game road series with an 11-3 win at Boston College.

Stevens went 3 for 4 with six RBI while Makaila Kowalsky, Jenny MacDowell and Kristen Koslosky each added two hits.

Beth Spoehr earned the win for Maine, pitching four innings while giving up three runs on six hits with seven strikeouts. Alexis Bogdanovich pitched the final three innings in relief for the Black Bears.

UM-Farmington 7-1, Thomas 5-7: Seven players drove in one run to help the Beavers take the first game of a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader in Farmington.

Cony graduate Emily Soule scored a pair of runs in the UMF (5-6) win, and earned the win, striking out eight and walking four.

In Game 2, Thomas (4-19) was led by Samantha Moore and Jenelle Ciomei, who each drove in a pair of runs to help the Terriers earn a split. Faith Robinson picked up the win for Thomas, striking out one and walking one.

Also on Thursday: Gardiner’s Forrest Chadwick had three hits for the University of Southern Maine baseball team in a 15-8 win at Husson. Messalonskee’s Sam Dexter and Erskine’s Nick Grady each had two hits for USM.