WATERVILLE — The Thomas College softball team banged out 26 hits and a doubleheaer from Maine Maritime Academy in Norht Atlantic Conference action Tuesday.

The Terriers won the first game 15-3 and the second 10-1.

Kelsey Crowe pitched a two-hitter in the second game, striking out seven while allowing an unearned run. Crowe went 4 for 6 over the two games along with Ali Kriegel and McKayla Gasita. Both Kriegel and Gastia drove in four runs.

The Terriers broke open the first game with seven runs in the fourth inning highlighted by a three-run homer by Messalonskee graduate Alyssa Eugley. Samantha Moore also homered and singled twice for Thomas (8-17-1, 5-2-1 NAC).

Erica Taylor led MMA (9-11, 2-6 NAC) with her seventh home run of the season in Game 1.

Colby 10-7, UM-Farmington 1-2: The Mules limited the Beavers to just six combined hits to sweep a non-conference doubleheader at Prescott Field in Farmington.

Erica Pulford and Brianne Wheeler each drove in three runs for Colby (6-13) in the opener. Fairfield native Lindsay Peterson had two hits and Megan Michie earned the victory by striking out 12 and allowing just three hits.

In Game 2, the Mules earned the victory in a game that was called after six innings because of darkness.

Peterson and Katie Graichen each had two hits for Colby.

Kaitlyn Bartlett and Hannah Lust each had RBIs for the Beavers (8-10).

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Maine 5, Colby 1: Fran Whitten had two RBIs, scored a run and earned the win as the Black Bears won their 10th straight game, beating the Mules in Orono.

Whitten replaced Maine (17-14) starter Luke Morrill, who left the game with an injury afer facing just two batters, and pitched three innings to earn the win. Whitten allowed on run on three hits and struck out three.

Connor Sullivan pitched six innings for Colby (9-10) allowing four runs on seven hits.

Devlin McConnell drove in the Mules run on a ground out.

Husson 6, UM-Farmington 5: Kyle Vanidestine singled, doubled and drove in four runs to lead the Eagles to the North Eastern Athletic Conference East Division win over host University of Maine at Farmington.

The second game of the scheduled doubleheader was postponed due to rain.

The Beavers rallied for three runs in the final inning but fell short. Colin Mello led UMF (3-14 overall, 2-7 NEAC East) with three hits while Jack MacVane singled twice and had a sacrifice fly.

Husson is 12-11overall, 9-4 in NAC play.


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