AUBURNDALE, Fla. — Freshman Dan Csaplar stroked a bases loaded single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to drive in two runs and give Colby College a 6-5 victory over Fredonia State in college baseball action Thursday.

Csaplar also earned the pitching win and drove in three runs for Colby (6-1).

Nathan Ellis and Jason Buco scored on Csaplar’s single. Cony graduate Luke Duncklee sacrificed the runners over before Tim Corey was given an intentional walk. Csaplar, Buco and Corey each had two hits, while freshman pitcher Glenn Parsons struck out six and didn’t allow an earned run in 5 2/3 innings.

Freed-Hardeman 12, Thomas 7: The Terriers scored four runs in the top of the first, but the Lions came back for the win in Auburndale, Fla.

Skowhegan grad Cody Vigue went 4 for 4 for Thomas (0-7), and Derek Kane also had four hits. Ryan Huber had four hits and Eric Tompkins pitched four shutout innings to earn the win for Freed-Hardeman (27-5-1).


Colby 7, Carroll 6: Shortstop Emily Schatz had a key RBI single in the eighth inning to drive in Meaghan Lewia to lift the Mules in a non-conference game in Clermont, Fla.

Lewia advanced to third base on a sacrifice bunt by former Hall-Dale standout Carylanne Wolfington. Schatz went 5 for 5 while Lewia was 3 for 4.

Loras College defeated Colby 7-1 in the opener of a non-conference doubleheader.

Men’s lacrosse

Colby 8, Babson 6: Greg McKillop and Chip Grossman scored 13 seconds apart in the second half to give the Mules some breathing room on their way to a win in Babson Park, Mass.

Those goals turned a 6-4 lead into an 8-4 advantage with under 10 minutes to play. Grossman and McKillop each finished with a goal and two assists and Ian Deveau added two goals and two assists. John Grimaldi and Garth Franklin each chipped in with a pair of goals.

Peter Reiley made 11 saves for the Mules (4-2), who are ranked No. 10 in New England and host Connecticut College (No. 4 in New England) on Saturday. Babson dropped to 3-4.

Also Thursday: Waterville grad Josh Gaudette and Messalonskee grad Dylan Foster each drove in a run as the Husson baseball team lost 3-2 to St. Joseph’s.

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