WATERVILLE — The Thomas and Colby College softball teams split their inner-city doubleheader Tuesday, with the Terriers taking the opener 8-0 in five innings and Mules bouncing back in Game 2 for a 6-2 victory.

In Game 1, Madison graduate Emily McKenney picked up her first collegiate victory after tossing a complete-game, three-hit shutout with four strikeouts. McKenney also helped her own cause by going 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs, Skowhegan’s Taylor M. Johnson was also 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs and Korrie Laren finished with a home run and three runs scored.

Colby (6-13, 2-3 New England Small College Athletic Conference) bounced back in the second game behind pitcher Megan Michie, who gave up just one earned run on seven hits and struck out one. Robin Spofford led the Mules attack with a pair of hits as eight of Colby’s nine starters had a hit. Brianna Warren had two hits to pace Thomas (3-15, 2-2 North Atlantic Conference).

BASEBALL

MAINE 6, UM-PRESQUE ISLE 0: Kevin Stypulkowski went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs to lead the Black Bears to a win at Mahaney Diamond.

Sam Balzano had a pair of hits and stole three bases for Maine (12-19, 2-6 America East), while Charlie Butler picked up the win on the mound after tossing four scoreless innings of relief.

Mitch Thayer had two hits to pace UMPI (4-10).

WOMEN’S LACROSSE

UM-FARMINGTON 16, MAINE MARITIME 6: Ayla Allen scored five goals and assisted on another to power the Beavers past the Mariners in Castine.

Jaclyn Langevin added four goals for UMF (4-6, 3-3 NAC), while Maddi Kadnar, Carly Raymond and Mara Balboni each scored twice.

Ally Fuehrer had five goals for Maine Maritime (2-9, 2-5 NAC).

MEN’S LACROSSE

COLBY 13, BOWDOIN 9: The Mules outscored the Polar Bears 4-2 in the final quarter to hold on for a win in Waterville.

Kevin Seiler paced a balanced scoring attack for Colby (7-5, 3-5 NESCAC) with three goals, while John Grimaldi and Derek Youngman each scored twice. Tyler Will finished with 13 saves.

David Nemirov had three goals to lead Bowdoin (3-10, 2-6 NESCAC).

MAINE MARITIME 21, UM-FARMINGTON 1: Nicholas Betti scored five goals as the Mariners routed the Beavers in Castine.

Casey Wrigley had the lone goal for UMF (0-12, 0-7 NAC), while Joseph Maldonado made nine saves.


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