WATERVILLE — Nik Beeson drove in four runs, and the Thomas College baseball team bashed 22 hits in a 16-2 win over New England College on Sunday. The win completed the North Atlantic Conference doubleheader sweep for the Terriers, who won game one, 6-1.

In Game 2, Thomas (14-12, 8-6 NAC) scored six runs in the second inning to pull away. Anree Benitez had four hits in the game and drove in two runs for the Terriers. Derek Kane had three hits and two RBIs, while Beeson and Alex Curtis each had three hits. Kane allowed one hit in 6 1/3 innings for the win.

In Game 1, Beeson drove in three runs, including a two-run double in the bottom of the third inning. Joe Quinlan had two hits for the Terriers. Lawrence grad Isiah Fleming earned the complete game win, giving up three hits and no walks with five strikeouts.

COLBY 5-7, PLYMOUTH STATE 3-6: The Mules fought back for a win in the opening game of Sunday’s doubleheader, then held on to take the nightcap and the sweep at Coombs Field in Waterville.

Colby (9-15) scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take Game 1. Zack Ellenthal ripped a two-run triple to right field to put the Mules up for good, 4-3. Matt Mitchell’s RBI single scored Ellenthal. Dan Csaplar pitched the final 2 2/3 innings for the win.

In Game 2, Colby led 7-0 after four innings, before Plymouth rallied. Eric Leitch’s two-run single for the Panthers cut Colby’s lead to 7-5 in the sixth inning. Leitch then scored on a wild pitch.

Chris Sonberg hit a bases clearing double to highlight a five-run first inning for Colby. Will Cohen pitched into the sixth inning to earn his first collegiate win for the Mules.

MAINE 7, UMBC 5: The Black Bears rallied for five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to take the America East win in Orono.

Jeremy Pena led all Maine (10-23, 2-6 AE) hitters, going 3 for 4 with a triple and two RBIs.

Colin Ridley’s triple scored two runs and gave Maine the lead for good. Pena’s RBI single in the eighth pushed the Black Bear lead to 7-3.

The Retrievers scored two runs in the top of the ninth, but were unable to complete the comeback. Nick Silva earned the win with five innings of relief, striking out three and allowing three runs.


UMF 2-2, UMPI 0-1: Margaret Fogarty hit a walk-off single in the second game of Sunday’s doubleheader to help the Beavers earn the sweep in Farmington.

Fogarty’s dramatic hit was set up with a 1-1 tie in the bottom of the seventh inning. With one out, Meryl Bond reached on an error, then moved up to second base after Kylie Cunningham followed with a single to left field. With two outs and a full count, Fogarty slapped a single to right to give UMF (3-12) the win.

Emily Vitone earned the Game 2 win.

In Game 1, Cunningham’s RBI single in the third gave the Beavers a 1-0 lead. UMF added an insurance run when Kiana Thompson hit an RBI single in the sixth. Kailyn Hill threw a complete game four hitter for the shutout.

THOMAS 12-12, BATES 1-11: Courtney Veilleux drove in a pair of runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Terriers to the win in Game 2 and a doubleheader sweep in Waterville.

Bates scored twice in the top of the eighth inning to take an 11-9 lead. Madison Betz hit an RBI single for Thomas (10-13) to cut the deficit to one run, setting up Veilleux’s game-winning hit. Veilleux went 5 for 5 and drove in five runs in the game.

Korrie Laren had three hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs for the Terriers.

In Game 1, Thomas scored nine runs in the third inning to take control. Veilleux and Michaella Arsenault each drove in two runs for Thomas. Faith Robinson earned the win, her first of the season.

MAINE 2, BINGHAMTON 1: Erin Bogdanovich picked up her second complete game win in as many days, tossing a two-hitter to lead the Black Bears to the America East win in Orono.

Bogdanovich gave up just one run in seven innings while striking out four and walking only one. Rachel Harvey and Felicia Lennon each had two hits for Maine (17-15, 6-2 AE).

Taylor Chaffee drove in the lone Binghamton run.

COLBY 0-7, BRANDEIS 8-1: Tori Sansone drove in four runs in the first two innings to lift the Mules to the win in Game 2 of a non-conference doubleheader in Waltham, Mass.

Julia Saul pitched a complete game for the Game 2 win, striking out two with one walk.

Katie McLaughlin, Skylar Labbe and Emily Schatz each had a hit for Colby (9-13) in game one, an 8-0 loss.

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