FARMINGTON — Nik Beeson and Mark Leahy threw complete games for Thomas and the University of Maine at Farmington, respectively, as the North Atlantic Conference rivals split a baseball doubleheader at Hippach Field on Wednesday.

Beeson scattered six hits and two walks while striking out four in seven innings to give the Terriers a 4-2 win in Game 1. Beeson also went 2 for 4 at the plate with a run scored for Thomas (15-13, 9-7 NAC).

Leahy answered in Game 2 for the Beavers (13-12, 6-8) with a four-hit shutout in UMF’s 5-0 win. He fanned one and walked one. Erskine Academy graduate Tom Grady had a two-run single and scored one for the Beavers.


COLBY 3-9, HUSSON 2-0: Katie McLaughlin clubbed her second walk-off homer of the season to lift the Mules to a win in the opener and the Mules went on to sweep the Eagles in a doubleheader played in Waterville.

Julia Saul picked up the win in the opener for Colby (11-13), allowing just two hits, no walks and no earned runs with eight strikeouts. In Game 2, Wiley Holton got the win as she gave up just one hit, struck out two and walked one.


MAINE 8, ST. JOSEPH’S 0: Sarah Coyne led the University of Maine’s 14-hit attack with two hits, including a double, two RBIs and two runs scored as the Black Bears blanked the Monks in a non-conference game in Orono.

Annie Kennedy tossed five innings of shutout ball, scattering four hits and fanning three for Maine (17-15). Megen Pollini led the Monks (17-12) with two hits.


COLBY 16, UNE 3: Kendall Smith had a hand in seven goals as Colby crushed the University of New England in a non-conference game played in Biddeford.

Smith scored twice and assisted on five other goals, while McGara Dewan and Grace McVey led the Mules (11-3) with three goals apiece. Kimberly Gosselin, Jolena Lampron and Nicole Carvalho accounted for the UNE (9-5) goals.

HUSSON 11, THOMAS 5: Alissa Fallon, Mattie Russell and Amanda Deshaies each notched a hat trick to propel Husson to a NAC win in Bangor.

Sophia LaVallee tallied three second-half goals to lead Thomas (2-8, 2-5) while Samantha Greenlaw added two goals and two assists.

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