LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Tristen Carranza tied the game with a two-run homer in the seventh inning and Caleb Henderson followed with a tie-breaking homer as New Mexico State rallied for a 6-5 baseball win Friday against Maine.

Danny Casals drove in four runs for Maine (4-14), including a three-run homer in the fifth that gave the Black Bears a 4-1 lead. New Mexico State (10-8) answered with two runs in the bottom of the fifth, but Colin Ridley’s RBI single in the sixth made it 5-3.

Ridley, Jeremy Pena and Cody Pasic each had two hits for Maine.

Matt Geoffrion took the loss in relief of Zach Winn, giving up three runs in 22/3 innings.

ROWAN 9, SOUTHERN MAINE 3: Anthony Harrold had four hits and scored four runs, and Kyle Golla added three hits and four RBI as the Owls (10-1) topped the Huskies (3-4) at Auburndale, Florida.

Golla doubled home Harrold in the first inning, then belted a three-run homer in the fifth that put Rowan ahead for good, 4-2.


Harrold scored on a hit batsmen in the seventh, and hit an RBI triple and scored on a sacrifice fly in the eighth.

USM got two hits apiece from Dylan Hapworth and Jason Komulainen. Hapworth, Sam Troiano and Anthony Degifico each had an RBI.


USM SPLITS: Brooke Crosse homered twice and scored four runs as Southern Maine beat Rutgers-Newark 14-4 in a five-inning game in Leesburg, Florida.

Cross hit a three-run homer and Kayleigh Bohan tripled home a run during a four-run first inning.

Cross added a solo homer in the fourth, and Taylor Lux hit a two-run homer in a five-run fifth. The Huskies also got a two-run double from Alexis Brown and RBI singles from Bohan and Katie Favaloro.


USM (3-5) lost its second game of the day, giving up 10 runs in the final two innings of a 12-7 defeat against Bethel.

Cross hit an RBI single in the first inning, doubled home a run and scored on a wild pitch in the second, and scored on a two-run homer by Hannah Kenney in the seventh.

Courtney Davis had three hits for the Huskies.

LIU-BROOKLYN 9, MAINE 0: Haley Irvis pitched a no-hitter and Schae Dickson had two hits and four RBI as the Blackbirds (8-16) routed the Black Bears (6-1) in five innings at Clearwater, Florida.

Irvis (2-4) walked four and struck out six.

Dickson hit an RBI single during a two-run first inning and added a three-run double during a four-run second.


Maine pitchers Molly Flowers, Kyleigh O’Donnell and Lilly Volk combined for six strikeouts.

The Black Bears beat Butler 5-1 earlier in the day.


UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 19, THOMAS 2: Natasha Nary had five goals and three assists to lead the Nor’easters (3-2) past the Terriers (0-1) in Biddeford.

Caitlyn Irish tallied four goals and two assists for UNE, which built a 14-0 lead in the first half. Alayna Miller added three goals, and Shania Clark, Julia Benjamin and Rebekah Guay each scored twice.

Alexis Felch and Amira Jones scored for Thomas.



BOSTON UNIVERSITY 4, BOSTON COLLEGE 3: Drew Melanson scored the tying goal with 4:34 left in regulation and Patrick Curry got the winner 15:40 into overtime as the Terriers (20-13-4) rallied past the Eagles (20-14-3) in a Hockey East semifinal in Boston.

Melanson’s tying goal came just 45 seconds after Boston College regained the lead on a goal by Christopher Brown.

Connor Moore put the Eagles ahead just 46 seconds into the game, and Julius Mattila made it 2-0 early in the second period before Boston University pulled even on goals by Ty Amonte and David Farrance.


NORTH CAROLINA STATE: A grand jury subpoena received by the university seeks communication records between school officials and its former coaching staff, and ex-Wolfpack guard Dennis Smith Jr. and his representatives.

N.C. State released the subpoena a week after confirming it was received on Jan. 17 from the Southern District of New York.

It’s the same court handling charges that were filed in September in the ongoing federal investigation of corruption in college basketball.

The subpoena seeks communications between the coaching staff and athletic department – including former coach Mark Gottfried and ex-assistant Orlando Early – and Smith and his family members, as well as financial aid forms, eligibility forms and his letter of intent.

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