STANDISH — Chris Gerossie was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the eighth inning Saturday, giving St. Joseph’s a 5-4 victory against Anna Maria and a sweep of their Great Northeast Athletic Conference baseball doubleheader.

The Monks (18-7, 4-0) took a 4-1 lead in the fourth when Gerossie scored on a passed ball, but the Amcats (10-18, 1-5) made it 4-4 in the seventh on an RBI single by Noah Holland.

St. Joseph’s won the first game, 12-7. Joey Murphy went 2 for 5 with three RBI.

MONMOUTH 7, MAINE 3: The Hawks (11-19) took the lead for good on Matt Graber’s sacrifice fly in the fourth inning, then pulled away from the Black Bears (10-23) at West Long Branch, New Jersey.

Maine opened with an unearned run in the first and lengthened its lead with a Hernen Sardinas two-run blast in the third, but Monmouth tied the game in the bottom of the inning with a Kyle Norman bases-clearing triple.

The Hawks added a run in the sixth on a fielding error and J.D. Andreessen added a two-run homer in the eighth.

Sardinas finished 2 for 3 for the Black Bears. Caleb Kerbs and Danny Casals each added a pair of hits.

SOUTHERN MAINE CC SWEEPS NEW HAMPSHIRE TI: The Seawolves (20-10, 4-0 Yankee Small College) sent 11 batters to the plate in the first inning, scored four runs and shut out the Lynx (7-11, 0-3) 6-0 in the opener at South Portland.

Ian Westphal went 2 for 2 with a double for SMCC, and Amos Herrin added a pair of hits.

Herrin was domininating in the start, allowing just a single, striking out 10 and walking one.

In the second game, SMCC had a five-run second, highlighted by back-to-back RBI doubles from Devin Butler and Herrin, and won 11-1 in six innings.

Herrin was 3 for 3 for the Seawolves.

TRINITY SWEEPS COLBY: Matt Koperniak went 3 for 5, including a two-run home run in the fifth inning, to lead the Bantams (12-10, 7-2 NESCAC) to a 13-1 win over the Mules (4-15, 1-5) in the first game at Waterville.

In the second game, Trinity scored five runs in the first en route to a 6-3 win. Brendan Pierce hit a solo home run in the first for the Bantams.

Keenan Luliano drove in William Wessman with a single in the fourth for Colby.

BATES, WILLIAMS, SPLIT: Dan Trulli lined a two-run single in a three-run sixth inning as Bates (8-11, 3-3 NESCAC) pulled away from Williams (5-14, 2-4) for a 6-2 victory in the opener at Lewiston.

In the second game, the Ephs downed the Bobcats, 4-1.

Lindgren had a pair of singles for Bates.

BOWDOIN, TUFTS SPLIT: Jack Willhoite hit a two-run single as part of a three-run first inning to lead the Polar Bears (10-11, 4-4 NESCAC) to a 4-3 win over the Jumbos (11-10, 2-3) in the opener at Brunswick.

Tufts won the second game 4-2 when Christian Zazzali broke a 2-2 tie in the ninth with a single.

Ryan Winn struck out four in four shutout innings of relief for Bowdoin.

LACROSSE

ST. JOSEPH’S 17, ALBERTUS MAGNUS 6: Michael Finn scored four goals for the Monks (4-8, 1-4 GNAC), who built a 13-0 lead in the first 23 minutes and beat the Falcons (4-7, 3-2) at Middletown, Rhode Island.

Matt Donnell, Dalton Paquette, Tyler Retalic and Zack Hamilton each had two goals for St. Joseph’s.

WESLEYAN 12, BOWDOIN 8: Harry Stanton had four goals for the Cardinals (10-2, 7-1 NESCAC), who defeated the Polar Bears (8-4, 4-4) at Middletown, Connecticut.

The Cardinals pulled away on a goal with 12 seconds left in the first half, then the only two goals of the third quarter and the first two scores of the fourth for an 11-4 lead.

WILLIAMS 16, COLBY 12: James McFarland scored six goals, and Cory Lund and Kevin Stump added three apiece as the Ephs (6-6, 5-3 NESCAC) topped the Mules (4-6, 2-6) at Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Tucker Dietrick had four goals and C.J. Hassan finished with two for the Mules, who were unable to overcome a 6-0 run that put Williams ahead 15-7 with 11:10 left.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 13, SALVE REGINA 11: Tom Luttrell had three goals to lead eight scorers for UNE (7-6, 2-2 Commonwealth Coast) against the Seahawks (9-4, 3-2) at Newport, Rhode Island.

Garrett Bozek, Collin Morrow and Alex Zadworny each added two goals, while Mitch Mullin, Jason Erwin, Zach Bossi and Matt Layton also scored for the Nor’easters (7-6, 2-2).

SOUTHERN MAINE 13, WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE 11: Tristan Dundas scored five goals and Paul Leonardo had four as the Huskies (5-6, 2-1 Little East) defeated the Colonials (4-7, 0-3) at Gorham.

Bryce Randall had four assists and Zach Bessette made 12 saves for the Huskies, who outscored the Colonials 5-2 in the fourth quarter.


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