BOCA RATON, Fla. — Florida Atlantic scored five runs in the first inning Wednesday and went on to a 15-6 victory against the University of Maine in a nonconference college baseball game.
C.J. Chatham provided a two-run single with the bases loaded in the first and Florida Atlantic (12-6) added two runs in the second for a 7-0 lead.
Maine scored three runs in the third: Colin Gay hit an RBI double, Alex Colbick added a sacrifice fly and Brian Doran knocked in the third run with a triple. Maine added three runs in the sixth to pull within 13-6. Scott Heath led off with a double, Jonathan Salcedo singled him home and Sam Balzano added a two-run double.
Salcedo paced the Black Bears, going 2 for 4 with a run and an RBI.
BOWDOIN SWEEPS COLBY-SAWYER: Bowdoin (4-0) came away with two shutouts against Colby-Sawyer (3-4), winning the first game 12-0 and the second 9-0 at Winter Haven, Fla.
Michael Staes got the win in the second game, striking out three and walking none in a four-hitter.
John Lefeber drove in two runs for the Polar Bears and Cole DiRoberto went 2 for 3 with three RBI.
THE UNIVERSITY of Maine game against the Netherlands national team at Clearwater, Fla., was canceled.
Maine will resume its schedule at 1:15 p.m. Thursday against Penn at Clearwater.
BOWDOIN 10, LESLEY 8: Cielle Collins hit a three-run triple in the third inning to put Bowdoin (1-0) ahead for good against Lesley (0-5) at Clermont, Fla.
Julia Geaumont, the winning pitcher, worked into the sixth inning, allowing 11 hits and eight runs with four strikeouts. Melissa DellaTorre finished the game, retiring the four batters she faced.
Casey Correa went 3 for 4 with a run and an RBI.
LAKE FOREST 7, BOWDOIN 6: Kayla Borgra drove in the winning run in the sixth inning with a double to center as Lake Forest (3-3) beat Bowdoin (1-1) at Clermont, Fla.
The Polar Bears took advantage of errors to take a 5-2 lead after three innings. Three of Bowdoin’s runs came on errors. Julia Geaumont provided an RBI single and Victoria Rusch brought home a run with a sacrifice fly. Bowdoin led 6-4 in the top of the sixth after Kate Gately’s RBI single.
The Foresters then scored three in the bottom of the inning.
Jenny McTague allowed seven hits and struck out seven for the win. Bowdoin starter Alana Luzzio surrendered 10 hits and six runs, striking out four. Reliever Emily Griffin took the loss, giving up two hits and a run.
NAZARETH 14, BOWDOIN 11: Luke Wooters scored five goals and Trevor Haefele added four to lead Nazareth (2-2) over Bowdoin (3-1) at Radnor, Pa.
Bowdoin led 7-5 with 2:22 left in third period, but Nazareth scored three goals in the final 32 seconds before David Nemirov answered for Bowdoin with seven seconds left.
Nazareth then put the game away with six goals in the fourth.
Nemirov paced the Polar Bears with three goals. Peter Reuter, Frank Reis and Will Wise scored twice each.
BENTLEY: Sophomore Nicola Mancini of Falmouth became an All-American for the second time, placing seventh in 3-meter diving in the opening day of the NCAA Division II women’s championships at Geneva, Ohio.
Mancini broke the school record of 449.10 set by Emily Travers in 2011, scoring 456.50 in the prelims, then 469.85 in the finals.
AMERICAN 55, BOSTON UNIVERSITY 36: Tony Wroblicky had 15 points, eight rebounds and two blocks to help visiting American (20-12) beat top-seeded Boston University (24-10) in the Patriot League championship game.
GEORGIA TECH 73, BOSTON COLLEGE 70: Trae Golden’s three-point play with 35.3 seconds left in overtime helped the Yellow Jackets (16-16) beat Boston College (8-24) in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament at Greensboro, N.C.