LAKELAND, Fla. — The Bowdoin College baseball team won and tied Rutgers-Camden on Friday.
In the first game, John Lefeber led off the eighth with a double and scored on an error, and Peter Cimini added an RBI double later in the inning to lift the Polar Bears (8-3-1) to a 7-5 win over the Scarlet Raptors (5-4-1).
Kevin McDonough closed the game with a perfect eighth to earn the save, and Chad Martin went 3 for 4 with three RBI and two runs scored.
In game two, Bowdoin played to a 6-6 tie against the Scarlet Raptors in a contest that was stopped after eight innings.
Rutgers-Camden scored four runs in the top of the seventh to take a 6-3 lead, but the Polar Bears responded with three runs of their own in the bottom half of the inning.
ROWAN 2, SOUTHERN MAINE 1: Dylan Johannink struck out five while throwing a four-hitter for the Profs (9-2) as they edged the Huskies (7-3) at Winter Haven, Fla.
USM starter Chris Bernard took a no-hitter into the fifth inning and gave up one earned run on four hits while striking out four in a complete game.
The Huskies jumped out to an early lead when Paul McDonough led off the game with a double and later scored on a throwing error.
Rowan tied the game in the fifth and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth.
BOWDOIN 7, WORCESTER STATE 4: Emily Griffin hit a two-run triple to spark a six-run third inning for the Polar Bears (8-4) and they held on to beat the Lancers (2-4) in their first game of the day at Clermont, Fla.
Griffin also got credit for the win, throwing a six-hitter.
BOWDOIN 9, BUFFALO STATE 8: Tracy Shirey hit a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh to lift the Polar Bears (9-4) over the Bengals (0-2) in their second game.
Shirey, Adriane Krul and Emily Griffin finished with two hits apiece to pace a 10-hit attack.
EMMANUEL 5, COLBY 3: Susie Kieselback hit an RBI double during a three-run first inning and Samantha Adams added a two-run single in the fourth as the Saints (6-7) scored the first five runs and held on to edge the Mules (0-1) in Boston.
Colby got three runs back in the top of the fifth inning when Carylanne Wolfington singled and later scored on an error, and Erica Pulford followed with a two-run single.
MIDDLEBURY 14, BOWDOIN 6: Liza Herzog scored three goals and assisted on two others to lead the Panthers (5-0, 4-0) over the Polar Bears (3-3, 1-3) at Middlebury, Vt.
Lindsay Picard and Betsy Sachs scored two goals apiece for the Polar Bears.
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IOWA: Basketball Coach Fran McCaffery said that the tumor doctors removed from his son’s thyroid earlier this week was malignant.
McCaffery’s son, Patrick, 14, had surgery in Iowa City on Wednesday, just hours before the Hawkeyes lost to Tennessee in the NCAA tournament.
AKRON: Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is one of the 19 candidates under consideration for university president.