WINTER HAVEN, Fla — Jeff Gelinas struck out seven and walked one, allowing one hit over seven shutout innings as the University of Maine downed Long Island 12-2 in a nonconference baseball game Tuesday.

Brenden Geary went 4 for 4 with three runs and one RBI to pace a 12-hit offense for the Black Bears (5-12), who led 9-0 after three innings.

Brett Chappell added two hits, three RBI and two runs for Maine against the Blackbirds (3-4).

WHEATON 8, BOWDOIN 4: Justin Silvestro had three hits and drove in four runs for the Lyons (3-2) who totaled six runs in the first two innings and held off the Polar Bears (0-2) at Auburndale, Florida.

Bowdoin cut the deficit to 6-3 on a two-run homer by Tom Wells in the top of the eighth inning, but Wheaton responded with two runs in the bottom of the eighth.

Aaron Rosen had three hits, and Wells, Chad Martin and Peter Cimini finished with two apiece for the Polar Bears.


MAINE 8, YALE 0: Alexis Bogdanovich struck out seven and walked two in a two-hitter for the Black Bears (9-8) against the Bulldogs (0-1) in six innings at Tampa, Florida.

Emj Fogel had three hits and drove in three runs to pace the Black Bears, who scored six runs in the third.

Sarah Coyne added two hits and two run, and Erika Leonard, Jessica Burk and Rachel Harvey each drove in a run for the Black Bears.

SOUTH FLORIDA 8, MAINE 2: Lee Ann Spivey hit a three-run homer during a five-run first inning and finished with four hits for the Bulls (19-7) against the Black Bears (9-9) at Tampa, Florida.

Felicia Leonard had a pair of hits and drove in two runs for Maine.


MASSACHUSETTS MARITIME 6, ST. JOSEPH’S 2: Dylan Freudenberg and Patrick Kearney each had one goal and one assist for the Buccaneers, who scored four fourth-quarter goals in an opener at Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts.

Brad Loomis and Tom Lisiecki scored one goal apiece, and Dalton Eldridge assisted on both goals for the Monks.

Ethan Rettew finished with 19 saves for St. Joseph’s.


COLBY 16, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 4: Kendall Smith scored four goals, and Kelsey Bowen added two goals and two assists to lead the 11th-ranked Mules (3-1) over the Nor’easters (1-3) at Waterville.

Colby, which raced to a 12-1 halftime lead, also got two goals each from Sasha Fritts, Dana Swaffield and Abby Hooper.

Hannah Warren scored two goals for UNE, and Gina Newsome and Olivia Madore had one apiece.


NORTHEAST: Rodney Pryor scored 17 points and Robert Morris (19-15) denied St. Francis, Brooklyn (23-11), its first NCAA tournament bid, beating the Terriers 66-63 at New York.

The top-seeded Terriers had a chance to tie with 2.4 seconds left when Tyreek Jewell, who scored 19 points and was their best player on this night, went to the line after being fouled shooting a desperation 3-pointer. Jewell missed the first, back-ending the shot, and then missed the second.

HORIZON: David Skara scored 12 points, E. Victor Nickerson had 11 and Valparaiso (28-5) beat visiting Green Bay (24-8) 54-44 to win an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.

WEST COAST: Kyle Wiltjer had 18 points and 10 rebounds, helping No. 7 Gonzaga shoot its way past Brigham Young 91-75 at Las Vegas for the Zags’ third straight West Coast Conference tournament title.