February 15

College Roundup: Miami beats Maine in baseball opener

The Hurricanes use a four-run first inning to win, 6-3.

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Tyler Palmer went 3-for-4 with a solo homer, two RBI and two runs scored to pace the host University of Miami to a 6-3 victory over Maine in a season-opening baseball game.

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Louisville’s Wayne Blackshear shoots over Temple’s Jimmy McDonnell during the first half of Friday’s game at Philadelphia, won by Louisville 82-58.

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Miami jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning on four bases-loaded walks by Maine starting pitcher Tommy Lawrence.

The Black Bears got one run back on an RBI groundout by Skylar Mercado in the second.

Maine added two more runs in the seventh on an RBI single by Troy Black, who later scored on a throwing error on a pickoff attempt.

Black went 3-for-5 with one stolen base for the Black Bears and Brian Dorian added a pair of hits and scored one run.


TRINITY 5, BOWDOIN 4: Sean Orlando scored the game-winner just 24 seconds into overtime as the Bantams (17-4, 12-3) closed with three unanswered goals to rally past the Polar Bears (12-7-2, 7-7-1) in a NESCAC game at Brunswick.

Trailing 2-0, Bowdoin rallied to take the lead when Mitch Barrington, Matt Rubinoff and Danny Palumbo each scored goals during a four minute span late in the first period.

Colin Downey extended the Bowdoin lead to 4-2 in the second period.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 1, NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE 0: Ben Pearl scored on an assist from Patrick Borer with 5:06 left in the second period and the Nor’easters (9-14-1, 6-11) held on to edge the Pilgrims (14-8-1, 10-7) in an ECAC East game at Biddeford. Goalie Colby Drost recorded his first shutout of the season.

WESLEYAN 5, COLBY 2: The Cardinals (11-8-2, 6-8-1) scored three goals less than one minute apart late in the second period to pull away from the Mules (10-8-3, 7-7-1) in a NESCAC game at Waterville.

E.J. Rauseo and Ray Zeek scored for the Mules.

ST. ANSELM 4, SOUTHERN MAINE 2: Johnny Daniels collected two goals and one assist for the Hawks (10-9-4, 6-7-4) as they scored three times in the second period to rally past the Huskies (5-14-5, 4-11-2) in an ECAC East game at Gorham.

Kelby Lorenz and Todd Bannerman scored for USM.


ST. ANSELM 3, SOUTHERN MAINE 0: Tiffany Herron had a goal and an assist for the Hawks (21-3, 13-2) against the Huskies (10-13-1, 7-8) in an ECAC East game at Gorham.

Liz Bergstrom finished with 23 saves for the Huskies, who were outshot 26-9.

COLBY 2, WESLEYAN 0: Jess Barkley and Maddie Dewhirst scored for the Mules (8-11-2, 4-8-1) and Brianne Wheeler stopped 31 shots in a win over the host Cardinals (7-10-4, 4-6-3).


TUFTS 54, COLBY 33: Michela North’s 15 points led the Jumbos (22-1, 9-0 NESCAC) over the Mules (7-16, 1-8) at Medford, Mass. Gabe Donahue led Colby with 10 points.

BOWDOIN 77, BATES 65: Shannon Brady had 26 points and 12 rebounds to lead the 21st-ranked Polar Bears (20-3,7-2 NESCAC) past the Bobcats (7-16, 0-9) at Lewiston. Sara Binkhorst added 13 points and eight rebounds. Meredith Kelly led Bates with 20 points.


BOWDOIN 75, BATES 49: Andrew Madlinger had 20 points and five rebounds to lead the Polar Bears (19-3, 6-3 NESCAC) over the Bobcats (11-12, 1-8) at Lewiston.

TUFTS 88, COLBY 81: The Jumbos (12-11, 3-6 NESCAC) edged the Mules (13-10, 3-6) in overtime at Medford, Mass. Colby was led by Chris Hudnut’s 24 points.

(13) LOUISVILLE 82, TEMPLE 58: Montrezl Harrell scored 22 points as the Cardinals (20-4, 9-2 AAC) crushed the Owls (6-17, 1-10) at Philadelphia.

(23) SMU 77, RUTGERS 65: Nic Moore scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half and the Mustangs (20-5, 9-3 AAC) beat the host Scarlet Knights (10-15, 4-8).

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