CHANDLER, Ariz. – Mark Schmidt survived a shaky first inning to pitch a complete game as the University of Southern Maine defeated Williams 8-2 Sunday in the first game of a college baseball doubleheader.

The Ephs (1-1) rallied for six runs in their final at-bat to win the second game, 11-10.

The first five batters reached base against Schmidt in the first, but he worked out of a bases-loaded jam after giving up two runs. He allowed just two hits over the final five innings.

Josh Mackey and Anthony Pisani each had three hits for USM (6-3). Mackey knocked in two runs and Pisani scored twice. Tucker White added a double and a triple and knocked in the go-ahead runs in the fourth.

Pisani had a two-run double as the Huskies scored four times in the sixth inning of Game 2 to take a 7-5 lead. But Williams sent 10 batters to the plate in the seventh for the winning rally.

John Carey had three hits for USM in the second game. 

OREGON STATE 2, MAINE 1: The Beavers (14-3) got home runs from Tyler Smith and Adalberto Santos in the third inning and held off the Black Bears (7-12) at Corvallis, Ore.

Maine’s Tony Patane singled home George Tager in the sixth inning.

Matt Jebb pitched an eight-hitter with four strikeouts and one walk.

BATES, MARY WASHINGTON SPLIT: Ryan Heide allowed no runs in the last four innings and the Bobcats (6-3) rallied for a 7-5 win over the Eagles (8-5) in the opener at Fredericksburg, Va.

Bates overcame a 5-2 deficit with three runs in the fourth and single runs in the fifth and sixth. Rich Velotta had a two-run single in the fourth inning, and Kevin McGregor singled home the go-ahead run in the fifth.

Mary Washington won the second game, 14-2. Tom Beaton drove in both runs for the Bobcats with a single.


MAINE, BRYANT SPLIT: Alexis Souhlaris allowed two hits in five innings and Terren Hall went 4 for 4 with two RBI as the Black Bears (11-19) bounced back from a 5-4 loss in the opener to beat Bryant 6-0 in the second game at Smithfield, R.I.

Maine supported Souhlaris with three runs in the first inning, getting an RBI double by Hall and run-scoring singles by Whitney Spangler and Kristen Calvetti.

In the opener, RBI singles by Spangler and Calvetti pulled the Black Bears into a 4-4 tie in the fifth inning.

Spangler had three hits in each game.

ST. JOSEPH’S SWEEPS ALBERTUS MAGNUS: Emily Leverone finished with six hits as St. Joseph’s (7-5) took a 23-0 win in the first game, followed by a 17-1 victory in the second game against Albertus Magnus (0-4) at New Haven, Conn.

Leverone and Alyssa Dunn each had three hits and knocked in four runs in the opener.

Liddy van der Linden and Maria Labbe each had a two-run homer in the second game.

MIT 11, USM 10: Trinity Leonard had four hits and four RBI to lead the Engineers (1-1) over the Huskies (0-3) at Clermont, Fla.

Lauren DiCecco and Melissa Caiazzo had three hits apiece for USM.


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