ALBANY, N.Y. – Terren Hall snapped a 4-4 tie with a three-run homer in the seventh inning as the University of Maine beat Albany 7-4 Sunday to complete a sweep of an America East softball doubleheader and increase its winning streak to seven games.

Stephanie George had a three-run homer in the third inning of the opener to give Maine (18-20, 7-1 America East) a 5-0 lead, and Ashley Kelley pitched a complete game as the Black Bears won, 5-1.

Albany (13-18, 5-6) led 4-1 in the second game before Kirstin Allen’s two-run double helped Maine tie it in the sixth.

USM SWEEPS UMASS-DARTMOUTH: Chelsea Eugley doubled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning as the Huskies (8-20, 3-3 Little East) took a 4-3 win in the opener before Heather Gilman hit a grand slam to help them rally for a 16-6 victory over the Corsairs (7-13, 0-6) in Game 2 at Dartmouth, Mass.

Eugley and Katie Davis each went 4 for 8 on the day and combined to drive in 10 runs.

BOWDOIN SWEEPS COLBY: Amy Hackett’s home run helped Bowdoin (23-9, 4-2 NESCAC) hold off Colby 8-6 in the opener at Brunswick, and Hillary Smyth’s infield hit drove in the winning run in a 4-3 victory over the Mules (6-16, 0-6) in the second game.


UNE SWEEPS WNEC: Amber Zablowsky was the winning pitcher in both games as the visiting Nor’easters (21-9, 14-4 Commonwealth Coast) beat Western New England (18-15, 13-5) twice, winning 3-1 and 4-2.

UNE took a 2-0 lead in the first inning of the opener on an RBI double by Ashley Gott and an RBI single by Marie Mantelli.

Mantelli homered in the fifth inning of Game 2 before UNE scored three times in the seventh to take a 4-0 lead.


USM SWEEPS WCSU: Collin Henry pitched a nine-hitter and struck out 10, and Anthony Pisani had four hits as the Huskies (14-10, 3-3 Little East) beat Western Connecticut State 6-3 in the opener at Gorham.

David Ricker had three hits, including a home run, and Mike Eaton had two hits and two RBI as USM completed the sweep of the Colonials (10-14, 2-6) with an 11-6 win.

MAINE, BINGHAMTON SPLIT: Jeffrey Gibbs pitched a nine-hitter with six strikeouts to lead Maine (19-15, 4-2 America East) to a 3-1 win in the opener, but Peter Bregartner’s two-run single in the eighth lifted Binghamton (12-17, 4-3) to a 13-11 win in Game 2 at Binghamton, N.Y.

Taylor Lewis and Tony Patane had RBI singles as Maine took a 2-0 lead in the first game.

Joe Mercurio and Tyler Patzalek each had four hits in the second game for the Black Bears.

ST. JOSEPH’S SWEEPS ALBERTUS MAGNUS: Starters Sam Murray and Kevin Chamberlain and reliever Mason Roberge combined to hold the Falcons (8-25, 4-8 GNAC) to seven hits and no walks as the Monks (23-10, 9-3) took a pair of 4-0 victories at Standish.

Murray pitched a three-hitter with four strikeouts in the opener. Todd Keneborus drove in the first run with a single in the third inning.

In Game 2, Chamberlain allowed two hits and struck out five in five innings. Roberge struck out two in two innings for the save. Keneborus had an RBI double in the first and an RBI triple in the third.

COLBY SWEEPS BOWDOIN: The Mules (11-10, 2-7 NESCAC) ended a 12-game losing streak to Bowdoin and earned their first conference wins over the Polar Bears (20-7, 3-3) since 2002 as they posted 2-1 and 9-1 wins at Brunswick.

Matt Moore won the opener, scattering seven hits and four walks in six innings. Will Hartigan pitched a perfect seventh for the save.

Bowdoin took a 1-0 lead in the third, but Colby went ahead in the fifth when Ryan Conlon singled in a run and Mike Mastrocola was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded.


BOWDOIN 15, ENDICOTT 10: Katie Stewart and Katy Dissinger combined for 10 goals as the Polar Bears (8-4) beat the Gulls (11-4) at Beverly, Mass.

BATES 16, COLORADO COLLEGE 4: Joan O’Neill had four goals and two assists to lead the Bobcats (5-5) past the Tigers (7-5) at Lewiston.

Jenna Dannis added three goals for Bates, which led 10-1 at the half.

ROGER WILLIAMS 11, UNE 5: Cara Cole had three goals for the Nor’easters (9-3, 7-2 Commonwealth Coast) against the Hawks (9-3, 7-1) at Bristol, R.I.


ST. JOSEPH’S 11, JOHNSON STATE 9: The Monks (6-6, 2-3 NAC) scored five consecutive goals in the last 11:13 of the first quarter as they took a 5-3 lead and held off the Badgers (1-7, 1-5) at Johnson, Vt.

Kody Peckham led St. Joseph’s with three goals and two assists.


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