BRISTOL, R.I. – Chad Raffety struck out eight over eight innings Friday as the St. Joseph’s College baseball team won its sixth straight, edging Roger Williams, 3-2.

Rafferty cruised through the first seven innings before allowing a two-run double in the eighth. He got out of it when John Oppenhimer was thrown out at home by right fielder Alex Lorenc while trying to score from second on a single for Roger Williams (3-10).

The Monks (9-1) scored one in the second on a single by Brandon Chase, and two in the third on a single by Lorenc and a double play that scored Mike Pratt.

SOUTHERN MAINE 8, WESTERN NEW ENGLAND 1: Nick Grady had two hits and three RBI to lead the Huskies (6-3) over the Golden Bears (5-6) at Auburndale, Fla.

Ben Ives allowed nine hits, no walks and struck out four in his first complete game this year.

Grady hit an RBI single in the fourth inning and a capped a four-run fifth with a two-run triple.

MAINE 5, BRYANT 3: Alex Calbick and Scott Heath each had four hits for the Black Bears (7-12) against the Bulldogs (9-10) at Smithfield, R.I.

Heath and Tyler Patzalek hit run-scoring singles, and Sam Balzano drew a bases-loaded walk in the fourth inning.

Calbick led off the third with a single and scored on Patzalek’s hit. He begin the seventh with a double, then scored with Justin Leisenheimer on an error.

COLBY SWEEPS WESTERN CONN.: Mike Mastrocola drove in five runs in the opener, and hit two doubles in the second game as Colby won 11-2 and 7-2 at Fort Myers, Fla.

Mastrocola hit a grand slam in the first inning of the opener. Brady Hesslein earned his second win of the week, a complete game with six strikeouts.

Nathan Ellis hit two-run singles in the sixth and seventh innings, and Luke Geoghegan pitched five strong innings in the second game.


COLBY 11, TUFTS 10: The Mules (6-0, 3-0) built a solid lead in the first half and held off the Jumbos (4-1, 2-1) at Clermont, Fla.

Lindsay McKennna scored the first three goals, Tess Petesch scored twice to make it 5-1 and Kate Pistel had two during a four-goal flurry that put Colby up 9-2.

The Jumbos opened the second half with three straight and later strung four more before Katharine Eddy got the winner with 4:31 left.


LUTHER 7, BOWDOIN 6: Eliza Smith scored on a fielder’s choice in the ninth inning to give the Norse (12-2) the extra-inning win over the Polar Bears (12-4) at Clermont, Fla.

Gen Barlow hit a three-run homer in the first for a 3-0 lead that held until the fifth when Kelsey Weindruch answered with a three-run shot.

Luther went ahead 6-3 with another three-run homer in the eighth. The Polar Bears scored three in the bottom of the eighth on a single by Toni DaCampo, a sacrifice fly by Amy Hackett and a passed ball.

COLBY 5, WIS.-SUPERIOR 4: Brianne Wheeler hit a walk-off single for the Mules (1-8) against the Yellowjacks (4-8) at Clermont, Fla.

Katie Graichen hit a two-run double in the seventh and scored the winning run.

FROSTBURG ST. 5, COLBY 4: Erin Caputo hit a two-run single in the seventh inning, but the Mules (2-8) closed their Southern trip with a loss to the Bobcats (9-10) at Clermont, Fla.

Katie Graichen reached three times on a hit, a walk and a hit batsmen, and also scored two runs for Colby.

CHICAGO 9, SOUTHERN MAINE 1: The Maroons (7-2) broke it open with a seven-run fifth inning, spoiling the Huskies’ opener at Clermont, Fla.

Chicago got to reliever Caitlin LeBorgne for four hits and three walks during the rally that forced the mercy rule.

Kaylie DeMillo hit an RBI single for the Huskies.

ELMHURST 10, SOUTHERN MAINE 0: Lindsay Nauman tossed a no-hitter for the Blue Jays (13-3) against the Huskies (0-2) at Clermont, Fla.

Nauman struck out eight.

Ele Walter, Rose Wysocki and Clare Bukowski had two hits, each for Elmhurst.


TUFTS 9, COLBY 4: The Jumbos (4-1, 3-0 NESCAC) began each half with consecutive goals and defeated the Mules (2-2, 1-2) at Medford, Mass.

Four players scored for Tufts before Bjorn Knutson answeredunassisted for the Mules with 4:59 left in the second quarter.


MAINE: Eight former Black Bears participated in tests and drills in front of five NFL teams during the annual Pro Day at Orono.

The players were defensive backs Trevor Coston and Jerron McMillian; defensive lineman Raibonne Charles; running back Pashaun Brown; wide receiver Derek Session; tight end Derek Buttles; quarterback Warren Smith; and punter Jordan Waxman.


UNION 3, MICHIGAN STATE 1: Troy Grosenick made 20 saves and Union (25-7-7) won its first Division I hockey tournament game, beating Michigan State (19-16-4) in the first round of the East Regional at Bridgeport, Conn.

UMASS-LOWELL 4, MIAMI (OHIO) 3: Curtis McKenzie scored 2:13 into overtime to lift UMass-Lowell (24-12-1) over Miami of Ohio (24-15-2) in the first round of the NCAA tournament at Bridgeport, Conn.


DUKE: Duke expects freshman guard Austin Rivers to decide next week whether he will enter the NBA draft.