BIDDEFORD — Stephanie Stockwell was the winning pitcher in both games and had three hits in the second game Friday as the University of Southern Maine softball team swept the University of New England by scores of 5-3 and 6-5.

Stockwell relieved Desiree Benner in the third inning of the opener and allowed two hits and struck out five over the final five innings.

Samantha Crosman had four hits and two RBI, and Lillian Cooper collected three hits for the Huskies (4-8).

Sydney Helmbrecht had two hits for UNE (8-6).

Stockwell pitched a complete game in Game 2, getting the final out on a pop out after a two-run double Adrienne Chase.

Stockwell had an RBI and two runs scored. Crosman contributed two hits and two RBI.


Chase and Amanda Vallante each had three hits for UNE.

ST. JOSEPH’S SWEEPS EMMANUEL: The Monks (10-2, 2-0 GNAC) rallied for three runs in the seventh inning for a 4-2 win and a sweep of the Saints (6-8, 0-2) at Boston.

After scoring their first run in the sixth inning, the Monks pulled ahead in the seventh with three unearned runs. After Carla Tripp scored and Kim Jordan made it to third on a outfield error, Connie Grovo singled home the go-ahead run. Grovo later scored on another error.

Rae-Marie Copan pitched a one-hitter with six strikeouts as the Monks won the opener 5-0.

Theresa Hendrix doubled home a run and scored on a error in the fourth. She walked and scored on a groundout in the sixth.

Lindsay Moore had two hits for the Monks.


Catherine Davis doubled to center in the fourth to break up Copan’s no-hit bid.

WILLIAMS 5, COLBY 0: Emma Harrington threw a two-hitter with five strikeouts for the Ephs (7-4) against the Mules (3-7) at Clermont, Fla.

BUENA VISTA 5, COLBY 0: Lewia and McLaughlin each had a pair of hits for the Mules (3-8) in a loss to the Beavers (8-10) at Clermont, Fla.


BOWDOIN 4, TRINITY 2: Erik Jacobsen pitched seven solid innings and the Polar Bears scored a pair of runs in the fourth and fifth innings as they won their NESCAC opener, at Hartford. Jacobson allowed six hits and a run while striking out two and walking two.

The Polar Bears (9-3-1) scored on a hit batsman and a groundout in the fourth. Peter Cimini hit a sacrifice fly and Cole DiRoberto singled home a run in the fifth.


ENDICOTT 16, SOUTHERN MAINE 7: The Gulls (7-2) broke it open with a seven-run third inning and went on to defeat the Huskies (10-4) at Beverly, Mass.

The Gulls sent 12 men to the plate in the third. Harry Oringer capped the rally with a three-run homer that put his team ahead 11-3.

Forrest Chadwick scored after both of his triples for USM. Nick DiBiase drove in three runs with a double and a walk, and losing pitcher Chris Bernard had two RBI.

COLBY, THOMAS SPLIT: Colby scored all its runs in the fifth and sixth innings to win the second game 11-3, after James McLamb threw a complete game for the Terriers (1-8) to earn an 8-3 victory in the opener at Auburndale, Fla.

In Game 2, the Mules scored eight runs in the sixth, including two on a double by Jason Buco and a another on a triple by Kevin Galvin.

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