STANDISH — Nic Lops drove home three runs and scored once, and Alex Lorenc drove home two runs and scored twice as St. Joseph’s completed a sweep of a baseball doubleheader Saturday with a 10-0 victory over Rivier.

Joe Gruntkosky pitched six innings to earn the win for the Monks (10-5), striking out nine while allowing just three singles.

St. Joseph’s won the first game 13-3. 

COLBY SWEEPS TRINITY: Jason Buco hit his second home run of the game during a three-run seventh inning for the Mules (10-2, 2-0 NESCAC East) as they rallied for a 5-3 win over the Bantams (6-12, 1-4) in a doubleheader opener at Hartford, Conn.

Andrew Della Volpe hit a pair of RBI singles in the second game and scored the eventual winning run on Ryder Arsenault’s sacrifice fly as the Mules built a 6-0 lead through six innings and held on for a 6-5 victory.



ST. JOSEPH’S SWEEPS LASELL: Rae-Marie Copan struck out two and walked one while throwing a one-hitter, and Theresa Hendrix and Lindsay Moore drove in two runs apiece to lead the Monks (16-2, 8-0 GNAC) to a 4-0 win over the Lasers (12-10, 5-5) in the opener of a doubleheader at Newton, Mass.

In Game 2, Hendrix went 2 for 3 with a triple, a home run, three RBI and two runs scored to pace the Monks to an 8-0 victory in five innings. 

BOWDOIN SWEEPS TRINITY: Melissa DellaTorre pitched a three-hitter and Adriane Krul had three hits and scored three runs to lead the Polar Bears (12-6, 2-1 NESCAC) to a 5-1 win over the Bantams (5-13, 3-2) in the second game of a doubleheader at Hartford, Conn.

In the opener, Emily Griffin scattered nine hits and also had a pair of hits and an RBI in a 10-4 Bowdoin victory. 

USM SPLITS WITH WESTERN CONNECTICUT: Stefanie Stockwell struck out four while throwing a six-hitter, and Danni Humphrey drove in two runs and scored one to lead the Huskies (7-9, 1-1 Little East) to a 6-3 win over the Colonials (16-5-1, 1-1) in the second game of a doubleheader at Danbury, Conn.

In the opener, Stockwell hit an RBI single in the top of the seventh to bring Southern Maine within a run, but the Colonials kept the potential tying run stranded at third to hold on for a 4-3 win. 


ALBANY 4, MAINE 0: Charlise Castro’s two-run homer in the bottom of the fourth inning broke a scoreless tie, and the Great Danes (12-7, 2-2 America East) added two runs in the fifth to pull away from Maine (12-10, 4-2) at Albany, N.Y.

Vicky McFarland also homered for Albany. The Black Bears managed only singles by Felicia Lennon and EmJ Fogel off Albany’s Brittany MacFawn, who had 10 strikeouts.


ROGER WILLIAMS 19, UNE 6: Kristen Pingree scored six goals and assisted on another as the Hawks (5-6, 3-2 Commonwealth Coast) beat the Nor’easters (6-5, 1-2) at Bristol, R.I.

Rachel Schwaner paced the Nor’easters with three goals. Hannah Tavella scored twice. 

ST. JOSEPH’S 10, LASELL 8: Kat Gadbois scored four goals and the Monks (6-5, 5-0 GNAC) rallied in the second half to beat the Lasers (5-5, 3-2) at Newton, Mass.


Lizzie Calnan added three goals and an assist for the Monks, who trailed 7-6 at halftime. 

MIDDLEBURY 7, BATES 6: Cat Lincoln scored the tying goal and Bridget Instrum got the winner with about seven minutes remaining as the Panthers (9-1, 6-1 NESCAC) beat the Bobcats (7-5, 3-4) at Lewiston.

Wally Pierce and Emma Noto notched two goals apiece for Bates. 

BOWDOIN 14, CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 9: Taylor Wilson and Jordan Smith scored four goals each for the Polar Bears (5-4, 3-4 NESCAC) in a victory over the Camels (4-7, 0-6) at Brunswick.

Lindsay Picard, Megan O’Connor and Betsy Sachs added two goals each. Taylor Thomas led the Camels with four goals.



AMHERST 12, COLBY 5: Krista Zsitvay and Rachel Passarelli scored three goals apiece to pace the Lord Jeffs (9-0, 6-0 NESCAC) in a win over the Mules (5-4, 3-3) at Waterville.

Abby Hatch had two goals and an assist for the Mules, who trailed 4-2 at halftime.


BOWDOIN 10, CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 9: Tyler Williams’ unassisted goal capped Bowdoin’s comeback from an 8-1 deficit as the Polar Bears (9-2, 6-1 NESCAC) beat the Camels (7-4, 3-3) at New London, Conn.

Bowdoin trailed 9-7 before Daniel O’Berry converted a feed from Will Wise with 7:13 remaining. Just 22 seconds later, David Nemirov put in a pass from Franklin Reis, and Williams scored the winner 42 seconds later.

Wise finished with three goals and three assists. Dan Henley added two goals. 


NORWICH 5, ST. JOSEPH’S 1: Victor Bill, Matt Flaherty and Ian Mendoza scored as the Cadets (3-8, 3-2 GNAC) opened a 3-0 lead en route to a victory against St. Joseph’s (4-5, 3-3) at Northfield, Vt.

Andrew Sullivan scored for the Monks. 

SALEM STATE 11, USM 10: Alex Pearsons scored all three of his goals in the fourth quarter as the Vikings (3-6, 1-1 Little East) went on a 4-0 run and held off the Huskies (2-7, 0-2) at Gorham.

Jeff Urmston and Tyler Jamison scored three goals apiece for Southern Maine. Seth Wing added two goals and an assist. 

MIDDLEBURY 10, BATES 7: Jack Rautiola scored all three of his goals during a closing 5-1 run by the Panthers (5-5, 4-3 NESCAC) in a win over the Bobcats (4-6, 1-6) at Middlebury, Vt.

Bates, which led 6-5 midway through the third quarter, was paced by Charlie Hildebrand and Jack Allard with two goals and an assist apiece. 


ROGER WILLAMS 14, UNE 10: Mike Hanna, Jon Nessa and Wil Siefert each scored twice in the second quarter as the Hawks (10-2, 4-1 Commonwealth Coast) opened a 9-4 lead over the Nor’easters (3-9, 0-3) at Bristol, R.I.

Nick Gross tallied three goals for UNE. Patrick Wolfe added a pair. 

AMHERST 14, COLBY 7: Quinn Moroney collected four goals and five assists to lead the Lord Jeffs (8-2, 4-2 NESCAC) over the Mules (5-5, 2-4) at Amherst, Mass.

John Grimaldi scored four goals and Brendan McNeill had two assists to pace the Mules.

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