LOWELL, Mass. — Jeff Gelinas and Scott Heath combined on a four-hitter Sunday as the University of Maine completed a three-game series sweep against UMass-Lowell with a 2-1 win in America East baseball.

Gelinas, a freshman from Saco, allowed one run on three hits in six innings. Heath, a junior from Westbrook, pitched the final three innings for his first career save.

The Black Bears (10-13, 3-5 America East) scored twice in the top of the second. Heath was hit by a pitch leading off the inning. Alex Calbick followed with a single up the middle before Nick Bernardo was also hit by a pitch. Jonathan Salcedo drove in Heath with a sacrifice fly, and Calbick scored on Shane Bussey’s single up the middle.

Joe Consolmagno scored for Lowell (13-19, 4-5) on a groundout in the bottom of the second.

SOUTHERN MAINE 12, WHEATON 3: Paul McDonough and Jake Glauser each knocked in three runs for the Huskies (19-6) during a win against Wheaton (22-8-1) in Gorham.

Southern Maine took a 4-0 lead in the second on Glauser’s RBI double, McDonough’s two-run double and John Carey’s RBI single. After the Lyons countered with a run in the third, the Huskies scored eight times in the sixth for a 12-1 lead. Chris Bernard highlighted the inning with a two-run double to right-center, and Glauser capped the scoring with a two-run single.

ST. JOSEPH’S SWEEPS ANNA MARIA: Nic Lops singled through the right side of the infield to drive home Louie Vigers with two outs in the bottom of the seventh, giving the Monks (17-7, 8-0 GNAC) a 3-2 victory over Anna Maria (5-20, 2-12) in the first game of a doubleheader at Standish.

Taylor Black drove home four runs to lead St. Joseph’s to a 6-1 triumph in the second game.

BATES 11, CLARK 1: Kevin Davis had three hits and three runs scored, and Brad Reynolds allowed one unearned run in five innings as the Bobcats (9-9) beat the Cougars (7-19) in Worcester, Mass.

SOFTBALL

USM SWEEPS UMPI: Desiree Benner threw a no-hitter in the opener as Southern Maine (12-13) took a pair of five-inning victories in Gorham, 16-0 and 11-1.

Samantha Crosman finished with four RBI, three hits and two runs scored in Game 1. Kristen Duross hit a bases-loaded triple in Game 2, Lillian Cooper added a two-run triple, and Allison Pillar also drove home two runs.

ST. JOSEPH’S SWEEPS RIVIER: Melissa Mayhew’s sixth-inning single through the right side scored Danica Gleason with the go-ahead run as the Monks (23-3, 15-1 GNAC) won 2-1 in the first game of a doubleheader against Rivier (8-18, 2-12) at Nashua, N.H.

Kim Jordan and Theresa Hendrix each drove in two runs while leading St. Joseph’s to a 6-3 win in the second game.

TUFTS SWEEPS BOWDOIN: Emily Griffin pitched a two-hitter in the first game and smacked three hits in Game 2 for Bowdoin (16-8, 5-3 NESCAC), but the Polar Bears suffered 4-0 and 3-1 losses to Tufts (21-3, 5-0) at Medford, Mass.

ENDICOTT SWEEPS UNE: Amanda Vallante had two hits in each game and scored the only runs for the University of New England (20-12, 10-6 Commonwealth Coast), which lost 6-2 and 9-0 against Endicott (17-6-1, 9-1) in Biddeford.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE

BOWDOIN 17, WHEATON 2: Betsy Sachs scored the first four goals of a 10-0 run as the Polar Bears (7-5) routed Wheaton (9-6) in Brunswick.

Megan O’Connor also had four goals.

SOUTHERN MAINE 16, MIT 15: Jacki Kelly’s fifth goal of the game, off a free-position shot with 5:43 left in the second overtime, was the difference as the Huskies (4-6) edged MIT (9-5) in Gorham.

Nicole Laplante added four goals and Sarah Pelligrinelli had three for USM.

ST. JOSEPH’S 14, RIVIER 11: The Monks (8-6, 7-1 GNAC) scored three goals in overtime to pull away from Rivier (6-7, 4-4) at Nashua, N.H.


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