WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — University of Southern Maine senior Jamie Ruginski won his second straight NCAA Division III indoor triple jump title Saturday, landing a mark of 49 feet, 1/4 inch on his final attempt at the JDL Fast Track facility.

Ruginski beat a jump of 48-4 3/4 by Bridgewater State’s Chris Perry.

It was the third title for Ruginski, who won the triple jump at both the indoor and outdoor championships last season.

The Bonny Eagle High graduate also placed second in Friday’s long jump, helping the Huskies take 20 points for a sixth-place tie among 66 scoring teams at the indoor track championships.

Bates was ninth with 16 points, boosted by Eric Wainman’s third-place finish in the heptathlon.

Mitchell Black, a Tufts junior from Brunswick, won the 800-meter race, finishing in 1 minute, 51.94 seconds to beat Michael Harnish of Lebanon Valley by just over a second.

Black was third in the indoor 800 last year and second in the outdoor.


MAINE 13, CORNELL 9: The Black Bears (8-13) scored seven runs in the bottom of the third inning and held on to defeat the Big Red (2-7) at Auburndale, Florida.

Maine brought 12 hitters to the plate in the inning and plated five unearned runs on a pair of Cornell errors.

Sam Balzano led the way for the Black Bears, going 4 for 5 with three runs, while Shane Bussey was 3 for 5 with an RBI and a pair of runs.

Scott Heath picked up the win, going five innings, allowing three runs on six hits, walking three and striking out six.

Maine finished its Florida swing with three straight wins.

USM 12, COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY 5: Paul McDonough went 3 for 4 with two doubles and three RBI, and the Huskies (5-1) opened a 7-0 lead in rolling past the Lions (0-1) at Winter Haven, Florida.

Nick DiBiase was 4 for 5 with two runs and an RBI for the Huskies, while Brandon Joyce was 3 for 5 with two RBI.

Andrew Richards picked up his first win of the season for Southern Maine, going 42/3 scoreless innings, allowing three hits and striking out two.


BOWDOIN 12, HAMILTON 8: Shawn Daly had four goals and an assist to help Bowdoin (1-3, 1-2 NESCAC) defeat Hamilton (3-2, 1-2) at Ryan Field in Brunswick.

Brandon Lee added two goals and two assists for the Polar Bears, while goalie Peter Mumford stepped up with 14 saves.

Bowdoin got goals from five players to go ahead 5-2 in the first quarter and led the rest of the way.

BATES 11, TRINITY 9: Jack Allard scored five goals as Bates (3-2, 1-2 NESCAC) downed Trinity (1-4, 0-3), at Hartford, Connecticut.

Kyle Weber scored twice in a 31-second span to give the Bobcats an 8-7 lead with 10:36 in the third quarter, and Andrew Melvin and Allard scored in the next 2:12 to push the advantage to three.

Joe Faria made nine saves for Bates. Trinity’s Mickey Zaverucha had 18.

TUFTS 11, COLBY 9: The defending national champion Jumbos (4-0, 2-0 NESCAC) had to hold off a second-half rally from Colby (2-2, 1-2) to secure a win at Alfond Arena in Waterville.

Colby goaltender Tyler Will kept things close with 24 saves.

Tufts keeper Alex Salazar made 15 stops.

Derek Youngman led the Mules with three goals, and Kevin Seiler scored twice.

Jake Gillepsie was the only player with two goals for the Jumbos, who have averaged just under 20 goals per game this season.

USM 19, NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE 7: Seth Wing netted seven goals to lead Southern Maine (2-0) past New England College (0-3) at Gorham.

Nate DelGiudice added three goals for the Huskies, who led 5-0 after the first quarter.

New England College managed to keep pace in the second and third quarters, but Southern Maine finished the game with five unanswered goals.

Keegan Smith, Tyler Jamison and Burleigh Desjardins all scored twice for the Huskies.

MIT 12, UNE 10: Graham Davis scored two goals late in the fourth quarter to lift the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (3-0) to a victory over the University of New England (3-2) at Biddeford.

Chris Cook put the Engineers ahead for good, scoring with 13:16 left to make it 8-7.

Dan Auger led the Nor’easters with four goals and an assist. David Rubenstein had two goals and one assist.

ST. JOSEPH’S 17, ANNA MARIA 1: Brandon Boutin scored three goals to pace St. Joseph’s College (1-2, 1-0 GNAC) in a rout of Anna Maria (0-4, 0-2), at Deering High School’s Memorial Field.

Brendan Barrett added two goals and five asssists. Luigi Grimaldi, Jake O’Brien and Brad Loomis chipped in with two goals apiece.