PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Nic Lops and Jameson Collins hit back-to-back RBI singles in the seventh inning, and St. Joseph’s College beat Lasell 2-0 in an elimination game at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference baseball tournament Saturday.

St. Joseph’s (24-13), the No. 1 seed, will face second-seeded Suffolk (32-10) at noon Sunday. If the Monks win, the teams would play a second game to determine the champion.

Suffolk beat the Monks 10-0 in the first game Saturday.

MAINE, ALBANY SPLIT: Colin Ridley hit a two-run single in the first inning and added a two-run homer in the fifth to lift Maine (17-28, 6-10 America East) to a 5-2 victory against Albany (18-23, 6-10) in the second game of a doubleheader in Albany, New York.

Albany won the opener, 7-1.

In the second game, John Arel of Maine (17-28, 6-10) gave up two unearned runs on four hits, striking out nine and walking one over six innings. Nick Silva picked up the save, striking out two in a perfect inning of relief.

BOWDOIN SWEEPS MIDDLEBURY: Joe Gentile had three hits, including two doubles, and drove in three runs to lead the Polar Bears (22-14) to a 6-0 win over the Panthers (11-20) in the opener at Middlebury, Vermont. Bowdoin won the second game, 3-0.

In the opener, Brandon Lopez struck out seven and walked one in a four-hitter for the Polar Bears. Michael Staes and Kyle Stanley combined on a three-hitter in Game 2.

AMHERST SWEEPS COLBY: Three pitchers combined on a four-hitter and Ariel Kenney hit an RBI single in the fifth inning to lift Amherst (24-10) to a 1-0 win over the Mules (11-24) in the opener at Amherst, Massachusetts.

Amherst also won the second game, 9-1.

Soren Hanson of Colby gave up one run on six hits, striking out seven and walking one over six innings in the opener. In the second game, Noah Tocci hit an RBI single and Matt Reveloni added two singles for the Mules.

BATES, WILLIAMS SPLIT: Brandon Fox led off the bottom of the eighth inning with a single and scored the go-ahead run on a pair of errors as the Bobcats (14-21) won the second game, 3-2, and split with the Ephs (13-19) at Lewiston.

Williams won the opener, 10-1.

SOUTHERN MAINE C.C. 10, NHTI 5: Tim Rodrigues and Shawn Murphy each hit two-run singles during a six-run second inning as the Seawolves (19-21) erased a 3-0 deficit and pulled away from the Lynx (5-22) in the YSCC final at South Portland.


ST. JOSEPH (VT.) 4, SOUTHERN MAINE C.C. 0: Maggie Miller had six strikeouts and one walk in a three-hitter, and also had two hits and drove in a run to lead the Fighting Saints (22-14) over the Seawolves (4-23) in a Yankee Small College Conference semifinal at Concord, New Hampshire.

MAINE, UMBC SPLIT: Molly Flowers had 12 strikeouts and one walk in a no-hitter for Maine (25-19, 12-5) in a 6-0 win over the Retrievers (24-29, 5-11) in the opener at Orono. UMBC won the second game, 2-1.


MIDDLEBURY 10, BOWDOIN 9: Tim Giarrusso scored four goals as the fourth-seeded Panthers (12-5) defeated the third-seeded Polar Bears (12-5) in a NESCAC semifinal at Medford, Massachusetts.


TRINITY 14, BATES 3: Clare Lyne had four goals and Georgia Mergner added four assists to lead the top-seeded Bantams (15-2) past the fifth-seeded Bobcats (12-5) in a NESCAC semifinal at Hartford, Connecticut.