DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Tyler Schwanz doubled home Lou Della Fera in the top of the 18th inning Sunday to give Maine a 5-4 baseball win over St. Bonaventure.

The game tied Maine’s school record for longest game.

The Black Bears (5-4) took a 4-3 lead on an RBI single by Caleb Kerbs in the 15th, but St. Bonaventure (1-4) tied the game on a passed ball in the bottom half.

Christopher Bec led Maine’s offense with three hits and two runs scored. Matthew Pushard (1-0) picked up the win, throwing three scoreless innings.

ST. JOSEPH’S SWEEPS WPI: The Monks (2-0) scored three runs in the top of the first and held on for a 7-2 win over WPI (0-2) in a mutual season opener in Auburndale, Florida.

The Monks took advantage of five errors to get five unearned runs.

In the second game, the Monks recorded 13 hits and drew 12 walks in a 20-11 win. Jameson Collins finished with three hits and five RBI in Game 2.


MAINE SWEPT: Home runs by Rachel Harvey and Meghan Royle in the first game and a two-run double by Erika Leonard in the second game weren’t enough to prevent the Black Bears (1-4) from taking a pair of losses in Phoenix – 9-3 against Grand Canyon (20-2) and 5-3 against Creighton (6-12).

Maine led 2-1 against Grand Canyon until Camree Wartman’s bases-loaded triple fueled a five-run fifth inning for the Antelops.

In the second game, Sam Dellinger’s three-run homer in the first inning gave Creighton a lead it wouldn’t relinquish.

ST. JOSEPH’S SPLITS: Kristal Smith pitched a three-hitter collected two hits at the plate to lead the Monks to a 3-1 win over Emerson (0-2), after they opened their season with an 8-0 loss to St. John Fisher (2-0) in Kissimmee, Florida.

Smith scored on a passed ball in the second inning and Madisyn Charest followed with an RBI double to give St. Joseph’s a 2-0 lead against Emerson.

In the first game, St. John’s Fisher pitcher Lindsey Thayer struck out 17 and allowed only two hits.


UNE 20, PLYMOUTH STATE 9: The Nor’easters (3-0) raced out to a 15-1 lead and easily defeated the Panthers (0-1) in Biddeford.

Andrew Curro led UNE with four goals. Mitch Mullin, Dan Auger and Garrett Bozek each added three.

BATES 15, WESLEYAN 14: Charlie Fay and Andrew Melvin each scored four goals, and the Bobcats (1-0) overcame an early 3-0 deficit before holding off a late rally by the Cardinals (0-1) in Lewiston.

AMHERST 17, BOWDOIN 12: Chris Albanese scored five goals and the Purple & White (1-0) led 9-1 after the first quarter on their way to a win over the Polar Bears (0-1) in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Shawn Daly and Brett Kujala each scored three goals for Bowdoin.

HAMILTON 9, COLBY 8: Casey Kopp scored the tiebreaking goal with 6:27 remaining to lift the Continentals (1-0) over the Mules (0-1) in Clinton, New York.

Austin Sayre, Lane Kadish and Kevin Seiler each scored twice for Colby, which led 5-0 in the first quarter.


UNE 13, CASTLETON 9: Korinne Bohunsky, Nichole Carvalho, Jocelyn Davee, Brooke Kelleher and Anna Stowell each scored twice for the Nor’easters (2-0) in a win over the Spartans (0-1) in Biddeford.

BOWDOIN 7, AMHERST 6: Annie Glenn’s goal with 2:42 remaining in overtime gave the Polar Bears (1-0) a win over the Purple & White (0-1) in Brunswick.

Hannah Hirschfeld scored twice for Bowdoin.

WESLEYAN 9, BATES 8: Abigail Hurst scored with one minute remaining in overtime to lift the Cardinals (1-0) over the Bobcats (0-1) in Middletown, Connecticut.

Bates trailed 7-3 at halftime but tied the game on a goal by Teal Otley with 17 seconds remaining.

Camille Belletete, Katie Allard and Otley each scored twice for Bates.

HAMILTON 8, COLBY 5: The Continentals (1-0) overcame an early 3-0 deficit and scored seven consecutive goals to defeat the Mules (0-1) in Brunswick.

Maddie Hatch led Colby with two goals.


(16) PURDUE 69, NORTHWESTERN 65: Vincent Edwards scored 16 of his 25 points in the second half and Caleb Swanigan added 20 points and 14 rebounds to help the Boilermakers (25-6, 14-4 Big Ten) beat the Wildcats (21-10, 10-8) in Evanston, Illinois.

(18) CINCINNATI 67, CONNECTICUT 47: Gary Clark had 17 points and 14 rebounds, leading the Bearcats (27-4, 16-2 American Athletic Conference) past the Huskies (14-16, 9-9) in Storrs, Connecticut.

(21) WICHITA STATE 71, ILLINOIS STATE 51: Conner Frankamp scored 19 points, Markis McDuffie added 16 and the Shockers (30-4) won the Missouri Valley Conference championship with a victory over the Redbirds (27-6) in St. Louis

(22) WISCONSIN 66, MINNESOTA 49: Bronson Koenig scored 17 points in his final home game, and the Badgers (23-8, 12-6 Big Ten) secured the second seed in the conference tournament with a win over the Golden Gophers (23-8, 11-7).


(1) CONNECTICUT 78, CENTRAL FLORIDA 56: Gabby Williams and Napheesa Collier each scored 16 points as the Huskies (31-0) beat the Golden Knights (20-11) in the American Athletic Conference semifinals in Uncasville, Connecticut.

(3) NOTRE DAME 84, (13) DUKE 61: Arike Ogunbowale scored 21 points, Brianna Turner added 18 and Notre Dame (30-3) beat Duke (27-5) in the ACC championship game in Conway, South Carolina.