DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — St. Bonaventure scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday to walk off with a 4-3 victory against the University of Maine in the finale of a three-game baseball series.

Maine (5-5) took a 2-0 lead in the fourth when Danny Casals reached on a throwing error and scored on a Christopher Bec double. Jonathan Bennett followed with an RBI double.

The Black Bears added a run in the fifth when Casals drove in Lou Della Ferra with a line single, but St. Bonaventure (2-4) got a run back on a Tommy LaCongo sacrifice fly in the bottom of the inning.

Nick Silva went the first seven innings for Maine, allowing one run on four hits, striking out four and walking three.

Eddie Emerson came on in the eighth and threw a perfect inning before allowing a leadoff double in the ninth. The next batter was intentionally walked before Jeff Gelinas relieved. The Bonnies then won on a throwing error and two base hits.

ST. JOSEPH’S 14, COE 7: The Monks (3-1) sent 12 batters to the plate in the seventh inning, scoring seven runs to beat the Kohawks (2-2) at Auburndale, Florida.

Tied 3-3 heading to the bottom of the fifth, St. Joseph’s took the lead for good when Jake White singled in Dennis Meehan. After Anthony DiPrizio was hit by a pitch and Joey Murphy singled, Max McCoomb tripled to left- center.

McCoomb went 2 for 4, driving in five runs, and six players recorded multiple-hit games.DiPrizio added a pair of singles and three RBI.


MASSACHUSETTS MARITIME ACADEMY 8, ST. JOSEPH’S 4: The Buccaneers (2-0) scored three unanswered goals in the third quarter to build a four-goal cushion and held off the Monks (0-2) at Portland.

After Matt Donnell scored 55 seconds into the third quarter to bring the Monks within 4-3, Massachusetts Maritime scored its three straight.

Michael Finn, Brendan Barrett and Dalton Paquette also scored, and Connor Trainor stopped 14 shots for St. Joseph’s.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 8, COLBY 7: Andrew Curro scored with 3:39 to play as the Nor’easters (3-0) edged the Mules (0-1) at Biddeford.

UNE led 5-3 at halftime but Colby scored four straight for a 7-5 lead through three quarters.

Dan Auger answered with a pair of goals for the Nor’easters, the first 1:19 into the fourth and the tying goal with 4:26 remaining.


BOWDOIN 20, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 7: Hannah Hirshfield scored four of her game-high five goals in the first half as the 16th-ranked Polar Bears (2-0) took a 12-4 halftime lead and rolled past the Nor’easters (2-1) at Biddeford.

Kelsey Gallagher had four goals and three assists for Bowdoin. Annie Glenn added two goals and three assists, and Mettler Growney chipped in a pair of goals.

Jocelyn Davee led UNE with three goals and an assist, and Anna Stowell added two goals.

COLBY 13, ENDICOTT 3: The Mules (1-1) scored all six of the second-half goals and downed the Gulls (2-1) at Beverly, Massachusetts.


HORIZON LEAGUE: LaVone Holland scored 20 points and Drew McDonald had 14 points and 12 rebounds to help Northern Kentucky (24-10) hold off Milwaukee (11-24) for a 59-53 win at Detroit, putting the school in the NCAA tournament in its first season of eligibility.

NORTHEAST CONFERENCE: Elijah Long scored 24 points, Junior Robinson added 22 and Mount St. Mary’s (19-15) rallied past Saint Francis (16-16) at Emmitsburg, Maryland, to earn an automatic berth in the NCAA tournament.