CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Miami drew 13 walks, including two with the bases loaded, and defeated Maine 7-2 in a nonconference college baseball game Wednesday night at Mark Light Field.

Miami also beat the Black Bears 4-3 in the opener of the two-game series Tuesday night.

The Hurricanes (8-9) went up 2-0 in the second inning when Christopher Barr and James Davison drew bases-loaded walks.

Miami extended the lead to 5-0 in the fifth. Davison drove in a run on a fielder’s choice and Barry Burchkowski scored on an error on the next play.

Maine (6-10) scored in the seventh when Jonathan Bennett hit a grounder that scored Lou Della Fera.

The Black Bears added a run in the eighth on a double by Jeremy Pena.

Christopher Bec led Maine with two hits.

Gregory Veliz picked up the win, allowing one hit and striking out six over five innings.

Chris Murphy took the loss, allowing two earned runs and walking seven in two innings.


AMHERST 9, BOWDOIN 8: Andrea Sanders hit a walk-off two-run single to complete a six-run seventh inning as the Purple & White (6-2) defeated the Polar Bears (0-1)at Leesburg, Florida.

Caroline Rice had an RBI single in the first inning and a three-run homer in the second to put the Polar Bears ahead 5-0. Ali Miller added four hits.

Trailing 5-1, Amherst scored on three consecutive bases-loaded walks with two outs in the seventh before Sanders drove in the winning runs.

Gina Pagan picked up the win, allowing no hits and striking out three in two innings of relief.

KEENE STATE 7, BOWDOIN 5: In the second game of the day for the Polar Bears (0-2), the Owls (3-5) rallied from a late 5-2 deficit to win at Leesburg, Florida.

Trailing 2-0, Bowdoin scored five runs in the bottom of the second, sparked by a two-run double by Allison Rutz.

Keene State scored five runs over the fifth and sixth innings to regain the lead.

Molly St. Germain picked up the win, allowing seven hits and four earned runs, and striking out five.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 10, KEENE STATE 1: Caty Flagg recorded three hits and three RBI, and the Nor’easters (2-3) cruised over the Owls (2-5) in five innings at Leesburg, Florida.

Trailing 1-0, Flagg put the Nor’easters on the board with a two-run single in the second. Caroline Schoenbucher added a two-run single later in the inning.

Sophia Burnham picked up the win, allowing three hits and one earned run.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 3, WESLEYAN 1: In their second game of the day, the Nor’easters (3-3) scored three runs in the first inning and held off the Cardinals (0-2) at Leesburg, Florida.

Andrea Gosper hit an RBI single to put the Nor’easters ahead 1-0, and Bailey Tremblay added a two-run single later in the first.

Jenna Putala hit an RBI double for the Cardinals in the fourth.

Melissa Sprague picked up the victory, allowing four hits and striking out nine over seven innings.

BRIGHAM YOUNG SWEEPS MAINE: In the first game, the Cougars (16-7) allowed two hits and defeated the Black Bears (2-13) 8-0 in five innings at Provo, Utah.

Alexa Strid and Briielle Breland hit two-run homers in the third inning.

McKenna Bull picked up the win, striking out nine.

In the second game, the Cougars took a 7-0 lead and held off the Black Bears for a 10-4 win.

The Black Bears scored four runs in the fifth inning, including a two-run double by Erika Leonard, before the Cougars added three in the sixth.


MOUNT HOLYOKE 16, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 15: Charlotte Wagner scored five goals and the Lyons (1-4) held off the Nor’easters (3-3) in Englewood, Florida.

Anna Stowell led the Nor’easters with four goals, including a goal with 2:50 remaining to cut the Lyons’ lead to 16-15.

Maritza Nary recorded 11 saves for the Nor’easters. Mia Wysocki and Isa Rodriguez combined to stop 11 shots for the Lyons.


BELMONT 78, GEORGIA 69: Dylan Windler scored 21 points and Belmont (23-6) hit 14 3-pointers to beat Georgia (19-15) in the first round at Athens, Georgia.

Seventh-seeded Belmont has won five of its last six games and will play at sixth-seeded Georgia Tech (19-15) in the second round.

SYRACUSE 90, UNC GREENSBORO 77: Andrew White III made seven of his nine 3-point attempts and scored 34 points in leading Syracuse (19-14) over visiting UNC Greensboro (25-10) in a first-round game.

White set the Syracuse single-season record with 109 3-pointers, on 269 attempts. The record had been held by current Orange assistant coach Gerry McNamara (2004-05), who made 107 on 315 tries.

CENTRAL FLORIDA 79, COLORADO 74: B.J. Taylor scored 26 points, A.J. Davis added 17 and Central Florida (22-11)held off a late rally from Colorado (19-15) in the first round at Orlando, Florida.

Matt Williams also scored 17 points for fourth-seeded UCF, playing in its first postseason in five years.


WASHINGTON FIRED Coach Lorenzo Romar after 15 seasons at the school, a fate that seemed certain once the Huskies failed to receive a bid to the NCAA tournament for the sixth straight year despite a steady stream of NBA talent.