LEESBURG, Fla. — Wisconsin-La Crosse scored three unearned runs in the fifth inning Friday and ruined the University of Southern Maine’s baseball opener with a 4-2 victory in a nonconference game.

USM scored in the first inning when Sam Stauble hit a two-out single, advanced to third on Kip Richard’s single and scored when Devin Warren reached on an infield error. Richard added a single in the sixth that brought in Andrew Olszak.

Wisconsin-La Crosse (5-2) countered with a unearned run in the bottom of the first before its three-run fifth.

Richard finished 3 for 4 for USM, and Zach Quintal added a double and single.

Starter Dalton Rice took the loss, allowing four runs in six innings, all unearned, on one hit. He struck out seven and walked five.


SEATTLE 10, MAINE 1: Seattle (7-16) wrapped up the victory in five innings, defeating the Black Bears (2-14) at Missoula, Montana.

Rachel Harvey had a double and a single for Maine, and Rachel Carlson added a pair of hits.

MAINE 7, MONTANA 4: Maine (3-14) scored four runs in the second inning, including an RBI triple by Rachel Carlson, and defeated Montana (10-15) at Missoula, Montana.

The Grizzlies countered with a pair of unearned runs in the bottom of the inning, but the Black Bears extended their lead, scoring three runs in the top of the fourth. Erika Leonard drew a two-out walk, stole second, and scored as Carlson singled to pick up her second RBI of the game. Alyssa Derrick followed with a run-scoring double and Rachel Harvey singled to round out the scoring.

Annie Kennedy of Maine allowed four runs in eight hits, striking out one with no walks.

BOWDOIN 9, BECKER 1: The Polar Bears (2-3) sent 10 batters to the plate in the third inning and scored six runs in a five-inning victory against the Hawks (2-7) at Leesburg, Florida.

Natalie Edwards went 2 for 3 with a pair of RBI for Bowdoin. Lauren O’Shea added a pair of hits and scored twice.