ORONO — Faythe Goins hit a walk-off single in the first game and Maddie Decker added a walk-off single in the second Saturday as the University of Maine swept Stony Brook in an America East softball doubleheader, 4-3 and 3-2.

In the opener, Irene Rivera put Stony Brook (9-20, 5-4) up 3-0 in the first inning with a three-run homer. Maine scored three runs in the fifth to tie it.

Rachel Carson led Maine (11-8, 6-1) with three hits.

In the second game, Alyssa Derrick led Maine with four hits, including a two-run homer in the third inning.

Erin Bogdanovich (3-8) won the first game, allowing seven hits and striking out five. Molly Flowers (4-7) won the second game, allowing six hits with 10 strikeouts over eight innings.

BOWDOIN SWEEPS COLBY: Marissa O’Toole homered in the eighth inning for a 2-1 victory in the first game, and Caroline Rice drove home all three runs in a 3-0 win in the second as Bowdoin (20-6, 5-1 NESCAC) swept the Mules (7-15, 0-6) at Waterville.

In the opener, Emily Griffin scored on a fielder’s choice for the Polar Bears in the fourth before Colby tied it in the bottom of the inning.

Griffin pitched a four-hitter, including a perfect eighth after O’Toole’s one-out homer in the top of the inning put the Polar Bears ahead. Wiley Holton allowed six hits for Colby.

In the second game, Rice singled home Griffin in the first inning, tripled home Allison Rutz in the third and doubled home O’Toole in the fifth.

SOUTHERN MAINE SPLITS WITH WESTERN CONNECTICUT: The Huskies (9-9, 2-1 Little East) scored four runs in the seventh inning to beat the Colonials (10-13, 2-1) 8-4 in the first game at Danbury, Connecticut.

Brooke Cross led Southern Maine with three hits, including a two-run single to put the Huskies ahead, 6-4.

Alexis Brown (3-2) picked up the win, allowing an unearned run, walking one and striking out three in two innings of relief.

Western Connecticut won the second game 8-0 in five innings.

SOUTHERN MAINE CC SWEEPS COLLEGE OF ST. JOSEPH’S: SMCC (6-3) led 7-2 after four innings and held on to win 7-6 over the College of St. Joseph (1-9) in the first game at Rutland, Vermont, then capitalized on four errors to overcome a 3-0 deficit and win the second game, 8-4.

In the opener, Kahli Philibotte had two hits for SMCC, incliding a two-run homer in the third inning.

In the second game, Elle Burbank led SMCC with three hits and scored two runs.

Kristin Mackenzie (2-1) won the first game and Sarah Guimond (4-2) captured the second.

ST. JOSEPH’S SPLITS WITH SUFFOLK: Melodie Bailey singled home Carla Tripp in the seventh inning to give the Monks (9-11, 5-3 Great Northeast Athletic) a 4-3 victory and a split with Suffolk (12-12, 4-4) at Standish.

In the opener, Jill Pulek had three hits, two RBI and a run to lead the Rams to a 4-0 win.

In the second game, the Monks took a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning when Jennifer Murphy singled home Libby Pomerleau and Mariah Harrison doubled home Joelle Casey. The teams traded runs in the sixth before Suffolk tied it in the top of the seventh.


WESLEYAN 14, BOWDOIN 7: Meredith Smith and Rachel Aronow each scored twice to push the Cardinals (9-4, 5-3 NESCAC) to a 6-1 halftime lead over Bowdoin (9-4, 5-4) at Middletown, Connecticut.

Smith added two early second-half goals as Wesleyan pulled away.

COLBY 15, WILLIAMS 12: Sasha Fritts scored seven goals and the Mules (10-3, 7-2 NESCAC) used a late run to defeat the Ephs (4-9, 1-8) at Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Trailing 11-10 with 14:40 remaining, Colby scored five consecutive goals over the next nine minutes. Colby converted on 15 of 17 shots on goal for the game.

ST. JOSEPH’S 13, SIMMONS 10: Elyse Caiazzo and Jackie Wilson each had four goals and an assist as St. Joseph’s (7-2, 4-0 Great Northeast Athletic) defeated the Sharks (5-8, 2-3) at Boston.

Kayla Kelly added two goals and an assist, and Kara Kelly had two assists and a goal for the Monks, with Samantha Medlin and Micary Verville also scoring. Elena Bragg and Kasey Fries scored three times each for Simmons.

SOUTHERN MAINE 17, RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE 3: The Huskies (7-4, 1-2 Little East) took a 5-0 lead after eight minutes and defeated the Anchormen (2-7, 0-2) at Providence, Rhode Island.

Aliza Jordan led USM with five goals and two assists. Lauren Lessard scored three times.