GORHAM — The University of Southern Maine swept a softball doubleheader on Tuesday, beating Plymouth State 6-5 and 8-0.

In the second game, Madison Day went 3 for 4, scored three runs and drove in two for the Huskies (22-1-1).

Alexis Brown threw a complete game four-hitter for Southern Maine, striking out seven and walking three.

Trailing 2-0 after 2 1/2 innings, the Huskies scored six runs in the third to take control and hold off Plymouth State 6-5 in Game 1.

The Panthers are 9-7.

Hannah Shields had a two-run triple to highlight the inning.

UNE SWEEPS SUFFOLK: In the first game, Jordan Strum pitched a four-hitter with two strikeouts, and Grace Rutt hit a two-run triple and an RBI single as UNE rolled past Suffolk for an 8-0 win.

Kylie Lavallee hit a two-run single, and Kate Wilmot added an RBI double.

In the second game, Kate Wilmot hit a grand slam and a two-run home run to lead the Nor’easters (3-1, 2-0 CCC) to an 11-7 win over the Rams (9-15, 5-7) at East Boston, Massachusetts.

Megan Chamberlain chipped in with an RBI double. Makenzy Herron and Kylie Lavallee each had an RBI single.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE

SOUTHERN MAINE 10, PLYMOUTH STATE 7:  Megan Violette had three first-half goals to lead the Huskies (4-2, 3-2 Little East) to a 5-1 halftime advantage as they held off the Panthers (4-2, 4-2) at Plymouth, New Hampshire.

Alex Farley had four goals for Southern Maine, Taylor Colangelo chipped in with two goals, and Jennifer Darasz added a goal and an assist.

Elizabeth McLauglin led Plymouth State with four goals and an assist.

Mariah Vaillancourt stopped 15 shots for the Huskies and Meaghan Allard made 10 saves for the Panthers.


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