The UMaine baseball team lost its America East Conference opener to Hartford 10-5. The loss puts the Black Bears at 8-14 overall, 0-1 in AE.

Maine got off to a great start, scoring three runs in the first inning but never scored again until the 8th inning when the Hawks had a 9-3 lead.

Christia Garabedian had three hits for Maine. Scott Heath hit a home run and drove in four runs.

But, Heath(3-2) took the loss on the hill. He pitched the first five innings and gave up four runs.

Hartford pounded out 15 hits. Kyle Gauthier picked up the win on the mound.

The teams are scheduled to play a doubleheader tomorrow.