Doran Homers In UMaine Win
The University of Maine baseball team split its weekend ending double Header with UMass Lowell while Husson did the same with Castleton State.The Bears won the first game 5-4 as Brian Doran had 2 hits including a homerun and 2 rbi. Sam Balzano drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the top of the 6th inning.
Game two went to the River Hawks who piled up 15 hits against Black Bear pitching on their way to a 10-8 win. UMaine pitchers allowed 7 extra base hits and the defense committed 2 errors.
The Bears drop to 2-6 in the America East and 11-19 overall. Next week they host UMaine Presque Isle on Tuesday before swinging back to conference play with a weekend series against Hartford.
Husson University split its double header with Castleton State winning 12-0 in the first game before losing 3-0 in the series finale.
Ryan Rebar and Seth Freudenberger eans had 2 hits and 2 rbi in the Eagles win while J.T. Whitten drove in 3 runs.
Ben Walls pitched the complete game 6-hitter and struck out 5 to get his third win of the season.
Husson managed just 4 hits in the second game loss and fall to 13-3 in the North Atlantic Conference, 17-11 overall. Next up is a double header against Bowdoin on Tuesday at the Winkin Complex.