The University of Southern Maine baseball team lost to Swathmore College 9-6 Saturday night. It means the Huskies have a lot harder road to get to the D-III College World Series.

USM is 2-1 at the New York Regional and now has to win a game this afternoon to get back to a championship round vs Swathmore where the Huskies would have to beat them twice.

In the Saturday evening game, USM and Swathmore were tied 6-6 in the 8th inning when the Garnet scored three times off reliever Jake Dexter.

Swathmore outhit the Huskies 14-9.

Andrew Hillier and Jake Dexter led USM, each with two hits.

NCAA D-III REGIONAL  Auburn, NY

Thursday, May 17
GAME 1: (#5) Swarthmore 11   (#4) Baldwin Wallace 6
GAME 2: (#1) Cortland 5   (#8) Westfield St. 4 (10 inn.)
GAME 3: (#3) Southern Maine 3  (#6) Amherst 2
GAME 4: (#2) Salisbury 3  (#7) St. Joseph's (L.I.) 2 (10 inn.)

Friday, May 18
GAME 5: Baldwin Wallace 3   Westfield St. 2
GAME 6: Amherst 1   St. Joseph's 2
GAME 7: Swarthmore 3   Cortland 2
GAME 8: Southern Maine 1 Salisbury 0

Saturday, May 19
GAME 9: Cortland 9   St.Joseph's (L.I.) 7
GAME 10: Baldwin Wallace 14   Salisbury 3
GAME 11: Swathmore 9   Southern Maine 6
GAME 12: Winner Game 9 vs. Winner Game 10, 7:45 p.m.

Sunday, May 20
GAME 13: Loser Game 11 vs. Winner Game 12, 12 p.m.
GAME 14: Winner Game 11 vs. Winner Game 13, 3:30 p.m.

Monday, May 21
GAME 15: Same teams as Game 14 (if necessary), TBD