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Postby Tom Nolette » Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:08 am

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OSWEGO STATE BOX SCORE
ST. LAWRENCE BOX SCORE

UMF Softball Edged by Oswego State and St. Lawrence

CLERMONT, Fla. – University of Maine at Farmington softball (1-9) was very close to pulling out its first win of the Florida spring trip, but could not hold on in the late innings on Thursday afternoon at the PFX Invitational. The Beavers dropped the first contest, 12-2, to Oswego State (4-3) before falling to St. Lawrence (5-5) in the second game, 9-5.

UMF trailed 2-0 after the first two innings to Oswego State but answered in the top of the third inning by tying the game at 2-2. Alison Hamilton (Portsmouth, R.I./Portsmouth) singled to get the rally started and then Ashley Gleason (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough) crushed a double as Hamilton scored all the way from first. Two batters later, Kylie Cunningham (Bangor, Maine/Bangor) came through with a single up the middle and Gleason was able to trot home for the tying run.

In the bottom of the third, the Lakers scored six runs with three of them coming on the bat of Ashley Lyman with a homerun.

The Beavers mounted five runs in the first inning against St. Lawrence. Haley Felkel (Cumberland, Maine/Greely) started the offensive surge with an infield single and then UMF played small ball to load the bases with two bunt singles. Cunningham plated the first run of the game with a sacrifice fly to left field.

UMF used three straight RBI singles from Margaret Fogarty (Auburn, Maine/St. Johnsbury Academy), Tasha DeRoche (Peru, Maine/Dirigo), and Moesha Harrington (Wilton, Maine/Mt. Blue) and padded the led to 5-0.

The Saints added a run in the top of the second inning by forcing a UMF error and managed to get the bases loaded, but the Beavers persevered and got out of the jam by only surrendering one run.

St. Lawrence took the lead in the late innings with a pair of two-out rallies. Kelsey Murphy hit an RBI single in the fourth innings and then the Saints added seven runs in the top of the sixth on six hits.

Cunningham combined to hit 5-for-8 in today’s doubleheader with two RBI.

UMaine-Farmington wraps up its trip in Florida on Friday with showdowns against Millikin and Grinnell.
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Re: Round-up

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College Softball

Mary Caron Named Little East Conference Player of the Week

GORHAM, Maine – Senior Mary Caron (Lewiston, Maine/St. Dominic’s Academy) of the University of Southern Maine Huskies’ softball team has been named the Little East Conference Player of the Week for the week ending March 27, 2016. Caron is earning weekly recognition from the LEC for the first time in her career.

Caron helped Southern Maine to a 6-2 record in the final eight games of its annual Spring Trip games in Florida. Hitting .444 from the plate on 12 hits in 27 at-bats, Caron had an outstanding .704 slugging percentage with two doubles, a triple and a home run, while driving in nine runs and scoring eight. The Huskies’ senior shortstop was 4-for-5 with two RBI and three runs scored in her team’s 11-7 eight-inning win over Washington and Jefferson, notching both of her RBI in the eighth inning to help seal the win. In an 11-10 win over Worcester State, Caron had two RBI, including a solo home run in the bottom of the third to pull the Huskies’ even with the Lancers at 6-6. Caron did not surrender a strikeout in her 27 at bats. In the field, Caron was steady amassing 11 assists and 19 put outs without an error.

Through 12 games of the 2016 season, Caron his batting .378 (14-for-37) with nine RBI and nine runs scored. She has two doubles, a triple and a home run for a .568 slugging percentage. She has a .955 fielding percentage with 23 put outs and 19 assists in 44 total chances.

Southern Maine hosts Bates College in a non-conference doubleheader on Thursday (3:30 p.m.). The Huskies are 9-3 to start the 2016 season and are off to their best start since the 2004 season when USM finished 33-11-1.
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Postby Tom Nolette » Thu Mar 31, 2016 3:47 am

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MCLAUGHLIN HAS HEROICS FOR COLBY SOFTBALL ON OPENING OF NEW FIELD

WATERVILLE, Maine -- On a day of firsts at Colby College with the new synthetic turf field, junior Katie McLaughlin picked the right time to hit the first home run at the new softball ballpark.

McLaughlin led off the seventh inning with an inside the park home run to right field to give the Mules a thrilling 2-1 victory over University of Maine at Farmington on Wednesday in the first game of a doubleheader.

The Mules (5-5 overall) received homers from McLaughlin, Skylar Labbe, and Paige Hartnett in the second game on the way to an easier 11-1 victory in five innings (eight-run rule).

The Mules were playing their first two home games at the new Colby Softball Field. Another first was the home debut of new head coach Lisa-Ann Wallace.

Colby's Julia Saul and UMF's Kailyn Hill had a pitcher's duel in the first game. Saul did not allow an earned run, struck out five, and walked two. Hill gave up just four Colby hits and struck out one.

McLaughlin dug herself into an 0-2 count after a foul ball and a swinging strike. After a ball by Hill, McLaughlin homered to the corner in right field to create a major celebration at home plate.

McLaughlin also scored Colby's other run in the opener in the first inning. She walked on four straight pitches and moved to second when Robin Spofford walked. McLaughlin advanced to third on a fielder's choice and then scored on a wild pitch.

The Beavers tied the game with a lone run in the second inning. Kiana Thompson reached on an error, stole second base, and scored on a single by Moesha Harrington.

UMF led 1-0 after the first inning of the nightcap. Hamilton doubled to lead off the game, moved to third on two Colby errors, and then scored on a sacrifice fly by Margaret Fogarty.

Colby pitcher Wiley Holton threw a two-hitter over the five-inning contest and struck out two. She also went 3-for-3 from the plate and scored two runs.

The Mules scored four runs in the second inning to take control. Labbe homered to left field on a 2-0 count to lead off the inning. Hartnett singled, moved to second on a sacrifice by Kathleen Mason, and went to third on an infield single by Holton. Emma Berger followed with a single to plate Hartnett and McLaughlin followed with an infield single to load the bases. Spofford's single brought in one run and another came in on the throw from the outfield.

Colby added two more runs in the third inning after Labbe singled to start the inning. Hartnett followed with a home run to left field for a 6-1 margin.

The Mules used two UMF errors in the fourth inning to score two more runs. Colby then had three in the fifth inning, with the game ending on another McLaughlin homer. Holton led off with a single, Berger sacrificed and reached first on an error, and McLaughlin had the home run to center field to end the contest on the eight-run rule.

Colby 2, Maine-Farmington 1 (1st game)
UMF 010#000#0--1#7#0
Colby 100#000#1--2#4#2
Kailyn Hill (L) and Kylie Cunningham; Julia Saul (W) and Skylar Labbe. 2B: Ashley Gleason (UMF), Skylar Labbe (C). 3B: Ashley Gleason (UMF). HR: Katie McLaughlin (C).
Colby 11, Maine-Farmington 1 (2nd game)
UMF 100#00---1#2#3
Colby 042#23---11#13#4
Abby Burdin (L), Emilty Vitone (4) and Kylie Cunningham; Wiley Holton (W) and Katherine Zafirson. 2B: Alison Hamilton (UMF), Wiley Holton (C), Tori Sansone (C). HR: Katie McLaughlin (C), Skylar Labbe (C), Paige Hartnett (C).
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3/31/16 – Nor’easters Sweep Monks, 2-0 & 11-7 (8 inn.)

STANDISH, Maine – University of New England (11-3) won both ends of a non-conference softball doubleheader versus Saint Joseph’s College (5-7) at Richard W. Bailey Field on Thursday night. The Nor’easters opened with a 2-0 victory and completed the sweep with an 11-7 triumph in eight innings to extend their winning streak to eight games.

GAME 1 – UNE 2, SJC 0
BOX: http://www.gomonks.com/sports/sball/201 ... s/une1.htm

HOW IT HAPPENED
The Nor’easters scored the game’s only runs on one swing, as freshman left fielder Andrea Gosper (Richmond, R.I.) launched a two-run homer well beyond the left field fence with one out in the top of the fourth.

The Monks produced just three hits and only six baserunners overall – with just one advancing past first base – in the shutout setback.

PITCHERS OF RECORD
For St. Joe’s, freshman Kristal Smith (Pittston, Maine) suffered her first collegiate loss and falls to 3-1 after allowing two runs off five hits and a walk with five strikeouts in a complete-game performance.

UNE employed a Charlie whole-staff approach, with freshman Sophia Burnham (Scarborough, Maine) getting the start and allowing a hit and two walks over three frames before giving way to first-year Sydnee Bessler (Everett, Mass.), who picked up the win with two scoreless innings of relief. Rookie reliever Melissa Sprague (Londonderry, N.H.) gave up two hits and a walk with one punch-out over two innings en route to earning her first NCAA save.
HIGHLIGHTS – SJC

• Smith, senior Melissa Mayhew (Hiram, Maine), and sophomore Shannon Laubauskas (Mexico, Maine) recorded singles in the loss

• Freshman right fielder Melodie Bailey (Lebanon, Maine) worked a pair of walks
HIGHLIGHTS – UNE

• The Nor’easters did not feature a repeat hitter as Gosper, Caroline Schoenbucher (Barrington, N.H.), Amanda Vallante (Dracut, Mass.), Abby Lambert (Brockton, Mass.), and Kelly Murphy (Cromwell, Conn.) tallied a hit apiece in the victory
GAME TWO – UNE 11, SJC 7 (8 INN.)
BOX: http://www.gomonks.com/sports/sball/201 ... s/une2.htm

HOW IT HAPPENED
After the in-state rivals combined for only eight hits in the opener, the familiar foes brought the bats in the nightcap with 26 total knocks in a contest featuring five lead changes.

Saint Joseph’s seemed to be in line for the split after claiming a 7-6 lead with two runs off two hits and a pair of UNE miscues in the bottom of the sixth. The Nor’easters had different plans and ultimately forced extra innings by scoring the tying run without posting a hit in the top of the seventh. Lambert led off the frame as a pinch hitter, walked, and was removed in favor of freshman pinch runner Avery Alberghini (Middlesex, Vt.), who stole second, moved to third on a groundout, and scored on a Gasper foul ball fly out to right field.

The Monks failed to respond in the bottom of the seventh and the wheels fell off in the top of the eighth, when the Nor’easters scored four runs off three hits and two errors on the way to securing an 11-7 cushion. Junior Sydney Helmbrecht (Grand Rapids, Minn.) led off with a single and scored the eventual winning run on a wild pitch while Vallante, Murphy, and Gosper were credited with an RBI apiece.

Saint Joseph’s showed some fight in the bottom of the eighth and had the bases loaded with two out, but Sprague – who entered the game in the seventh – induced a lazy fly to center to close out the contest.

PITCHERS OF RECORD
Freshman pitcher Jennelle Thompson (Farmington, N.H.) suffered the loss in her collegiate debut after yielding five runs (one earned) off four hits and two walks with three punch-outs over three relief innings. Senior Erica Boulanger (Somersworth, N.H.) earned the start but did not factor into the decision after allowing six runs off 10 hits with four K’s in five frames.

For the second-consecutive game the Nor’easters utilized three different pitchers, with Lambert getting the start and giving up three runs off seven hits in three innings. Junior Katelyn Austin (Bethlehem, N.H.) allowed four unearned runs off four hits and three walks in three innings and Sprague collected her first collegiate win after tossing two innings of scoreless relief.
HIGHLIGHTS – SJC

• Senior outfielder Megen Pollini (Wolfeboro, N.H.) went 3-5 with a run scored

• Bailey went 2-4 with two runs and a pair of doubles

• Freshman shortstop Meghan Elliott (Blackstone, Mass.) was 2-3 with a run, a double, a triple, and two RBI

• Junior third baseman Mariah Harrison (Buxton, Maine) added a run and two hits in four at-bats

• Freshman second baseman Katie Chadbourne (Jaffrey, N.H.) went 2-5 with two runs, a double, and a stolen base
HIGHLIGHTS – UNE

• Schoenbucher was 3-5 with two runs, a stolen base, and an RBI

• Vallante went 3-5 with a run, a steal, and a pair of RBI

• Murphy added two hits, a double, and two RBI in four at-bats

• Helmbrecht went 2-4 with two runs and a stolen base

• Gosper was 1-3 with three RBI

HISTORICALLY SPEAKING
With the losses, Saint Joseph’s falls to 39-14 in the history of the series with University of New England, a team the Monks did not face last spring due to inclement weather. Today’s sweep is the Nor’easters’ first over the Monks since the 2006 campaign.

NEXT!
Saint Joseph’s kicks off conference play with a home doubleheader versus Albertus Magnus College at 12:00 PM on Saturday. University of New England plays at Roger Williams University on Saturday in a conference twinbill slated to begin at 12:00 PM.
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WILLIAMS SOFTBALL TAKES TWO FROM MULES

WATERVILLE, Maine -- Brooke Bovier combined on a no-hitter with a reliever in the opening game and Mackenzie Murphy won the second game for Williams College in 11-3 and 12-3 softball victories over Colby College on Saturday at the new Colby Softball Field.

Williams improved to 14-5 overall, while the Mules dropped to 5-7.

Bovier and Dana Cohen combined on the no-hitter in the five inning opening game. Bovier went 4.1 innings, struck out five, and walked one. Cohen had trouble with control (6 walks), but did not give up a hit in getting the final two outs.

Kacey Cramer belted a home run for the Ephs in the first game. Erica Li had a triple among her two hits and scored twice. Alejandra Magana also had two hits and drove in two runs.

While the first game was stopped after five because of the eight-run rule, the second went the full seven innings. Williams scored four runs in the top of the seventh to take a 12-3 margin.

Murphy pitched a complete game for the win and belted a grand slam homer among her three hits. She also had three runs. Lexi Curt had two hits and Tayler Donze drove in three runs and had a double.

Grace Farnkoff went 3-for-4 on the day for Colby, which had 10 hits in the second game. Skylar Labbe added two hits and drove in a run, while Katie McLaughlin also had two hits and scored a run.

Williams 11, Colby 3, 1st game
Williams 212#24---11#10#0
Colby 000#30---3#0#6
Brooke Bovier (W), Dana Cohen (5) and Lexi Curt; Julia Saul (L), Holly Lallis (4) and Skylar Labbe. 2B: Alison Michalik (W), Alejandra Magana (W), Tayler Donze (W). 3B: Erica Li (W). HR: Kacey Cramer (W).
Williams 12, Colby 3, 2nd game
Williams 120#140#4---12#11#1
Colby 111#000#0----3#10#5
Mackenzie Murphy (W) and Lexi Curt; Wiley Holton (L) and Katherine Zafirson. 2B: Tayler Donze (W), Melissa Cendejas (W), Katie McLaughlin (C), Emma Berger (C). 3B: Priscilla Pino (W). HR: Mackenzie Murphy (W).
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Monks Sweep Mustangs, 8-6 & 7-6

STANDISH, Maine – Saint Joseph’s College (7-9, 2-2 GNAC) won both ends of a Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) softball doubleheader versus Mount Ida College (3-9, 0-2 GNAC) at Richard W. Bailey Field on a chilly Tuesday afternoon.
GAME 1 – Saint Joseph’s 8, Mount Ida 6
BOX: http://www.gomonks.com/sports/sball/201 ... 5_jne0.xml
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Monks, held hitless in their first three turns at the bat, finally broke through in the bottom of the fourth with five runs off four hits and a Mount Ida miscue. Freshman shortstop Meghan Elliott (Blackstone, Mass.), who led off the inning, broke the hitless string with a double to left field and eventually scored on an infield error.
St. Joe’s tacked on two more in the fifth, but Mount Ida tightened the collar in the sixth with four runs off five hits and two SJC errors, making it a 7-5 game going into the bottom of the penultimate frame. The Monks tacked on an insurance run without recording a hit and the Mustangs, who countered with a run off two hits in the top of the seventh, had the tying run at the plate with two out, but SJC freshman pitcher Jennelle Thompson (Farmington, N.H.) closed the door with a strikeout.
PITCHER OF RECORD
Saint Joseph’s freshman starter Kristal Smith (Pittston, Maine) allowed five runs (one earned) off 10 hits and two walks with six strikeouts over six innings to improve to 4-2 on the year. Thompson picked up her first NCAA save after giving up a run off two hits with a punch-out in the seventh.
Mount Ida junior Nicole Handzel (Palmer, Mass.) was dominant in the early going, but fell victim to a high pitch count midway through the opener. She falls to 2-5 on the season after allowing eight runs (six earned) off eight hits and seven walks while fanning three batters.
SJC HIGHLIGHTS

• Elliott went 2-4 with two runs and a pair of doubles

• Junior third baseman Mariah Harrison (Buxton, Maine) was 2-4 with two runs, a double, and two RBI

• Senior left fielder Megen Pollini (Wolfeboro, N.H.) added two hits, a run, a stolen base, and two RBI in three at-bats
IDA HIGHLIGHTS

• Sophomore shortstop Hayley Microulis (Pawtucket, R.I.) was 3-4 with three runs and a double

• Freshman first baseman Kelsey Weston (Hampstead, N.H.) went 2-3 with a double and two RBI

• Junior center fielder Michele MacDonald (North Dighton, Mass.) and junior second baseman Lucianna Medici (Riverside, R.I.) added two hits and an RBI apiece
GAME TWO – Saint Joseph’s 7, Mount Ida 6
BOX: http://www.gomonks.com/sports/sball/201 ... 5_urpj.xml
HOW IT HAPPENED
Saint Joseph’s grabbed an early lead with two runs off Kelsy Gaddy (Limington, Maine) and Elliott doubles in the bottom of the first and maintained an advantage until the top of the seventh, when Mount Ida struck for four runs to tie the game at 6-6.
With two out and a runner on first base, the Mustangs took advantage of a costly SJC error en route to scoring three unearned runs, with the game tying run being driven in by junior Emma Morton (Winchester, Mass.).
As it played out, the Monks managed to win the nightcap without registering a hit in the bottom of the seventh. Junior Jennifer Murphy (Andover, Mass.) led off the inning as a pinch hitter, worked a five-pitch walk, and was lifted in favor of pinch runner Emilie Duggan (Newfield, Maine), who scored the winning run when the following two batters – Mayhew and Pollini – both reached on infield errors.
PITCHER OF RECORD
St. Joe’s junior starter Kylie McFadden (Dover, N.H.) improves to 2-3 after yielding six runs (three earned) off eight hits and a walk with six K’s in a complete-game effort.
Microulis falls to 1-4 on the young season after allowing seven runs (six earned) off 10 hits and a free pass with four punch-outs in 6.1 innings.
SJC HIGHLIGHTS

• Bailey went 2-4 with two runs, a triple, a steal, and two RBI

• Elliott was 2-4 with a run, two doubles, and an RBI

• Gaddy doubled and drove in a pair with a run scored
IDA HIGHLIGHTS

• Morton went 2-4 with a double and three RBI

• Weston added two hits, two runs, and an RBI in four at-bats

• MacDonald was 2-4 with a run and a triple
NOTEWORTHY
The game one victory snapped the Monks’ five-game losing streak – the program’s longest skid since the Royal Blue ended the 2005 campaign with six straight setbacks…Thompson picked up her first collegiate hit – a single through the right side in the bottom of the second – and stolen base in the game-two triumph…the SJC pitching staff has allowed 27 unearned runs through 16 games this spring…Murphy, who walked three times in the opener, leads the team with 11 free passes and has struck out just one time in 31 at-bats.
HISTORICALLY SPEAKING
With the victories, Saint Joseph’s improves to 19-0 in the history of the series with Mount Ida College. Prior to today, the most runs the Mustangs had scored versus the Monks was four – a total achieved twice (4/14/11& 4/4/14).
NEXT!
Saint Joseph’s travels to Anna Maria College this Saturday for a GNAC twinbill starting at 12:00 PM. Mount Ida hosts University of Saint Joseph (CT) on Saturday in a conference doubleheader that also starts at 12:00 PM.
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TUFTS SOFTBALL USES BIG SIXTH INNING TO BEAT COLBY

WATERVILLE, Maine -- Tufts University broke a 1-1 tie with five runs in the top of the sixth inning to pull out a 6-1 victory over Colby College in NESCAC East softball on Friday at the Colby Softball Field.

Tufts improves to 9-6 overall and 2-0 in the conference, while the Mules drop to 5-8 overall and 0-1 in the league. The Colby Baseball/Softball Complex will have a dedication ceremony Saturday at 10:45 a.m. and the softball doubleheader with Tufts begins at noon.

Erica County of Tufts and Julia Saul of Colby both pitched well until the Jumbos got the bats going in the sixth inning. County allowed five hits and struck out one, while Saul went 5.2 innings and had one strikeout and one walk. Tufts had seven of its 11 hits in the sixth inning.

Cassie Ruscz had two hits and drove in three runs for the Jumbos. Michelle Chisdak added a pair of hits, scored a run, and drove in a run. Samantha Sicilliano also had two hits and scored one run.

Tori Sansone led the Mules with a pair of hits. Robin Spofford added one hit and had five assists and two putouts at second base.

Colby got off to a fine start in the first inning. Mule center fielder Grace Farnkoff made a terrific diving catch on lead-off hitter Christina Raso in the top of the inning. Katie McLaughlin led off Colby's half of the inning with a walk, stole second base, moved to third on a ground out by Spofford, and scored on a wild pitch.

The Mules kept the lead until the top of the fourth inning. Raso led off with a walk, moved to second on a single by Sicilliano, and scored on a single by Ruscz.

The Jumbos had the top of the order up in the sixth inning. Raso led off with a single and moved to third when Sicilliano doubled. The Mules did get one out before Ruscz ripped a two-run single to left field for a 3-1 margin. Colby got the second out of the inning, but Raven Fournier doubled to bring in pinch-runner Isabel Smokelin to make it 4-1. Chisdak doubled to bring in Fournier and Sarah Finnigan doubled to plate Chisdak for the final run.

Tufts 6, Colby 1
Tufts................... 000 105 0 - 6 11 1
Colby College....... 100 000 0 - 1 5 0
Tufts - Erica County (W) and Michelle Chi; Sara Willner. Colby College - Julia Saul (L), Holly Lallis (6) and Skylar Labbe. 2B: Samantha Sicilliano (T), Raven Fournier (T), Michelle Chisdak (T), Sarah Finnigan (T).
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TUFTS SOFTBALL GETS BIG HOMER IN OPENER, SWEEPS MULES

WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Colby College softball team had three-time defending national champion Tufts University to its final out of the game before the Jumbos came out with a big blast in a 10-8 victory over the Mules on Saturday.

Raina Galbiati hit a three-run homer with two outs in the top of the seventh inning to make an 8-7 deficit into a 10-8 lead in NESCAC East play.

Colby (5-10 overall, 0-3 NESCAC East) went into the top of the seventh with an 8-5 lead and were in position to win until Galbiati's homer to left field.

The Jumbos (11-6, 4-0 NESCAC East), the three-time defending national champions, took a 14-5 win in the second game.

Errors hurt the Mules during the day and in the seventh inning of the opener. Christina Raso led off with a single and moved to third on a double by Christian Cain. Cassie Ruscz was intentionally walked to load the bases.

An outfielder error by Colby brought in the first run, but the Mules were able to get the first out of the inning on a force out at home plate in the next at-bat. Michelle Chisdak followed with a sacrifice fly to left to bring in pinch-runner Isabel Smokelin to make it 8-7. Galbiati homered on a 1-1 count.

Raven Fournier, who homered in both games for Tufts, drove in three runs and scored twice in the first game. Galbiati and Raso also had two hits for the winners.

Robin Spofford led all hitters with three in the first game for Colby and she scored two runs. Schatz drove in a pair of runs and scored. Sam Rizzo, Grace Farnkoff, and Kathleen Mason all doubled. Rizzo had two RBI on the day.

The Jumbos only led 5-3 after four innings of the second game, but scored four in the fifth inning and five in the seventh to pull away. Tufts had 12 hits in the game and Mules finished with 11.

Cain had a three-run homer in the fifth inning, while Fournier added a solo shot in the third inning.

Galbiati had three hits, two RBI, and scored a run in the nightcap. Fournier had her homer, two RBI, and scored twice. Cain capped off a solid day with four RBI and three runs scored. Sicilliano had two hits and three RBI, while Kristen Caporelli had a two-run triple in the seventh inning among her three RBI.

Erica County won all three games for the Jumbos against Colby. She won the first game in relief and then went seven innings in the second contest.

Tufts 10, Colby 8 (1st game)
Tufts 203#000#5---10#9#1
Colby 007#001#0----8#10#3
Amolee Hawkins, Erica County (6, W) and Raven Fournier; Wiley Holton, Holly Lallis (3, L) and Katherine Zafirson. 2B: Christian Cain (T), Sam Rizzo (C), Grace Farnkoff (C), Kathleen Mason (C). HR: Raven Fournier (T), Raina Galbiati (T).
Tufts 14, Colby 5 (2nd game)
Tufts 201#240#5---14#12#1
Colby 200#100#2---5#11#5
Erica County (W) and Raina Galbiati; Julia Saul (L), Wiley Holton (5) and Skylar Labbe. 2B: Samantha Sicilliano (T), Sara Willner-Giwerc (T), Emily Schatz (C), Emma Berger (C). 3B: Kristen Caporelli (T). HR: Christian Cain (T), Raven Fournier.
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