Lynn, MA – In their second game of the day the University of Maine at Presque Isle faced Pine Manor College. Losing a close one, 3-2 in the nine-inning game.
Solid defense by both team early kept the game scoreless until, Matt Curry (Caribou, ME) started the Owls offense off with a triple to bring in fellow senior captain Matt Cauchon (Kingston, MA), to give them a 1-0 lead in the third.
The Pine Manor Gators immediately responded with two runs of their own in the third. Scoring off a SAC bunt by Evan Reynolds and a double by Randal Adams, giving them a 2-1 lead. Another big hit by Curry, RBI double, scored one run to tie the game in the fifth.
The Gators would turn up their defense and leave UMPI scoreless for the remainder of the game, while Eduary Baez doubled in the eighth to bring in the go ahead run.
The Owls will take on New Rochelle on Saturday the 14th. The doubleheader games start at 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM.