The Elms College baseball team split a doubleheader against New England Collegiate Conference foe Newbury College on Saturday afternoon, taking a dramatic 3-2, 8-inning victory in game one before falling 5-3 in game two.
The Nighthawks swept a doubleheader from the Mountaineers, including an extra innings win in game two.
A six-run second inning by the Nighthawks provided plenty of offense as the Newbury Nighthawks shutout the Anna Maria Amcats 10-0 in a rain-shortened, five-inning game from the New England Baseball Complex on Thursday night.
The Lynx take the series over Newbury College with a 7-0 victory. With the win, the Lynx improve to 16-5 overall and 8-1 in NECC play. After the loss, the Nighthawks slide to 8-17 overall and 3-8 in conference.
Nighthawks freshman Javi Martinez (Saugus, Mass.) batted .583 (7-for-12) this week in three games and has been named New England Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Week, for the week ending on April 8, as announced by the NECC Office on Monday.
The Nighthawks and Lynx split a pair today, marking the first loss in the NECC for Lesley
With the Lasers trailing 8-3 entering the bottom of the eighth, Lasell junior Brett Sherron (Howard Beach, N.Y.) singled in the eventual game-winning, capping off a six-run eighth inning as the Lasell Lasers came back to defeat the Newbury Nighthawks 9-8 on Thursday evening at Stein Diamond.
Nine Newbury College student-athletes have been elected or re-elected to Student Government Association positions on Thursday afternoon, following the announcement of final results earlier this afternoon.
Mariners junior Steven Pagan (Oceanside, Calif.) batted 3-for-4 with two RBIs and junior Peter Abate (Wallington, Conn.) finished 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs helping the Mitchell Mariners complete a three-game sweep over the Newbury Nighthawks with a 9-3 win on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference play.
The Mariners take both ends of the doubleheader on Friday and will look for the three-game sweep tomorrow at New England Baseball Complex.