Colby baseball takes two games from UMPI

WATERVILLE, Maine -- Brooks Parker worked six innings for the win and Frank Driscoll earned his first collegiate save for the Colby College baseball team in a 2-1 win over University of Maine at Presque Isle in the first game of a doubleheader Sunday at Coombs Field.

The Mules received the first collegiate win from Alex Wieder in a 7-2 win over the Owls in the nightcap. Colby improved to 7-22 overall, while the Owls ended the season at 4-27.
 
Game 1 highlights
* Parker struck out seven and walked none, while Driscoll (pictured) worked the seventh inning and had one strikeout.
 
* The Mules scored lone runs in the first and second innings. Keenan Iuliano had an RBI single to plate Ben Coleman in the first inning. Matt Garcia doubled with one out in the second and later scored on a double by George Schmidt.
 
* UMPI pitcher Matt Curry allowed just one earned run, struck out five, and walked one over six innings. He also scored the lone run for the Owls on an RBI groundout by Colby Spencer.
 
Game 2 highlights
* Wieder allowed one earned run, struck out two, and walked none over four innings in the second game. Patrick Carbone pitched two innings and had all six outs by strikeout, while William Wessman threw the ninth inning.
 
* Tyler Mulberry went 2-for-2 and scored two runs for Colby. Wessman also had two hits and drove in two runs, while Jonah Katz had one hit, two runs, and two RBI.
 
* Andrew Russell had a hit, one run, and an RBI for the Mules. Jack Mangold and Cam Drew each had one hit and one run, while Matt Treveloni had the other hit. Treveloni ranks tied for sixth in the NESCAC with a .390 batting average.
 
* Will Stinson led the Owls with a pair of hits. Bradley Patterson and Curry also had hits.
 
Game 1: http://www.gocolbymules. com/sports/bsb/2017-18/ boxscores/20180429_eshg.xml
 
Game 2: http://www.gocolbymules. com/sports/bsb/2017-18/ boxscores/20180429_ir85.xml
 
Photos by Dean Denis