College sports roundup: Wilson, Durocher pitch Daniel Webster to win
March 29. 2013 11:07PM
Senior Amanda Wilson of Merrimack and sophomore Sarah Durocher of Keene were dominating in the circle Friday as the Daniel Webster College softball team swept Maine-Presque Isle at Eagle Field. The Eagles (4-8) won the first game 4-1 as Wilson allowed four hits and struck out nine, and completed the sweep with a 10-0 win in the second game as Durocher allowed five hits and struck out seven. Both pitchers went the distance.
Keene State 6-6, Old Westbury 1-5: At Keene, freshman Stephanie Long of Salem had a walk-off home run in the opener and Meryl Ragaini drove in four runs with a home run and double in the nightcap as the Owls (7-7) swept the Panthers (7-9) in a non-conference doubleheader.
UMass Lowell 7-4, Franklin Pierce 1-2: At Lowell, Mass., the Ravens (2-6, 0-2) managed just seven hits as they were swept by the River Hawks (7-13, 2-0). Kathryn Donovan of Hudson (Alvirne) had a double and drove in two runs for UMass Lowell in the opener.
Franklin Pierce 6, UMass Lowell 5: At Rindge, Matt O'Herron had three hits and scored what proved to be the winning run in the of the sixth as the Ravens (14-9, 4-0 NE-10) rallied past the River Hawks (12-7, 0-1). Garrett Cole of Bedford (Trinity) pitched into the sixth for UMass Lowell.
Daniel Webster 5-1, Lesley 4-6: At Smithfield, R.I., Tyler Bonin of Litchfield (Campbell) had a pair of hits and drove in three runs in the opener as the Eagles (7-5, 4-1) split a NECC doubleheader with the Lynx.
Le Moyne 17, SNHU 3: At Syracuse, N.Y., a five-game win streak came to a halt for the Penmen (5-4, 4-1 NE-10) and the ninth-ranked Dolphins (4-2, 2-1) jumped out to a 12-1 lead and never looked back. SNHU's Phoebe Clark of Concord scored a goal to become the 13th player in program history to reach 100 career points.
FPU 16, AIC 10: At Springfield, Mass., freshman Casey Burnett of Windham scored a career-high six goals for the Ravens (3-3, 2-2 NE-10)
Franklin Pierce 7, St. Rose 2: At Milford, sophomore Emily Parrett of Amherst (Souhegan) rallied to win in three sets at No. 3 singles as the Ravens (2-5, 1-5 NE-10) won their first match of the spring season.