BANGOR, Maine — Husson University senior right-hander Dan Whitney fired a four-hitter to give the Eagles a 3-2 baseball victory and sweep over the Lyndon State Hornets in the second game of a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader Friday at the Winkin Complex.
Husson won the first game 5-4.
Whitney (2-1) didn’t walk a batter and struck out four for the Eagles (9-9, 4-2 NAC). Julien Boone drove in the game’s winning run with a sacrifice fly in the sixth when Mike Wong scored his second run of game.
Wong finished with two hits while Ryan Rebar chipped in with a double and Zach Sugar had a run-scoring single.
Reece Tanguay slapped a two-run single for the Hornets (3-11, 0-2).
In the second game, the Eagles received a strong pitching effort from senior righty Brandon Reilly who scattered five hits and four runs over eight innings. He struck out four and walked two.
Wong’s fielder’s choice grounder in the eighth scored Alex Chapman with the winning run.
Wong finished with two RBIs while Rebar and Cam Archer each drove in a run. J.T. Whitten chipped in with two singles.
Andre Easton singled twice and drove in a run to lead the Hornets.
USM 12, Salem St. 3
At Gorham, Sam Stauble and Kyle O’Connor combined for five hits and six RBIs to lead the University of Southern Maine to the win.
Stauble was 3 for 4 with two runs scored and three RBIs while O’Connor was 2 for 3, including his first collegiate home run, with three runs scored and three RBI for the Huskies (9-5). Brandon Martins had three singles, and junior Paul McDonough, senior Jake Glauser, and sophomore Tom Budrewicz had two hits apiece..
Right-hander Jack Donnelly earned the win going 6 2/3 innings allowing three runs (two earned) on eight hits and three walks with five strikeouts.
Richard Fecteau had three singles for Salem State (7-10-1).