HR lifts Terps over VCU, 5-4
COLLEGE PARK -- Sophomore Steve Begleiter led off the eighth inning with his first home run of the season, and the University of Maryland (5-6-1) defeated Virginia Commonwealth (13-4), 5-4, at Shipley Field. Charles Devereux, who relieved starter Matt Baumann with one out in the top of the eighth, pitched the rest of the way to get the win.
High Point 4-2, Towson 1-8
HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Rick Bagnasco had three hits, drove in one, and scored three, and Tim Sullivan got his first win of the season, as Towson State (4-4) defeated High Point College (4-7), 8-2, to gain a split of their doubleheader. Dave Hutsell addded two doubles and two RBI. Both High Point runs were unearned.
The home team's Chris McCollum out-pitched the Tigers' Jay Baker in the opener, as the Panthers jumped ahead 3-0 in the first inning and went on to claim a 4-1 decision. Jacen Martinez had two hits for Towson State.
St. Thomas 6, Navy 1
MIAMI, Fla. -- St. Thomas (16-4) capitalized on early Navy (3-6) errors for its victory. The home team scored three in the first and added two more in the third as the result of timely hitting and three Navy errors.
The Midshipmen's only run came on a ninth-inning homer by Marcus Lee, his third of the season.
Dundalk 7, Mont.-G'town 1
Jeremy Benson pitched a four-hitter and struck out 13 through eight innings, and Bubby Hollingsworth had three hits, including a triple, and drove in two runs for Dundalk CC (1-2) against visiting Montgomery-Germantown (0-3).
Bowie 8-8, St. Paul's 1-9
LAWRENCEVILLE, Va. -- Right-hander Richard Thomas pitched a three-hitter for Bowie State (1-8, 1-4) in the opener, striking out seven and walking one, and giving up an unearned run. Bowie clinched its first win by scoring five runs in the fifth inning, with five of its seven hits doubles. Wayne Fajerski had one double in the first game and two more in the nightcap.
In the second game of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association doubleheader, St. Paul's (2-8, 2-2) capitalized on three Bowie State errors to score five sixth-inning runs and erase a 7-5 Bulldogs' lead.