GORHAM, Maine --- The Colby College baseball team beat Plymouth State for the third time this season after scoring five runs in the first three innings on the way to a 7-6 non-conference win over the Panthers on Friday at University of Southern Maine.
The Mules, who took 17-2 and 12-6 wins over Plymouth State in Florida, improved to 16-14 overall. The Panthers fell to 13-19 overall.
Colby had 11 hits in the game and took advantage of three Panther errors. The Mules had two errors in the game but four Colby pitchers allowed just six hits.
Devlin McConnell had a double and a single for the Mules and he caught all nine innings. Robb Arndt, Luke Duncklee, and Taro Gold also had two hits for the Mules.
Paul Reny had two of the six hits for the Panthers, while Ryan McIntosh had a double.
The Mules had the lead for good after scoring four runs in the bottom of the second inning. They added lone runs in the third, fifth, and seventh innings. The Panthers got as close as 6-5 after scoring a lone run int he top of the seventh inning, but the Mules answered back in the bottom of the seventh with their final run.
Colby 7, Plymouth State 6
Robbie Greenleaf (L), Rew Wilson (6) and Rob Madonna, David Tammaro (5); Scott Goldberg (W), Luke Geoghegan (5), Mark Nelson (5), Abhi Chandel (9) and Devlin McConnell. 2B: Ryan McIntosh (PS), Devlin McConnell (C).