WATERVILLE, ME – The Thomas College Terriers were swept by the Husson University Eagles today in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) baseball doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon. The Eagles took game one 4-1 and the nightcap 7-0.
Husson struck first in the top of the second, scoring three runs on a throwing error by the third baseman, Zack Groat. The Eagles added another in the top half of the third frame, a single by Josh Gaudette scoring Brandon Gendreau to take a 4-0 lead.
Ryan Rebar threw a complete game for the win, allowing one run on seven hits, walking one and striking out three. James McLamb took the loss for the throwing four innings, allowing four runs on five hits, while walking four and striking out two.
The starting pitchers cruised through the first three innings without giving up a run. Husson got on the board in the top of the fourth on and RBI single by Seth Freudenberger. The Eagles went on to add three more runs in the inning to take a 4-0 lead.
Husson added three more runs in the top half of the sixth inning, two runs coming from a triple by Kyle Bishop and the last coming off a single by Josh Gaudette.
Evan Pelkey picked up the win for the Eagles, carrying a no-hitter into the seventh inning. Pelkey pitched 6.1 innings, zero runs on two hits, striking out seven and walking two. Mike Confer took the loss for Thomas, tossing 3.2 innings, allowing four runs on three hits, walking four and striking out two.
The Red and Black return to action on Thursday, April 24 when they travel to Farmington to take on the University of Maine – Farmington Beavers in a NAC doubleheader. First pitch is scheduled for 2:00PM.