ORONO, Maine -- The University of Maine baseball team cruised by UMaine Presque Isle 21-3 on Tuesday night at Mahaney Diamond. Maine improves to 26-17 with the victory. Colin Gay (Franklin, Mass.), Michael Fransoso (Portsmouth, N.H.), Alex Calbick (Burnaby, British Columbia), Fran Whitten (Westborough, Mass.) and Shane Bussey (Boynton Beach, Fla.) all had three hits in the game.
Maine added two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Heath walked and White was hit. Both runners scored when Bussey doubled to left field.
The Black Bears tacked on seven runs in the bottom of the seventh inning. Kyle Silva (Warwick, R.I.) drew a walk and Fransoso singled. Calbick drew a walk to load the bases. Brendan Geary (South Hadley, Mass.) reached on a fielder's choice and Silva scored. Heath doubled to right field and Fransoso scored. Whitten singled to left field sending Geary home. Bussey singled to right field and Heath scored. Garrett Bernardo (Glenmont, N.Y.) was hit to load the bases once again. Silva doubled to left field driving in Whitten and Bussey. Fransoso singled to sending Bernardo home.
Maine used six pitchers in the game. Logan Fullmer (Lebanon, Pa.) went three innings to pick up the win. He improves to 2-3. Jake Marks (Sarnia, Ontario) allowed one run in two innings. D.J. Voisine (Plainville, Conn.), Charlie Butler (Middleborough, Mass.) and Burk FitzPatrick (Berwyn, Pa.) all pitched a scoreless inning, while Steve Trask (Saco, Maine) allowed one run.