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Big innings help Western New England College take two from Colby-Sawyer in TCCC outings

Big innings help Western New England College take two from Colby-Sawyer in TCCC outings
Box Score (Game 1)

Box Score (Game 2)

NEW LONDON, N.H. - The Western New England College baseball team used a couple of big innings to capture both ends of a doubleheader 10-1 and 12-5 over host Colby-Sawyer Sunday afternoon (Apr. 11) at Kelsey Field.

The Golden Bears improve their record to 21-6, which includes a 12-4 mark in The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC).
WNEC exploded for nine runs in the third inning of game one and received five shutout innings from starting pitcher junior Evan Michaud (Windsor Locks, CT) who raised his record to 4-1. Michaud allowed just four hits, didn't allow a run, and struck out six with no walks.
Senior shortstop Justin Walz (Groton, CT) led the 16-hit attack with a 3-for-3 performance that included two runs scored and two runs batted in. Junior third baseman Tony Trubia (Tolland, CT) went 2-for-2 with a sacrifice fly and knocked in three runs.
Senior first baseman Joe Griglun (Southington, CT), junior left fielder Andrew Fatse (Hampden, MA) and junior designated hitter Ryan Dudzinski (Bristol, CT) added two hits apiece.
Senior third baseman Chris Hartery (Billerica, MA) had a single and triple for two of the Chargers' six hits.
In the second game, the Golden Bears did most of their damage again in the third inning by soring seven runs.
Griglun again helped lead the way with two singles, a double, two runs and a RBI. Sophomore right fielder Tom Bouvier (East Longmeadow, Mass.) also had three hits and two runs scored. Fatse went 2-for-2 with a double and team best four runs-batted-in.
Colby-Sawyer junior left fielder Shane Hoagboon (Mayfield, NY) had two doubles, a pair of runs, and a run-batted-in. Sophomore shortstop Greg Mehuron (Waitsfield, VT) knocked in two runs with a single in the fifth inning.
Freshman Kevin Jefferis (Cheshire, CT) improved to 5-0 on the season for Western New England College. He went four innings giving up three earned runs with four strikeouts and two walks. Sophomore Mike Lawlor (Windsor, CT) picked up his fifth save with three quality innings of scoreless relief giving up thee hits while striking out five. 

Colby-Sawyer falls to 11-13 overall and 6-8 in the league.