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Edward Apice is leading the Anchormen in doubles (12) and RBI (28) for the 2016 season.
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Edward Apice and TJ Lynch combined for 10 RBI as Rhode Island College cruised past Springfield, 15-6, at Anchorman Field on Monday afternoon. Apice went 3-for-3 with three runs scored, six RBI and a homer, while Lynch went 4-for-5 with four runs scored, four RBI a triple and a homer, to lead the Anchormen.

Salem State swept a MASCAC doubleheader from Westfield State by scores of 5-4 in the opener and 4-0 in the nightcap at Bud and Jim Hagan Field. In the opener, the Vikings scored a pair of runs in the sixth inning to snap a 3-3 tie. Richard Fecteau and Dan Connors each delivered an RBI single. In the nightcap, Salem got all the offense it would need in the first inning, striking for four runs with Joe White's three run home run being the big blow in the inning.

Tanner Whiteman threw seven shutout innings to improve to 6-0 on the season as Cortland defeated Oneonta, 11-2, in SUNYAC action. Whiteman allowed only four hits and one walk and struck out seven batters. Adam Brant gave up two unearned runs in the eighth and Jason Martin pitched a scoreless ninth.

Senior Matt Moser drove home four runs and had a pitching victory as Tufts won a pair of games against UMass-Dartmouth on Patriots Day at Huskins Field. The scores were 9-5 and 13-8. Moser's three-run double highlighted a nine-run fifth inning that provided all of Tufts' offense in the first game. Moser pitched the final 2.2 innings allowing four hits and no runs with three strikeouts to get the win.

Sam Archer allowed two hits in a complete game win over Martin Luther.
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Gustavus swept Martin Luther for the second time this season, defeating the Knights by scores of 5-2 and 9-1. Sam Archer pitched a complete game two-hitter in the nightcap. Archer's two-hit performance marked the fewest hits allowed by a Gustie since Cody Sukalski gave up just two hits in a 1-0 win (7 inn.) over Carleton on April 29, 2011.

Senior Kevin Kwedor tossed a one-hitter and struck out seven over six innings of work in the nightcap, while his freshman brother Brian scattered six hits and fanned three over six frames in the opener as Massachusetts Maritime swept a MASCAC doubleheader from MCLA by scores of 11-2 in the lid-lifter and 9-0 in the second contest in games played at Commodore Hendy Field.

Northwestern (Minn.) outlasted Macalester, 5-3, at Nicholson Field to make it six wins in-a-row. Brady Arneson went 3-for-4 from his leadoff spot to pace the offense.

First-year Connor Gill and sophomore Mark Webber raced home on a dropped pop up with two outs in the bottom of the ninth as Babson rallied for five runs over the final two innings to complete an 8-7 come-from-behind victory over visiting Suffolk at Govoni Field. The comeback win matched the largest of the season for Babson, which also erased a four-run deficit in a 7-4 win over Keene State back on March 24.

WPI pounded out 19 hits on their way to a 24-8 victory over Becker in non-conference at Rochdale Park. The win gave the Crimson and Gray an unsual sweep as earlier Monday WPI defeated Emerson 8-6 in a makeup game also played Rochdale Park.

Senior Dan Pidgeon and first-year Johnny Stamatis each went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored to lead the Trinity Bantams to a 11-3 victory over the visiting Western Connecticut State Colonials.