Mavs bring their brooms to Alamosa, complete sweep
Colorado Mesa University completed its fourth Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference baseball series sweep of the season Saturday, defeating Adams State 15-5 in Alamosa.
The No. 11 Mavericks (23-5, 17-1 RMAC) didn’t run away with this one the way they did in the first three games of the series. The Mavericks scored eight runs in the ninth inning to break the game open.
Colton Little was 4 for 6 with two RBI in the leadoff spot. The senior third baseman hit his second home run of the series and the season to lead off the fifth inning.
Nate Robertson was 2 for 3 with two RBI, Tamatoa Demello was 1 for 4 with a three-run home run in the eight-run ninth, and Garrett Carpenter was 1 for 5 to push his hit streak to 15 games.
Mesa pitcher Kyle Davis (3-0) went five innings, limiting the Grizzlies (7-22, 6-12 RMAC) to five runs on eight hits and struck out seven.
Colorado Mesa pulled away in the second half to defeat Adams State 11-6 in a Western Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association game in Alamosa.
The Mavericks (4-3, 2-1 WILA) scored the first five goals of the second half to take an 8-3 lead.
Michael Beimford led the Mavericks with three goals and one assist. Kade Robinson scored two goals.
Mesa goalie Brad Brandenburg made seven saves, and Zach Weaver had three saves in relief.
Lindenwood (Mo.) University scored nine consecutive goals in the first half en route to a 20-9 victory over Colorado Mesa at Walker Field.
Ten players scored for the Lions (8-0, 3-0 WILA).
Alison Stone led the Mavericks (1-7, 1-3 WILA) with three goals while Kelsey Krebs scored twice.
Colorado Mesa goalie Lauren Wells had 11 saves, and the Mavs’ Kady Herzog had nine in relief.
The Colorado Mesa men won three three-set singles matches to defeat Metro State 7-2 in an RMAC dual in Billings, Mont.
Spencer Weinberg defeated Adrien Delvaux 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 at No. 2 singles, Andres Garcia-Rojas defeated Nick Baker 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 at No. 3, and Taylor Macres held on for a 6-4, 6-7 (1-7), (10-7) victory at No. 4.
The Mavericks (11-11, 2-0 RMAC) swept the three doubles matches.
The Metro State women took two of three doubles matches to defeat Colorado Mesa 5-4.
The Mavericks (8-14, 1-1 RMAC) got wins from Shannen McNamara (No. 2), Kristyn Wykert (No. 3) and Nicole Lessley (No. 6) in singles. Wykert and Skyler Nelson won at No. 2 doubles.