WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College's Emery Dinsmore pitched well for the second time in eight days in a NESCAC East baseball game in a 5-2 win over Tufts University on Saturday at Coombs Field at the Colby Baseball/Softball Complex.
The Mules move to 6-16 overall and 2-7 in conference play. Tufts, ranked first in New England, is 18-3-1 and 4-2 in the league.
Jackson Ward earned the victory by pitching the final two innings.
The Mules took a 1-0 lead in the second inning after Andrew Sterup doubled. Tyler Mulberry singled to left field to bring in Sterup.
The Mules went ahead 2-1 when Ward doubled to left field and came in on an RBI single to center by Ben Coleman.
In the second game, Tufts had 16 hits and eight walks. Petry and Oscar Kutch each had three hits. John Moschella, Brown, and Stephan White all had two hits. Petry, White, Ryan Day, and Elisa Varinos all drove in two runs.
Tufts started the game with three runs in the first inning to take control early. Falkson had an RBI single to left to bring in Kutch for the first run. Brown's RBI single to right field scored O'Hara, while White had an infield single to plate Falkson.
The Jumbos went up 6-0 with a pair of runs in the seventh. Brown led off with a walk and later scored on a double by Varinos. Petry followed with a single to center field to bring in Varinos.
Tufts, though, answered with four runs in the eighth inning. The Mules had two errors in the inning and all four runs were unearned. Two of the four runs came in on RBI walks to Varinos and Petry. Kutch had an RBI single to plate White.
Day had a two-run double for the Jumbos in the ninth inning, while Mulberry had an RBI double for Colby in the last of the ninth.