WATERVILLE, Maine -- The Colby College baseball team had a 10-4 advantage in hits, but the lone error of the game cost the Mules in a 9-4 setback to Bates College in NESCAC East play Sunday at the Colby Baseball/Softball Complex.
The Mules led 4-1 heading into the bottom of the fourth inning of the opener, but John Dinucci got on by error to start the inning. After a walk to Brendon Canavan, Daniel Trulli reached on a fielder's choice as Dinucci moved to third and Canavan was out at second.
In the Bobcat fifth inning, MacDonald had an RBI single to bring in Canavan. Jack Arend added an RBI walk for the other run.
Ryan McCarthy led off the Bates first by being hit by a pitch. After an out, Fox and John Dinuncci had back-to-back walks to load the bases. Canavan followed up with a sacrifice fly to right field to bring in McCarthy. Colby starter Bobby Forese got the final out on a fly ball to center field to get out of the inning.
Treveloni had three hits and one run, while Garcia had two hits and drove in two runs. Arsenault scored twice and had two hits. Matt Mitchell had one hit and a walk.
Bates scored a lone run in the first inning of the nightcap, but neither team managed another score until the Bobcats scored two in the fifth of the nine inning game.
Fox led Bates with three hits and two walks, while Eric Villanova and Arend borth drove in three runs.