Steven Adam hit a two run single to cap a four run eighth inning in helping the University of Maine baseball team to a 5-4 victory over South Dakota State at Port Charlotte, Florida on Sunday afternoon.
Colin Gay led off the game with a double for the Black Bears. He came around to score on a RBI single from Alex Calbick.
Paul Jacobson hit a single to give South Dakota State a 2-1 lead during the top of the third inning.
The Jackrabbits added to the lead when they took advantage of a catchers interference during the bottom of the fourth inning.
South Dakota State (8-6) made it 4-1, when Jordan Varga hit a RBI single that scored Sam Pack during the bottom of the sixth inning.
The score stayed that way until the Black Bears half of the eighth inning.
Sam Balzano and Gay each hit a single to start off the inning. Brian Doran hit a double that scored Balzano.
Gay scored when Calbick reached on an error.
Doran and Calbick scored on the double from Adam.
Logan Fullmer pitched 2.2 innings of scoreless relief to earn the victory for the Black Bears. Charlie Butler pitched a scoreless ninth to earn the save.
Calbick finished with two hits and two RBI. Gay scored two runs and had two hits. Balzano also had two hits for the Black Bears, who improved to 4-10 on the season.