Nate Thomas delivered a two-run homer in the eighth inning to push Saint Joseph's past George Washington on Friday afternoon, 4-2. The win moved the Hawks to 4-0 in Atlantic 10 play, marking the first time the program has opened up the conference season with four consecutive victories since 1979 when the club played in the East Coast Conference.

Jordan DiValerio struck out 10 over eight innings and Andrew Cossetti belted a two-run homer in the second.

Ryan Devine pitched the ninth to record the save.

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St. Bonaventure 14, La Salle 5: The Explorers bullpen surrendered 11 runs over 2 1/3 innings to let the contest slip away. Nick O'Day finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs.

St. Bonaventure 3, La Salle 2: A Ryan Guckin error in the eighth ultimately allowed the winning run to cross the plate for the Bonnies. The loss dropped the Explorers to 0-5 in conference play. Nick O'Day picked up a pair of RBIs in the loss.

USciences 17, Jefferson 1: John McCrane tossed eight strong innings for the Devils while AJ Pena finished 4-for-4 with two RBIs. Justin Skinner chipped in with three hits and three RBIs.

Jefferson 5, USciences 4: Efrain Santiago homered and drove in three for the Rams, including the game-winner in the seventh. Jack Galligan pitched a complete game for the win, conceding four runs and 10 hits while striking out seven.

Wilmington 7, Chestnut Hill 3: Jared Healey finished 3-for-3 in the loss with a stolen base while Zach Szumigala drove in a pair.

Wilmington 22, Chestnut Hill 10: The Griffins surrendered 11 runs in the fifth to let the game get out of reach. John Contoudis collected three hits and scored three times while Sam Barletta homered and drove in three.

Elizabethtown 7, Swarthmore 4: Jackson Roberts homered for the Garnet and drove in a pair, but hurler Ricky Conti struggled on the mound surrendering seven runs over 6 1/3 innings. Holden Bridge collected two hits in the losing effort.

Arcadia 9, Albright 1: Phil Pierfy finished 5-for-5 for the Knights, while Jeremy Sabathne tossed eight strong innings, scattering one run on four hits. The win improved Arcadia to 6-1 within conference play.

Manhattanville 11, Delaware Valley 5: Ryan Schuetrumpf finished 2-for-3 with an RBI to lead the Aggies at the plate.
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