Vince Bellino, an Andover graduate, earned a victory at No. 5 singles (6-1, 6-3) to help Merrimack men’s tennis 5-4 over Eckerd yesterday in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Bellino also teamed with Chris Barnhart to win No. 2 doubles. Merrimack is 4-2 overall and 3-1 in the Northeast-10.
Women’s tennis loses
The women’s tennis team lost 8-1 to Eckerd.
Rachel Muller of North Andover fell 6-4, 6-4 in No. 3 singles. Katie Veasey of Atkinson teamed with Shakee Messina in No. 1 doubles but they lost 8-2.
Women’s golf places ninth
The women’s golf team posted a two-round score of 655 (327, 328) to finish ninth in a 24-team field at the Perry Park Spring Fling.
Sophomore Ali Reed shot a two-round score of 150 (77, 73). Her two round total was tied for the second best individual effort of the tournament. Her second round score was a career-best round.
O’Flynn goes6 for 8 in split
Center fielder Mark O’Flynn went 3 for 4 with two triples, a double, run and RBI to lead Merrimack baseball 2-1 over American International in Game 2 to salvage a doubleheader split.
American International won 6-3 in Game 1 despite O’Flynn going 3 for 4 with two runs.
Game 2 starter Tim Cashman was sensational. He earned the win, hurling 7.2 innings and giving up just one run on three hits and three walks while striking out 12.