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May 1, 2014

Merrimack drops heartbreaker, swept by Bentley

NORTH ANDOVER — Matt Brown Bobby Losanno tallied a team-high two hits each, but the Merrimack College dropped a 5-2 decision to Northeast Divisional foe Bentley University yesterday in 10 innings.

Merrimack held an early 2-0 lead over the Falcons until the visitors rallied for two runs in the top of the ninth to send the game into extra innings. Shortly after, the Falcons took control in the 10th to secure the win and the three-game sweep over the Warriors.

With two outs in the bottom of the first, Brown connected for the Warriors’ first run of the afternoon, doubling home Cam DiSarcina The Warriors pushed their lead to two as a sacrifice fly from Frank Crinella to plate Mike Forgione.

In the top of the ninth, the Falcons made their move and rallied for two runs off four hits and a Merrimack error to tie the game at two.

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