POTSDAM — Nolan Duda finished with two hits, including a home run, as the Clarkson baseball team salvaged a split of a Liberty League doubleheader with Bard with a 15-2 victory in game two Tuesday afternoon.

Clarkson (15-12 overall, 10-4 conference), which is in first place, fell 4-3 to Bard (13-18, 7-11) in the opener.

Brad Pearson went 3-for-5 and drove in three runs for Clarkson in game two and Mike Nee supplied two hits. Nee also doubled and drove in a run in the opening game.

Estaban Rivera led Bard in the opener with two hits and two RBIs.

Matt Cappelletti homered, drove in three runs and finished the game by scoring on a passed ball in the bottom of the seventh as the Continentals (14-14) withstood a late St. Lawrence University rally to win a nonconference game in Clinton.

The Saints (6-22) tied the game in the top of the seventh by scoring six runs. Andrew Circelli led SLU with two hits and two RBIs.

SOFTBALL

Megan Fish and Sidney Miller each finished with four hits, including home runs, as the Bears (7-25) swept the Kangaroos in a nonconference doubleheader in Potsdam.

Brooke Falsion picked up three hits in each game for the Bears.

Valerie Clark tallied two hits in the opener for the Kangaroos (12-18) and Sophia Harris and Selena Tasli both lined two hits in game two.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE

Kaitlynn Palmer scored the game-winning goal with 2 minutes, 47 seconds left as Utica (12-3) knocked off SUNY Canton in a nonconference game in Canton. Jessie Biegel tied the game for Utica with 5:41 left.

Palmer finished with three goals for the Pioneers.

MaryClare Bowes led SUNY Canton (12-4) with four goals and Molly Denny scored twice.

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