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Sea Unicorns Win Third Straight 8-4 in Nashua on Big Night by Bender
June 10, 2021

(Nashua, NH) - Colton Bender (Lebanon, CT) hit a three-run home run in the first inning, leading the Norwich Sea Unicorns to their third straight win with three hits, three runs, and three RBI in an 8-4 victory over the Nashua Silver Knights on the road Wednesday night. Bender, who

(Nashua, NH) - Colton Bender (Lebanon, CT) hit a three-run home run in the first inning, leading the Norwich Sea Unicorns to their third straight win with three hits, three runs, and three RBI in an 8-4 victory over the Nashua Silver Knights on the road Wednesday night.

Bender, who led Norwich to a win the night before with seven home runs in a home run derby extra-innings win, set the tone for a four-run first inning with his first homer of the season following a sacrifice fly by Kyan Lodice (Omaha, NE/Kansas State).

Matt Malcom (East Lyme, CT/Easter CT State University) also drove in three runs, including a bases-loaded walk in the third and a two-run single in the seventh to give the Sea Unicorns a four-run cushion. Nashua had cut it to a two-run game with a single run in both the fifth and sixth after John Mesagno (Tappan, NY/Eastern CT State University) delivered a sacrifice fly for Norwich in the fifth.

Kaelen Culpepper (Memphis, TN/Kansas State) had two hits and Bryan Loriga (Hialeah, FL/Elite Squad Academy) scored two runs. Bryan Albee (Killingly, CT/) earned win in five innings of relief, allowing one earned run and striking out five. Spencer Fox (Manchester, CT/Southern CT State University) closed the game with two scoreless innings and four strikeouts.

The Sea Unicorns travel in state to take on the New Britain Bees Thursday at 6:35 pm at New Britain Stadium.

The Norwich Sea Unicorns are located at Dodd Stadium in Norwich, Connecticut. The front office and box office are open daily from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday and can be accessed in person or by calling 860-887-7962. Sea Unicorns merchandise is available anytime by visiting goseaunicorns.com.