Chapman College rallied twice to sweep a nonconference doubleheader, 8-3 and 18-2, over Eastern Connecticut State at Hart Park Tuesday.
In the first game, Eastern took a 1-0 lead on an unearned run in the third inning, but Bucky Bollinger tied the game with a home run in the bottom of the inning. John Morin drove in three runs, and pitcher Steve Dunn (1-0) allowed just three hits and one earned run over 6 innings.
In the second game, Eastern scored two in the first on Jeff Johnson's double, but the Panthers sent 13 men to the plate in the second inning, scoring 9 runs on 6 hits and 4 walks. Chapman scored six runs in the fifth inning.
Jeff Morrison went 3 for 5 with 2 doubles and 4 RBIs in the second game, and Darren Nelson went 2 for 3 with a home run and 4 RBIs. Freshman left-hander David Bird went five innings for his third victory this year for Chapman (10-12).