The USM Huskies beat Bates College 10-4 Thursday afternoon and that win put longtime coach Ed Flaherty in the 900-win club.

The non-conference win puts USM at 21-9 overall.

For 30-year coach Ed Flaherty, it puts his record at 900-403-4.

Sam Dexter had a two RBI hit in a five-run fifth inning for the Huskies.

USM moves to LIttle East Conference play on Saturday with a doubleheader against Keene State. The Huskies are tied for first place in the LEC with a 7-3 record.