McNitt solid on the mound, defense outstanding behind him as Seawolves advance to Friday.
Seawolves, who struggle to produce runs, will play an elimination game Thursday at 4 p.m.
Seawolves, looking to win back-to-back tournament titles, play top seed Maine at 4 p.m.
Stony Brook claims America East Rookie of the Year for the fourth consecutive season.
Seawolves will head to the America East Championship for the eighth consecutive season.
Stony Brook vs. UCLA: CWS Game 1
2013: Started 54 games, primarily at shortstop...batted .289 with one home run and 19 RBI...was the toughest on the team to strike out, fanning once every 10.1 at-bats...the only player on the team to draw more walks than strikeouts...finished second on the team in runs scored (28)...named to the America East All-Academic team...went 2-for-5 with an RBI, run scored and stolen base at Florida International (2/16)...picked up three hits and two RBI at Fordham (3/9)...hit 8-for-15 in the four-game Fordham series...collected three hits and a stolen base at Albany (4/7)...went 3-for-5 and scored two runs vs. Hartford (4/14)...reached base in all four plate appearances vs. Bryant (4/16)...went 2-for-4 and hit the tie-breaking two-run homer to lift Stony Brook to a 4-2 win over Fairfield (5/1)...drove in two runs in 10-3 win at Hartford that clinched a spot in the America East Championship (5/18).
2012: Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American ... NCWBA second team freshman All-American ...America East Rookie of the Year ... also named to All-America East second team ... had a hit and two RBI against Nicholls State (2/26) ... went 2-for-2 with two RBI and two runs scored at Fairleigh Dickinson (3/7) ... drove in go-ahead run in 11th inning in 2-1 win over Yale (3/17) in opening game of doubleheader ... had two hits in three bats in second game of doubleheader at Yale (3/17) ... tallied season-high four hits to go along with three RBI at Fordham (3/20) ... drove in two runs in back-to-back games against Iona (4/10) and Marist (4/11) ... had season-hight four RBI against Rhode Island (4/18) ... selected as America East Rookie of the Week on April 16.