Stony Brook will play four games at Joe Nathan Field in next three days.
Season-high eight runs, but Stony Brook falls short.
Brandon McNitt was electric on the mound with 10 strikeouts vs. Wake Forest.
Stony Brook facing Saint Peter's and Wake Forest Saturday, Saint Louis on Sunday.
Courtney draws three walks and three freshmen collect first collegiate base hits.
Stony Brook vs. UCLA: CWS Game 1
2013: Made 52 starts, all at first base...hit .237 with six home runs, 28 RBI and 29 runs scored...led the Seawolves in doubles (13), home runs, RBI, slugging percentage (.432) and on-base percentage (.389)...during conference play, hit .348 with a league-leading six home runs and 28 RBI...named first-team All-America East...hit 2-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and two RBI in a win over UMBC (3/30)...went 4-for-9 with two home runs, a triple and five RBI in a series vs. Albany (4/6-4/7)...drove in what ended up being the game-winning run with an eighth-inning double in the victory over Hartford (4/13)...hit a grand slam, which turned out to be the game-winner in SB's 5-1 victory at Binghamton (4/27)...hit a three-run homer in an 8-4 win at Binghamton to win the series (4/28)...named America East Player of the Week on April 29 after hitting .333 with two homers and seven RBI...went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI in a win at UMBC (5/4)...walked and scored three times in a win over Albany (5/12).
2012: Appeared in 62 games, making 56 starts...hit .293 with four home runs and 38 RBI...hit .333 (3-for-9) at the Dairy Queen Classic in Minneapolis (3/9-3/11) ... drove in two runs at Fordham (3/20) ... hit solo home run in opening game of a doubleheader at Holy Cross (3/25) ... went 2-for-3 in both ends of doubleheader against Binghamton (4/6) ... hit a three-run double to break 2-2 fifth inning tie in win over Fairfield (4/25)...homered in both ends of a doubleheader and had five RBI in a sweep at Maine (5/19)...drove in runs in five consecutive games while hitting .471 (8-for-17) between May 19 and May 25...was 2-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI in a win over Missouri State in the NCAA Coral Gables Regional (6/3)...named to the Coral Gables Regional All-Tournament team after scoring seven runs and driving in five over five games...homered at LSU as part of a 3-for-3 day in a win over the then No. 1 Tigers (6/9).
2011: America East All-Rookie team selection ... twice named America East Rookie of the Week ... made 35 starts at first base ... hit .306 with 12 doubles and 29 RBI ... had 11 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games ... recorded first collegiate hit against Florida Atlantic (2/26) ... had first multi-hit game (3-for-5) on March 19 against Fordham ... went 9-for-14 (.643) in four-game series at New York Tech (4/2-4/3) ... had seven hits in eight at-bats in three game series against UMBC (4/16-4/17).
High School: A three year letterwinner and two-way standout, Courtney was a two-time captain for head coach John Habyan at St. John the Baptist in West Islip, N.Y ... named the Long Island Catholic League MVP in 2009 ... led St. John to the regular season conference championship in 2010 ... finished with a 6-1 record and a 1.14 ERA on the mound in addition to hitting .515 at the plate ... led St. John to the Catholic League Championship in 2008 ... went 10-0 and won the deciding third game of the Championship series.
Personal:Kevin Christopher Courtney ... born June 7, 1992 ... son of Christopher and Kathleen ... has one sister (Kaitlin).