Baseball ranked No. 23 in Mid-Major Poll
March 29, 2011
Stony Brook, N.Y. - Stony Brook University's baseball team is ranked No. 23 in the latest edition of College Baseball Daily's Mid-Major poll released on Monday. The Seawolves have won 11 of their last 12 and their 13-5 start matches their best 18-game start since 2000.
Stony Brook is coming off an 11-0 victory over Army on Monday afternoon. Junior Tyler Johnson (Chatsworth, Calif.) and freshman Frankie Vanderka (Levittown, N.Y.) combined on a four-hit shutout for the Seawolves, who have not allowed an earned run over the last 28.0 innings.
On Sunday afternoon, junior all-american Nick Tropeano (West Islip, N.Y.) and freshman right-hander Brandon McNitt (Woodland Hills, Calf.) combined on a no-hitter in Stony Brook's 1-0 victory over Army. It was the second no-hitter in five games for Stony Brook, which had a no-hitter thrown by Vanderka on March 18 against NJIT.
The Seawolves return to action this weekend, traveling to NYIT for a four-game series.