Stony Brook baseball freshman Daniel Zamora struck out a career-high 13 batters and was dominant for most of the day over eight innings, but Maine scored three runs in the sixth inning, and it was enough for a 3-1 win over the Seawolves Friday at LeLacheur Park. The Seawolves have been eliminated from the America East Championship.
Junior Brandon McNitt pitched seven solid innings, allowing just one unearned run, and freshman Johnny Caputo had three hits and an RBI to lead the Stony Brook baseball team to a 3-1 win over Albany in the loser's bracket of the 2013 America East Championship Thursday at LeLacheur Park. Stony Brook will face Maine Friday at 4 p.m.
The Stony Brook baseball team will have its backs against the wall in the America East Championship after the Seawolves dropped the tournament opener to Maine, 7-0, Wednesday afternoon at LeLacheur Park. The Seawolves will now play an elimination game against Albany on Thursday at 4 p.m.
Freshman Jack Parenty headlined nine Stony Brook baseball conference awards honorees as he was named 2013 America East Rookie of the Year, the conference announced on the eve of the America East Championship, held at LeLacheur Park. Parenty, junior Frankie Vanderka and junior Kevin Courtney were first-team All-America East selections.
The Stony Brook baseball team will open defense of its America East Championship crown Wednesday when it takes on top seed Maine in the tournament's opening game at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Mass. First pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m., and live video is available for free at AmericaEast.com.
Fresh off a winner-take-all series at Hartford that clinched the final spot in the America East Championship, the Stony Brook baseball team secured two of the three final America East weekly honors. Junior Brandon McNitt was named America East Pitcher of the Week, and freshman Jack Parenty was named America East Rookie of the Week.