Faced with a winner-take-all game on the road for the right to move on to the America East Championship, the Stony Brook baseball team, behind a fantastic effort from starting pitcher Brandon McNitt, rose to the occasion, taking advantage of seven Hartford errors and bashing 11 hits in a 10-3 victory over the Hawks Saturday at Fiondella Field. The Seawolves will play Maine Wednesday at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Mass., at 4 p.m.
The Stony Brook baseball team split a doubleheader with Hartford Friday, winning game one, 2-1, and losing game two, 9-8. The split sets up a winner-take-all rubber game on Saturday for the final spot in the America East Championship.
The Stony Brook baseball team is one win away from a berth into the America East Championship after taking game one of Friday's doubleheader at Hartford, 2-1. Junior Frankie Vanderka pitched his eighth complete game of the season, and sophomore Kevin Krause drove in the winning run. Game two begins at 2:30 p.m.
Freshman Jack Parenty went 4-for-5, and junior Kevin Courtney (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) reached base in four of his five plate appearances, but the Stony Brook baseball team stranded 10 runners on base in a 5-2 loss to Sacred Heart Wednesday at Joe Nathan Field.
Before the Stony Brook baseball team heads to Hartford for a three-game showdown with major playoff implications, the Seawolves will close out the home and non-conference portions of their schedule with a matchup against the Sacred Heart Pioneers on Wednesday. The game time has been changed to 11 a.m.
Junior Anthony Italiano hit a game-changing three-run homer and drove in five runs on the day as he led the Stony Brook baseball team to a split of a doubleheader with Albany, taking game one, 8-7, and losing game two, 7-4, Sunday at Joe Nathan Field. It was Senior Day and prior to the game, Stony Brook honored Tanner Nivins and G.C. Yerry.