#Seawolves with 14th straight with DH sweep of FDU
April 24, 2014
Stony Brook, N.Y. -
Behind four home runs and solid pitching, the Stony Brook softball team swept a doubleheader from Fairleigh Dickinson Thursday at University Field.
Sophomore Alexandra Pisciotta's (New Hyde Park, N.Y.) two-run homer provided the run support in a 3-0 victory in game one. Juniors Shayla Giosia (Runnemede, N.J.) and Bria Green (Wheatley Heights, N.Y.) each hit three-run homers as the Seawolves (29-14) won game two, 11-3, in five innings.
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Game One Recap
The Seawolves added another run an inning later after Giosia's sacrifice fly drove in sophomore Kellie Reynolds (Paso Robles, Calif.).
Cukrov, who got out of a jam in the second inning, allowed five hits, walked one and struck out five for her 19th victory of the season.
Game Two Recap
After Fairleigh Dickinson got one back with a home run, Stony Brook countered with two runs in the bottom of the fourth. With runners on first and second and one out, senior Jessica Combs (Hammonton, N.J.) doubled, driving in Green and advancing Reynolds to third. Giosia followed with a grounder to second that was misplayed, allowing Reynolds to score.
Fairleigh Dickinson (14-18) cut the lead to 7-3 after a two-run double from Maddy Wilen.
Stony Brook had runners on second and third with one out in the fifth. Green drilled an outside pitch over the fence in right field for a three-run homer, her team-high 10th of the season, to make it 10-3. Sophomore Patty Borges (Berkley, Mass.) followed with a game-ending home run to left.
Sallen allowed four hits and three runs, one earned, and struck out four.
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