#Seawolves rally but fall to Binghamton, 6-4
May 3, 2014
Vestal, N.Y. -
The Stony Brook softball team closed out the regular season with a 6-4 loss to Binghamton Saturday the Bearcats Sports Complex.
Despite the loss, Stony Brook's first in conference play since a 7-3 setback to Albany on March 22, the Seawolves will be the top seed and host in next week's America East Championship on May 8-10.
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The Seawolves had runners on second and third with one out in the sixth. Sophomore Patty Borges (Berkley, Mass.), who pinch ran for sophomore Melissa Phelan (Saddle Brook, N.J.), was thrown out at the plate after senior Olivia Mintun's ground ball to second. Junior Shayla Giosia (Runnemede, N.J.) popped up to second to end the inning.
Stony Brook (32-16, 15-2) scored four in the fourth to tie the game. With one out, junior Lauren Kamachi (Surrey, British Columbia) drove the ball deep to right center for a double. After a wild pitch, Phelan lined a shot up the alley in right for the RBI. Sophomore Kellie Reynolds (Paso Robles, Calif.) slapped a single just past the diving shortstop, bringing Combs to the plate.
After a wild pitch scored Phelan, Combs hit her second homer in as many days, a two-run shot to left to tie the game at four.
Gabby Bracchi had two doubles and three RBIs to put Binghamton (21-23, 10-7) ahead 4-0 after two innings.
Junior Jane Sallen (Lake Worth, Fla.) was charged with the loss. She allowed five runs, four earned, walked one and struck out one.
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