#Seawolves look to continue winning streak at Columbia Tuesday
April 7, 2014
Stony Brook, N.Y. -
Games #29-30 Stony Brook vs. Columbia
Tues., Apr. 8 Columbia Softball Stadium New York, N.Y.
Head Coach: Megan Bryant, 14th season
Career Record: 727-646-7
Record at SBU: 383-339-3
Columbia Lions (14-14)
Preview: After sweeping Hartford in America East Conference play, the Stony Brook softball team will play three straight non-conference games beginning at Columbia Tuesday. The Seawolves are 5-1 in April and are two games over .500 for the first time this season.
Opponent: Columbia features six regulars with a batting average of .300 or better. Alix Cook leads the Lions with a .355 average. Seven different players have double-digit RBIs, including Shelby Unger, who has three HRs and 17 runs batted in. Emily Kenyon and Brooke Darling each have started 10 games in the circle. Brooke Darling is 7-6 with a 4.09 ERA in 75 1/3 innings and Kenyon is 4-4 with a 2.90 ERA in 48 1/3 innings. Columbia is 12-1 at home this season.
Series: Stony Brook leads the all-time series, 5-2, winning the last five. Tuesday's game will be the first since 2009.
Up Next: Stony Brook will host Hofstra on Thursday, April 10 at 4 p.m. The two programs have not played since 2009.