Stony Brook, N.Y. – The Stony Brook baseball team, last year’s America East regular season champion and winner of 35 games, unveiled its 2015 schedule, which features early-season matchups with a pair of top 25 programs in Florida and Louisiana-Lafayette, a three-game home series with BIG EAST member Creighton and a 24-game America East slate.
“This schedule is reflective of our program’s philosophy to play as competitive an early non-conference schedule as we can to give ourselves the opportunity to gauge where we are at and where we need to go,” said #Seawolves head coach Matt Senk. “Once we begin playing conference games, along with non-conference games within our region, we look to compete and be successful with our goal of repeating as regular season champions and performing at a high level in postseason tournaments.” Continue reading
Stony Brook, N.Y. – The Stony Brook University Department of Athletics has unveiled the new 5,000-square foot Seawolves Hitting Facility that will serve the indoor practice needs of the baseball and softball teams. The Seawolves Hitting Facility is located in the Indoor Sports Complex adjacent to Pritchard Gymnasium and was funded by the generous gift of an anonymous donor.
“Our mission at Stony Brook is to provide student-athletes with the tools that they need in order to achieve success in everything that they do,” Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron said. “The new hitting facility is as nice as any that I’ve seen in the country and is a game-changer for our current and future baseball and softball student-athletes.” Continue reading
Stony Brook’s Joshua Mason dives back to first base during the 2014 America East Tournament in Lowell, Massachusetts against the Hartford Hawks.
This was my second straight year making the trek to Lowell, Massachusetts to take in the America East Tournament. Here are some of my thoughts about the tournament and other things. Continue reading
On Saturday night, Binghamton coming out of the loser’s bracket grabbed a 4-3 win in a hotly contested victory over Stony Brook that ended up finishing at 11:39 pm forcing a winner take all game on Sunday afternoon at noon.
Could the the two teams compete with Saturday night’s classic? I doubted it as I made the trip to the stadium. I was totally wrong as both teams came out and played some of the most passionate baseball you could ever see on Sunday in Lowell, Massachusetts. Continue reading
No call made on a line drive? Comeback innings for the last three innings by Stony Brook? What else could happen on Sunday?
I been around College Baseball for about 25 years and don’t remember a more classic well played game that would be overshadowed by the umpiring crew. Continue reading
The Stony Brook Seawolves used a 12 hit attack to defeat the Hartford Hawks 10-6 which advanced them to the America East Final on Saturday evening. Continue reading
Anthony Italiano ripped a line drive down the left field line that brought home Casey Baker from second to give the Seawolves the early 2-1 win and helped lead them to a 4-1 victory.
The game lived up to the fanfare as Stony Brook’s Frankie Vanderka and Tommy Lawrence dueled throughout the game. Vanderka gave up only one run on eight hits while pitching the complete game. Lawrence gave up four runs (three earned) on nine hits while pitching eight innings. Continue reading
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending March 23 today. William & Mary junior infielder Michael Katz was named National Hitter of the Week, while Stony Brook’s senior right-handed pitcher Frankie Vanderka was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading
While Cal State Fullerton and Long Beach State and San Diego and Loyola Marymount were finishing up a pair of rivalry series, USC and UCLA were trying to win rubber matches in a pair of Pac-12 series.
Both of Los Angeles Pac-12 squads needed dramatic comebacks to get the job done. See how they did it below.
That plus all of Sunday’s Southern California college baseball action with photo galleries from the matchups at Fullerton and San Diego: Continue reading