Seven-run first inning catapults Seawolves to victory
Stony Brook to play at Louisiana-Lafayette, Florida and will host Creighton
Thirteen #Seawolves will compete in seven different leagues this summer
Vanderka's fifth complete game of the season leads Stony Brook past the Black Bears.
Stony Brook has won tournament titles in 2004, 2008, 2010 and 2012.
Stony Brook vs. UCLA: CWS Game 1
2014: Started all 53 games at shortstop, hitting .287 with 36 RBI...hit safely in 15 of his last 18 games...recorded 15 multi-hit games...ranked top 10 in the America East in runs scored (34), RBI, walks (31), triples (4) and stolen bases (13)...named first-team All-America East...went 3-for-4 with two runs scored, two RBI and a stolen base vs. Saint Louis (March 2)...collected five hits and scored twice in a three-game sweep of Albany (March 22-23)...went 2-for-2 with two walks and a double vs. Marist (April 1)...had an RBI double and a stolen base in win over Sacred Heart (April 2)...blasted a three-run homer in the ninth inning to break a 5-5 tie and lead Seawolves to win over Bryant (April 5)...finished Dodd Stadium College Baseball Classic (April 5-6) with five RBI and three runs scored...went 2-for-3 with two RBI in win over Binghamton (April 13)...was 3-for-5 with two RBI in win at Albany (April 27)...was 2-for-3 with three RBI and two stolen bases in win over Maine (May 3)...went 1-for-2 with two walks and two RBI the next day vs. Maine (May 4)...tripled and drove in two runs at NYIT (May 7)...went 6-for-8 with two RBI in doubleheader sweep at UMBC (May 9)...drove in two runs at UMBC the next day (May 10).
2013: Started 54 games, primarily at shortstop...batted .289 with one home run and 19 RBI...was the toughest on the team to strike out, fanning once every 10.1 at-bats...the only player on the team to draw more walks than strikeouts...finished second on the team in runs scored (28)...named to the America East All-Academic team...went 2-for-5 with an RBI, run scored and stolen base at Florida International (2/16)...picked up three hits and two RBI at Fordham (3/9)...hit 8-for-15 in the four-game Fordham series...collected three hits and a stolen base at Albany (4/7)...went 3-for-5 and scored two runs vs. Hartford (4/14)...reached base in all four plate appearances vs. Bryant (4/16)...went 2-for-4 and hit the tie-breaking two-run homer to lift Stony Brook to a 4-2 win over Fairfield (5/1)...drove in two runs in 10-3 win at Hartford that clinched a spot in the America East Championship (5/18).
2012: Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American ... NCWBA second team freshman All-American ...America East Rookie of the Year ... also named to All-America East second team ... had a hit and two RBI against Nicholls State (2/26) ... went 2-for-2 with two RBI and two runs scored at Fairleigh Dickinson (3/7) ... drove in go-ahead run in 11th inning in 2-1 win over Yale (3/17) in opening game of doubleheader ... had two hits in three bats in second game of doubleheader at Yale (3/17) ... tallied season-high four hits to go along with three RBI at Fordham (3/20) ... drove in two runs in back-to-back games against Iona (4/10) and Marist (4/11) ... had season-hight four RBI against Rhode Island (4/18) ... selected as America East Rookie of the Week on April 16.