#Seawolves rally for big comeback win over Fordham in 14 innings
March 9, 2014
Stony Brook, N.Y. - Down to its final out and trailing by three runs in the bottom of 12th inning, the Stony Brook baseball team rallied to tie the game, and then senior Kevin Courtney (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) hit a walk-off double down the right field line in the 14th inning to lift the #Seawolves to a marathon 10-9 victory over Fordham Sunday at Joe Nathan Field.
The win completes a three-game sweep for the #Seawolves, who improve to 3-6 on the season. Fordham slips to 3-6.
Head Coach Matt Senk's Reaction
The game went into extra innings, and Fordham went up a run before the #Seawolves tied it on sophomore Jack Parenty (Wantagh, N.Y.) scoring on a wild pitch.
In the 12th inning, the Rams put up a three-spot and had a runner on third with nobody out, but freshman Ryley MacEachern (Saugus, Mass.) recorded three consecutive ground outs to escape the threat.
Stony Brook immediately went back to work, putting the first two runners on, but the Rams then recorded outs on the next two #Seawolves batters. Down to the final out, freshman Casey Baker (Ronkonkoma, N.Y.) drew a walk to load the bases. Then junior Robert Chavarria (Garden Grove, Calif.) singled through the right side to plate two runs. Then Baker scampered home on a wild pitch to tie the game.
The game went to the 14th inning where junior Cole Peragine (Belle Ewart, Ontario) singled to center, and then Courtney finally ended the game by roping a double down the right field line, sending the #Seawolves into a frenzy.
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