Baseball Falls To Marist 5-2 In Ten Innings

March 23, 2004

Box Score

Stony Brook, N.Y. - Keith Brachold's leadoff home run sparked a three-run tenth inning by Marist College, as Stony Brook fell 5-2 to the Red Foxes at University Field on Tuesday afternoon. With the loss, the Seawolves record evens at 7-7, while Marist improves to 4-13.

Brachold led off the top of the tenth inning with solo shot over the wall in right center and Marist tacked on two runs on a run scoring error and a sacrifice fly by Kevin Buck to take a 5-2 lead. The Seawolves were unable to answer in the bottom half of the inning, as Stony Brook went down in order after a leadoff single by Justin Michalek.

The Seawolves took a 2-0 lead into the eighth inning before Marist rallied for two runs off reliever Paul Carufe to tie the game at two apiece. After Travis Musolf was hit by a pitch, Eric Johnson doubled and Brachold grounded out to drive in the first run of the inning. Johnson advanced to third on the play and tagged up to score on Justin LePore's sacrifice fly to tie the game.

Stony Brook jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning as Kevin Solano led off the inning with a double and later scored on a sacrifice fly by Cole Cicatelli. The Seawolves added a run in the bottom of the fourth inning on a solo home run by Dave Mischo, his second of the season.

Mischo went 2-for-4 to lead the Seawolves at the plate. Stephen Zydor (1-1) suffered the loss.

Eric Supplee (1-0) pitched three scoreless innings to pick up the win for Marist. Brachold was 1-for-5 with 2 RBI, and Bryan Towler was 3-for-5 for the Red Foxes.

Stony Brook is back in action tomorrow afternoon when the team travels to New York Tech at 3 p.m.