Stony Brook Baseball Tops NYIT, 9-3

Justin Echevarria
 
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April 1, 2007

Box Score

Old Westbury, N.Y. - The Stony Brook baseball team utilized 14 hits to plate nine runs as they topped NYIT, 9-3, on Sunday afternoon. The win is the Seawolves second in a row as they improve to 7-11 on the year. NYIT moves to 5-12.

The Seawolves struck first when they plated a pair of runs in the top of the third. With runners on first and second, Chris Sipp and Michael Stephan hit back-to-back singles to give Stony Brook an early 2-0 lead.

The Bears answered in the bottom of the frame with a pair of runs of their own to knot the game at 2-2. Stony Brook starter Kurt Jung would settle down after the third inning and did not allow a run for four straight innings.

The Seawolves scored six unanswered runs over the next four innings of play to break the game open capped by a three-run seventh. Jeremy Nowak led off the frame with a double and scored on Stephan's single to center. Stephan scored later in the inning on a wild pitch and Michael Tansey singled in Rob Leonard to cap the frame.

Matt Lyons threw a perfect ninth inning as the Seawolves held on for their second straight win.

Jung (3-2) picked up the win, allowing only two runs in 7.0 innings of work with six strikeouts.

Echevarria was 2-for-4 with a double and two runs driven in. Stephan finished 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored and Nowak was 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored.

The Seawolves return to action this Tuesday when they host Fairfield. First pitch is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.