Baseball cruises past Fairleigh Dickinson
April 4, 2012
Stony Brook, N.Y. - The Stony Brook baseball team rolled to a 9-0 victory over the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights on Wednesday at Joe Nathan Field as seven Seawolves pitchers combined on a seven-hit shutout. Stony Brook improves to 17-8 with the victory.
Sophomore Bryan Tatelman (South Windsor, Conn.) struck out five in 2.0 innings to pick up the victory. Sophomore Josh Barry (Seaford, N.Y.) pitched the final 2.0 frames for the Seawolves, who struck out 12 FDU batters.
Junior Tanner Nivins (Kitchener, Ontario) and sophomore Michael Hubbard (Northridge, Calif.) each hit inside-the park home runs to lead the Stony Brook offense. Senior Sal Intagliata (Franklin Square, N.Y.) added two hits and an RBI.
Junior William Carmona (Hempstead, N.Y.) gave Stony Brook the early lead, launching a solo shot over the left-center field fence with two outs in the first. It was the sixth home run of the season for Carmona, tying his career-high.
SBU added a run in the second on an Intagliata RBI single and then scored two more in the third to make it 4-0. The Seawolves put the game away with four runs in the fourth highlighted by Nivins' three-run inside-the-park home run.
The Seawolves open conference play on Friday, hosting Binghamton for the start of a three-game set at Joe Nathan Field. First pitch for Friday's doubleheader is set for Noon.