Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader Versus Maine
April 7, 2007
Stony Brook, N.Y. - The Stony Brook bats awoke as the Seawolves rattled off 24 hits and scored 19 runs in a doubleheader sweep of conference foe Maine. The Seawolves won Game 1, 7-2, and completed the sweep with a 12-3 win in Game 2. The Seawolves have won four in a row and are 11-12 overall and 3-0 in America East play. Maine moves to 5-17 overall and 0-3 in conference.
The Seawolves added a run in the second and two in the fourth when Justin Echevarria hit a solo shot and Stephan was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded as Stony Brook led 5-0.
Maine pulled within three at 5-2 after plating a run in the fifth and one in the sixth, but Stony Brook added two more runs in the bottom half of the sixth capped by a Stephan double.
Witkowski finished Game 1, 3-for-3 with two runs scored, Stephan was 2-for-2 with two RBI and a run scored and Steven Mazzurco was 2-for-2 with a pair of runs scored.
In Game 2, the Seawolves crossed the plate 12 times and ripped 14 hits as they cruised to a 12-3 win. Stony Brook plated three runs in the bottom half of the first inning and never looked back as they scored runs in every inning except the second.
Jon Kalkau threw a complete-game to improve to 3-0 on the year. He struck out four batters and allowed only five hits in 7.0 innings of work.
Sipp led the charge, going 4-for-5 with two RBI and four runs scored. Michael Tansey was 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI, Witkowski was 2-for-5 with an RBI and three runs scored and Stephan was 1-for-1 with three runs scored and an RBI.
The Seawolves will wrap up their series with Maine tomorrow at noon.