Stony Brook Baseball Tops Fairfield, 7-4

Nick Theoharis hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning.
 
Nick Theoharis hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning.
 
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April 29, 2004

Box Score

FAIRFIELD, Conn.- Stony Brook scored six times in the top of the sixth inning, en route to a 7-4 win over the Fairfield University on Thursday afternoon at Alumni Diamond. The game was a make-up game from late March.

Fairfield (12-19) broke the ice in the bottom of the third inning as senior Sal Mancuso singled home sophomore Jim Girolamo, who reached on a fielder's choice. One batter later Antuan Barnett ripped a base hit down the right field line to plate senior Nick Hudyma, who reached on an infield single.

The Seawolves (17-19) put a run on the board in the fifth when Matt Devins reached base on an error by the Fairfield third baseman to score Andrew Larsen, who led the inning off with a triple to right centerfield.

In the sixth, the Stony Brook bats came alive as it scored six runs on five hits. Larsen had an RBI double and advanced to third, and would later come home on a groundout. Then Cole Cicatelli stroked a run scoring double. Nick Theoharis would do the most damage with a three-run home run.

Fairfield get one run back in the bottom of the sixth, when sophomore Doug Anderson smacked his fourth home run of the season.

In the bottom of the seventh the Stags added another run when Hudyma laced a one-out double to bring home senior Andy Lynn, who was hit by a pitch to start the inning.

Robert Leonard (2-0) pitched two and two-thirds innings of relief for the Seawolves to get the victory, while Nick Abel recorded the final out of the game to earn his third save.

Theoharis was 2-for-4 with three runs batted in and a run scored, while Dave Mischo was 3-for-4 with a run scored and Larsen was 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs.

 

 

Stony Brook will be back in action this weekend when Hartford comes to town for a three-game America East series. First pitch is slated for Saturday at noon.