Baseball Drops 6-1 Decision To Maine In Series Finale
May 9, 2004
Orono, Maine - Steve Richard and Ryan Harris combined to limit Stony Brook to just two hits in leading the University of Maine baseball team to a 6-1 win over Stony Brook on Sunday afternoon at Mahaney Diamond in Orono, Maine. The Black Bears improve to 26-18 on the season and 9-6 in America East play, while Stony Brook falls to 23-21 and 8-7 in conference play.
Maine took a lead in the bottom of the second inning when Joe Hough led off the inning with a homer to left field, his sixth home run of the season. Mike Ferriggi drove home Ryan Quintal with the second run of the inning when he singled to right field.
The Black Bears added a pair of runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Joel Barrett scored when Quintal reached on a fielder's choice and Matt McGraw drove home Greg Creek with a sacrifice fly.
Isidro Fortuna drove in Stony Brook's lone run in the top of the ninth inning off Maine reliever Ryan Harris. Paul Carufe took the loss for the Seawolves. He pitched two innings and allowed two runs on three hits and falls to 2-2 on the season. Matt Restivo relieved Carufe and went 4.2 innings, giving up four runs on six hits while striking out five.
The loss snapped Stony Brook's conference winning streak at six games.