Baseball has four more drafted on Day 2 of MLB Draft
June 6, 2012
Stony Brook, N.Y. - A day after junior Travis Jankowski become the first player in program history to be drafted in the first round of the MLB Draft, the Stony Brook baseball team had four more players selected on Day 2 of the 2012 Draft on Tuesday.
Senior Pat Cantwell was picked in the third round by the Texas Rangers while juniors Maxx Tissenbaum (San Diego Padres) and William Carmona (Philadelphia Phillies) were taken in 11th round. Junior James Campbell was picked in the 12th round by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Stony Brook has now had five players selected in the first two days of the draft following the four selections on Tuesday. Jankowski was selected with the 44th overall pick by the Padres on Monday, the same day the Seawolves beat UCT to advance to their first Super Regional.
Selected in the 39th round by the Baltimore Orioles last season, Cantwell was the 123rd overall pick. A two-time All-America first team selection, Cantwell has thrown out 20 of 28 bases stealers and is hitting .312.
Tissenbaum is hitting .390 with 18 doubles and 48 RBI. A two-time All-America East selection, Tissenbaum has struck out just five times in 223 times.
Carmona is coming off a monster weekend at the Coral Gables Regional, in which he hit .524 with two home runs and 10 RBI. Names the Regional's Most Outstanding Player, Carmona is batting .393 with 23 doubles, 12 home runs and 70 RBI.
Campbell was named the Most Outstanding Player of the America East tournament and then made three appearances at the Coral Gables Regional over the weekend.
Ranked No. 16 in the latest Collegiate Baseball Poll, the Seawolves are 50-12 and have the most wins and the top winning percentage in the nation.
Stony Brook opens the best of three Super Regional on Friday at noon against No. 7 national seed LSU. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN2.