#Seawolves fall to Santa Clara, Cal Poly

Stony Brook looks to regroup against Fairleigh Dickinson tomorrow

March 8, 2014

Final Stats

San Luis Obispo, Calif. - The Stony Brook softball team dropped a pair of games, losing to Santa Clara and Cal Poly Saturday at the Mustang Classic.

The Seawolves fell to the Broncos, 9-1, in six innings and lost a nailbiter to the Mustangs, 3-1.

Head Coach Megan Bryant's Reaction
"We played better and fought harder in the loss to Cal Poly. We want to carry that same effort into our final game tomorrow and finish the weekend with a win."

Game One Recap
Stony Brook cut Santa Clara's lead to 2-1 with a run in the top of the third inning. With two outs, senior Olivia Mintun (Neoga, Ill.) doubled to right center. Junior Shayla Giosia (Runnemede, N.J.) followed with an RBI single to put the Seawolves on the board.

Santa Clara pushed four runs across in its half of the third, aided by a two-run double from Stephanie Fisher

Up 7-1 in the sixth, Kelly Scribner ended the game with a two-run homer.

Game Two Recap
Stony Brook scored in its first at-bat against Cal Poly with a two-out rally. Giosia singled, stole second and scored on sophomore Melissa Phelan's (Saddle Brook, N.J.) double to left.

The Mustangs threatened in the bottom of the first after putting runners on second and third with one out. After Sierra Hyland flew out to junior Bria Green (Wheatley Heights, N.Y.), Green threw to senior Nicole Schieferstein (Seaford, N.Y.), who tagged Lauren Moreno out at home for the double play.



Trailing 2-1 after two innings, Stony Brook loaded the bases in the fourth. Mintun and Giosia singled with two outs. After an intentional walk to Phelan, Green grounded out to end the inning.

Stony Brook brought the tying run to the plate in the seventh.

By The Numbers
* Stony Brook turned its second double play of the game in the third inning
* The Seawolves are playing in California for the first time since 2007

Up Next
Stony Brook will wrap up the Mustang Classic against Fairleigh Dickinson. The Seawolves are 4-2 all-time vs. the Knights.