#Seawolves head to UMBC for three-game series

Junior Shayla Giosia

March 29, 2014

Stony Brook, N.Y. -

Games #23-25 • Stony Brook at UMBC

Sun-Sat., Mar. 30-31 • UMBC Softball Stadium • Baltimore, Md.


Stony Brook Seawolves (10-12, 2-1)
Head Coach: Megan Bryant, 14th season
Career Record: 722-645-7
Record at SBU: 378-338-3

UMBC Retrievers (20-9)
Head Coach: Joe French, 13th season
Career Record: 591-435-1
Record at UMBC: 377-326-1

Preview: The Stony Brook softball team will return to America East Conference play with a three-game series at UMBC.  The Seawolves took two of three from Albany, including a walk-off victory in game three, in their first conference series.

Opponent: Six hitters are hitting .300 or better for UMBC, including Taylor Hall, who's batting .395 with six HRs and 29 RBIs.  The Retrievers have hit 21 HRs.  Jessica Holte has started 12 games in the circle and is 12-3 with a 1.86 ERA.  Nicole Casagrand and Kelly Lane each have won four games.  UMBC's starting staff are made up of freshmen.

Series: Stony Brook leads the all-time series, 20-11.  The Seawolves have won six straight, by a combined score of 58-5, and 12 of the last 15.  Junior Allison Cukrov (Irvine, Calif.), senior Christine Lucido (Melville, N.Y.) and sophomore Jane Sallen (Lake Worth, Fla.) each threw complete games in last year's series sweep.

Up Next: Stony Brook will complete a five-game road swing with a single game at Fairfield on Thursday, April 3 at 2:30 p.m.

The Last Meeting
Stony Brook8F/6
March 31, 2013
Stony Brook, N.Y.
Softball completes sweep of UMBC with 8-0 win Sunday
The Stony Brook softball team finished off a weekend sweep of UMBC with an 8-0 win on Sunday at University Field. Five Stony Brook players had multi-hit games, led by junior Jessica Zeilman, who went 2-for-3 with three RBI. The Seawolves (17-15) have now won five straight.