College World Series
Columbia was down by five runs late in the game, and the Lions appeared on the verge of getting knocked out of the NCAA baseball tournament.
Yankees draft pick Rob Refsnyder recently tweeted he’d “never live in South Carolina because they can’t accept Asians playing baseball.” Turns out he would eventually land — where else? — in South Carolina.
The Seawolves will be on hand for batting practice and to meet some of the Mets players. A short ceremony will be held before the first pitch of the game against Baltimore.
Stony Brook’s underdog run in the College World Series ended on Sunday. The Seawolves were eliminated by Florida State, 12-2.
So much for shocking the world. This time Stony Brook got zapped. Tyler Johnson allowed five runs in the first inning and the Seawolves couldn’t get much going against UCLA in a 9-1 loss in their College World Series debut on Friday.
South Carolina is going for three straight national titles and Florida is the No. 1 seed. Yet all the talk at the College World Series is about Stony Brook.
The Seawolves (52-13) are in the College World Series for the first time in school history, and it’s no sudden rags-to-riches story.
Let’s give some love to LeBron James, Union Rags, Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal, the Seawolves and to a Chinese woman named Shanshan Feng.
For a little while, at least, upstart Stony Brook is grabbing the kind of attention usually reserved for Derek Jeter, David Wright and the big league stars in New York.