Monday, June 18, 2012

New York Mets to honor Stony Brook baseball Tuesday at Citi Field

The Seawolves shocked the world with their run to the College World Series.

Queens, N.Y. - The New York Mets have invited the Stony Brook baseball team to be honored for their run to the College World Series at Tuesday night's 7:10 p.m. game vs. the Baltimore Orioles at Citi Field.

The team will head to Citi Field for batting practice to meet some of the Mets players and then be honored prior to first pitch.

The Seawolves, under 2012 NCBWA National Head Coach of the Year Matt Senk, are coming off the most successful season in program history. With a program-record and NCAA-leading 52 wins, the Seawolves shocked the world by defeating Miami, Missouri State and Central Florida in the NCAA Regional and LSU in the NCAA Super Regional to reach its first-ever College World Series.

Stony Brook has received unprecedented exposure for its College World Series run around the country, including captivating the host city of Omaha, which embraced the Seawolves as their hometown team. Over the last week, Stony Brook has been featured in many prestigious media outlets including Newsday, New York Times, New York Post, New York Daily News, SNY, YES, News 12, ESPN Radio, WFAN, Associated Press,,,, Los Angeles Times, Omaha World Herald, Baseball America and many more.