June 17, 2012
#3 Florida State 12, Stony Brook 2
CWS Game 5
Seminoles top Seawolves in
By Phil Stanton
This was the first-ever meeting between Stony
Brook and Florida State.
The Seminoles are 15-20 all-time in CWS
Stony Brook was 5-0 in elimination contests in
this year’s NCAA Tournament before Sunday’s loss to FSU.
The Seminoles have 49 victories, second in the
nation to the 52 wins by Stony Brook.
FSU is 24-0 this season when scoring eight or
more runs and 50-1 over the past two campaigns.
FSU hurler Mike Compton raised his win total to
12. He leads all freshmen nationally with 12 victories. He has
surrendered two earned runs or less in 15 of his 17 collegiate
The three-run dinger by Justin Gonzalez in the
third inning was the first multi-run homer of the 2012 CWS.
The 12 runs scored by FSU were the most allowed
by Stony Brook this season. The previous high was 10 in an 11-10
victory over Columbia on March 23.
The three runs tallied by the Seawolves in two
games are the lowest CWS total since Kansas scored a pair in
Pat Cantwell gunned down James Ramsey trying to
steal in the first. Cantwell has thrown out 23 of 33 would-be
base stealers in 2012 (.697).
Stony Brook is the only team with two players
having at least 100 hits this season. Travis Jankowski leads the
country with 110 hits, while William Carmona has 101.
During Sunday’s afternoon contest, the eight
millionth fan in College World Series history came through the
gates. The Father’s Day crowd was 22,112.