Stony Brook’s baseball team is no longer undefeated against America East opponents. The Seawolves blew an early lead against the UMass Lowell Riverhawks on Saturday, April 10, but still won three out of four games in the series.
The Stony Brook baseball team swept a four-game series against the Hartford Hawks at Joe Nathan Field on Friday, April 2 and Saturday, April 3 to move to 8-0 against America East opponents and extend their win streak to eight games.
In their final Southern road trip of the season, the Stony Brook baseball team returned to Hammond, Louisiana for a second straight year and lost two of three from Friday, Feb. 28 to Sunday, March 1, completing the opening 10-game stretch with a 2-8 record.
Stony Brook makes its return to Joe Nathan Field on Saturday, Mar. 7 for their home opener — a doubleheader against the CCSU Blue Devils. The hunt for a second straight America East championship is on all the Seawolves’ minds, and they believe they have what it takes to come out on top yet again.
The 6-foot-2 lefty from Rotterdam, New York broke out in 2019. As a freshman, he batted .233 and hit one home run in 60 at-bats. Sophomore year showed slight improvements, with a .263 average and six homers while starting in 54 games. However, it was as a junior when Hamilton began to bloom into full form.
For 29 seasons, head coach Matt Senk has been the driving force that has led Stony Brook’s baseball team. On Friday, Sept. 27, Stony Brook Athletics announced that Senk’s contract would be extended through the 2024 season.