Last weekend, the Seawolves (2-3) opened up their 2023 season down in Florida at the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Paradise Classic. The tournament was five games long, with one game on Friday, followed by doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday.
Last season was an unorthodox one for the Stony Brook softball team. Though they suffered several key departures heading into the 2022 season, the Seawolves finished with their highest win total in a decade.
A career-high 13 strikeouts from pitcher Shelbi Denman carried Stony Brook softball to a season sweep against its Long Island rivals. The offense struck early and often, helping pave the way for Denman’s gem.
Returning for the Stony Brook softball team’s home opener doubleheader after 23 straight road games, Alyssa Costello turned in 3-for-4 and 2-for-4 performances with three RBIs in a sweep of Sacred Heart on Thursday.
A hailstorm spoiled the second game of the Stony Brook softball team’s doubleheader with Fairfield on Saturday, but the Seawolves produced more than enough offensive fireworks in game one to tide them over until next time.
Corinne Badger isn’t the only one who can hit home runs. Right fielder Alyssa Costello slugged two home runs and scored four runs to help the Stony Brook softball team go 3-1 at the Rutgers Tournament this weekend.