2012 NCAA Baseball Tournament: Stony Brook Baseball Preview

The road to Omaha begins Friday, as the 2012 NCAA Baseball Tournament starts at 16 different regional sites which each will feature four teams playing a double-elimination tournament. Now, if you're a college baseball fan there's a lot of action to follow, so SB Nation New York figured to put together some capsules together to help you get acquainted with each of the local programs. Here's a rundown of the Stony Brook Seawolves.


NCAA Baseball Tournament StoryStream

Regional: Coral Gables -- Alex Rodriguez Park, Coral Gables, FL.

Opponents: Miami (36-21), Central Florida (43-15), Missouri St. 39-20.

Breakdown: Behind a school record 46 victories, the Seawolves enter the NCAAs with the nation's best winning percentage (.807). Also, for the first time in program history Stony Brook is ranked in the Baseball America Poll at No. 25.

The Seawolves will begin its NCAA play against Miami at 7 p.m. ET.

Players to watch: Statistically, junior outfielder Travis Jankowski is the Seawolves best hitter. Jankowski compiled a team-best batting average of .411, while infielder William Carmona supplies the power as he hit a team-high 10 home runs and 60 RBI.

On the mound, senior Tyler Johnson (9-1) started 12 games and posted a team-low 1.72 ERA, while sophomore Brandon McNitt (8-2, 2.26 ERA) started the most games (14)

Watch/listen: CBS Live

For more on the NCAA Baseball Tournament, check back to this SB Nation New York StoryStream.

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