The Stony Brook Seawolves were defeated by the Florida State Seminoles, 12-2, in the 2012 College World Series. With the loss, Stony Brook was eliminated from the College World Series.
After scoring one run in the first inning, the Seminoles jumped all over Stony Brook in the third inning with a six-run outburst. Florida State would add two more runs in the fourth inning to build their lead to 9-0. Stony Brook got two runs across in the bottom of the fifth inning. Florida State responded with three more runs in the top of the sixth inning to extend the lead to 12-2.
Devon Travis, Justin Gonzalez and Sherman Johnson did the major damage for the Seminoles. Travis and Gonzalez both had three RBI while Johnson had one RBI. Pat Cantwell and William Carmona drove in the runs for Stony Brook.
Brandon McNitt (8-4) got the start for Stony Brook but lasted just 3 2/3 innings. He gave up six hits, nine runs (four earned) and three walks while striking out two batters. Mike Compton (12-2) went six innings ti get the victory for the Seminoles. He gave up six hits, two earned runs and two walks while striking out four batters.
Stony Brook (52-15) was making its first-ever appearance in the College World Series. Stony Brook's run as the No. 4 team in the regional to the College World Series in Omaha involved upsets of the No. 1 seed and four-time national champion Miami Hurricanes in the Miami regional and then of six-time national champions LSU in the Baton Rouge Super Regional. The Seawolves dropped their first game in the College World Series, 9-1, to UCLA on Friday.