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2012 College World Series: Stony Brook Captures Sports World's Imagination

Here is a sampling of the reaction to Stony Brook reaching the 2012 College World Series. The Seawolves face UCLA.

Stony Brook heads to College World Series by stunning LSU - The Early Lead - The Washington Post
Stony Brook — Dick Vitale’s “Butler of baseball” — lands its first College World Series berth with an upset of LSU.

Stony Brook, the Underdog of Underdogs in College World Series - NYTimes.com
It is tempting to compare Stony Brook’s stunning advance to the College World Series to Butler’s heroics in the N.C.A.A. tournament, or Virginia Commonwealth’s or George Mason’s or any other mid-major team that crashed the bluebloods’ party and got everyone excited about a school hardly anyone knew had a basketball team.

But that doesn’t come close to doing justice to what Stony Brook accomplished over the weekend.

Stony Brook baseball's trip to College World Series just what the sports world needs - MLB - Sporting News
For the next two weeks, we are all Seawolves.

Stony Brook Seawolves, to be precise. They are going to the College World Series, and you don’t have to care about college baseball to relate to their mission.