Florida St. ousts Stony Brook from CWS in rout

(AP) - Florida State capitalized on a throwing error to score six runs in the third inning, and the Seminoles ended Stony Brook's surprise appearance

OMAHA, Neb. - (AP) - Florida State capitalized on a throwing error to score six runs in the third inning, and the Seminoles ended Stony Brook's surprise appearance in the College World Series with a 12-2 victory on Sunday.

Justin Gonzalez and Devon Travis homered to help the Seminoles build an early 9-0 lead against the CWS first-timers from Long Island.

FSU rebounded from a 4-3, 12-inning loss to Arizona on Friday and scored at least 12 runs for the third time in four games.

Stony Brook stunned the college baseball world by upsetting six-time national champion LSU in a three-game super regional to reach the CWS. But the Seawolves were beaten 9-1 by UCLA on Friday and outscored 21-3 in their two games in Omaha.

FSU starter Mike Compton (12-2) allowed two runs and six hits in six innings. Brandon McNitt (8-4) went 3 2-3 innings and gave up nine runs, four earned.

Seawolves lose opening game at College World SeriesStony Brook's 'Cinderella Seawolves' get big red sendoff

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

The school district says the candy made the 1 Sachem SD: 6 students hospitalized after eating potentially laced candy
Robert Crumb, 44, pleaded not guilty to second-degree 2 Man pleads not guilty to stabbing wife to death in Bethpage
According to police, the swastikas were drawn on 3 Swastikas found scrawled inside Nassau Community College building
The motel, which was converted into a drug 4 Brookhaven asks Suffolk to remove vacant Ridge Motel East
Rev. John Barres, 56, bishop of the Diocese 5 Pope appoints new bishop to Diocese of Rockville Centre

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Need help this holiday season? We've got you Holiday Help Series

Need a gift idea? Perhaps you need a fun idea to do with the kids?

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE