To All Students, Faculty and Staff,
It is official: the Baton Rouge Super Regional Champions -- your Stony Brook Seawolves baseball team -- will face No. 2-seed UCLA in the opening game of the 2012 NCAA College World Series on Friday, June 15 at 4 p.m. CST (5 p.m. EST).
The team leaves campus at 9:30 am tomorrow so please, Get Your Red
On!! and join the campus community at 9:00 am outside of the Stony
Brook University Sports Complex where we will give an official send
off to the team, Coach Matt Senk, and the entire coaching staff as
they head to Omaha, Nebraska to represent Stony Brook, Long Island,
New York State, and the Northeast Region as one of only eight teams
that will compete in the College World Series, June 15-26.
The media will be there in force, so let's really show our support and let the world know that we believe in our team that has "Shocked the World" by sending them off with a hearty farewell, and reinforce to our students and their coaches that they are truly supported and that we will be cheering them on at home.
For those who would like to journey to Omaha to cheer the Seawolves
in person, there are a limited number of tickets available for
purchase through the Stony Brook Athletics ticket office by calling
631-632-4513, June 13-14 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm; the deadline for purchasing tickets to Friday's game is Thursday at 4 pm EST. To purchase tickets to Sunday's game which will take place at 4:00 pm or
8:00 pm CST, the ticket office will be open on Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. More information about the College World Series can be found on the Stony Brook Athletics site at http://www.goseawolves.org.
Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD