Officials from around the state acclaim Stony Brook's amazing baseball team
“This is a proud moment for the Stony Brook Baseball program, the entire campus community, and all of us on Long
Island and around the country who support the Seawolves. I’m proud to represent this group of talented and dedicated
student-athletes, and I wish them continued success at the College World Series in Omaha.”
— Congressman Tim Bishop
"The Seawolves Baseball Team has performed outstandingly and focused on getting into the College World Series. The team has done a tremendous job representing themselves and elevated the University to greater stature. All New Yorkers and, indeed, all in the northeast are incredibly proud of the team's achievements. Go Seawolves!"
— NY State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle
“I am pleased to welcome home the Stony Brook Seawolves, and to congratulate them on their extraordinary victory over LSU. Under the leadership of Coach Senk, the Seawolves have defied the odds and are on the verge of national prominence in college baseball — it is a well-deserved honor. On behalf of the New York State Senate, I applaud the fine athletes on the Seawolves team, and wish them the best of luck in the College World Series.”
— NY State Senator John Flanagan
"The Seawolves baseball team has put Stony Brook, New York on the map as they make their way to Omaha as the first New York team in 30 years to reach the College World Series. Congratulations to the team for living up to the Stony Brook University tradition of taking only a few short years to ramp up into world class players."
— NY State Assemblyman Steve Englebright
“On behalf of all of SUNY, it is a great pleasure to extend my deepest congratulations to the Seawolves on advancing to the NCAA Division I College World Series – a first not just for the college but for all of SUNY. I wish the team, Coach Matt Senk, and his staff the best of luck as they represent SUNY and Stony Brook University with distinction, sportsmanship, and excellence on the national stage.”
— SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher
“I offer congratulations to the Stony Brook Seawolves. For the first time in 31 years New York is participating in the College World Series and I am proud to have the Stony Brook Seawolves representing Suffolk County. Congratulations to the team, the coaches the administration and the Stony Brook student body for their support of the Seawolves and I look forward to their win in Omaha.”
— Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone
"I congratulate the Stony Brook Seawolves and Coach Senk on their amazing climb to the top. The Town of Brookhaven will be rooting for them as they move on to their first-ever College World Series in Omaha. Go Seawolves!"
— Brookhaven Town Supervisor Mark Lesko