No. 4 Seed Earned by UML
STONY BROOK, N.Y. — UMass Lowell earned the number four seed in the America East Baseball Tournament with a lethal mixture of timely hitting and shutdown pitching as the River Hawks defeated first-place Stony Brook, 8-1, Saturday afternoon at Joe Nathan Field.
UMass Lowell, winners of seven of their last eight, finish the regular season with a 19-34 record but more significantly at 12-12 record in conference play. The River Hawks started the day in a fifth-place tie but jumped into fourth place with the win coupled with losses by both Maine and Hartford. Stony Brook closes out the regular season with a 28-21 record overall and 15-9 in conference play. The Seawolves are the top seed but dropped two out of three to UMass Lowell in the season-ending series.