Courtesy: America East Communications

Final Weekend of #AEBASE Regular Season Starts Friday

Release: 05/15/2014

Hartford (29-19, 15-5) at Stony Brook (31-15, 16-4)
Friday, May 16, 10 a.m. - Sean Newcomb (Jr., LHP), 6-2, 1.36 ERA  vs. Frankie Vanderka (Sr., RHP) 3-4, 2.73 ERA
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Friday, May 16, 1 p.m. - Brian Hunter (Sr., RHP) 4-6, 3.63 ERA vs. Brandon McNitt (Sr., RHP) 6-1, 2.95 ERA
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Saturday, May 16, 12 p.m. - Kyle Gauthier (So., RHP)  vs. Tyler Honahan (So., LHP) 7-2, 3.03 ERA
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  • The winner of this series will be the No. 1 seed in the tournament. The two teams split a two-game set earlier this season, meaning a tie in the conference standings would go to head-to-head record. The winner of the series will have the best head-to-head record.
  • Stony Brook entered the NCBWA poll this week at No. 29. They lead the country in fielding percentage.
  • Hartford leads the conference with a 2.94 ERA and has tied a program Division I record with 29 wins. The Hawks can claim its first regular-season title by taking 2 of 3 in the series.

Binghamton (20-22, 10-10) at Albany (10-32, 5-16)
Saturday, May 17, 1 p.m. - Jack Rogalla (Jr., RHP) 5-6, 3.08 ERA vs. TBA
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Saturday, May 17, 4 p.m. - Jextin Pugh (Fr., RHP) 0-1, 3.52 ERA vs. TBA
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Sunday, May 18, 1 p.m. - TBA vs. TBA
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  • Binghamton holds a one-game lead on Maine for the No. 3 seed heading into the weekend. The Bearcats can clinch the No. 3 seed with a sweep, one win and one loss by Maine to UMBC or two losses by Maine to UMBC.
  • The Great Danes are paced by Brian Bullard who is hitting .338 on the year.
  • Bill Bereszniewicz leads the Bearcats and ranks third in the conference during league play with a .390 batting average.

UMBC (16-27, 6-15) at Maine (22-26, 8-10)
Friday, May 16, 4 p.m. - Mac Gill (Sr., RHP), 1-6, 5.46 ERA vs.Tommy Lawrence (Sr., RHP) 7-4, 3.38 ERA
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Friday, May 16, 7 p.m. - Riley Stephenson (So., RHP) - 2-6, 5.80 ERA vs. Scott Heath (Jr., LHP) 2-2, 4.79 ERA
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Saturday, May 16, 1 p.m. - Joe Vanderplas (So, LHP) - 1-3, 3.91 ERA vs. Steve Trask (Sr., LHP) 0-0, 5.40 ERA
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  • Maine sits in fourth place and would need two wins and a loss by Binghamton or one win and three losses by the Bearcats to move into the No. 3 seed.
  • The Black Bears' Tommy Lawrence has thrown four-straight complete games heading into the weekend and leads the conference with 88 strikeouts.
  • Freshman Hunter Dolshun leads UMBC at the dish with a .315 batting average to go with 22 RBI.