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
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.