STONY BROOK, N.Y. — The Stony Brook University Seawolves scored seven runs in its final three at-bats and defeated the University of Maine Black Bears 13-6 in the American East Tournament championship at Joe Nathan Field.

The top-seeded Seawolves (46-11, 24-3) received an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I tournament, while the the fourth-seeded Black Bears ended their season 28-28, 12-13.

Willie Carmona tripled and scored on a single by Maxx Tissenbaum in the sixth inning to give the Seawolves the lead for good, 7-6. Stony Brook added four more in the seventh on a bases-loaded sacrifice fly by Pat Cantwell followed by a three-run homer by Carmona. Travis Jankowski and Tissenbaum each singled in a run in the eighth.

Maine got its only lead, 3-1, with three runs in the second on a single by Tyler Patzalek that scored Fran Whitten, followed by a two-run homer from Ian Leisenhemer.

Stony Brook tied it at 3 in the bottom of the second on a two-run single by Travis Jankowski, then went ahead 6-3 the next inning on an infield single, a bases-loaded walk and a sacrifice fly.

The Black Bears caught the Seawolves with three runs in the fourth on an RBI double by Justin Leisenheimer and ground outs by Eric White and Colin Gay.

The Seawolves went undefeated in the tournament, and the teams would have played again today had Maine pulled off an upset.

The Black Bears advanced to the championship by beating Binghamton 5-1 earlier in the day.

Maine took the lead in the bottom of the first inning when Colin Gay singled, stole second and scored on Alex Calbick’s single. The Black Bears made it 2-0 in the second on a double by Ian Leisenheimer and a single by Justin Leisenheimer.

Connolly surrendered a home run to Scott Hagan in the third inning, but he protected the 2-1 lead until the eighth, when Maine tacked on three runs. Michael Fransoso hit an RBI single, and Fran Whitten and Scott Heath each drove in a run with a sacrifice fly.