With America East conference play coming up, Stony Brook ended the non-conference part of it’s schedule with a pair of losses last week.

The Seawolves lost to Siena 12-11 on Tuesday, and followed that up with a 10-9 loss to Bryant in double overtime on Saturday.

Stony Brook led Siena 11-8 after three quarters, but Siena stormed back, tying the game in the fourth quarter with goals from Chris D’Alberti, Bryan Neufeld and Conor Prunty. Neufield would score the game-winning goal with 7:02 left to complete the comeback.

Against Bryant, Stony Brook was down 7-5 at the half, but tied the game in the third quarter with goals from red-shirt freshman Mike Rooney and senior Russ Bonanno.

At the 11:45 mark of the fourth quarter, sophomore Cole Millican made it 8-7, giving Stony Brook its first lead of the game thus far.

After Bryant’s Bo Redpath tied the game, Stony Brook would get the lead back with junior JJ Laforet’s first goal of the year.

Stony Brook was unable to hold the lead, as Bryant’s Colin Dunster would tie the game with only 25 seconds left.

After a scoreless initial overtime, Bryant’s Matt Larson would score only 25 seconds into the second overtime session to win the game. Stony Brook was unable to record a shot in either overtime period.

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With a 1-7 record in non-conference play, Stony Brook will open up America East conference play against Vermont on Saturday, March 31 at LaValle Stadium. The Seawolves were picked to finish second in the conference in the coaches’ poll on Feb. 9.

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