Playing its second consecutive road game against a nationally ranked opponent, the No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team had a chance to earn back-to-back statement wins in its pursuit of an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
With 12 seconds left, attackman Kevin Mack’s behind-the-back shot was saved by Scarlet Knights goalkeeper Colin Kirst, his ninth of the second half, and Rutgers hung on to survive 17-16 against an upset-hungry Seawolves team on Saturday, March 5.
After 21 years, the Seawolves’ America East chapter was officially finished with an 87-68 victory over the NJIT Highlanders. After a flurry of off-court controversy and difficulties, it brings the season to an end.
In the championship game of the inaugural Long Island Cup, the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team took control early and secured the 10-6 win over the Long Island University (LIU) Sharks on Sunday, Feb. 27.
Kicking off a new tradition in winning fashion, the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team earned a 17-10 victory in the semifinals of the inaugural Long Island Cup over the St. John’s Red Storm on Friday, Feb. 25.
Wednesday’s defeat was the continuation of a month-long freefall that began on Feb. 2, when the America East banned Stony Brook from the postseason tournament for moving to the Colonial Athletic Association.