Returning home after a road trip to Brown, Stony Brook repeated its offensive success with yet another blowout victory. The Seawolves ran away with a 14-4 win over the Vermont Catamounts in their conference opener on March 26.
On Thursday, the Brown Bears scored 22 goals against Central Connecticut — the most they have scored in a single game this season. But when the Seawolves came to town on Tuesday, March 22, the Bears couldn’t score more than three.
Siobhan Rafferty recorded a hat trick the last time the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team played a nationally-ranked team at home. She had to wait through a global pandemic to top that performance, but once her chance came, she did not disappoint.
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.
For the first time in seven years, the Seawolves are winners in Gainesville. The No. 5 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team beat No. 11 Florida 14-13 on March 5, breaking a four-game losing streak against the Gators.
Midfielder Siobahn Rafferty and attacker Kailyn Hart each scored five goals as the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team earned its first win of the season with a 20-3 dismantling of the Dartmouth Big Green at home on Sunday.
Disappointingly, the No. 4 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team couldn’t pull off a win in its season opener against the No. 3 Syracuse Orange, falling just shy of the victory by losing 12-11 at the Carrier Dome in a nail-biter on Sunday, Feb. 20.