On a rainy afternoon in College Park, Maryland — just days after beating James Madison in overtime — the Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse team’s season came to an end on Sunday, May 12 with a 17-8 loss to the No. 1-seeded Maryland Terrapins.
For the past month, junior midfielder Ally Kennedy has been on a hot streak, helping Stony Brook win 10 of their last 11 games — and the higher-ups in women’s collegiate lacrosse have certainly taken note.
Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium had been an unbreakable fortress of dominance for Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse over the last three seasons. The Seawolves thrived off the energy from the Long Island faithful and converted it into victories, winning a program-record 33 consecutive home games.
Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse suffered its first defeat in a regular season matchup since March 11, 2017, falling 11-7 to the No.13-ranked University of Denver Pioneers on Sunday, Feb. 24. The loss snapped the Seawolves’ 29 regular season win streak that dated back to March 2017.