Coming into this past season, Stony Brook had significant holes to fill. Losses in leadership, talent and production from the 2021 team led to low expectations from the outside world. Being newcomers in a stronger conference did not help matters, either.
The Stony Brook men’s soccer team could not capitalize on any of its nine shots, as the team was shutout for the sixth time in the last eight matches. The Seawolves took on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights for a mid-week, non-conference matchup on Wednesday.
Coming off of a very promising 2021 season, the Stony Brook men’s soccer team will look to continue to trend upwards in 2022. However, they may find that task difficult given the circumstances surrounding this year’s team.
Heartbreak was all that Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium was left with on Saturday, Nov. 6 as the Stony Brook men’s soccer team was eliminated from the postseason in the America East quarterfinals by the UMBC Retrievers via penalty kicks.