The No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team entered Saturday night’s matchup against the UMBC Retrievers with two priorities in mind — extending its winning streak to 10 games while also bringing home a victory on Senior Night.
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.
“We were having a great year,” head coach Joe Spallina said in an interview with The Statesman. “We were ranked really high. We had beaten a top five team on the road and we had the carpet pulled out from under us, just like everybody else,”