He had yet to start a collegiate game in his short career. Nevertheless, when tasked with the unexpected duty in a clash an hour south of his hometown, freshman goalkeeper Jamison MacLachlan stepped up when his team needed him the most.
“We were unselfish today,” head coach Anthony Gilardi said. “If you look at the box score a lot of guys got involved. Just like our last game against Dartmouth, the more guys we have on the scoresheet the better offense we are playing.”
The Seawolves entered the contest in Hanover, New Hampshire having lost four of their last five games after a 4-0 start. A trio of players — attackman Kevin Mack and midfielders Matt Anderson and Mike McCannell — led the way with three goals each.
Devon McLane minimized the Bears’ first half struggles with three goals in just three minutes of play. He secured a hat trick in the third quarter alone, giving Brown a comfortable three-point lead to topple the Seawolves by a final score of 10-7.
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.
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.
The Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team nearly squandered a 7-0 lead against the Robert Morris Colonials at home on Saturday, but the Seawolves (2-0) rallied to win 18-14 even after the Colonials (0-3) tied the score at halftime.