The first goal of defender Madison Sleiman’s career couldn’t have come at a better time. Sleiman single-handedly kept the SBU women’s soccer team’s season alive with a goal in the final seconds that secured a 1-0 win over the UMass Lowell River Hawks.
After two shutout losses this week that saw the team drop to 2-2 in-conference and its 11-game home win streak snapped, the Seawolves do not have a winning record in America East play for the first time since September 2017.
Battered and broken after 100 minutes of scrappy play, junior defender Catharina Von Drigalski found the net for the first time in her career to seal the Stony Brook women’s soccer team’s 2-1 overtime victory against the St. Joseph’s Hawks this Sunday.
“We just want to prove ourselves,” sophomore defender Kerry Pearson said in an interview with The Statesman. “We have a really young team and we have the talent there and we just have to keep working hard to prove ourselves.”
An end to a losing streak was not in the cards for the Stony Brook women’s soccer team on a dreary afternoon in northern New Jersey. The Seawolves suffered their third straight loss, all of which being shutouts.
Junior goalkeeper Emerson Richmond Burke had the best two-game stretch of her career with 11 saves, but a shocking lack of scoring contributed to two shutout away losses for the Stony Brook women’s soccer team against Big East and Pac-12 opponents.