The Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team watched the UMBC Retrievers build up a five-goal lead by the middle of the second quarter, but an elite performance at the faceoff X and the X position secured the 13-11 road win on Saturday, April 23.
“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.
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.
Kicking off a new tradition in winning fashion, the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team earned a 17-10 victory in the semifinals of the inaugural Long Island Cup over the St. John’s Red Storm on Friday, Feb. 25.
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.