The Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team was defeated by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Retrievers on Thursday, May 2 by a final score of 14-8. The loss came at home at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium and in the first round of the America East Playoffs, ending the Seawolves’ season and killing their playoff hopes early.
With a game-winning performance on Saturday, April 20, Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse freshman midfielder Layton Harrell secured his second America East Rookie of the Week award of the season, announced by the America East Conference on Monday morning.
In what was an otherwise even game, Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse’s ineffective shooting and inability to put the ball in the net made all the difference in their blowout loss to the Princeton University Tigers, losing by a final score of 14-4.
The Seawolves executed a calculated play which saw junior attacker Connor Grippe sneak inside the Bulldogs defense for the wide open scoring attempt. However, freshman goalkeeper Luke Caracciolo read the play perfectly and blocked the shot, keeping the score tied.
Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse entered the contest against Brown on Saturday, Feb. 23, coming off a frigid performance against No.4-ranked Penn State on Saturday, Feb. 16. The Seawolves excelled on offense by finishing with eight different scorers and earning the 13-11 victory over the Bears for their first victory this season.