Entering the weekend, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team was just a game back of the first place and had an opportunity to return to the top of the standings with a pair of games against the UMBC Retrievers, the current leader.
The Seawolves lost in four sets to the UMBC Retrievers on Friday, Nov. 8 before traveling upstate to face the Albany Great Danes on Sunday, Nov. 10, where they achieved the same result. Despite the two-game losing streak, Stony Brook was still able to clinch a spot in the America East playoffs.
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.
The team was unable to snap a six-game losing streak against its America East rivals, as No. 11 Albany steamrolled No. 13 Stony Brook in the final minutes of the game, winning 16-10 on Saturday afternoon.