Despite a defensive effort for the ages and a one-goal lead during the third quarter, the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team fell 8-5 to the top-seeded University of North Carolina (UNC) Tar Heels in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday.
After three weeks away from action due to COVID-19 cases within its last two scheduled opponents, the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team showed off why they’re still the No. 5-ranked team in the nation.
On a rainy afternoon in College Park, Maryland — just days after beating James Madison in overtime — the Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse team’s season came to an end on Sunday, May 12 with a 17-8 loss to the No. 1-seeded Maryland Terrapins.
For the past month, junior midfielder Ally Kennedy has been on a hot streak, helping Stony Brook win 10 of their last 11 games — and the higher-ups in women’s collegiate lacrosse have certainly taken note.
Three former Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse players were drafted by teams in the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) in the league’s inaugural draft on Wednesday – midfielders Dorrien Van Dyke and Kristin Yevoli and defender Jessica Volpe.