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.
Ten goals. That’s how many graduate forward Alyssa Francese — perhaps the most accomplished player in the Stony Brook women’s soccer team’s history — needs to score this year to set the program career record.
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.
Stony Brook women’s soccer team won its third America East title in the last four years. The win in Lowell, Massachusetts secured the program’s fourth NCAA Tournament bid, having previously earned a berth in 2012, 2017 and 2019.
The SBU women’s soccer team went up against NJIT in their third game of the America East conference on Sunday, March 12. In a blowout win at home, the Seawolves showed their complete dominance and won 5-0 — their largest margin of victory since 2019.
Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium will rarely see a quiet moment over the next few months, with five different teams set to occupy the turf in one season. Such is the reality of the Spring 2021 semester, an unprecedented schedule.