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.
Devon McLane minimized the Bears’ first half struggles with three goals in just three minutes of play. He secured a hat trick in the third quarter alone, giving Brown a comfortable three-point lead to topple the Seawolves by a final score of 10-7.
The Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team had a terrific start last year, going 8-3 and sitting No. 14 in the national rankings after being named preseason favorites. Its final three games were, unfortunately, something to forget.
The Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team found themselves on the wrong end of a firefight-turned-stalemate on Saturday, losing a heartbreaking America East opener against UMBC by a final score of 13-12 in quadruple overtime.
Coming into Saturday’s matchup off a hot start to the season, the No. 17-ranked Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team was doused with water in a rainy matchup with the Hofstra Pride as the team lost 20-17 for its defeat loss of the season.
After a four-point deficit in the first quarter, the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team rallied behind graduate attacker Cory VanGinhoven and senior midfielder Mike McCannell in the second half to defeat the Bryant Bulldogs by a final score of 14-8.
In their first game since last year’s cancelation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team looked as good as ever as they beat the Sacred Heart Pioneers by a final score of 20-8 on Saturday.
Sitting at 4-1 on the season and even in the all-time series with the Scarlet Knights, the Seawolves’ 3-game win streak gives them momentum going into Tuesday’s neutral-site matchup against the Sacred Heart Pioneers.