But Stony Brook seemed right at home on Friday night, earning its highest-ranking victory in program history.
In the first America East matchup of the season, the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team put on a dominant offensive performance, beating New Hampshire, 14-2, Sunday afternoon.
In front of the second-largest crowd in program history, the Seawolves held off the USC Trojans, 9-7, in a battle of the top-10 teams in the country.
The trip to the Sunshine State was clouded with rain; it was a game to forget. If Monday's performance against Jacksonville is any indication, it has already been forgotten.
The No. 7 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team saw its high-powered defense fold under immense pressure from the University of Florida’s offense.
“I think Dorr, from the outside, is an unsung hero,” head coach Joe Spallina said. “To me, she’s just a hero. I think she just does so much for us.”
On a team drowning in talent, with goals set higher than any Stony Brook team has ever set, areas for improvement become intricate and particularized.
Courtney Murphy rifled an underhanded shot past Bryant's goalkeeper to give her team a 16-4 lead with 18:27 remaining in Saturday’s home-opener win.
The No. 5 Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse team escaped its season-opener against No. 19 Towson with a 10-9 victory on Saturday afternoon.
Stony Brook Women's Lacrosse has announced the hirings of Kim Hillier and Trish Bonagura for the upcoming 2017 season.