#Seawolves fall short against Marist, 13-12
Feb. 14, 2014
Stony Brook, N.Y. -
The Stony Brook men's lacrosse team received goals from six different players, but the Seawolves fell to Marist, 13-12, Friday night at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium in the season opener for both teams.
Marist was led by the duo of junior Colin Joka (six goals) and junior Drew Nesmith, who combined for 10 goals. Junior Dave Scarcello picked up the win, making eight saves in the second half after relieving Brian Corrigan at halftime.
Freshman Kyle Rowe (Vienna, Va.) was outstanding at the 'x', winning 17 of 23 face-offs and recording a game-high 12 ground balls.
Sophomore Patrick Fleming (Sayville, N.Y.) finished with 10 saves in the first start of his career for Stony Brook, which has lost three straight to Marist.
Head Coach Jim Nagle's Reaction
Joka's sixth goal of the game gave Marist its biggest lead of the game, 13-10, with seconds to play in the third quarter. Schultz and Eastwood each scored fourth-quarter goals, with Eastwood's coming on a man-up opportunity with 1:12 left in regulation. After a Stony Brook timeout, freshman Ryan Bitzer's (Riverhead, N.Y.) shot was saved. After another timeout, Rooney threw a skip pass to Rogers, whose shot was saved by Scarcello as time ran out.
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