#Seawolves come up short at Binghamton

Freshman Hayden Johnstone was outstanding against Binghamton, finishing with 15 saves

April 19, 2014

Final Stats

Vestal, N.Y. -

Sophomore Chris Hughes (Oceanside, N.Y.) tied a career-high with four goals, but Binghamton scored five man-up goals and pulled away late for a 14-11 win Saturday at the Bearcats Sports Complex.

Freshman Hayden Johnstone (Toronto, Ontario) was outstanding, standing on his head for numerous saves, while finishing the game with 15 saves.

Hughes scored three of his four goals in the third quarter. Three of them were on EMO.

Junior Mike Rooney (East Islip, N.Y.) added two goals and two assists for Stony Brook (5-9, 1-3 America East).

Both teams cleared the ball perfectly on Saturday. Stony Brook was 8 of 8 and Binghamton was 12 of 12.

Brandon Planck had four goals and Matt Springer had three for Binghamton (7-6, 4-0).

Head Coach Jim Nagle's Reaction
"We fought and scrapped and play together, but we just have to be more disciplined. Our backs are up against the wall. It's going to be up to our guys to finish all the work they've put in."

Turning Point
Binghamton held a one-goal lead for much of the fourth quarter. Johnstone made a number of saves as Stony Brook cleared the ball, but the Seawolves turned the ball over on consecutive possessions. Tucker Nelson's goal with 3:02 left in regulation made it 13-11

By The Numbers
• Eastwood's man-down goal in the second quarter was Stony Brook's first since last season at Lafayette, which was also scored by Eastwood
• Freshman Gerard Cunningham (Levittown, N.Y.) scored his first collegiate goal in the second quarter
• Stony Brook was called for seven penalties in the first half, and Binghamton capitalized with five man-up goals
• The Seawolves scored seven goals on 12 shots in the first half
• Sophomore Frank Lucatuorto (Stony Brook, N.Y.) won four of five draws in the first half with the long pole
• Stony Brook and Binghamton combined to score eight man-up goals



News & Notes
• Rogers has scored at least one point in each of his 30 games at Stony Brook to extended his consecutive point streak to 30 games
• The 11 goals scored by Stony Brook were the most allowed by Binghamton in nine games
• Hughes also had four goals against Rutgers this season
• Despite the loss, Stony Brook can clinch a berth in the America East Championship with a win over Hartford next Friday

Up Next
Friday's regular season finale against Hartford is scheduled for 7 p.m. The Seawolves will honor their senior class in a pre-game ceremony.