Men's lacrosse faces local rival St. John's Tuesday

Freshman Matt Schultz

Feb. 25, 2013

Stony Brook, N.Y. -

2013 Stony Brook Men's Lacrosse

Game #4: Stony Brook (1-2) at St. John's (2-0)
Tues., Feb. 26  •  DaSilva Memorial Field  •  Queens, N.Y.  •  3:00 p.m.


The Last Meeting
St. John's11
Stony Brook9
March 13, 2012
Stony Brook, N.Y.
St. John's holds off Men's Lacrosse, 11-9
Despite a career-high three goals from senior Russ Bonanno (Seaford, N.Y.) and a season-high 14 saves from junior Sean Brady (Huntington Bay, N.Y.), St. John's topped Stony Brook, 11-9, Tuesday evening at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. St. John's Kieran McArdle led all players with four goals.


Stony Brook Seawolves (1-2)
Head Coach: Jim Nagle, second season
Overall Record: 159-115
Record at SBU: 8-12

St. John's Red Storm (2-0)
Head Coach: Jason Miller, seventh season
Overall Record: 31-54
Record at SJU: Same

About the Game
The Stony Brook men's lacrosse team will head west on the Long Island Expressway to Queens to take on the St. John's Red Storm Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m.  The game will be televised live on ESPN3 and the Watch ESPN app.  The Seawolves own a 2-1 record over the Red Storm over the past three seasons, including a 9-4 victory in Queens in 2011.

Scouting St. John's
Junior Kieran McArdle leads the Red Storm in goals (6), assists (8) and points (14).  The Ronkonkoma native was named to the Tewaaraton Award watch list last week.  Senior Jeff Lowman has been solid in goal after two games, recording a .581 save percentage and a 9.00 goals against average.



Last Time Out
Despite a sparkling effort in goal from freshman Dan Shaughnessy (Sudbury, Mass.), the Stony Brook men's lacrosse team fell to No. 6/6 Virginia, 13-7, Saturday afternoon at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.

Shaughnessy, in just his third collegiate game, stopped 19 shots, including 11 in the second half.  Virginia (3-0) outshot Stony Brook (1-2), 55-16, including 31-4 in the second half.

Senior Jeff Tundo (Orchard Park, N.Y.) led Stony Brook with two goals and two assists.  Sophomores Mike Rooney (East Islip, N.Y.) and Mike Andreassi (Holbrook, N.Y.) also finished with two goals.  

Freshman Dylan Curry (East Meadow, N.Y.) tallied his first collegiate goal.

Mark Cockerton led Virginia with five goals.  Matt White added three goals and three assists for the Cavaliers, who are 11-0 all-time against SBU.