Men's lacrosse set to face No. 1 Maryland Sunday

Freshman Lucas Rock

March 8, 2013

Stony Brook, N.Y. -

2013 Stony Brook Men's Lacrosse

Game #7: Stony Brook (4-2) at Maryland (4-0)
Sun., Mar. 10  •  Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium  •  College Park, Md.  •  12 p.m.



Stony Brook Seawolves (4-2)
Head Coach: Jim Nagle, second season
Overall Record: 162-115
Record at SBU: 11-12

Maryland Terrapins (4-0)
Head Coach: John Tillman, third season
Overall Record: 49-30
Record at UM: 29-11

About the Game
The Stony Brook men's lacrosse team will look to earn its fourth road win of the season when the Seawolves travel to face Maryland on Sunday afternoon.  The game will be televised live on ESPN3, with Booker Corrigan and Ryan Flanagan calling all of the action.  The Terrapins enter Sunday's contest as the consensus No. 1 in the nation after wins over Loyola and Duke.

Scouting Maryland
Senior Kevin Cooper leads the Terrapins with nine goals and 15 assists.  Seniors John Haus, Mike Chanenchuk and Owen Blye each have seven goals.  Junior Charlie Raffa, a Syosset native, is 39 of 66 from the 'X' with a team-high 22 ground balls.  Junior Niko Amato has started 40 straight games in the cage and is one of the nation's leaders in save percentage (.617) and goals against (6.50).



Last Time Out
Freshman Brody Eastwood (Victoria, British Columbia) scored a career-high five goals to lead the Stony Brook men's lacrosse team to an 11-9 win over Siena at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Tuesday.  The Seawolves (4-2) have won three straight games and will take on No. 1 Maryland Sunday at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium.

Eastwood, who has three hat tricks this season, tallied three of his five goals in the first half, including two on man-up situations.

Sophomore Mike Rooney (East Islip, N.Y.) and senior Jeff Tundo (Orchard Park, N.Y.) each posted two goals and an assist.  Freshman Challen Rogers (Coquitlam, British Columbia) tallied three assists for a second straight game.

Richie Hurley had three goals and Nate Barry added two goals and two assists for Siena (1-4).