#Seawolves open conference play at UMBC Friday
March 27, 2014
Stony Brook, N.Y. -
Game #10: Stony Brook (4-5) vs. UMBC (4-4)
Fri., Mar. 28 • UMBC Stadium • Baltimore, Md. • 7:30 p.m.
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Stony Brook Seawolves (4-5)
Head Coach: Jim Nagle, third season
Career Record: 169-127
Record at SBU: 18-24
Record vs. UMBC: 1-2
UMBC Retrievers (4-4)
Head Coach: Don Zimmerman, 21st season
Career Record: 224-150
Record at UMBC: 151-135
Record vs. SBU: 12-7
Faceoff: The Stony Brook men's lacrosse team will begin its 13th season of America East competition Friday night at UMBC. Since joining the conference in 2002, the Seawolves are 43-19 during conference play. The 43 wins are tied with Albany for the most among the current schools.
Opponent: Senior Matt Gregoire leads four players with double-digit goals with 26. Three sophomores -- Jack Gannon, Nate Lewnes and Pat Young -- have combined to score 38 goals. Senior Phil Poe, the Retrievers' primary face-off specialist, is 94-for-176 (.534) with 55 ground balls. Freshman Connor Gordon has started all eight games in goal for UMBC. He has a .561 save percentage and a 10.01 goals against average.
Series: UMBC leads the all-time series 12-7. The Retrievers’ 13-12 win last season over Stony Brook snapped a three-game series winning streak. From 2006-09, UMBC won five straight, including the 2009 America East Championship game.
Up Next: Stony Brook will complete its non-conference schedule with a game against Quinnipiac on Tuesday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m.