Men's lacrosse begins America East play at Vermont Saturday

Freshman Challen Rogers

March 28, 2013

Stony Brook, N.Y. -

Game #10: Stony Brook (5-4, 0-0 AE) at Vermont (3-6, 0-0 AE)
Sat., Mar. 30  •  Virtue Field  •  Burlington, Vt.  •  1 p.m.



The Last Meeting
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Rooney, Campbell, Bellando lead Men's Lacrosse past Vermont, 13-5
Behind three goals apiece from senior Robbie Campbell (Delta, British Columbia), sophomore Matt Bellando (Miami, Fla.) and redshirt freshman Mike Rooney (East Islip, N.Y.), the Stony Brook men's lacrosse team topped Vermont, 13-5, in the America East Conference opener for both teams.

Stony Brook Seawolves (5-4)
Head Coach: Jim Nagle, second season
Overall Record: 163-117
Record at SBU: 12-14

Vermont Catamounts (3-6)
Head Coach: Ryan Curtis, seventh season
Overall Record: 27-71
Record at UVM: Same

About the Game
The Stony Brook men's lacrosse team kicks off America East play at Vermont on Saturday.  The Seawolves, who own four road wins this season, will begin conference play against the Catamounts for the fifth time in program history.  Stony Brook is 12-0 all-time against Vermont.

Scouting Vermont
Senior Drew Philie (20) and junior Graham Horvath have combined for 39 of the Catamounts' 70 goals.  Senior A.J. Masson has a team-high 11 assists.  Freshman Nick Price won 7 of 16 draws in an 8-5 loss to Holy Cross on Tuesday.  Freshman Justin Rosenberg has emerged as the starting goalie, owning a .560 save percentage and an 8.66 goals against average.  

Last Time Out
Despite four goals from freshman Brody Eastwood (Victoria, British Columbia) and a five-point effort from senior Jeff Tundo (Orchard Park, N.Y.), the Stony Brook men's lacrosse team dropped a non-conference contest to Bryant, 10-9, Saturday at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.



Tundo scored three goals for his 10th career hat trick and recorded his 39th multi-point game.

Sophomore Pat McGushin (St. Charles, Ill.) finished with a career-high 13 saves for the Seawolves (5-4), who are 1-1 in one-goal games this season.

Shane Morrell had three goals and three assists for Bryant (1-7).