Men's lacrosse hosts UMBC in key conference game Saturday

Sophomore Mike Rooney had four goals at UMBC last year

April 12, 2013

Stony Brook, N.Y. -

Game #12: Stony Brook (6-5, 1-1 AE) vs. UMBC (4-6, 1-1 AE)
Sat., Apr. 13  •  Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium  •  Stony Brook, N.Y.  •  4 p.m.


The Last Meeting
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Campbell, Rooney lead Men's Lacrosse past UMBC, 10-8
Senior Robbie Campbell tied his career-high with four goals and redshirt freshman Mike Rooney added four as well as the Stony Brook men's lacrosse team remained unbeaten in America East Conference play with a 10-8 win over UMBC Saturday night at UMBC Stadium.


Stony Brook Seawolves (6-5)
Head Coach: Jim Nagle, second season
Overall Record: 164-118
Record at SBU: 13-15

UMBC Retrievers (4-6)
Head Coach: Don Zimmerman, 20th season
Overall Record: 217-144
Record at UMBC: 144-129

About the Game
The Stony Brook men's lacrosse team hosts UMBC in a key America East Conference contest.  Both schools enter Saturday's game with a 1-1 record in conference play.  Despite trailing in the all-time series, 11-7, the Seawolves have won three straight over the Retrievers.

Scouting UMBC
Senior Scott Jones leads UMBC with 25 goals, including a career-high six goals last weekend against Vermont.  Freshman Pat Young has 20 goals and six assists.  Junior Phil Poe is 135 of 236 from the 'X' with a team-high 61 ground balls.  Senior Adam Cohen started the first four games in goal, but sophomore Wes DiRito has been in net for the last six.  DiRito has a .489 save percentage and an 11.14 goals against average.



Last Time Out
The Stony Brook men's lacrosse team rallied from a nine-goal deficit to tie the game at 13, but Binghamton's Michael Antinozzi's goal with 1:02 left in the first overtime lifted the Bearcats to a 14-13 win over the Seawolves Saturday at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.

Freshmen Challen Rogers (Coquitlam, British Columbia) and Brody Eastwood (Victoria, British Columbia) each scored three goals for Stony Brook (6-5, 1-1 America East), which scored four goals over the first 42-plus minutes and nine in the final 20.

Senior Jeff Tundo (Orchard Park, N.Y.) added two goals and two assists for the Seawolves, who garnered their first loss when scoring at least 10 goals.

Matt Springer led Binghamton (5-5, 1-1) with a game-high six goals.