Seawolves are riding a 12-game winning streak and have not lost since dropping an 8-3 decision to the Terps March 17
This is Stony Brook's first NCAA Tournament appearance
Albany won last year's championship with a 9-7 victory over Stony Brook
Seawolves downed the Catamounts, 19-5, in conference opener
Stony Brook will honor its seven seniors 15 minutes prior to the game
High School: A four year letter winner at Irvington High School under coach Patrick Dibenedetto...was named All Section in 2012 and 2011...was named All-League all four years...also lettered in Field Hockey and Basketball.
Personal: Kristen Palese...born June 30, 1994...daughter of Frank and Caryn Palese...sister of Eric and Daniel Palese...major is pre-dental.