Seawolves stymied USC, 7-4, in opener
Spallina is the architect of the Seawolves' meteoric rise to national prominence
Seawolves have advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament in back-to-back seasons
Stony Brook returns 90.8 percent of scoring from 2014 NCAA Tournament team
Stony Brook women's lacrosse defender holds a 3.94 in chemical and molecular engineering
2015: Team captain...tallied one ground ball and one caused turnover vs. Drexel (2/28).
2013: Saw action in 13 games, starting one...netted one goal and dished out two assists...tallied four ground balls, five draw controls and two caused turnovers...won a draw control at Bucknell (2/16)...had one ground ball and caused one turnover at Central Connecticut (2/27)...scooped up one ground ball at Duquesne (3/7)...netted her first goal of the season, controlled one draw and picked up one ground ball vs. Longwood (3/9)...tallied one assist, three draw controls and one ground ball vs. Iona (3/20)...recorded an assist vs. Fresno State (3/26).
2012: Saw action vs. Colgate (2/11)...had one ground ball vs. Manhattan (2/15)...one caused turnover vs. Central Connecticut (2/19)...Had a ground ball and a controlled draw vs. Monmouth (2/26)...Caused two turnovers vs. Johns Hopkins (3/3)...saw action vs. Duke (3/5)...Saw action vs. Florida (3/14)...Saw action vs. Maryland (3/20)...two ground balls vs. Marist (3/24)...Saw action vs. Iona (3/27)...four ground balls, four controlled draws and two caused turnovers vs. Binghamton (3/31)...one ground ball vs. UMBC (4/4)...two ground balls and a caused turnover vs. Vermont (4/7)...three ground balls and a caused turnover vs. Yale (4/11)...one ground ball, a controlled draw and a caused turnover vs. Boston University (4/14)
High School: Played four seasons of Lacrosse at Shawnee High School in New Jersey under Head Coach Janae Zechman...led her team to a South Jersey Group 3 championship title...was a three sport captain of her Cross Country, Basketaball, and Lacrosse teams...named three-time All Conference in Cross Country and two-time All South Jersey Lacrosse...was a member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Marina Lynn Mestres...born June 8, 1993...daughter of Lee and Laurie Mestres...sister to Matthew Mestres...major is undecided.