#Seawolves celebrate season with end-of-year banquet

Team MVP Larissa Nysch

Feb. 22, 2014


Stony Brook, N.Y. - The Stony Brook women's soccer team recently celebrated its successful 2013 season with a team banquet that included reminiscing about the year's highlights as well as the distribution of the team's awards. Stony Brook went 11-6-2 overall and 6-2-0 in America East, sharing the conference's regular season championship with UMBC and advancing to the tournament final for a second consecutive season.

At the banquet, senior Larissa Nysch (Dresher, Pa.) was named the Team MVP after a stellar season that saw her finish as the America East's leading scorer with 11 goals and five assists for 27 points. She was named first-team All-America East and named to the All-Tournament team.

Sophomore Priscilla Wiggins (Princeton, N.J.) received the Coaches Award for her outstanding effort as the team's left back. She was part of a defensive unit that posted five clean sheets.

Sophomore Regan Bosnyak (West Hartford, Conn.) was named the program's Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She is majoring in Environmental Design, Policy and Planning at Stony Brook and appeared in three games for the #Seawolves last season.

Freshman Maxie New (Clayton, N.J.) was named the team's Most Outstanding Freshman after putting up two goals and four assists for eight points in 19 matches. She was an America East All-Rookie selection.

The banquet also featured a salute to the seniors, who include Nysch, Ahriel Fernandez (East Haven, Conn.), Queli Ornelas (Palm Harbor, Fla.), Julianne Palm (Stilwell, Kansas) and Cailtlin Pfeiffer (Dresher, Pa.). They depart having taken the #Seawolves to the program's first-ever America East Championship title and NCAA Tournament bid in 2012.

The team also celebrated the other honors that it received during the 2013 campaign:

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