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Men’s lacrosse: Stony Brook hosts Albany in American East title game

Saturday, 5th May 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Posted 5/4/12
From Press Release

America East Championship Game

#1 Stony Brook Seawolves (6-9) vs. #3 Albany Great Danes (5-10)

Sat., May 5 • Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium • Stony Brook, N.Y. • 3 p.m.

Play by Play: Booker Corrigan
Color Commentary: Mark Dixon

Stony Brook Seawolves (6-9)
Head Coach: Jim Nagle, first season
Overall Record: 157-112
Record at SBU: 6-9

Albany Great Danes (5-10)
Head Coach: Scott Marr, 12th year
Overall Record: 95-89
Record at UA: Same

About The Game: Top-seeded Stony Brook hosts #3 Albany in the America East Championship game. The winner receives the conference’s automatic bid to the Men’s Lacrosse Championship. The Seawolves defeated #4 Hartford, 9-8, while the Great Danes topped #2 UMBC, 19-8, in semifinal action.

Scouting Albany: Miles and Lyle Thompson tallied five goals apiece, and Joe Resetarits added four in Wednesday’s victory at UMBC. Resetarits leads the Great Danes with 45 goals and 63 points. Miles Thompson is second in goals (36) and tops in assists (23). Ty Thompson has 29 goals and Lyle Thompson 21. Keith Olson is 127 of 263 (.483) from the ‘X’. Max Huber owns a 12.07 goals against average and a .434 save percentage. 12 of its players hail from Long Island, including five from Suffolk County.

Last Time Out: Redshirt freshman Mike Rooney (East Islip, N.Y.) tallied two goals and three assists and junior Sean Brady (Huntington Bay, N.Y.) made eight saves to lead the top-seeded Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team to a 9-8 win over #4 Hartford in an America East Championship semifinal.



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