LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 3/10/13
From Press Release
The Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team lost a non-conference game to No. 1 Maryland, 13-7, Sunday at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium. Sophomore Mike Andreassi (Holbrook, N.Y.) led the Seawolves (4-3) with two goals and an assist.
Kevin Cooper led Maryland (5-0) with two goals and an assist. Three other players added goals for the Terrapins, who led by as many as nine, 11-2.
Freshman Dan Shaughnessy (Sudbury, Mass.) made seven saves against one of the nation’s best offensive squads.
Coach Jim Nagle’s Reaction
“We’ve played against some of the nation’s better teams, including Maryland today. I think our team learned some hard lessons today. To get better and improve, we’re going to need to pay more attention to detail and play more in our system.”
By the Numbers
Stony Brook went scoreless in the first quarter for the first time this season. The Seawolves had outscored their opponents, 22-12, after six games entering today.
Stony Brook failed to score a man-up goal for just the second time this season. The Seawolves had scored two EMO goals in five of the first six games.
Freshman Kyle Zorn (Millersville, Md.) tallied a career-high two goals.
Freshman Reed McLean (Wilbraham, Mass.) recorded his first career point after assisting on Zorn’s first goal.
Senior Savaughn Greene (White Plains, N.Y.) tallied a career-high three caused turnovers. Greene recorded three ground balls for a second straight game.
The Seawolves cleared the ball effectively, recording 17 of 20 attempts.
Maryland committed 18 turnovers to Stony Brook’s 14.
The seven goals scored by Stony Brook was tied for the second-most allowed by Maryland this season.
News & Notes
Stony Brook’s three previous games against No. 1 also came against ACC opponents – North Carolina in 1992, and Virginia in 2011 and 2012.
Stony Brook is 0-21 against the ACC, including the 13-7 loss to Virginia on February 23.
Stony Brook will be back on the road for its sixth road game of the season at Sacred Heart on Saturday, March 16 at 12 p.m.
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