The Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team moved up in the national coaches poll and held its place in the media rankings Monday, as the Seawolves are ranked No. 7 in the IWLCA coaches poll, No. 7 in the Cascade/Inside Lacrosse media poll and No. 5 in the Nike/US Lacrosse Magazine media rankings for Feb. 27.
Stony Brook is 4-0 on the year following a 13-5 win over No. 14/17 Northwestern Sunday at LaValle Stadium. Junior Kylie Ohlmiller (Islip, NY) tallied three goals and three assists, while sophomore goalie Anna Tesoriero (Huntington, NY) recorded 12 saves. Ohlmiller, Tesoriero and freshman Taryn Ohlmiller (Islip, NY) swept the America East weekly awards for their efforts in the win over the Wildcats.
Kylie Ohlmiller leads the nation with 7.25 points per game, while the Seawolves’ scoring defense of 5.50 goals allowed per game is also best in the nation.
The Seawolves are ranked in their 61st consecutive set of national polls, dating back to 2013.
No. 7/7 Stony Brook returns to action Wednesday at 6 p.m. when the Seawolves face Yale in New Haven, Connecticut.