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No. 1 Stony Brook WLAX Squad Grabs Road Win at UMass Lowell

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Taryn Ohlmiller
Stony Brook WLAX standout Taryn Ohlmiller

No. 1-ranked Stony Brook women’s lacrosse began America East action on Saturday with a road victory, as nine different players recorded a point to help the Seawolves best UMass Lowell by the final score of 20-7 at Cushing Field. With the win, the Seawolves improve to 8-0 (1-0 AE) so far in 2018.

“Being 1-0 in conference play is a great place to be,” said head coach Joe Spallina. I thought we came here and handled being on the road really well as a squad. A lot of assisted goals, and the opportunity for us to play our entire roster today was great. It should make for a great week of practice as we get ready for Vermont and Cornell, another important part of our schedule.”

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Courtney Murphy (Shirley, N.Y.) scored a team-best six goals in the win, moving just 12 scores away from breaking the NCAA Division I career record set by Temple’s Gail Cummings (289).
  • Kylie Ohlmiller (Islip, N.Y.) recorded a team-high 10 points on four goals and six assists. Stony Brook’s captain now has 395 career points, needing just 51 more to break the NCAA career record set by Maryland’s Jen Adams (445). The senior also has 197 career assists now, needing 28 more to break the NCAA record set by Northwestern’s Hannah Nielsen (224).
  • Taryn Ohlmiller (Islip, N.Y.) added four goals and two assists for six points, as the sophomore now has 45 points on the season.
  • Keri McCarthy (Hauppauge, N.Y.), Samantha DiSalvo (Lynbrook, N.Y.) and Siobhan Rafferty (Long Beach, N.Y.) all tallied two points. DiSalvo and Rafferty scored twice, while McCarthy had one goal and one helper.
  • Marlee Moon Gaddy (Naples, Fl.) added a goal of her own in the win for the Seawolves.
  • Anna Tesoriero (Huntington, N.Y.) made five saves in goal, moving to 8-0 so far on the season. Tesoriero now owns an impressive 7.22 goals-against average in more than 448 minutes played.

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