Monday, May 7, 2012

Seawolves draw Johns Hopkins in Men's Lacrosse Championship

Indianapolis, Ind. - The Stony Brook men's lacrosse team will face No. 2 Johns Hopkins in the first round of the Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship. The Seawolves, who captured their third America East Championship title, will travel to Baltimore to face the Blue Jays Sunday at 3 p.m. on ESPNU
Stony Brook will make its second appearance in three years in the tournament. Redshirt freshman Mike Rooney (East Islip, N.Y.), the America East Rookie of the Year, led the team with 33 goals and 45 points. Junior Jeff Tundo talled 16 goals and 26 assists.
Junior Zach Palmer led Johns Hopkins, which is making its 41st appearance in the Championship, with 23 goals and 23 assists. Junior Pierce Bassett owns a .542 save percentage and a .702 goals against average.
The winner of Stony Brook-Johns Hopkins will face Lehigh-Maryland in the quarterfinals Saturday, May 19 at Navy.