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Ryland Rees in a game against Sacred Heart last season on Feb. 10, 2018. The All Conference First Team senior long-stick midfielder Ryland Rees will lead the Stony Brook defense.JIM HARRISON/STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Young talent primes Men’s Lacrosse for a promising season

Chris Parkinson February 21, 2018
The much younger-staffed team, along with key veterans, look to live up to the expectations that have been placed on them and stay at the top of the America East.
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The Stony Brook mens lacrosse huddled after scoring a goal against Princeton in the 2016 season. MANJU SHIVACHARAN/STATESMAN FILE

Men’s Lacrosse to host fall exhibitions against Maryland and Syracuse

Joseph Konig August 16, 2017
Stony Brook Men's Lacrosse will host reigning national champion Maryland and Syracuse in a trio of exhibition games this October, Stony Brook Athletics announced on Friday.
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Senior attackman Alex Corpolongo carries the ball down the field in a game against Princeton on April 8. Corpolongo scored four goals against Vermont, helping the Seawolves ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Alex Corpolongo and Jeff Reh drafted by Major League Lacrosse teams

Tim Oakes May 31, 2017
Former senior midfielder Alex Corpolongo and senior midfielder Jeff Reh, who graduated this month, were selected in the 2017 Major League Lacrosse Draft on May 28.
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Senior midfielder Alex Corpolongo (No. 7, above) carries the ball up the field in a game against Binghamton on April 28. MARIE MATSUNAGA/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Lacrosse falls to Albany in AE semifinals

Raphael Tafuro May 6, 2017
It was a dejà vu occurrence for the No. 4 seeded Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team Thursday night. The team allowed an eight-goal second quarter stretch by Albany for the second time this season.
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Senior attackman Ryan Bitzer (No. 9, above) prepare to retake possession in a game against Binghamton on April 28. MARIE MATSUNAGA/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Lacrosse to take on Albany in AE Playoff Semis

Raphael Tafuro May 3, 2017
The Seawolves will look to upset the top-seeded Great Danes who went undefeated in conference play for its fifth straight season.
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Senior attackman Alex Corpolongo takes a shot against Binghamton on Friday, April 28. MARIE MATSUNAGA/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Lacrosse falls to Binghamton in overtime nail-biter

Gregory Zarb April 29, 2017
With 2:51 remaining in overtime, LaValle Stadium erupted into cheers as the game winner found the back of the net.
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Freshman attackman Connor Grippe (No. 21) maneuvers past a defender in a game against Princeton on April 7. ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Grippe’s overtime goal gives Men’s Lax win at UMass Lowell

Raphael Tafuro April 23, 2017
The Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team put the ball in the hands of an unlikely freshman hero during crunch time in an America East conference game against UMass Lowell.
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Senior attackman Alex Corpolongo carries the ball down the field in a game against Princeton on April 8. Corpolongo scored four goals against Vermont, helping the Seawolves ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Men’s lacrosse in playoff contention with win over Vermont

Daniel Gatta April 17, 2017
In a game where scoring came in batches, Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse downed last year’s America East Conference champion, Vermont, on Saturday afternoon, 10-9.
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Senior midfielder Alex Corpolongo passes the ball in a game against Fairfield on March 4. Corpolongo scored three goals against Hofstra. ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

No. 4 Hofstra edges Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse

Raphael Tafuro March 22, 2017
The Seawolves’ push for victory in the final quarter ultimately fell short as they ran out of time, falling to Hofstra Tuesday night by a score of 11-9 at James H. Shuart Stadium.
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Senior attackman Ryan Bitzer breaks through two defenders in a scrimmage against Notre Dame on Oct 8, 2016. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Men’s Lacrosse ties school scoring record in rout over No. 9 Brown

Tim Oakes February 26, 2017
Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse made history on Saturday at Stevenson Field by tying the team’s Division I record of 25 goals in a victory over Brown University.
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Corpolongo leads Mens Lacrosse in last hurrah as Seawolf

Corpolongo leads Men’s Lacrosse in last hurrah as Seawolf

Raphael Tafuro February 21, 2017
Alex Corpolongo braces for the inevitable as his collegiate career as an impeccable midfielder for the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team will come to an end after this season.
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Mens Lacrosse Preview: Freshmen will play key role for Stony Brook

Men’s Lacrosse Preview: Freshmen will play key role for Stony Brook

Chris Peraino February 20, 2017
There are 18 freshmen on this year’s Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team, making the class far and away the largest on the team.
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