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Midfielder Ellie Massera with the ball in the game against Arizona State on April 1. The Seawolves won 8-3 against Arizona. AMAYA MCDONALD/THE STATESMAN

Masera’s youth belies her importance to Stony Brook women’s lacrosse

Jeremy Portnoy April 3, 2022
High-profile players graduate from the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team seemingly every year, usually with their successors firmly installed to continue the program’s success. It took Ellie Masera just half a season to claim their abdicated throne.
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Rayna Sabella in the game against UMass Lowell on Mar. 14, 2021. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Sabella is Stony Brook women’s lacrosse’s latest unlikely star

Jeremy Portnoy February 13, 2022
The Stony Brook women’s lacrosse program is known for turning under-recruited athletes into national superstars, and no player on the roster exemplifies that trademark facade better than Rayna Sabella. 
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Graduate attacker Taryn Ohlmiller in a game against USC on Feb. 23. SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Late lead squandered by No. 8-seeded Stony Brook women’s lacrosse against No. 1 UNC in NCAA quarterfinals

Ryan Magill May 24, 2021
In a valiant effort, the Seawolves gave their all to the end of the line to close one of the most memorable seasons in program history, but were unable to secure the program’s first Final Four berth despite being minutes away.
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Ally Kennedy during the America East Semifinal game against UMBC on May 2, 2019. The graduate midfielder scored the first two goals in a game against North Carolina Tar Heels on Feb. 14. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Women’s Lacrosse season ends with loss to Maryland

Sasha Podzorov May 15, 2019
On a rainy afternoon in College Park, Maryland — just days after beating James Madison in overtime — the Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse team’s season came to an end on Sunday, May 12 with a 17-8 loss to the No. 1-seeded Maryland Terrapins.
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Kylie Ohlmiller in a game against Cornell last season. She was a key component to the team who graudated last year. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Familiar faces eager to return to NCAA glory

Chris Parkinson February 20, 2019
Following the overtime loss last season, Spallina still praised his team’s effort throughout the year and expressed his love and gratitude for the team.
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Senior attacker Kylie Ohlmiller works the ball around the back of the Cornell net in a game on April 3. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Kylie Ohlmiller named America East Woman of the Year

Peter Lupfer June 9, 2018
Stony Brook Women's Lacrosse alumna, Kylie Ohlmiller, was named the 2018 America East Woman of the Year at the conference’s annual awards dinner Tuesday, June 5.
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Junior attacker Kylie Ohlmiller plays Towson in an NCAA Division I womens lacrosse game at Johnny Unitas Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. KATHLEEN MALONE-VAN DYKE/STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Women’s Lacrosse’s season ends in NCAA tournament loss to Boston College

Gregory Zarb May 23, 2018
Boston scored four unanswered goals, including the game-winner, with 1:42 left in overtime, to hand Stony Brook its first loss of the season and knock the Seawolves out of the NCAA tournament by a 12-11 final score.
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Redshirt senior attack woman Courtney Murphy. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Women’s Lacrosse breezes past Penn in second round of NCAA Tournament

Gregory Zarb May 16, 2018
The Seawolves used their defensive prowess to bolster their offense, holding the Quakers to two first-half goals en route to an 18-5 blowout at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
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The Stony Brook Womens Lacrosse team is the first ever recipient of the Trailblazing Seawolf Award. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Lacrosse assigned number five seed for NCAA Tournament

Gregory Zarb May 8, 2018
Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse was announced as the number five seed in the NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Tournament below Maryland, North Carolina, James Madison and Boston College.
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Sophomore attacker Taryn Ohlmiller scores a free position goal aganist Albany during the America East Championship game. The Seawolves beat the Great Danes 22-14 and will advance to the NCAA tournament. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Lacrosse captures sixth straight America East title

Gregory Zarb May 6, 2018
The Seawolves used an 11-2 run that spanned through the end of the first half and midway through the second half to launch themselves ahead of the Great Danes and went on to win their sixth straight America East Championship by a 22-14 final score at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
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Redshirt-senior attacker Courtney Murphy takes a shot during the game against Penn State on Tuesday, April 24. Murphy made one of the four goals during the game against Albany on Saturday, April 28. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Lacrosse dominates New Hampshire, advances to championship game

Gregory Zarb May 5, 2018
The No. 1-seeded Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team started its run to the America East Championship in dominating fashion Friday night, dismantling No. 4-seeded New Hampshire 19-5 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
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Redshirt-senior attacker Courtney Murphy takes a shot during the game against Penn State on Tuesday, April 24. Murphy made one of the four goals during the game against Albany on Saturday, April 28. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Lacrosse finishes undefeated regular season with win against Albany

Peter Lupfer April 29, 2018
The Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team earned its 17th victory of the year Saturday afternoon in Albany to complete its America East championship regular season with a perfect record.
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