Eastwood, Rowe lead #Seawolves past Lafayette, 18-10

Sophomore Matt Schultz had a career-high three assists vs. Lafayette
 
Sophomore Matt Schultz had a career-high three assists vs. Lafayette
 
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Feb. 18, 2014

Final Stats

Stony Brook, N.Y. -

Sophomore Brody Eastwood (Victoria, British Columbia) scored six goals and freshman Kyle Rowe (Vienna, Va.) won 18 of 21 draws to lead the Stony Brook men's lacrosse team to an 18-10 win over Lafayette Tuesday at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.

Eastwood registered four of his six goals in the second half for the Seawolves (1-1), who won their second straight over the Leopards. Eastwood has 10 goals in two games this season and 54 in 18 career contests.

Rowe, who was named America East Rookie of the Week on Monday after winning 17 of 23 draws against Marist, dominated again. Rowe added his first collegiate goal with 2:57 left in the second quarter that capped a 5-0 spurt for Stony Brook.

Sophomore Jake Sichenzia (Sayville, N.Y.) tied a career-high with three goals, and with a first-quarter assist set a career-high with four points.

Sophomore Challen Rogers (Coquitlam, British Columbia) tallied five points (2g, 3a) for a second straight game. Sophomore Matt Schultz (Smithtown, N.Y.) totaled a career-best three assists.

Lafayette (0-1) was led by Brian Bock's three goals.

Head Coach Jim Nagle's Reaction
"It's always good to get a win. We shared the ball on the offense and got the desired results. Brody Eastwood's success is a result of us sharing the ball. Rowe's been tremendous. It's been a real blessing to have him."


 

 

Turning Point
After Bock's goal tied the game at four midway through the second quarter, Stony Brook scored the game's next five goals and 10 of the next 11 to take a 14-5 lead.  Five different players scored during the initial 5-0 spurt that broke open the game. Eastwood and junior Mike Rooney (East Islip, N.Y.) each scored two goals in the second 5-0 run.

Inside The Numbers
• Stony Brook recorded 43 ground balls, including a game-high nine from Rowe
• Freshman Alex Corpolongo (Purdys, N.Y.) added two goals
• Sophomore Dylan Curry (East Meadow, N.Y.) had a career-high six ground balls
• Eastwood recorded his 12th career hat trick
• Sophomore Chris Hughes (Oceanside, N.Y.) has put together back-to-back three-point games
• Redshirt freshman Jeff Reh (Sound Beach, N.Y.) tallied his first career point with a third-quarter assist
• Stony Brook won 20 face-offs for a second straight game
• The 18 goals came on 32 shots

News & Notes
• Freshman Hayden Johnstone (Toronto, Ontario) relieved sophomore Patrick Fleming (Sayville, N.Y.) in goal in the fourth quarter
• Eight different players scored for Stony Brook after six players scored against Marist

Up Next
• Stony Brook will travel to face No. 2 Duke on Sunday, February 23 at 12 p.m.