#Seawolves on the road to face No. 2 Duke Sunday
Feb. 22, 2014
Durham, N.C. -
Game #3: Stony Brook (1-1) vs. No. 2 Duke (3-0)
Sun., Feb. 23 Koskinen Stadium Durham, N.C. 12:00 p.m.
Stony Brook Seawolves (1-1)
Head Coach: Jim Nagle, third season
Career Record: 166-123
Record at SBU: 15-20
Record vs. DU: 0-2
Duke Blue Devils (3-0)
Head Coach: John Danowski, eighth season
Career Record: 333-168
Record at DU: 114-29
Record vs. SBU: 3-1
Faceoff: Coming off its first win of the season, the Stony Brook men's lacrosse team will make its longest trip of the season to take on No. 2 Duke Sunday. Stony Brook enters Sunday's game with a 1-1 record, having beat Lafayette, 18-10, Tuesday night. The Seawolves last trip of this magnitude was a game at Denver in 2009, which was won by the Pioneers, 17-12.
Opponent: Duke enters the weekend with a 3-0 record, beating Jacksonville, 16-10 and Denver, 14-10, before edging Penn, 9-6 Friday night. Josh Dionne leads Duke with eight goals. Jordan Wolf has a team-high six assists and 12 points for the Blue Devils. Luke Aaron started his first collegiate game in goal for the defending national champions against Penn. He finished the game with 11 saves.
Series: Duke leads the all-time series, 2-0, but has not faced Stony Brook since the 1993 season. The margin of victory in both of the Blue Devils' wins were by double digits.
Up Next: Stony Brook will be home for the next three games, beginning with Rutgers on Saturday, March 1 at 4 p.m.