#Seawolves travel to Binghamton for crucial conference contest
April 18, 2014
Stony Brook, N.Y. -
Game #14: Stony Brook (5-8, 1-2) vs. Binghamton (6-6, 3-0)
Sat., Apr. 19 Bearcats Sports Complex Vestal, N.Y. 1 p.m.
Stony Brook Seawolves (5-8)
Head Coach: Jim Nagle, third season
Career Record: 170-130
Record at SBU: 19-27
Record vs. BU: 8-3
Binghamton Bearcats (6-6)
Head Coach: Scott Nelson, third season
Career Record: 245-134
Record at BU: 14-24
Record vs. SBU: 1-2
Faceoff: The Stony Brook men's lacrosse team will look to even its conference record with a crucial America East contest at Binghamton Saturday. The Seawolves, who come into tomorrow's game 1-2, sit in fourth place in the conference standings.
Opponent: Binghamton is off to its best start in conference play since 2004 when it captured the America East regular season championship. Matt Springer has a team-high 32 goals. Tucker Nelson, the coach's son leads the team with 40 points (13, 27). Paul O'Donnell has chipped in 17 goals and Michael Antinozzi has 15 goals and 12 assists. The Bearcats defense has been solid and is led by Max Schefler, who has a .550 save percentage and a 9.16 goals against average. Binghamton has not allowed more than 10 goals in the last eight games.
Series: Binghamton's 14-13 victory snapped an eight-game Stony Brook winning streak. The Seawolves won 10 of the first 13 meetings. During Stony Brook's 2010 run, the Seawolves outlasted Binghamton, 17-16, in one of the highest scoring games in school history.
Up Next: Stony Brook will close out the 2014 regular season at home against Hartford on Friday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. The Seawolves will honor their senior class in a pre-game ceremony.