Stony Brook is one conference win away from clinching the top seed for the America East Championship May 2 and 4
The two teams have met in the last two conference title games
Spallina is one win shy of matching the program's mark for most wins by a head coach (42)
Caridi Defensive Player of the Week for fifth time, Murphy top rookie
Stony Brook is coming off a 13-2 win over Jacksonville Friday night
2014: Started at defense and caused two turnovers to help Seawolves break a single-game mark for fewest goals allowed (1) vs. Bucknell (2/15)...started at defense in the first shutout in school history vs. Monmouth (2/19)...tallied one ground ball and one caused turnover at Notre Dame (2/22)...posted one ground ball and one caused turnover at Drexel (2/26)...tallied one ground ball and one caused turnover at Rutgers (3/8)...tied for a game-high five ground balls vs. CCSU (3/13)...recorded three ground balls and two caused turnovers at Iona (3/20)...had two ground balls and two caused turnovers vs. Siena (3/22)...finished with two ground balls vs. UMBC (3/29)...recorded four ground balls and caused one turnover vs. Jacksonville (4/4)...controlled two draws and caused one turnover at Binghamton (4/6)...scooped up one ground ball at Albany (4/12).
2013: Started all 20 games during her freshman season...had 18 ground balls...caused eight turnovers and controlled eight draws...made her SBU-debut and won a draw control at Bucknell (2/16)...picked up one ground ball and controlled one draw vs. Longwood (3/9)...started at defense, picking up four ground balls and causing three turnovers to help SBU set a program record for fewest goals allowed in a single game (2) at Marist (3/13)...controlled one draw vs. Maryland (3/17)...picked up one ground ball vs. Iona (3/20)...picked up five ground balls, caused three turnovers and controlled one draw at Vermont (3/23)...tallied one ground ball and one caused turnover in a start at defense as SBU matched a school record for fewest goals allowed (2) vs. Fresno State (3/26)...finished withone caused turnover and one ground ball in a start at defense as SBU matched a school record for fewest goals allowed (2) vs. Albany (3/30)...tallied one ground ball at UMBC (4/6)...controlled one draw at UNH (4/13)...controlled two draws and picked up one ground ballas Stony Brook clinched the top-seed in the conference championship and a share of the regular season title vs. BU (4/21)...had two ground balls vs. Vermont in America East Semifinals (5/3)...controlled one drawin a win vs. Towson in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (5/10).
Before SBU: Attended the University of Florida and redshirted the 2012 season.
High School: Played four seasons of varsity lacrosse at Farmingdale High School under head coach Tracy Weiner...helped team win state title in 2009 and 2010...was named captain of soccer team in senior year...also played basketball.
Personal: Maegan Paige Meritz...born March 30, 1993...daughter of Don and Lori Meritz...sister of Brian...major is physical therapy.