#Seawolves clinch playoff spot with 2-0 win at Binghamton
Oct. 20, 2013
Vestal, N.Y. - The Stony Brook women's soccer team clinched an America East playoff berth on Sunday with a 2-0 victory at Binghamton. Sophomore Stella Norman (Lakewood, Colo.) and senior Larissa Nysch (Dresher, Pa.) scored for the Seawolves to help the team improve to 9-5-1 overall and 4-2-0 in conference play.
Coach Sue Ryan's Reaction
"I thought this was a very well-deserved victory for us. We came out a little sluggish in the first half, but Stella's goal really vitalized us. We went into the half knowing that we had to up our game, and we really executed well in the second half, which I was very pleased with."
• The Seawolves opened the scoring in the 40th minute when Norman blasted home a free kick off the crossbar from 32 yards out.
The Numbers Game
• The Bearcats (7-6-2, 2-3-1 America East) outshot the Seawolves, 14-6.
News & Notes
• Stony Brook will be making its second straight appearance in the America East Tournament and sixth in the last seven seasons.
Stony Brook will host New Hampshire on Thursday in the team's final regular season home game. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.