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 No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse won its sixth-straight America East Conference championship on Sunday afternoon at LaValle Stadium, topping Albany by the final score of 22-14. With the win, the Seawolves (19-0, 7-0 AE) earned an automatic bid to the 2018 Women’s Lacrosse NCAA Tournament. The team  has been selected as the No. 5 national seed and will square off with the winner of Penn and Penn State on Sunday, May 13 from LaValle Stadium. Stony Brook is the only unbeaten team heading into the NCAA Tournament, going 19-0 (7-0 AE) so far this year. The Seawolves cruised past Albany, 22-14, earlier on Sunday…

No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse improved to 16-0 on Tuesday evening at LaValle Stadium, topping No. 16  Penn State by the final score of 21-13. With the victory, the Seawolves (16-0, 6-0 AE) have now beaten eight nationally-ranked opponents so far in 2018. Six different Stony Brook players tallied double-digit goals in the win. “I thought this was a great test for our squad in a lot of different ways,” said head coach Joe Spallina. “For us to beat a nationally-ranked opponent that has been in the Final Four each of the last two years, it says a lot…

Kylie Ohlmiller broke the NCAA Division I career record for both total points and assists on Saturday afternoon at LaValle Stadium, as No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse downed UMBC by the final score of 22-7. With the win, the Seawolves move to 15-0 (6-0 AE) so far in 2018. “We came out tight, and [UMBC] has a talented team,” said head coach Joe Spallina. “They hit us, and with 11 minutes to go (in the half), it was tied. The competition is good for us, and I was really happy with the way we responded from that point.” Courtney Murphy had eight goals and…

Stony Brook women’s lacrosse defeated a nationally-ranked opponent for the seventh time this season, topping No. 22 Johns Hopkins, 15-7, in front of a record crowd on Kylie Ohlmiller Bobblehead Night at LaValle Stadium on Friday. The official attendance for the contest was 3,123 – a new single-game program record. With the win, the No. 1 Seawolves improve to 13-0 (4-0 AE) so far in 2018. “This was a dangerous game,” said head coach Joe Spallina. “Johns Hopkins is a very good team. The crowd was buzzing tonight; it was an incredible atmosphere for a college lacrosse game.” Senior captain Kylie Ohlmiller led the way for…

Last week, the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team clobbered Hartford 21-3, remaining one of only two undefeated teams in the NCAA. A total of 17 players scored in the game as redshirt senior Courtney Murphy broke the NCAA Division I record for career goals. It would have been a remarkable day for any team, but for these Seawolves, outstanding success has become the norm. For the first time in program history, Stony Brook women’s lacrosse is ranked No. 1 nationally in all three major polls — Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA), Cascade/Inside Lacrosse and Nike/US Lacrosse. Next on the team’s agenda…

Senior captain Kylie Ohlmiller recorded a team-high seven points on Saturday afternoon at Bearcats Sports Complex, leading No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse past Binghamton, 18-5, to remain undefeated in 2018. With the victory, the Seawolves improve to 12-0 (4-0 AE) so far this year. “Nice to improve to 4-0 in conference action, but I think we are capable of playing at a higher level,” said head coach Joe Spallina. “Our schedule and the weather this past week made it tough for us to practice, so I am very much looking forward to a full week of preparation for a great Johns Hopkins…

Redshirt senior Courtney Murphy broke the NCAA Division I record for career goals on Thursday night at Al-Marzook Field, helping lead No. 1 Stony Brook past Hartford, 21-3, in conference action. “Courtney is one of the best pure goal scorers I’ve ever seen, and I couldn’t be happier for her,” said head coach Joe Spallina. Murphy scored five goals and two assists to notch seven total points, meanwhile becoming the NCAA’s all-time leading goal scorer. Murphy now has 292 career goals in 77 career games. Seventeen Seawolves scored in the contest, as No. 1 Stony Brook improves to 11-0 (3-0 AE) so…

No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse earned its 10th straight victory to begin the 2018 season on Tuesday night at LaValle Stadium, topping No. 23 Cornell by the final score of 19-4. With the win, the No. 1 Seawolves (10-0, 3-0 AE) have now recorded six wins vs. nationally-ranked opponents so far this season. “This was a game we had circled, a team we had played in the fall and we knew they were a quality opponent,” head coach Joe Spallina said. “I thought Cornell was gritty and hard-nosed tonight,” Spallina added. “I knew they had our team’s full attention, and…

No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse won its ninth straight contest to remain unbeaten on Friday night at LaValle Stadium, defeating Vermont by the final score of 20-2 in America East action. The Seawolves improve to 9-0 (2-0 AE) so far in 2018 with the win. “I’m really proud of our performance tonight; this group was extremely focused all week,” head coach Joe Spalling said. “It’s a sign of maturity, the way we came out and dominated. The best days are ahead for this group.” Kylie Ohlmiller led the way with eight total points on four goals and four assists,…

Steven Pollack was one of the original members of the Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse program. After a decorated career as an attackman that saw him score over 100 career goals, Pollack has used his Stony Brook education for a highly successful career in the executive search industry. Having learning his trade from one of the industry’s top executive search firms, Steven ventured out in 1990 and founded Pollack Resource Management (PRM). Inspired with a passion for excellence, conscience and integrity, PRM is recognized as a leader in the fashion search industry. We recently sat down with Steven to reflect on…

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