-Greg Logan of Newsday reported that SB Athletics has hired Shawn Heilbron as the new Director of Athletics at SB: http://www.newsday.com/sports/college/stony-brook/stony-brook-names-shawn-heilbron-its-new-athletic-director-1.7964653

Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron (left), pictured with Wolfie and President Stanley, comes to SB from Oregon State, where he was the Senior Associate Director of Development.

Heilbron's accomplishments include administering football and men's basketball and revamping fundraising at OSU.  Further, Heilbron's resume includes stops at UCLA and Southern Methodist University, where he was involved fundraising, marketing, sponsorship, and ticket sales.  

You can read more about the new hire from SB Athletics here: http://www.goseawolves.org/genrel/050814aaa.html

SB Athletics held a press conference, for which you can find some footage posted at Newsdayhttp://www.newsday.com/sports/college/stony-brook/stony-brook-names-new-athletic-director-1.7975376

Click on the image above to see the press conference with SB Director of Athletics, Shawn Heilbron.  

-Phil Shore of Lacrosse Magazine previewed the upcoming season for the MLL's Florida Launch, including a photo and interview with midfielder Kevin Crowley '11http://laxmagazine.com/mll/2013-14/news/042314_mll_2014_preview_no_5_florida_launch

Shore wrote that Kevin Crowley '11 could be "the first repeat MLL MVP since John Grant Jr." in 2007 and 2008".  Crowley was named the 2013 MLL MVP and moved with the team from Hamilton, Ontario to Florida.  



-Inside Lacrosse posted the Team Canada roster for the 2014 FIL World Championships, which includes Kevin Crowley '11http://www.insidelacrosse.com/article/canada-announces-roster-for-2014-fil-world-championships/28520

After suiting up for Team Canada in 2010, former SB midfielder Kevin Crowley '11 will play for the Canadians again in Denver this summer.  

-Ryan Restivo of NYC Buckets reported on SB extending the contract of Men's Basketball coach Steve Pikiell through the 2018-2019 season: http://www.nycbuckets.com/2014/04/stony-brook-extends-steve-pikiell-2019/

Coach Pikiell has lead the Seawolves to the AE Finals in three of the last four seasons.  Pikiell's contact has now been extended six times in nine years. 

You can read more from SB Athletics here: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/043014aaa.html

-Checkmate Lacrosse is seeking prospective players for its masters league club team.  If you are over 30 and interested in joining, please contact the Webmaster.  Games are in Holtsville, NY on Monday and Wednesday nights starting in May.  You can find more information about the club here: www.checkmateinnlacrosse.com 



-The America East announced the 2014 All Conference team, which includes the following six Seawolves honored: 

Challen Rogers '16 (First Team)
Mike Rooney '15 (Second Team)
George Benitez '14 (Second Team)
Hayden Johnstone '17 (Rookie Team)
Kyle Rowe '17 (Rookie Team)
Lucas Rock '16 (Academic Team)

Sophomore Challen Rogers '16 was named to the AE First Team after scoring 23G, 32A in 17 games this year.  Rogers was named to the AE Second Team and AE Rookie Team in 2013.  

You can find the entire listing of AE Awards here: http://www.americaeast.com/pdf9/2704785.pdf

Senior George Benitez '14 was named to the AE Second Team and registering 18 ground balls on the year, plus his first career goal.  Benitez started all 31 games for SB from 2013 through 2014.

The program graduates seven seniors in 2014, which includes: George Benitez '14, Dom Cerasi '14, Devin Feeney '14, Cole Millican '14, Zach Smith '14, Cody Vassallo '14, and Kyle Zorn '14

Dom Cerasi '14 (right) graduates from SB after appearing in over 40 games and serving as a short stick midfielder and a long stick midfielder.  Cerasi totalled 2 career assists and 22 career ground balls for the Seawolves.  



-Michael Lewis of Newsday covered the AE Semifinal, where SB lost Albany in overtime 17-16: http://www.newsday.com/sports/college/stony-brook/stony-brook-loses-to-albany-17-16-in-overtime-1.7894871

Junior Mike Andreassi '15 scored a hat trick against Albany in the AE Semifinal.  

Newsday also posted game photos here: http://www.newsday.com/sports/college/stony-brook/america-east-men-s-lacrosse-semifinal-stony-brook-vs-albany-pictures-1.7889806#1

Connor Wilson of Lax All Stars posted a highlight video of the game here: http://laxallstars.com/video-welcome-thompson-show/

Click on the image above to see video highlights of the Albany game.  

You can find more coverage from SB Athletics here: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-lacros/recaps/050114aaa.html



-Laxpower reported on former SB midfielder Kevin Crowley '11 scoring his 100th career goal in the NLL in less than three seasons: http://www.laxpower.com/laxnews/news.php?story=39493

Kevin Crowley '11 has registered 30G, 35A for the Philadelphia Wings in 16 games so far in 2014.

-Terry Foy of Inside Lacrosse ranked the top freshmen of 2014, which included midfielder Kyle Rowe '17 at #3 amongst all freshmen: http://www.insidelacrosse.com/article/di-freshman-rankings-april-16/28175

Freshman midfielder Kyle Rowe '17 has won 201 of 315 (.638%) faceoffs so far this season, picking up 126 ground balls.  

-America East TV will air the Binghamton game on 4/19/14 at 1pm here: http://www.americaeast.com//mediaPortal/player.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14000&KEY=&id=1081417&catid=0

Freshman goalie Hayden Johnstone '17 has recorded 72 saves in the last six games.  



-Newsday reported on SB falling on the road to Albany 17-7: http://www.newsday.com/sports/college/lacrosse/stony-brook-loses-to-albany-17-7-1.7690409

Sophomore Challen Rogers '16 scored 2G, 4A against Albany and is now tied for seventh in career assists at SB with 54.  

You can also find the box score and post game report from SB Athletics here: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-lacros/recaps/041214aab.html

-The Vancouver Stealth reported on alumnus Rhys Duch '08 scoring his 500th career point in the NLL: http://www.stealthlax.com/news_article/show/372078?referrer_id=413927-stealth-news

Rhys Duch '08, in his fifth year in the NLL, has surpassed 500 career points on 218G, 286A with the Stealth.  

-StonyBrook.edu reported on the completion of the new Computer Science Building in between the Engineering Quad and the existing Computer Science building: http://www.stonybrook.edu/facilities/projects/current/main_campus/?computer_science

The new Computer Science Building, situated north of Roth Quad, will include offices, research and teaching laboratories, conference areas, and a number of breakout spaces for collaborative and interdisciplinary work for both undergraduate and graduate students. 



-The America East announced its Weekly Awards, which includes freshman Kyle Rowe '17 as the Rookie of the Week for winning 13 of 19 faceoffs in the victory over Vermont: http://www.americaeast.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14000&ATCLID=209456687

Kyle Rowe '17 picked up 11 ground balls against Vermont and 14 against Quinnipiac, winning a total of 33 of 45 faceoffs in the two contests.  

-SB Athletics posted pregame notes and media info for the upcoming conference game against Albany: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-lacros/sched/ston-m-lacros-sched.html

Junior attackman Mike Rooney '15 will lead the Seawolves into action on the road against Albany.  Rooney has totalled 19G, 11A in the last six games.  

-Kiplingers published its 2014 Best Values in Public Colleges, which includes SB at #29 for in-state students and #20 for out-of-state students: http://www.kiplinger.com/tool/college/T014-S001-kiplinger-s-best-values-in-public-colleges/



-Michael Lewis of Newsday reported on SB winning its first conference game of the season against Vermont at home: http://www.newsday.com/sports/college/stony-brook/stony-brook-beats-vermont-for-first-america-east-win-of-season-1.7621223

Senior George Benitez '14 kept Vermont in check on defense, in addition to picking up 2 ground balls and scoring a goal. 

Newsday also posted game photos here: http://www.newsday.com/sports/college/stony-brook/stony-brook-vs-vermont-1.7616256

Junior attackman Mike Rooney '15 recorded a hat trick against Vermont.  Rooney leads the Seawolves in points with 46.  

SB Athletics posted game photos as well: http://www.goseawolves.org/view.gal?id=158673 


Freshman goaltender Hayden Johnstone '17 recorded a career-high 19 saves against Vermont to seal up the first conference victory of the season. 



-The 2014 Alumni Game was cancelled, however the reception following was a success, with over alumni and their families appearing in the VIP suite of LaValle Stadium, while the Seawolves defeated Vermont 10-7.

At halftime, the alums and their families were given a tour of the renovation of the SB Arena by the Associate Athletic Director for External Services, Rob Emmerich.

Alumni and their families take a tour of the SB Arena renovation, which is set to complete in August 2014.  

John Callegari of LI Business News wrote about the renovations to the SB Arena, including an interview with Athletic Director Donna Woodruffhttp://libn.com/2014/03/28/stony-brooks-hoop-dreams-hinge-on-new-arena/

The SB Athletic Department has already sold three of the five private suites in the SB Arena, and has received inquiries from many more sponsors.   

-SB Athletics reported on the Seawolves defeating Vermont 10-7 at home: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-lacros/recaps/040514aaa.html

Click on the image above to see video highlights and an interview with Coach Nagle.



-Please note that the 2014 Spring Alumni Game on 4/5/14 has been moved from LaValle Stadium to the University Track behind the stadium.  If you are interested in attending, please fill out the form and return to athleticsevents@stonybrook.edu:

Please send in your registration information for the 2014 Spring Alumni Game

-Michael Lewis of Newsday reported on the Quinnipiac game, where SB lost at home 12-11: http://www.newsday.com/sports/college/stony-brook/struggling-stony-brook-loses-to-quinnipiac-in-men-s-lacrosse-1.7579197

Freshman Kyle Rowe '17 won 20 of 26 faceoffs and recorded 14 ground balls in the loss to Quinnipiac.
You can find game photos from Newsday here: http://www.newsday.com/sports/college/stony-brook/stony-brook-vs-quinnipiac-1.7573205#1

And the boxscore is available from SB Athletics here: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-lacros/recaps/040114aaa.html

-The America East will air the Vermont game on 4/5/14 at 1pm here: http://www.americaeast.com//mediaPortal/player.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14000&KEY=&id=1091277&catid=0



-Please send in your registration form for the 2014 Spring Alumni Game on 4/5/14.  If you are interested in attending, please fill out the form and return to athleticsevents@stonybrook.edu:

Click on the image above to print and fill out your registration form for the 2014 Spring Alumni Game

-SB Athletics covered the UMBC game, where SB fell in overtime on the road 12-11: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-lacros/recaps/032814aaa.html

Freshman goalie Hayden Johnstone '17 recorded 12 saves against UMBC to open conference play.  

The Seawolves return home to play Quinnipiac on 4/1/14 at LaValle Stadium.  Game info is found at SB Athletics here: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-lacros/spec-rel/033114aac.html

And the live video feed from the America East is here: http://www.americaeast.com//mediaPortal/player.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14000&KEY=&id=1091088&catid=0

-Laxpower updated its 2014 Player Impact Ratings, which again includes sophomore Brody Eastwood '16, ranked #13 nationally with 31 goals in ten games.  Mike Rooney '15 and Matt Schultz '16 also appear on the list at #25 and #26 respectively: http://www.laxpower.com/common/piq.php

Sophomore Brody Eastwood '16 (left) scored five times against UMBC and leads the Seawolves in goals with 31.



-Steven Marcus of Newsday covered the St. John's game, where SB lost at home 13-11: http://www.newsday.com/sports/college/lacrosse/st-john-s-believes-it-is-long-island-s-best-division-i-lacrosse-team-after-beating-stony-brook-1.7473950

Freshman midfielder Kyle Rowe '17 won 16 of 26 faceoffs, picked up 9 ground balls, and scored once against St. John's.  

You can find game photos from Newsday here: http://www.newsday.com/sports/college/stony-brook/stony-brook-vs-st-john-s-1.7469983

And you can find video highlights at YouTube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxHuXfp_SSA#t=48

Click on the image above to see highlights of the St. John's game.  

-Payscale posted its 2014 report on Best State Schools by Salary Potential, which includes SB tied for #22 with Texas A&M University, with an average starting salary of $48,600: http://www.payscale.com/college-salary-report-2014/best-schools-by-type/state-schools



-Please send in your registration form for the 2014 Spring Alumni Game on 4/5/14.  If you are interested in attending, please fill out the form and return to athleticsevents@stonybrook.edu:

Click on the image above to print and fill out your registration form for the 2014 Spring Alumni Game.  

-SB Athletics reported on the Manhattan game, where the defense shut down the opposition in the second half en route to a 12-8 victory: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-lacros/recaps/031814aab.html

Junior defenseman Alex Harris '15 (left) recorded six ground balls and freshman goalie Hayden Johnstone '17 (right) made eleven saves in the victory against Manhattan.

SB Athletics posted an interview with Coach Nagle after the game on YouTubehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mwh2UrMbTEU

Click on the image above to see Coach Nagle discuss the Manhattan game. 

-Larry Feldman of Laxpower posted the Player Impact Ratings so far through 2014.  Sophomore Brody Eastwood '16 comes in at #10 on the list, sophomore Matt Schultz '16 at #29, and junior Mike Rooney '15 at #36. http://www.laxpower.com/common/piq.php

You can find a larger list at LaxBytes here: http://www.laxbytes.com/



-SB Athletics posted media info for the Manhattan game, which will be at LaValle Stadium on Tuesday night, 3/18/14: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-lacros/spec-rel/031714aab.html

Mike Rooney '15 scored six times against Fairfield on nine shots.  Rooney recently became the 15th Seawolf to collect over 100 career points.  

-Terry Foy of Inside Lacrosse listed his Division 1 Freshman Rankings, which includes freshman Kyle Rowe '17 at #7.  Foy wrote that Rowe is the: "most productive freshman face-off specialist to this point in the season."http://www.insidelacrosse.com/news/2014/03/13/di-freshman-rankings-march-13?page=2

Freshman midfielder Kyle Rowe '17 won 20 of 31 faceoffs and picked up 9 ground balls against Fairfield.  Rowe has won 63.4% of his draws and recorded 48 ground balls in only six games.  

-Connor Wilson of Lax All Stars posted a GIF of sophomore Dylan Curry '16 scoring against Fairfield with a long pole: http://laxallstars.com/goalies-hate-longsticks-gif/

Sophomore Dylan Curry '16 scores his fourth career goal after switching from offense to defense after his freshman year.  

-SB Men's Basketball fell to Albany in the AE Finals and received a bid to the College Basketball Invitational.  The team travels up to Loudonville, NY to play Siena College on Tuesday, 3/18/14.  You can find the CBI Bracket from Gazelle Group here: http://www.gazellegroup.com/events/cbi/cbi14_bracket.pdf

Also, you can find a game preview from Ryan Restivo at NYC Bucketshttp://www.nycbuckets.com/2014/03/siena-stony-brook-cbi-opener/



-SB Athletics reported on the Fairfield game, where SB lost on the road 15-13: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-lacros/recaps/031514aaa.html

Matt Schultz '16 totalled 8G, 7A in the last three games, and is now tied for the team lead in points with 26 through 7 games.  

-Inside Lacrosse posted game photos of the victory against Sacred Heart here: http://www.insidelacrosse.com/news/2014/03/12/photos-rogers-eastwood-pace-stony-brook-past-sacred-heart

Sophomore Challen Rogers '16 scored 4G, 3A in the one goal victory against Sacred Heart.  

-The Baltimore Sun via Inside Lacrosse posted video highlights from the Maryland game, where SB battled the top ranked Terrapins but fell 11-8: http://www.insidelacrosse.com/news/2014/03/13/marylands-rotanz-impresses-first-game-loyolas-sawyer-carving-own-identity-towson

Click on the image above to see video highlights of the Maryland game.  



-SB Athletics reported on SB Lacrosse defeating Sacred Heart at home 14-13: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-lacros/recaps/031114aab.html

Junior defenseman Alex Harris '15 caused three turnovers and scooped up 5 ground balls in the victory against Sacred Heart.  

SB Athletics has also posted via YouTube an interview with Coach Nagle and video highlights from the game: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5aw3ilIoTA

Click on the image above to see Coach Nagle discuss the Sacred Heart game and see video highlights.  

-SBU Alumni & Friends is hosting various watch parties for the upcoming AE Finals for SB Men's Basketball.  The Seawolves take on the Albany Great Danes at home in the final game at Pritchard Gymnasium.  More information can be found here: http://alumniandfriends.stonybrook.edu/page.aspx?pid=299&cid=1&ceid=816&cerid=0&cdt=3%2f15%2f2014

You can join other SB alumni and fans in Stony Brook, New York City, or New Jersey at one of many game watches organized by SB Alumni & Friends for the Men's Basketball AE Finals.  The game will also be broadcast on ESPN2.  



-Jake Nazar at Testudo Times reported on the Maryland game, where the Seawolves pulled within two in the waning minutes, only to fall 11-8: http://www.testudotimes.com/2014/3/8/5485078/maryland-stony-brook-lacrosse-final-score-result

Senior Cody Vassallo '14 scores his second goal of the season in transition against the #1 ranked Maryland Terrapins. 

-SB Athletics has posted media info for the upcoming game against Sacred Heart on 3/11/14 at LaValle Stadiumhttp://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-lacros/spec-rel/031014aaa.html

Senior Dom Cerasi '14 leads the Seawolves into action against Sacred Heart at home on 3/14/14.  Click on the image above to access the America East TV link.

You can watch the action for free at America East TVhttp://www.americaeast.com/mediaPortal/player.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14000

-Greg Logan of Newsday covered the SB Men's Basketball victory over Hartford in the AE Tournament.  The Seawolves will take on Albany in the AE Finals for a berth to the NCAA Tournament.  The game will be played at Pritchard Gymnasium on Saturday, 3/15/14: http://www.newsday.com/sports/college/on-campus-1.812060/steve-pikiell-gets-big-weekend-at-pritchard-gym-1.7343042

The Seawolves will play their last game in Pritchard Gymnasium against Albany for a berth to the NCAA Tournament.  



-John Jeansonne of Newsday covered the Maryland game, where SB lost to the top ranked Terrapins.  The Seawolves made a furious fourth quarter comeback, scoring five times, but eventually lost 11-8: http://www.newsday.com/sports/college/stony-brook/stony-brook-falls-to-maryland-11-8-1.7329282

Sophomore attackman Matt Schultz '16 scored 2G, 2A against Maryland in front of nearly 3,000 fans.

Game photos are available from Newsday here: http://www.newsday.com/sports/college/stony-brook/stony-brook-vs-maryland-1.7325395#1

SB Athletics interviewed Coach Nagle after the game, which you can see here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=qTBZyjG-M6s

Click on the image above to see the postgame interview with Coach Nagle.  

More game coverage can be found from Daniel Popper at The Diamondbackhttp://www.diamondbackonline.com/blogs/article_471a22ea-a700-11e3-aa14-0017a43b2370.html



-Steven Marcus of Newsday previewed the upcoming game against top ranked Maryland on 3/8/14 at LaValle Stadium, including interviews with Mike Andreassi '15, Kyle Rowe '17, and Coach Naglehttp://www.newsday.com/sports/college/stony-brook/stony-brook-relishes-lacrosse-matchup-with-maryland-1.7310559

After missing the early season with an injury, Mike Andreassi '15 scored twice in the win over Rutgers.

Edward Lee of the Baltimore Sun also previewed the game here: http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/lacrosse-blog/bal-maryland-mens-lacrosse-looking-to-avoid-letdown-at-stony-brook-20140305,0,3857846.story

The America East will air the game free of charge here: http://www.americaeast.com/liveEvents/liveEvents.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=14000

SB Lacrosse will host the #1 ranked Maryland Terrapins on 3/8/14 at 1pm.  

SB Athletics is offering game tickets here: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-lacros/spec-rel/030714aaa.html

-SB Athletics reported on SB Basketball completing the regular season with a 21-9 (13-3) record, obtaining the #2 seed in the AE Tournament.  They take on Maine in the first round on 3/8/14 at 6pm and live video is available here: http://www.goseawolves.org/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/030714aab.html