2022 Schedule Preview: Stony Brook Seawolves

(Photo Courtesy of Stony Brook Athletics)

The Stony Brook Seawolves have released their 2022 men’s lacrosse schedule, becoming the 52nd DI program and sixth from the America East to do so. The Seawolves are coming off a 2021 campaign in which they went 8-6 overall (6-3 America East). They saw their season end in the America East semifinals against Vermont, 10-7.

River Hawks’ 2022 Schedule:

2/12Stony BrookFairfield
2/19Stony BrookRobert Morris
2/25Stony BrookSt. John’sLI Tournament
2/27Stony BrookHofstra/LIULI Tournament
3/5Stony BrookRutgers
3/12BrownStony Brook
3/16Stony BrookUMass LowellAmerica East
3/19Stony BrookSyracuse
3/26UAlbanyStony BrookAmerica East
4/5DartmouthStony Brook
4/9Stony BrookNJITAmerica East
4/16BinghamtonStony BrookAmerica East
4/23UMBCStony BrookAmerica East
4/30Stony BrookVermontAmerica East

New Opponents

Brown, Dartmouth,Fairfield, Robert Morris, Rutgers, St. John’s

Team’s Dropped

Bryant, Sacred Heart, Hartford (not playing a full America East schedule in 2022)

Key Games

2/25 vs St. John’s: Stony Brook will play in a four-team mini, in-season tournament at Hofstra between fellow Long Island-based programs Hofstra, LIU, and St. John’s. The Seawolves will play St. John’s in their first game of the weekend and the winner will play the winner of Hofstra-LIU. The tournament is a very intriguing wrinkle to the schedule and it’ll be interesting to see how things play out.

4/23 @ UMBC: Last season, the Seawolves and Retrievers faced each other twice. UMBC won each contest, taking down Stony Brook 13-12 in their first meeting and 14-13 in overtime in their second meeting. With both teams looking to be top-flight teams in the conference again this season, this matchup could very well carry some weight and would be a big win for Stony Brook.

4/30 vs Vermont: Stony Brook closes out the regular season by welcoming the defending America East champion Vermont Catamounts to town. Facing each other twice last season, Vermont won the first meeting 14-13 in a game that the Seawolves led early in the fourth quarter and won the second meeting in the conference semifinals, 10-7. This game could very well have postseason implications coming during the last weekend of the season, and could be the preview of a potential postseason matchup between these two.

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