Stony Brook vs. Quinnipiac
May 1, 2004
The Game Story:
Stony Brook, N.Y. - Jason Cappadoro tallied a career-high seven points as Stony Brook cruised to a 16-7 victory over Quinnipiac in the America East men's lacrosse regular season finale for both teams on Saturday afternoon at LaValle Stadium. The Seawolves won their fifth straight game for the first time since 1991 to improve to 9-5 overall and 4-2 in league play. The Bobcats end their season at 2-11, 1-5.

Larry Cerasi got the Seawolves going with a goal off a George LaFlare pass at the 11:05 mark of the first quarter. Cappadoro followed with a man-up marker just under two minutes later and Adam Marksberry's unassisted goal gave SB a 3-0 lead with 5:28 to play in the first.

Eric Trama got the Bobcats on the board at the 5:09 mark, but Stony Brook answered by scoring six of the next eight goals, including two by Cappadoro, to open up a 9-3 lead at the break.

Stony Brook blew the game open in the third quarter, outscoring the Bobcats 4-1 in the frame fueled by goals by Kyle Pearl, Matthew Donovan, Cappadoro and Sean Chamberlain to take a 13-4 lead after three.

Brendan Callahan made 10 saves to earn his ninth win of the season. Cappadoro finished with five goals and two assists to mark the second time this season where he has netted five goals in a single game. Donovan had his best day in a Seawolf uniform, posting two goals and two assists.

Quinnipiac's James Nastro turned away 13 shots in the loss. Trama led the Bobcats with four goals.

Stony Brook will face Binghamton either as the No. 3 or No. 4 seed in next week's America East Men's Lacrosse Tournament on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. in Vestal, N.Y.