Stony Brook WLAX Advances to NCAA 2nd Round
STONY BROOK, N.Y. – Junior Kylie Ohlmiller (Islip, N.Y.) broke the Division I single-season points record with a six-point afternoon and senior Dorrien Van Dyke (Northport, N.Y.) tallied a career-high seven goals as the Stony Brook women's lacrosse team advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament with a 21-6 win over Bryant Friday at LaValle Stadium. With the win – Stony Brook's 14th-straight victory – the Seawolves improve to 19-1, while the Bulldogs finish the season at 13-5.
The victory set a new program single-season wins mark with 19 on the year, surpassing the mark of 18 set in 2015.
Coach Spallina's Take
"It's great to get a win in the NCAA tournament and advance our team in the tournament to the next round. We came out a little tight but settled down and played well the rest of the way. This is an incredible group of people so I am really happy for them. We set our sights on the next round, healing up and prepping for a great opponent."
By the Numbers
- Junior Kylie Ohlmiller (Islip, N.Y.) tallied three goals and three assists to break Jen Adams' Division I single-season points record of 148 set in 2001. Ohlmiller now has 151 points on 73 goals and 78 assists in 2017.
- Ohlmiller's record-setting point came on an assist to junior Samantha DiSalvo (Lynbrook, N.Y.) with 4:55 remaining in the first half.
- Van Dyke had a career-high seven goals to reach the 50-goal mark for the third time in her four years. Van Dyke scored 52 goals as a freshman in 2014 and 53 as a junior in 2016 before reaching 50 this season.
- Sophomore Keri McCarthy (Hauppauge, N.Y.) collected the program single-game (13) and single-season (97) draw control records in the victory. The single-game record was shared by McCarthy (Feb. 21) and Michelle Rubino (2012), while the single-season record previously belonged to Demmianne Cook (2013).
- Freshman Taryn Ohlmiller (Islip, N.Y.) recorded four goals and two assists to move her to 94 points on the year with 59 goals and 35 assists.
- Senior Kristin Yevoli (Massapequa, N.Y.) posted three goals, one assist, three caused turnovers, three ground balls and two draw controls.
- Junior Emma Schait (Seaford, N.Y.) tallied two goals while junior Samantha DiSalvo (Lynbrook, N.Y.) and freshman Ally Kennedy (North Babylon, N.Y.) each added one.
- Kylie Ohlmiller's 78 assists on the season rank second in a single season in Division I history. Ohlmiller is five assists shy of the Division I single-season record of 83 set by Northwestern's Hannah Nielsen in 2009.
- Kylie Ohlmiller stands at 328 career points through Friday, up to 18th in Division I history.
- The victory was the fourth in NCAA tournament play for the Seawolves and first at LaValle Stadium.
- The Seawolves improve to 58-5 (.921) at LaValle Stadium under Coach Spallina and have won 21 straight games at home.
- McCarthy moved up to sixth in program history in career draw controls with 163, passing Demmianne Cook.
The Seawolves will face Northwestern Sunday at noon at LaValle Stadium in the NCAA Second Round.