Michelle Rubino gets two goals as Stony Brook moves into first in America East

Stony Brook midfielder Michelle Rubino wins the draw Stony Brook midfielder Michelle Rubino wins the draw against UMBC's Mackenzie Reese in the first half of a lacrosse game on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

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Stony Brook's top-ranked defense won its battle with Albany's high-powered offense as the visiting Seawolves earned an 8-4 women's lacrosse victory and took sole possession of first place in the America East Conference Saturday.

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Michelle Rubino had two goals and an assist for Stony Brook (12-2, 3-0).

Albany (10-2, 2-1) entered the game averaging 15.7 goals per game.

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