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Stony Brook men's lacrosse players to watch in 2013

From left, Stony Brook men's lacrosse senior midfielder

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)


The sophomore attack had 34 goals, 13 assists and was named America East Rookie of the year last season. He was second among all freshmen in goals and points.


A senior midfield, Tundo registered 17 goals and 28 assists last season. He was drafted 61st overall by the Lizards.


The junior midfield excels on offense and defense. He had...

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Hofstra women's lacrosse players to watch in 2013

Hofstra sophomore attack Brittain Altomare after women's lacrosse

(Credit: James Escher)


The sophomore attack (pictured) led Hofstra in assists last season with 16. She scored 15 goals and had 11 draw controls.


The senior midfield scored 22 goals, had 40 draw controls, 13 ground balls.


The senior defense was a second-team All-CAA pick last year with 12 ground balls, 10 draw controls and 13 caused turnovers.


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Hofstra men's lacrosse players to watch in 2013

Hofstra University midfielder Adrian Sorichetti poses for a

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)


The senior midfield (pictured) had 24 goals and 14 assists last season to lead Hofstra with 38 points. He is a preseason All-America second team selection.


The junior attack led Hofstra with 25 goals last season and also had 10 assists. He had a team-high nine multiple-goal games. Had 30  ground balls, as well.



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WBB Metro Poll: Red Storm 5th, SBU 10th

Quinnipiac continues to roll and tops the poll again. Marist inched up one place to second after 10 straight wins. Princeton drops one place, despite five straight wins. Rutgers is up to spots after two wins, while St. John’s falls one place to fourth after a tough home loss to Uconn.

Fordham moved up one place to sixth, swapping places with Army, while Sacred Heart is up one spot to seventh....

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Metro Poll: Stony Brook, SJU 1 and 2

Stony Brook's Jameel Warney shoots from the foul

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

There was no change among the top three spots, as Stony Brook, St. John’s and Iona stayed in control. Princeton jumped three places to fourth after five straight wins and Fairfield jumped four places to fifth after two straight wins. Wagner stayed at sixth, while Rutgers slid four places to eighth.

Seton Hall continues to plummet, dropping two places to seventh. LIU enters the poll for the...

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St. John’s Marco Bourgault shines

St. John's guard Marco Bourgault (2) goes up

(Credit: AP)

St. John’s three-guard offense essentially was reduced to a one-guard offense by Georgetown in its 68-56 victory over the Red Storm on Saturday afternoon at Washington’s Verizon Center. D’Angelo Harrison was held to a career-low two points, and Jamal Branch suffered a left knee sprain with just over 17 minutes to go after scoring only two points, leaving only Phil Greene among the starting backcourt...

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