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Stony Brook's Demmianne Cook #27 sprints past Maryland's defense during a game at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Maryland 8, Stony Brook 3

No. 16 Stony Brook fell to No. 1 Maryland, 8-3, in a women's lacrosse game Sunday at LaValle Stadium.

Stony Brook's Claire Petersen sprints past Maryland defenders
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Stony Brook's Claire Petersen sprints past Maryland defenders Melissa Diepold #15 and Illiana Sanza #14 in the first half of a game at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Claire Petersen #20 drives toward the goal against
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Claire Petersen #20 drives toward the goal against Maryland during a game at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Emily Mercier #11 gets off a pass while
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Emily Mercier #11 gets off a pass while surrounded by Maryland defenders Shanna Brady #27 and Melissa Diepold #15 during a game at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

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Demmianne Cook #27 passes in the first half
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Demmianne Cook #27 passes in the first half of a game against Maryland at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Frankie Caridi #2 makes a first-half save against
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Frankie Caridi #2 makes a first-half save against Maryland during a game at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Stony Brook's Claire Petersen #20 gets a block
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Stony Brook's Claire Petersen #20 gets a block by Demianne Cook #27 and drives toward the goal during a game against Maryland at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Stony Brook NY: Stony Brook University Women's Lacrosse
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Stony Brook NY: Stony Brook University Women's Lacrosse players (Left to Right) Demianne Cook #27, Claire Petersen #20, Michelle Rubino #1, Janine Hillier #24 and Emily Mercier #11 celebrate Hillier's first half goal against #1 ranked Maryland at SBU's Lavalle Stadium. (March17th, 2013) Photo by Daniel De Mato

Maryland goalie Kasey Howard #34 defends the net
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Maryland goalie Kasey Howard #34 defends the net during a game against Stony Brook at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

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Demmianne Cook #27 leaps over Maryland's Beth Glaros
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Demmianne Cook #27 leaps over Maryland's Beth Glaros #20 to gain possession of the draw during a game at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Frankie Caridi #2 watches as Justyne Passarelli #9
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Frankie Caridi #2 watches as Justyne Passarelli #9 intercepts a pass intended for Maryland's Kristin Lamon #9 during a game at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Frankie Caridi #2 clears the ball in the
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Frankie Caridi #2 clears the ball in the second half of a game against Maryland at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Stony Brook's Demmianne Cook #27 sprints past Maryland's
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Stony Brook's Demmianne Cook #27 sprints past Maryland's defense during a game at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Stony Brook's Shannon Coleman #8 catches a first-half
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Stony Brook's Shannon Coleman #8 catches a first-half pass near Maryland's goal during a game at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

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Frankie Caridi #2 makes a save during a
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Frankie Caridi #2 makes a save during a game against Maryland at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Stony Brook's Michelle Rubino #1 drives past Maryland
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Stony Brook's Michelle Rubino #1 drives past Maryland defender Alice Mercer #8 during a game at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Maryland's Alex Aust #10 passes from behind the
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Maryland's Alex Aust #10 passes from behind the net during a game against Stony Brook at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Stony Brook's Michelle Rubino #1 catches a first-half
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Stony Brook's Michelle Rubino #1 catches a first-half pass during a game against Maryland at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Stony Brook head coach Joe Spallina watches first-half
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Stony Brook head coach Joe Spallina watches first-half action during a game against Maryland at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

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Stony Brook's Claire Petersen #20 drives past Maryland
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Stony Brook's Claire Petersen #20 drives past Maryland defender Melissa Diepold #15 during a game at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

Stony Brook head coach Joe Spallina talks to
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Stony Brook head coach Joe Spallina talks to his team during a timeout during a game against Maryland at Lavalle Stadium. (March 17, 2013)

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