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Courtney Murphy, Kylie Ohlmiller and Dorrien Van Dyke total 13 goals in Stony Brook's 22-1 victory

Stony Brook attacker Courtney Murphy shoots past her

Stony Brook attacker Courtney Murphy shoots past her defender during women's lacrosse practice on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. Photo Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Courtney Murphy scored six goals, Kylie Ohlmiller had four goals and five assists and Dorrien Van Dyke added three goals and three assists as the Stony Brook women's lacrosse team beat UMass Lowell, 22-1, Saturday afternoon at LaValle Stadium.

The Seawolves, who are ranked sixth by IWLCA and are fifth in the media poll, took a 20-0 lead in lifting their record to 16-1 overall and 6-0 in America East play. Stony Brook went undefeated in conference play for the second time in the last three years.

Kelly Kuerner had two goals and an assist for the Seawolves.

After Stony Brook took a 22-0 lead, Micaela Sanborn scored for UMass Lowell (0-17, 0-6).

Murphy has scored 60 goals, the second straight season she has reached that mark. Ohlmiller has 38 and Van Dyke has 35.

Stony Brook coach Joe Spallina said of Ohlmiller: "She is just a special player. Her IQ is off the charts and she's a great kid to boot.''

Stony Brook's senior class was honored before the game. That class has accumulated a 64-18 record.

Said Spallina, "This senior class is very special to me. They came in at the same time I was hired. They were part of the culture change and the emergence of our program. It's bittersweet. They're outstanding people as well as athletes. The kind of season we're having couldn't happen to a better group of people.''

Top-seeded Stony Brook will host fourth-seeded UMBC in the conference tournament Friday at LaValle Stadium.

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