Rooney's nine points lead Stony Brook past Vermont, into America East finals
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Senior Mike Rooney scored five goals and added four assists to lead No. 17 Stony Brook to a 16-13 win against Vermont in the first semifinal of the America East Championship.
Junior Challen Rogers tallied his seventh-career hat trick and third this season, second against Vermont.
Sophomore Alex Corpolongo and junior Brody Eastwood recorded two goals apiece.
Junior Frank Lucatuorto and sophomore Jay Lindsay enjoyed great games from the 'X'. Lucatuorto was 11 of 18 with a game-high 10 ground balls and Lindsay was 10 of 15 with four ground balls.
The Seawolves (13-4) will make their seventh appearance in the America East Championship game and are in search of their fourth title (2002, 2010, 2012).
Ian MacKay scored four goals for Vermont (6-10). Cam Milligan had three goals and three assists.