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Right winger Devin Pepe (left) secures the draw off a faceoff against Manhattanville on Saturday, Oct. 21. Pepe is looking for his first goal of the year as the Stony Brook hockey team hosts Rhode Island this weekend. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

No. 20 Stony Brook hockey returns home to host No. 25 Rhode Island

Anthony DiCocco October 26, 2023

Following a blowout loss in an exhibition game with an NCAA Division III team, the No. 20 Stony Brook hockey team will return to meaningful action. The Seawolves (2-3-0, 1-0-0 ESCHL) will return...

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Running back Roland Dempster hurdles a Fordham defender on Saturday, Oct. 14. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football looks to snap season-long skid with a homecoming victory

Anthony DiCocco October 20, 2023

Still searching for its first win, the Stony Brook football team will hope that history repeats itself on homecoming. The Seawolves (0-6, 0-4 CAA) wasted another opportunity to earn a victory last...

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The Stony Brook hockey team on the sidelines at The Rinx on Sunday, Oct. 8. The Seawolves will open their league season this weekend at Niagara. PHOTO COURTESY OF AZTEKPHOTOS

No. 19 Stony Brook hockey challenges No. 8 Niagara to open its ESCHL season

Anthony DiCocco October 13, 2023
Coming off a split in its opening series, the No. 19 Stony Brook hockey team will look to start Eastern States Collegiate Hockey League (ESCHL) action on the right foot. After splitting their opening series at home to Oswego, the Seawolves will head up north to the Dwyer Ice Center in Lewiston, N.Y. for a two-game set with the No. 8 Niagara Purple Eagles.
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Goaltender Matvei Kazakov defends the goal crease against Delaware on Jan. 15, 2023. Kazakov is a Russian-born goalie who has had a great career with the Stony Brook hockey team. PHOTO COURTESY OF AZTEKPHOTOS

Hard upbringing has turned Matvei Kazakov into a stalwart for Stony Brook hockey

Anthony DiCocco October 1, 2023
Goaltender Matvei Kazakov’s road to stardom on the Long Island hockey scene may have been bumpy, but all that matters to him is that he is here to stay. Born and raised in the small town of Serov, Russia, Kazakov first started playing hockey at just seven years old.
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Middle linebacker Aidan Kaler (38) flexes his muscles after making a stop against Richmond on Saturday, Sept. 23. Kaler leads the Stony Brook football team with 36 total tackles this year. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football squares off with another winless foe

Anthony DiCocco September 29, 2023
Still winless, the Stony Brook football team will look to find its first triumph of the season in a similar fashion to last year. This Saturday, they will head up to Orono, Maine to take on the Maine Black Bears at 3:30 p.m.
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President of the 1957 Club Rob Gitto (center) speaks to other members of the club during an event at the organizations headquarters in Port Jefferson, N.Y. Gitto founded the club to help Stony Brook athletes gain financial opportunities. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE 1957 CLUB

The 1957 Club helping Stony Brook athletes pursue NIL opportunities

Anthony DiCocco September 24, 2023
After almost two years of waiting, Stony Brook University student athletes will finally have the chance to capitalize on their name, image and likeness (NIL) through a brand new third-party organization.
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Running back Ross Tallarico turns the corner against Delaware on Aug. 31. Tallarico rushed for 42 yards on Saturday at Arkansas State. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football run over by Arkansas State

Anthony DiCocco September 16, 2023
Against one of the worst teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), a disastrous first quarter pushed the Stony Brook football team’s season-opening losing streak to three games. The Seawolves’ struggles continued on Saturday night in Arkansas.
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The Stony Brook football teams offensive line gives quarterback Casey Case a clean pocket to throw from against Delaware on Aug. 31. The Seawolves linemen are off to a hot start in 2023. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook’s brand new offensive line finding early success

Anthony DiCocco September 15, 2023

After being a weak link last year, new names have fueled a resurgence for the Stony Brook football team’s offensive line. In 2022, the Seawolves’ offensive woes were well-documented. With injuries...

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Quarterback Casey Case prepares to throw a pass against Delaware on Thursday, Aug. 31. Case will look to have a bounce back game on Friday at Rhode Island. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football hoping to spoil No. 22/23 Rhode Island’s conference opener

Anthony DiCocco September 7, 2023
The Seawolves were roughed up in their first game of their 2023 campaign on Thursday, falling to the No. 19/21 Delaware Blue Hens 37-13. They will look to bounce back when they travel to Kingston, R.I. to take on the No. 22/23 Rhode Island Rams.
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Stony Brook football hosts No. 21/22 Delaware for opening night showdown

Stony Brook football hosts No. 21/22 Delaware for opening night showdown

Anthony DiCocco August 30, 2023
The Seawolves are set to open their season at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium this Thursday at 7 p.m. against the Delaware Blue Hens in a Coastal Athletic Association matchup. Stony Brook finished last season at the bottom of the CAA standings.
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Running backs Jayden Cook (left) and Ty Son Lawton (right) stand on the sideline in a game against William & Mary on Oct. 1, 2022. After losing its top five backs to injury last year, the Stony Brook football team looks to have a bounce back year running the ball. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football’s running game has bounce-back opportunity ahead

Anthony DiCocco August 18, 2023
Following a season riddled with injuries, offensive line struggles and poor quarterback play, the Stony Brook football team will look for its running game to return to form in 2023.
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Right fielder Catherine Anne Kupinski swings at a pitch against Monmouth on Friday, May 5. Kupinski hit a three-run homer in the Stony Brook softball teams final turn at-bat of the 2023 season. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball stuns top-seeded Delaware, loses to Hofstra to end season

Anthony DiCocco May 12, 2023
The Stony Brook softball team knocked out the top team in the CAA playoffs, but couldn't eliminate Hofstra to win the championship.
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