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Denman pitches during a game against Bryant University on Saturday, March 23. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Softball picks up first conference series victory over Hartford

Jason Brancato April 2, 2019
The Stony Brook softball team won its first conference series of the season on Sunday, March 31, winning two out of three games against Hartford.
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A racket and tennis balls on a tennis court. The Stony Brook tennis team is on a seven-game win streak. VLADSINGER/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Tennis earns seventh straight win

Jason Brancato March 10, 2019
The Stony Brook women’s tennis team continued its winning ways with a weekend sweep of Cornell and Niagara. The team defeated Cornell by a score of 5-2 on Saturday and and then shut out Niagara in a 7-0 rout.
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Cornish in a game against Albany on Thursday, Feb. 21. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Yeboah, Cornish shine on Senior Night

Jason Brancato February 24, 2019
Stony Brook Men’s Basketball Senior Night Saturday was highlighted by a dominating Stony Brook victory over Maine, led by redshirt-junior forward Akwasi Yeboah and the lone senior guard Jaron Cornish.
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India Pagan in a game against the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 16, 2019. NOOR LONE/STATESMAN FILE

Basketball clinches home court with win at Albany

Jason Brancato February 21, 2019
Knocking down shots was easy for the Seawolves as they shot 71 percent in the first quarter and finished with over 54 percent of their shots made on the night.
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Rivera in a game last season. This year she earned a place on the All-Conference First Team and will lead the Seawolves this season. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Softball veteran leadership eyes America East title

Jason Brancato February 21, 2019
The Stony Brook Softball season is around the corner and the team is poised to exceed expectations. With three veteran senior leaders and several new additions to the roster, the Seawolves are determined to reclaim their first America East Championship since 2013.
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McKenzie Bushee in a game against New Hampshire on Feb. 16, 2019. NOOR LANE/STATESMAN FILE

Women’s Basketball defensively clamps down New Hampshire in win

Jason Brancato February 17, 2019
Nine different Stony Brook players got on the score sheet, including 23 points scored by the bench.
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Shania Johnson in a game against UMBC on Jan. 30th, 2019. ALEEZA KAZMI/THE STATESMAN

Johnson breaks program single-season assist record in win over UMass Lowell

Jason Brancato February 10, 2019
In a victory characterized by efficient offense and an opportunity driven defense, Stony Brook Women’s Basketball came away with the 64-47 win over UMass Lowell on Saturday, Feb. 9. This is their third victory by double digits in their last four games.
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Womens Basketball wins second straight, improves conference record to 5-3

Women’s Basketball wins second straight, improves conference record to 5-3

Jason Brancato January 31, 2019
Stony Brook Women’s Basketball topped UMBC 57-44 at home on Wednesday, Jan. 30, earning a double-digit margin of victory since the 82-63 win over New Hampshire on Jan. 12.
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Forward redshirt-sophomore Oksana Gouchie-Provencher with the ball in a game against New Paltz on Wednesday, Nov. 28. SASCHA ROSIN/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball victorious against Wagner 70-45, extend win streak

Jason Brancato December 18, 2018
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team blew out Wagner 70-45 on Saturday, Dec. 15, increasing their winning streak to 10 games.
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Senior guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson in a game against the New Paltz Hawks on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. In a game against Binghamton on  Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, Johnson led the game with 23 points, nine assists and six steals. SASHA ROSIN/THE STATESMAN

Shania Johnson and Akwasi Yeboah win Player of the Week honor for third consecutive week

Jason Brancato December 4, 2018
Senior guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson and redshirt-junior guard Akwasi Yeboah have wasted no time taking the helm of the women’s and men’s basketball teams, respectively. Both are averaging over 17 points per game and have already been recognized as America East Player of the Week for three consecutive weeks.
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Senior guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson in a game against the New Paltz Hawks on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. In a game against Binghamton on  Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, Johnson led the game with 23 points, nine assists and six steals. SASHA ROSIN/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball defeats Cornell 63-61 in nail-biter

Jason Brancato December 2, 2018
Stony Brook Women’s Basketball fended off the Cornell Big Red’s late comeback attempt in a thrilling 63-61 victory on Saturday, Dec. 1. “I thought that we came out a little slow compared to how we had been playing so I like how we were able to come from behind,” head coach Caroline McCombs said in a press conference.
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Guard Shania Johnson in a game against Binghamton on Feb. 5, 2018.  KARINA GERRY/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball wins home opener against Hofstra

Jason Brancato November 14, 2018
The women’s basketball team blew out Hofstra 77-49 in its home opener Tuesday night.
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