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Johnson, left, and Matthews, right, in a game against University of New Hampshire on Saturday, Feburary 16. NOOR LONE/THE STATESMAN

No. 3-seed Women’s Basketball falls to No. 2-seed Hartford

Kenneth Fermin March 11, 2019
Stony Brook withheld its rivals blows and led for 65 percent of the game, but ultimately fell 64-59, effectively eliminating them from playoff contention.
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Pickel Jr. in a game against Marist on Saturday, March 2, 2019. He led the team with two goals alongside Harrell in a game agai SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Pickel Jr.’s game winner propels Men’s lacrosse over Bryant

Kenneth Fermin March 10, 2019
The Seawolves executed a calculated play which saw junior attacker Connor Grippe sneak inside the Bulldogs defense for the wide open scoring attempt. However, freshman goalkeeper Luke Caracciolo read the play perfectly and blocked the shot, keeping the score tied.
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India Pagan in a game against the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 16, 2019. NOOR LONE/STATESMAN FILE

Historic Highs drives Women’s Basketball to America East Semifinals

Kenneth Fermin March 8, 2019
Stony Brook utilized the scoring drive by knocking down 78 percent of its third-quarter shots with nearly all coming from Johnson and Pagan.
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Kennedy with the ball during the game against Stanford on Sunday, March 3. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Lacrosse splits home-away series, drops first home game since 2016

Kenneth Fermin and Ryan Pavich March 3, 2019
Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium had been an unbreakable fortress of dominance for Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse over the last three seasons. The Seawolves thrived off the energy from the Long Island faithful and converted it into victories, winning a program-record 33 consecutive home games.
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Shania Johnson in a game against the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 16. NOOR LONE/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball’s Matthews and Johnson combine for 29 points, topping Vermont

Kenneth Fermin March 3, 2019
Emotions for Stony Brook Women’s Basketball were soaring as the team prepared for the Vermont Catamounts in its final 2018-19 regular season contest. The Seawolves, who were hosting only their second season closer since 2012, knew it would be their last with the offensively explosive tandem of senior guards Shania ‘“Shorty” Johnson and Jerell Matthews.
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The Stony Brook Track and Field team at a meet in 2016. Amanda Stead set a new school record in the 400m run. KRYSTEN MASSA/STATESMAN FILE

Track and Field finishes fourth in America East Championship

Kenneth Fermin February 25, 2019
Stony Brook Women’s Track and Field multi runner junior Alyssa Oviasogie immortalized herself in program history by becoming the program’s first Pentathlon Metropolitan Champion earlier this month.
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Eight different scorers lead Mens Lacrosse to win over Brown

Eight different scorers lead Men’s Lacrosse to win over Brown

Kenneth Fermin February 24, 2019
Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse entered the contest against Brown on Saturday, Feb. 23, coming off a frigid performance against No.4-ranked Penn State on Saturday, Feb. 16. The Seawolves excelled on offense by finishing with eight different scorers and earning the 13-11 victory over the Bears for their first victory this season.
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Ryland Rees in a game against Sacred Heart last season on Feb. 10, 2018. The All Conference First Team senior long-stick midfielder Ryland Rees will lead the Stony Brook defense.JIM HARRISON/STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Men’s Lacrosse looks to build off successful conference season

Kenneth Fermin February 20, 2019
Now replete with a heavy mixture of experienced juniors and refining sophomores, the team is striving for championship success that has eluded them since 2012.
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Stony Brook University pool. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Swimming and Diving competes in first America East Championship since 2012

Kenneth Fermin February 18, 2019
Stony Brook Women’s Swimming and Diving battled belligerent waters on the road to returning to the America East Championship.
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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 Binghamton off fourth quarter offensive burst

Kenneth Fermin February 7, 2019
Trailing 41-38 with eight seconds remaining in the third quarter, Stony Brook Women’s Basketball senior guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson looked to uniquely create an open shot away from the basket against Binghamton. As time continued ticking away, Johnson found her sweet spot around half court and released a high arcing blast.
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Junior Wayne Williams at a meet in 2017. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Track and Field teams compete at Metropolitan Championship

Kenneth Fermin February 3, 2019
Oviasogie’s performance was the highlight of what was a tepidly average performance by both teams.
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Olaniyi in a game against unnipiac on Saturday, Dec. 1. ALEEZA KAZMI/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball survives late Hartford push, improves to 6-2 in conference play

Kenneth Fermin February 3, 2019
Stony Brook Men’s Basketball sophomore forward Elijah Olaniyi deservedly gleamed as he entered the postgame press conference, coming off an 86-77 victory over Hartford on Saturday, Feb. 2.
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