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The Stony Brook mens basketball team breaks a huddle at practice on Sunday, Oct. 15. The Seawolves are looking to bounce back after a rough 2022-23 season. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Finally healthy, Stony Brook men’s basketball hopes for major bounce-back year

Kenny Spurrell October 29, 2023
Coming off the program’s worst finish in 15 years, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team is shooting for a massive turnaround.
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From left to right: small forward Andre Snoddy, center Chris Maidoh, small forward Sabry Philip and point guard Dean Noll in practice on Sunday, Oct. 15. The four transfers will make their Stony Brook debuts this season. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball getting boosts from two transfer classes

Kenny Spurrell October 29, 2023
Injuries derailed the Stony Brook men’s basketball team’s 2022-23 season before it even started. Head coach Geno Ford brought in five new transfers in the 2022 offseason, with all of them expected to play a major role.
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Outside hitter Kali Moore tosses the ball up to serve it against North Carolina A&T on Saturday, Sept. 30. Moore is the Coastal Athletic Associations fifth-leading scorer. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Red-hot Stony Brook women’s volleyball looks to feast on winless Hampton

Kenny Spurrell October 6, 2023

Currently riding a four-match winning streak, the Stony Brook women’s volleyball team has a prime opportunity to tack on two more. The Seawolves (8-9, 3-3 CAA) will take a trip down to Virginia...

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Wide receiver Anthony Johnson highpoints the ball for his first career catch on Aug. 31. Johnson leads the Stony Brook football team in every receiving category this year. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Anthony Johnson budding into a star for Stony Brook football

Kenny Spurrell September 25, 2023
After not seeing any action last year with James Madison University (JMU), wide receiver Anthony Johnson has become a massive acquisition for the Stony Brook football team. Johnson has made the most of the opportunity he has been given.
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Thiago Dualiby finds a home as head coach for Stony Brook women’s tennis

Kenny Spurrell September 24, 2023
After moving his whole life around to be a part of the game, it is only right that Thiago Dualiby has landed the head coaching gig for the Stony Brook women’s tennis team.
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“Hollywood drug” Ozempic being used for weight loss

Kenny Spurrell September 24, 2023
The “Hollywood drug” Ozempic, intended for treatment of Type 2 diabetes, has gained publicity on social media platforms as well as endorsement from celebrities due to its impact on weight loss. However, the possible misuse of the drug could lead to some startling health complications. 
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Defensive specialist Madison Cigna gets into position to set the ball while outside hitter Kali Moore and libero Julia Patsos stay prepared. The three will look to serve the Stony Brook womens volleyball team to a pair of wins this weekend. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s volleyball hopes for bounce-back weekend

Kenny Spurrell September 22, 2023

After getting swept at home in its conference-opening series last weekend, the Stony Brook women’s volleyball team is looking to make up ground down south.  The Seawolves (4-8, 0-2 CAA) will...

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Stony Brook football’s defense looking to honor Bryan Collins with strong 2023

Stony Brook football’s defense looking to honor Bryan Collins with strong 2023

Kenny Spurrell August 18, 2023
Despite losing Collins while trying to turn the defense around, many Seawolves say the team will seek to honor his legacy in the 2023 season.
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Attackman Dylan Pallonetti brings his stick back to fire a shot against Fairfield on Saturday, April 22. Pallonetti led the CAA in scoring this year and is preparing to lead the Stony Brook mens lacrosse team to a CAA tournament championship. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s lacrosse looks to grab first-ever CAA postseason victory

Kenny Spurrell May 3, 2023
Following a dramatic win to wrap up the regular season, the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team will compete in its first ever Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) postseason tournament this week.
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Midfielder Matt Anderson  takes the ball upfield into enemy territory in a game  against Fairfield on Saturday, April 22. Anderson scored five points with four goals and an assist on Saturday in a win against Hofstra. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s lacrosse beats Hofstra to clinch first-ever CAA tournament bid

Kenny Spurrell April 30, 2023
In a win-or-go-home matchup, the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team hung on to narrowly edge out its Long Island rivals and clinch its first playoff berth in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA).
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Head coach Geno Ford on the sideline in a game against Yale on Saturday, Dec. 3. Ford is entering the last year of his contract with Stony Brook. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Geno Ford expected to remain with Stony Brook long term

Kenny Spurrell April 23, 2023
According to Athletic Director Shawn Heilbron, Geno Ford is the long-term solution. He will have his job for at least two more seasons.
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Catcher Emily Reinstein hits a pitch against Hofstra on Saturday, March 18. Reinstein hit her second home run of the year on Saturday against Providence. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball’s turbulent weekend ends on a high note

Kenny Spurrell April 17, 2023
After a dreadful start to the weekend, things ended on a high note for the Stony Brook softball team.
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