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Leighah Amori Wool, is a Western Michigan transfer. PHOTO COURTESY STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Clutch third quarters lead Women’s Basketball to a weekend series sweep of Binghamton

Vincent Giacalone December 24, 2020
In their first America East Conference action of the season, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team played the role of the latter team to perfection by sweeping their weekend series against the Binghamton Bearcats on Dec. 19 and 20.
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Womens Basketball head coach Caroline McCombs at a practice during the 2019-2020 season. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

After heartbreak, the Seawolves are looking to the future

Vincent Giacalone November 21, 2020
On Feb. 19, when the Stony Brook women’s basketball team beat the Vermont Catamounts 72-68, it was on top of the world. Nothing could have prepared them for the news.
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A basketball going through one of the hoops at Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Next in line, Seawolves basketball prepares to take on the pandemic

Vincent Giacalone November 16, 2020
Despite the rising number of cases and hospitalizations in many states, both Men’s and Women’s Basketball are preparing for their respective seasons that are set to begin on Nov. 25. 
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The official CAA logo. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Colonial Athletic Association releases new plan for the 2021 spring football season

Vincent Giacalone October 3, 2020
Additionally, Stony Brook will play two non-conference games, which will bring its total to eight games – the maximum number that the NCAA has allowed teams to play.
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The home of the Stony Brook University basketball teams, Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

NCAA sets Nov. 25 as start of 2020 college basketball season

Vincent Giacalone September 20, 2020
While the return date was originally slated for Nov. 10, this new move allows for the season to start when “at least three-quarters of Division I schools will have concluded their fall terms or moved remaining instructions and exams online.”
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The Stony Brook mens cross country team during practice. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Perseverance is key as fall sports are postponed

Vincent Giacalone September 19, 2020
With the postponement of the fall season, Zoom meetings and new workout routines, these athletes are forging ahead despite the lack of a destination in sight.
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Rahrich pitches during a game against UMass Lowell on April 28, 2019. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Softball falls just short of an undefeated weekend in Towson

Vincent Giacalone March 9, 2020

Putting behind a weekend in which they lost three of five games, Stony Brook Softball went to Towson, Maryland this weekend to try and get back on the right track. Despite losing a heartbreaker in...

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Hering runs to first base after hitting the ball during the Stony Brook Softball Teams game against UMass Lowell on April 28, 2019. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Bodrug’s 18-strikeout gem snaps Softball’s losing streak

Vincent Giacalone March 8, 2020
Junior pitcher Dawn Bodrug received little help from her offense last Sunday, as she lost a heartbreaking game by only giving up one run over 7.1 innings.
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Junior pitcher and first baseman Melissa Rahrich pitchin against UMass Lowell. She has tied the record for the most RBIs in a single season at 52. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Offense cools as Softball is swept in Sunday doubleheader

Vincent Giacalone March 1, 2020
The Seawolves failed to score in the top of the eighth inning which ended up costing them the game.
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Hering runs to first base after hitting the ball during the Stony Brook Softball Teams game against UMass Lowell on April 28, 2019. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Softball falls as final unbeaten team in country after North Florida perfect game

Vincent Giacalone and Ross O'Keefe February 29, 2020
Just five days after returning to Long Island from the Sunshine State, Stony Brook Softball went back to Jacksonville on Feb. 28. The Seawolves won the first two games, moving to 7-0 and lasting as the final unbeaten team in the country before falling to North Florida in a perfect game to take their first loss of the season.
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Rahrich pitches during a game against UMass Lowell on April 28, 2019. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Bodrug’s perfect game leads Softball through undefeated weekend

Vincent Giacalone February 23, 2020
The Stony Brook softball team will be flying back to Long Island on cloud nine after winning all five of their games this weekend at The Spring Games. They cruised to victory in both of their games on Sunday, Feb. 23, beating the Georgetown Hoyas 2-1 in the morning and then shutting out the Cornell Big Red 7-0 in the afternoon.
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