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Fall 2021 Sports Preview

Stony Brook women’s soccer snaps losing streak, beats St. Joseph’s in OT

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After 100 minutes of scrappy play, junior defender Catharina Von Drigalski scored for the first time in her career to seal the Stony Brook women’s soccer team’s 2-1 overtime triumph over the St. Joseph’s Hawks on Sunday, Sept. 12 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. Read the full story here.

 

In final season, Alyssa Francese is focused on cementing her legacy

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Ten goals. That’s how many graduate forward Alyssa Francese — perhaps the most accomplished player in the Stony Brook women’s soccer team’s history — needs to score this year to set the program career record. Read the full story here.

 

New-look Stony Brook women’s soccer team still has sights set on America East title

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There are a lot of words for a team that has won three championships in four years, but “inexperienced” is usually not one of them. Yet that’s exactly how the Stony Brook women’s soccer team proudly described themselves one week away from their first conference matchup of the 2021 season. Read the full story here.

 

Stony Brook volleyball beats Tarleton State and St. Thomas at invitational

By Matt Lindsay / September 12, 2021

In the middle of a five-game homestand, the Stony Brook volleyball team improved its record to 4-6 by winning two of three matches in the Stony Brook Invitational on Friday, Sept. 10 and Saturday, Sept. 11 at Pritchard Gymnasium. Read the full story here.

 

Young players hope to guide Stony Brook volleyball back to glory

By Matt Lindsay / September 12, 2021

After missing the America East playoffs for the first time since 2016, the Stony Brook volleyball team is ready to climb back to the top of the conference standings. Read the full story here.

 

Leoni Kunz leads the youth movement on Stony Brook volleyball

By Matt Lindsay / September 12, 2021

As the Stony Brook volleyball team focuses on getting back to the America East Championship, it will be looking for another big season from sophomore outside hitter Leoni Kunz this fall. Read the full story here.

 

Stony Brook men’s soccer re-energized as new season kicks off

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It’s no secret that the 2020 Stony Brook men’s soccer team struggled greatly, going 1-6-1 overall and 1-4-1 in conference play. It left many wondering what went wrong, and it caused some serious doubt within them ahead of the 2021 season. Read the full story here.

 

Another second overtime win sends Stony Brook men’s soccer to 4-1

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The Stony Brook men’s soccer team kept its hot start up at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 11, as the Seawolves rallied late to beat the Fairfield Stags in double overtime 2-1. Read the full story here.

 

Edmond Kaiser fuels Stony Brook men’s soccer’s hot start in the net

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The Stony Brook men’s soccer team would not be off to its best five-game start since 2004 if not for the work of junior goalkeeper Edmond Kaiser. Read the full story here.

 

Stony Brook football thrashes Colgate for first win

By Ethan Tam / September 11, 2021

The Stony Brook football team defeated the Colgate Raiders 24-3 on Saturday, Sept. 11 at Andy Kerr Stadium in Hamilton, New York, thanks to a strong showing on both sides of the ball. Read the full story here.

 

Priore excited about Bryan Collins’ addition to Stony Brook’s coaching staff

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One of the Stony Brook football team’s biggest additions this past offseason was not to the roster, but rather to the coaching staff. Bryan Collins was the former head coach of the football team at Long Island University (LIU) — having coached each of the last 23 seasons there — and was hired by Stony Brook to be their defensive line coach two weeks ago after stepping down from his role at LIU. Read the full story here.

 

Tyquell Fields’ bounceback final season essential to SBU football’s success

By Matt Lindsay / September 1, 2021

Looking to leave a disappointing shortened spring 2021 season in the rearview mirror, Stony Brook’s football team will need a bounceback season from graduate quarterback Tyquell Fields in his last year of eligibility. Read the full story here.

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