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Midfielder Ellie Masera dodges a Villanova defender on Saturday, March 3. Masera broke the Stony Brook womens lacrosse teams program record for most draw controls in a game. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Masera’s record-breaking day takes No. 12 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse to 4-0

Alex Streinger March 3, 2024

Behind a trio of five-goal performances, the No. 12 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team cracked 20 again to sweep its opening homestand. In the final affair of their four-game stay at Kenneth P....

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State of the Seawolves Season 2 Ep. 4

The sports crew is back again this week to talk some more Stony Brook sports. They discuss the end of the hockey team's season, the state of the basketball teams and baseball's big win on the road. Listen here to find out what all 15 members have to say about the rest of the spring teams.
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Attacker Haydin Eisfeld (foreground) looks for a pass from fellow attacker Alex Finn (background) during a game against Bryant on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Eisfeld picked up the first two points of her career in the win. CHRISTOPHER SCHULZ/THE STATESMAN

No. 11 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse defeats Bryant in dominant fashion

Alex Streinger February 21, 2024

Even with a full year apart, the America East Conference (AE) still has not figured out how to beat the No. 11 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team. In the Seawolves’ (2-0) second game in a three-day...

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Midfielder Ellie Masera (right) draws a double team against Dartmouth on Sunday, Feb. 18. Masera tallied a career-high eight goals and 10 points in a season-opening win over the Big Green. COBY NUNBERG/THE STATESMAN

No. 11 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse routes Dartmouth to open 2024

Alex Streinger February 19, 2024

Back like it never left, the No. 11 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team opened its season in runaway fashion. On a cold Sunday afternoon at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, the Seawolves (1-0) iced the...

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Power forward Sherese Pittman takes a jump shot from the post over a Towson defender on Friday, Feb. 9. Pittman totaled 17 points and six rebounds in the Stony Brook womens basketball teams loss. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Free-throw troubles cost Stony Brook women’s basketball in overtime loss

Alex Streinger February 10, 2024

After coming into the night shooting 77.4% from the free-throw line, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team missed 13 foul shots, which ultimately led to its undoing. After 10 consecutive wins...

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The Stony Brook womens lacrosse team huddles at the end of practice on Saturday, Jan. 26. With a dangerous returning offense, the Seawolves are national title contenders. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

No. 10/11 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse going for gold with expiring window

Alex Streinger February 1, 2024

With its national championship window narrowed down to this year, the No. 10/11 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team will look to finally get it done with its newest group of superstars. As always,...

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Midfielder Ellie Masera (12) carries the ball down the field in practice on Friday, Jan. 26. Masera is one of the greatest players in program history and is entering her final season. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

It’s official: nothing can slow down the unstoppable Ellie Masera

Nayden Villorente February 1, 2024

After just three years, midfielder Ellie Masera has already become one of the greatest athletes in Stony Brook University’s history. However, the local product from Eastport, N.Y. did not reach her...

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Shooting guard Zaida Gonzalez drives to the basket against Holy Cross on Sunday, Nov. 19. Gonzalez scored a season-high 15 points in the win. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball improves to 4-0

Alex Streinger November 20, 2023

The Stony Brook women’s basketball team rode a massive first quarter to remain unbeaten through two weeks. After taking a 24-5 lead into the second quarter, the Seawolves (4-0) came out victorious...

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State of the Seawolves Ep. 6

State of the Seawolves Ep. 6

The Statesman sports section is back for another episode of State of the Seawolves. This week, the guys talk about the firing of football head coach Chuck Priore, the women’s volleyball team’s chances...

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Center Khari Clark drives for a layup against Columbia on Monday, Nov. 7. Clark led the Stony Brook womens basketball team with 18 points and 10 rebounds in its season opener. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball tips season off on the right foot

Alex Streinger November 7, 2023

A dominant fourth quarter propelled the Stony Brook women’s basketball team to an opening-night victory. After relinquishing a double-digit point halftime lead, the Seawolves (1-0) exploded in...

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Forward Jonas Bickus receives a pass against Lafayette on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Bickus led the Stony Brook mens soccer team with four shots and two shots on goal in the loss on Thursday. GEORGE CARATZAS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s soccer’s season ends in opening round of CAA playoffs

Alex Streinger November 3, 2023

What was once a promising season for the third-seeded Stony Brook men’s soccer team came crashing down in the first round of the 2023 Coastal Athletic Association (CAA) men’s soccer tournament. The...

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