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Ashley Langford (right) greets Kelis Corley (left) during layup lines before the Stony Brook womens basketball teams game against Hofstra on Feb. 16.  On Tuesday, Langford left her post to become the Tulanes womens basketball teams new head coach.

Ashley Langford leaves Stony Brook, takes Tulane head coaching job

Alex Streinger April 2, 2024
After three years at the helm of the Stony Brook women’s basketball team, head coach Ashley Langford has moved on.
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Several Stony Brook womens lacrosse players celebrate a goal against Villanova on Saturday, March 2. The Seawolves will open their conference season at Towson tomorrow. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

No. 11/12 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse opens CAA play up at Towson

Mike Anderson March 15, 2024

After losing to back-to-back ranked opponents, the No. 11/12 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team is looking to take its frustration out on a Coastal Athletic Association (CAA) foe. The Seawolves...

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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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Attackman Nick Dupuis looks to pass the ball from the X in practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Dupuis will return to the field with the Stony Brook mens lacrosse team this year after missing a year and a half. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Nick Dupuis looks to go from undesirable to undeniable at Stony Brook

Kenny Spurrell February 2, 2024

After missing the better part of the last two seasons, attackman Nick Dupuis will look to turn his career around with a fresh start for the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team. Coming off a season...

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Goalkeeper Jamison MacLachlan saves a shot in practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. MacLachlan enters his junior year after an excellent first two seasons with the Stony Brook mens lacrosse team. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Tabbed as the CAA’s best, Jamison MacLachlan has a big year ahead

Aidan Steng February 2, 2024

After establishing himself as one of the premier goalkeepers in the Coastal Athletic Association (CAA), Jamison MacLachlan is ready for the dizzying heights that the lacrosse world has to offer. MacLachlan’s...

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Midfielder Ellie Masera (12) carries the ball up the field alongside midfielder Charlotte Verhulst (86) while being chased by defender Clare Levy (42) on Friday, Jan. 26. The three are part of a large group of homegrown stars who are graduating this year. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s lacrosse’s superstar core back for one final ride

Kenny Spurrell February 1, 2024

When looking at the success of the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team this decade, it is hard to overlook what its core of hometown stars have done. After growing up on Long Island and signing with...

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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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Second baseman Evan Fox plays catch in practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Fox is entering the last year of his illustrious career with the Stony Brook baseball team. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Speedster Evan Fox to build on Hall-of-Fame legacy with Stony Brook baseball

Mike Anderson January 31, 2024
With only 90 feet separating him from history, Evan Fox knew second base was as good as stolen. Like he had done 79 times before and once already that day, Fox stared down Iona relief pitcher Michael Untracht’s front leg like a hawk.
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The Stony Brook softball team huddles at the end of practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. The Seawolves are entering the 2024 season with championship expectations. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Strong returning core sets Stony Brook softball up for big 2024 season

Anthony DiCocco January 30, 2024
Last season served as a valuable learning experience for the Stony Brook softball team. Now with a season’s worth of experience in the Coastal Athletic Association (CAA) under their belt, the Seawolves are ready to fight for a championship.
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Center fielder Alicia Orosco squares to bunt in practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Orosco is hoping to have a great final season with the Stony Brook softball team. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Alicia Orosco primed to lead Stony Brook softball’s offense to promised land

Alex D'Amaro January 30, 2024
Coming off a breakout season at the top of the Stony Brook softball team’s order, center fielder Alicia Orosco is set to do massive things in her farewell year. Born and raised in Stockton, Calif., Orosco traveled across the nation to become the star center fielder and leadoff hitter for the Seawolves.
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Shooting guard Elijah Olaniyi drives from the baseline against Yale on Nov. 5, 2019. Olaniyi is one of the best players in program history, but his life has taken a bad turn due to brain cancer. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

How Elijah Olaniyi’s brain cancer derailed his life

Mike Anderson January 4, 2024
Elijah Olaniyi, a former star player for the Stony Brook men’s basketball team, was diagnosed with a brain tumor on his right frontal lobe on Nov. 30, 2023.
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Small forward Tyler Stephenson-Moore leaps up for a dunk against Stonehill on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Stephenson-Moore led the Stony Brook mens basketball team with 23 points in the win. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Hot shooting guides Stony Brook men’s basketball to bounce-back victory

Kevin Yu December 7, 2023

Behind its best shooting performance of the season, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team bounced back with a comfortable win on Wednesday night. The Seawolves (3-5) beat up on the Stonehill Skyhawks...

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