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Third baseman Evan Giordano in the game against Hofstra on May 4. Giordano hit two home runs in the final game of the Binghamton series. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Evan Giordano, back for a fifth season, reflects on illustrious Stony Brook career

Mike Anderson July 28, 2022
Stony Brook baseball fans can rejoice as star third baseman Evan Giordano will be returning to the team for a fifth season next year.
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Graduate forward McKenzie Bushee going for a free throw in the game against Delaware on Nov. 9. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Reigning Sixth Player of the Year remains at Stony Brook for another ring

Mike Anderson November 14, 2021
After turning heads with her decision to put her name in the transfer portal, the reigning America East Sixth Player of the Year is back with the Stony Brook women’s basketball team.
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Graduate pitcher Melissa Rahrich in a game against UMBC on May 7.

Stony Brook softball can’t figure out Coppersmith, lose to UMBC in America East title game

Jeremy Portnoy May 18, 2021
The SBU softball team advanced to the title game of the 2021 America East Softball Championship, falling short of a ring to a familiar foe. The third-seeded Seawolves lost two games against No. 1 seed UMBC, who took home its second consecutive title.
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The Stony Brook University softball team gather into a huddle. The Seawolves are set to take on the Hartford Hawks in the first round of the AMerica East Playoffs. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Expectations high as fifth-year stars guide Softball after shortened season

Jeremy Portnoy March 6, 2021
Over the past few years, the Stony Brook softball team has accomplished nearly everything there is to accomplish — broken records, deep playoff runs, individual accolades — but the one thing that has eluded them since 2013 is a championship ring.
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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

Rahrich returns better than ever as Softball begins season 4-0

Jeremy Portnoy February 22, 2021
After an offseason filled with uncertainty, the Stony Brook softball team began 2021 with a familiar sight: a winning record. The Seawolves won in every way possible this weekend — a pitching duel, a blowout, seventh-inning heroics and extra innings.
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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 sweeps through first three games of the season

Ross O'Keefe and Vincent Giacalone February 22, 2020
The atypical winds and cool temperatures of Madeira Beach, Florida, could not stop the Stony Brook softball team from a red-hot start to their season on Friday, Feb. 21, erasing a five-run deficit in walk-off fashion and beating the Colgate Raiders 6-5. Their opener marks the first of five games this weekend at the annual Spring Games.
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Gueye with the ball during the Stony Brook mens basketball teams home game against Vermont on Thursday. DESHAUN ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook falters late in ESPNU battle with Vermont

Ethan Tam February 22, 2020
When Vermont redshirt-senior guard Everett Duncan hit a trifecta of 3-pointers over a two and a half minute span to put his team up by 12 points with under two minutes remaining in the game, he made sure to glare at the same people who had harassed him for hours — this time, with a smirk on his face.
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McCombs captures wins 100 and 101 in two-game homestand

Ross O'Keefe January 7, 2020
In a 2-game homestand, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team began America East play with a pair of victories.
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Stony Brook women’s volleyball beats Hartford at home in four sets

Ethan Tam October 29, 2019
Needing a win to remain afloat in the America East playoff picture, the Stony Brook volleyball team began the second wave of conference play by taking down the Hartford Hawks in four sets on Friday, Oct. 25, improving to 8-13 (3-3 AE).
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Rahrich pitches during a game against UMass Lowell on April 28, 2019. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Six Seawolves earn Conference Awards in Softball

Andrew Zucker May 15, 2019
Stony Brook Softball came out of the America East awards ceremony with a lot to smile about, after players were named to the All-Conference First Team, Second Team, Rookie Team, and All-Academic Team, as well as bringing home the top honor, the America East Player of the Year.
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Rivera in a game last season. This year she earned a place on the All-Conference First Team and will lead the Seawolves this season. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Softball veteran leadership eyes America East title

Jason Brancato February 21, 2019
The Stony Brook Softball season is around the corner and the team is poised to exceed expectations. With three veteran senior leaders and several new additions to the roster, the Seawolves are determined to reclaim their first America East Championship since 2013.
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Stony Brook Athletics’ fall teams dominating conference play

Ethan Tam October 21, 2018
The clock reaches zero and the players rush onto the field, celebrating yet another victory. It’s been a familiar sight for Stony Brook Athletics so far this fall season.
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