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The Weekly Wrap Up Ep. 21: Spring Sports Preview

Juliana Slocum, Tim Giorlando, and Justin Burns March 6, 2021
The podcast team interviews Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron and student athletes in this podcast from The Statesman's Spring Sports Preview.
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The outside of Kenneth P. LaValle stadium. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook Athletics prepares for basketball and spring sports

Sara Ruberg November 24, 2020
Shawn Heilbron discusses plans in a video interview to keep athletes and coaches safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Basketball season starts on Nov. 25, which will be the first time a Stony Brook team has played since March.
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Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium, home to Stony Brook athletics, including football. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

America East cancels all spring sports after NCAA cancels March Madness, spring championships

Ethan Tam March 12, 2020

On Thursday, March 12, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced the cancellation of all Division I winter and spring championships, including both the men’s and women’s “March...

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Athletics announces decision to sell alcoholic beverages on-site

Athletics announces decision to sell alcoholic beverages on-site

Andrew Zucker September 6, 2019
Stony Brook University (SBU) announced this morning plans to sell beer and wine at athletic events as part of a pilot program.
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Wolfie high-fiving the Stony Brook Seawolves as they enter Kenneth P. LaValle stadium for a game in 2015. Various students groups on campus are calling to remove Senator Lavalles name from the stadium. GISELLE MIRANDA/STATESMAN FILE

Renaming LaValle Stadium is more complicated than it seems

Justin Ullman February 17, 2019
Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium opened in 2002 with a $22 million price tag, named after New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle for his instrumental role in securing those funds.
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The Stony Brook University pool located in the Pritchard Gymnasium.  ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Swimming and Diving head coach allegedly fired

Gregory Zarb January 27, 2018
Stony Brook Women’s Swimming and Diving Head Coach Janelle Atkinson has allegedly been fired from her position.
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A racket and tennis balls on a tennis court. The Stony Brook tennis team is on a seven-game win streak. VLADSINGER/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Men’s tennis to be discontinued after this season

Daniel Gatta April 3, 2017
On Friday, Stony Brook Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron announced that Stony Brook’s men’s tennis program will be discontinued following the 2016-17 season.
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A batter at Joe Nathan Field in 2017.  SKYLER GLIBERT/STATESMAN FILE

Heilbron discusses plans for Joe Nathan Field upgrades

Tim Oakes April 2, 2017
Director of Athletics, Shawn Heilbron wants to ensure that Stony Brook Baseball, which has won five America East Championships, has a new facility to coincide with the program’s growth.
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Enzo Zucconi, above, has worked as Stony Brook Athletics  TIM OAKES/THE STATESMAN

Enzo Zucconi: Equipment manager, jokester, locker room psychologist

Tim Oakes March 27, 2017
The Stony Brook Athletics equipment management department is “putting out fires everyday” and Zucconi is right at the center, extinguishing each one.
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University proposes Comprehensive Fee increase

Michaela Kilgallen March 11, 2017
The university has proposed a $57, or 2.6 percent, Comprehensive Fee increase for undergraduate students in the 2017-2018 academic year.
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Chris Murray: The voice of SBU Athletics

Chris Murray: The voice of SBU Athletics

Alex Blanc March 29, 2016
Murray is in his fifth year as the assistant athletic director for marketing, but his journey started years before he became a vital part of the Seawolves community.
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University proposes Comprehensive Fee increase

University proposes Comprehensive Fee increase

Michaela Kilgallen March 10, 2016
When students log into Solar to pay for the Fall 2016 semester, the total will be slightly higher than it was this past academic year.
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