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A glove and NCAA baseball rest on a ledge before an NCAA super regional game between the Oregon State Beavers and the Kentucky Wildcats on June 9. PHOTO BY JEFF MORELAND/ICON SPORTSWIRE VIA GETTY IMAGES

Mid-Majors: How the NCAA plays favorites in college baseball

George Caratzas, Assistant Sports Editor June 15, 2024

Throughout each season, teams across the country vie for strong positioning in their individual conferences’ postseason tournaments. In baseball, the winner of each conference tournament secures...

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Junior Evan Giordano in a game against Hartford on April 2. ETHAN TAM/THE STAESMAN

Evan Giordano’s continued offensive breakout fuels Stony Brook’s historic run

Ethan Tam April 22, 2021
Evan Giordano has put aside any doubts of his 2020 performance being a fluke. The junior third baseman stole the show last season as the Stony Brook baseball team’s unquestionable breakout star.
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From the archives: SBU’s path to Division I athletics

Peter Lupfer December 6, 2020
Archivist Peter Lupfer digs deep in past coverage from The Statesman to describe Stony Brook University's athletic history, starting with the school's earliest sports programs on its original Oyster Bay campus.
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Stony Brook alum Travis Jankowski traded to Reds

Stony Brook alum Travis Jankowski traded to Reds

Ethan Tam November 2, 2019
The speedy outfielder was dealt to the Cincinnati Reds from the San Diego Padres on Thursday, Oct. 31 — less than a day after the end of the 2019 World Series — in exchange for international slot money.
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Coach Matt Senk in the dugout during a game in 2012. EZRA MARGONO/STATESMAN FILE

Athletics announces extension for Senk through 2024

Ethan Tam September 29, 2019
For 29 seasons, head coach Matt Senk has been the driving force that has led Stony Brook’s baseball team. On Friday, Sept. 27, Stony Brook Athletics announced that Senk’s contract would be extended through the 2024 season.
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Photo of Pulsipher. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK ATLETICS

Pulsipher’s success driven by his confidence

Ryan Magill February 19, 2019
Any shred of doubt can ruin most athletes — but Stony Brook Baseball freshman pitcher Liam Pulsipher is not like most athletes.
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Junior outfielder Dylan Resk at bat in a game last season. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Baseball gets swept by No. 1-ranked Florida

Ryan Pavich March 4, 2018
While the series was competitive for most of the weekend, Stony Brook left Florida without a victory. The three game sweep dropped Stony Brook’s record to 6-4, while Florida continues to roll at 12-1.
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Senior outfilder Toby Handley (No. 7 above) gets a hit against Sacred Heart University on April 7. He scored X against Iona. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Baseball prepares for America East Tournament run

Tim Oakes May 23, 2017
The team will take on No. 6-seeded Hartford Wednesday afternoon at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Massachusetts.
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Matt Senk: the steady hand in the swift growth of Stony Brook Baseball

Matt Senk: the steady hand in the swift growth of Stony Brook Baseball

Tim Oakes May 13, 2017
He has led the growth of the program from Division III to Division I in 2002, becoming a staple contender in the America East.
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Matt Senk, Stony Brook Baseball head coach, earns 750th career win

Matt Senk, Stony Brook Baseball head coach, earns 750th career win

Tim Oakes March 20, 2017
Stony Brook Baseball head coach Matt Senk earned his 750th collegiate victory on Sunday, after coaching his team to a 7-0 win over the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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The Stony Brook University Baseball team is set to host. KRYSTEN MASSA/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Baseball releases schedule for 2017 season

Raphael Tafuro December 1, 2016
With fall sports finished and basketball season underway, baseball season is right around the corner, and the 2017 Stony Brook Baseball schedule was released on Tuesday.
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Humble and focused, Jack Parenty looks to lead his team back to glory

Humble and focused, Jack Parenty looks to lead his team back to glory

Tim Oakes April 14, 2016
Jack Parenty brings a similar attitude to his team as longtime New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, his idol: a calm and collected attitude, always leading by example.
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