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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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The Stony Brook womens basketball team celebrates the end of practice on Sunday, Oct. 22. The Seawolves are picked to finish in second place in the Coastal Athletic Association this year. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball looking to return to NCAA tournament

Cameron Takmil October 29, 2023
Untimely injuries nixed the Stony Brook women’s basketball team’s chances to win a title in its new conference. Now in their second year in the Coastal Athletic Association (CAA), the Seawolves are ready to rise once again.
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Point guard Gigi Gonzalez (foreground) surveys the court as she floor the ball down the court in practice on Sunday, Oct. 22. Gonzalez is entering her fifth and final season with Stony Brook. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Gigi Gonzalez’s final year primed to be a big one

Kevin Yu October 29, 2023
When looking at the pieces of the Stony Brook women’s basketball team’s puzzle, point guard Gigi Gonzalez may very well be the biggest one.
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Outside hitter Leoni Kunz digs the ball in a game against _

Stony Brook women’s volleyball drops two of three matches at Saint Francis Tournament

Kevin Yu September 3, 2023
More untimely errors plagued the Stony Brook women’s volleyball team in its trip to Pennsylvania. The Seawolves competed in the Saint Francis Tournament in Pennsylvania this past weekend and once again lost two out of three matches to stay under .500.
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Forward Gabrielle Côté (21) attempts a shot against Long Island University on Sunday, Aug. 28. Côté was one of the heroes of the 2022 Stony Brook womens soccer team. KAYLA GOMEZ MOLANO/THE STATESMAN

How Gabrielle Côté went from struggling freshman to hero of the season

Jonah Kahn August 16, 2023
A common theme of the 2022 Stony Brook women’s soccer team was its youth — in particular, the age of its stars. The Seawolves had eight freshmen field players, all of whom scored a goal in their debut seasons.
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Guard Gigi Gonzalez passing the ball against UNC Wilmington on Friday, Jan. 6. Gonzalez led the Stony Brook womens basketball team past Monmouth with 23 points and eight rebounds on Friday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Strong finish propels Stony Brook women’s basketball to bounce-back win

Garcelle Jean-Louis January 14, 2023
On Friday night, the Seawolves (10-6, 4-1 CAA) returned home to Island Federal Arena to host the Monmouth Hawks. Stony Brook overcame a slow start to bring home a 69-59 victory.
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Guard Kelis Corley looking to pass the ball against Columbia on Saturday, Dec. 7. Corley had a perfect shooting night against William & Mary, helping the Stony Brook women’s basketball team win its CAA debut. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Undefeated weekend kicks off CAA tenure for Stony Brook women’s basketball

Matt Howlin January 2, 2023
After finishing over .500 in the non-conference half of their schedule, the Seawolves (8-5, 2-0 CAA) pulled off a pair of impressive victories to start their tenure in the CAA. They kicked things off with an 89-61 blowout win over the William & Mary Tribe on Friday. On Sunday, they celebrated New Year’s Day with a 67-55 comeback win at the Hofstra Pride.
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Guard Daishai Almond driving the basket against Columbia on Wednesday, Dec. 7. The Stony Brook womens basketball team improved to 4-1 in home games after picking up another win against Maryland Eastern Shore. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball wraps up non-conference schedule with home win

Matt Howlin December 22, 2022
One final win against a non-conference opponent gave the Stony Brook women’s basketball team a winning record going into conference play.
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Guard Gigi Gonzalez shooting a corner three against Columbia on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Gonzalez set a career-high in scoring for the second time this year, scoring 28 points against the Lions. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Turnovers, poor rebounding plague Stony Brook women’s basketball in loss

Garcelle Jean-Louis December 8, 2022
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team played its worst defense of the season, leading to its first home loss of the year. 
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Forward Nairimar Vargas-Reyes shooting a free throw in a game against Iona on Monday, Nov. 14. Vargas-Reyes continued her strong play last week, but the Stony Brook womens basketball team was unable to win either game. ONESUN JEONG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball suffers winless week, falls to 0-4 in road games

Alex Streinger and Cameron Takmil December 4, 2022

A rough week kept the Stony Brook women’s basketball team winless on the road to start its 2022-23 season. The Seawolves (4-4) visited the Pennsylvania Quakers on Thursday and the Bucknell Bison...

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Stony Brook women’s soccer falls below .500

Stony Brook women’s soccer falls below .500

Melanie Karniewich September 9, 2022
Columbia served the Stony Brook women’s soccer team its third straight loss, dropping the Seawolves below .500 for the first time this season.
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A group of players celebrate a goal for the Stony Brook womens soccer team in the game against Sept. 4. The Seawolves are currently in the non-conference part of the schedule, and they are off to a respectable start. KAYLA GOMEZ-MOLANO/THE STATESMAN

Struggles on defense sink Stony Brook women’s soccer against Providence

Melanie Karniewich September 5, 2022
The Seawolves hosted the Providence Friars at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 4 for their sixth game of the season. The Friars’ offense ran circles around the Stony Brook defense and handed Stony Brook a 4-2 loss.
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