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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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Augie Contressa in a game against University of Albany on Nov. 23, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook alums Contressa, Kamara and Morrison sign as UDFAs following NFL Draft

Ethan Tam May 2, 2021
Three former Seawolves football players — safety Augie Contressa, defensive tackle Sam Kamara and defensive back TJ Morrison — signed contracts with NFL teams as undrafted free agents.
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The mens lacrosse team on Feb. 22, 2020 after their game against Brown. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

No. 17 Men’s Lacrosse rallies in the fourth quarter to avoid NJIT upset

Ryan Magill April 12, 2021
In their second matchup of the season the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team defeated the NJIT Highlanders by a final score of 12-8 on the road.
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Olaniyi in with the ball during Stony Brook mens basketball home opener on Nov. 5 against Yale. 
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Elijah Olaniyi announces return to Stony Brook after one season with Miami

Ethan Tam April 4, 2021
On Friday, April 2, Elijah Olaniyi announced that he would be returning to Stony Brook after playing a season with the Miami Hurricanes.
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Pickel Jr. during a game against Princeton at home on April 6, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Men’s Lacrosse wins rivalry game 16-10 over No. 19 Albany

Ryan Magill March 29, 2021
Stony Brook Men's Lacrosse beat No. 19 Albany 16-10 in a home game at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Saturday, March 27. A statement win for a team looking to make a big one, the moment could not have been timed better amid the run up to the conference playoffs.
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The mens lacrosse team on Feb. 22, 2020 after their game against Brown. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Men’s Lacrosse falls to No. 7 Syracuse 17-9 amid three-game slide

Ryan Magill March 13, 2021
The Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team fought valiantly in their first-ever matchup with the Syracuse Orange. Such efforts couldn’t beat the No. 7 ranked team in the nation, as the Seawolves lost 17-9 at the Carrier Dome amid a worrisome skid of losses.
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The mens lacrosse team on Feb. 22, 2020 after their game against Brown. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Battle-tested Men’s Lacrosse ready to make the leap in Gilardi’s second season

Ryan Magill March 5, 2021
The Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team made a strong — albeit, nail-biting — start to 2020.
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Mike McCannell during a game against Princeton in the spring 2019 season. EMMA HARRIS/STATEMAN FILE

No. 20 Men’s Lacrosse overcomes early struggles to beat Bryant 14-8

Ryan Magill February 23, 2021
After a four-point deficit in the first quarter, the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team rallied behind graduate attacker Cory VanGinhoven and senior midfielder Mike McCannell in the second half to defeat the Bryant Bulldogs by a final score of 14-8.
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Junior midfielder Ally Kennedy in a game against Stanford on Monday, March 3. On April 22, she was awarded the America East Offensive Player of the Week for the second week in a row. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

No. 6 Women’s Lacrosse stomps Boston University 20-10 in home opener

Ryan Magill February 22, 2021
Rebounding from last week’s loss to No. 1 North Carolina, the No. 6-ranked Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team put together a clinic as they defeated the Boston University Terriers by a final score of 20-10 on Sunday, Feb. 21.
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Stony Brook Universitys volleyball team in a game in the fall of 2019. EMMA HARRIS

Stony Brook women’s volleyball still winless after being swept by Towson and Hofstra

Matt Lindsay February 22, 2021
The Stony Brook volleyball team was swept in its home opener on Saturday, Feb. 20 against the Towson Tigers and on the road against the Hofstra Pride on Sunday, Feb. 21.
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Pearson with the ball during the Stony Brook mens lacrosse game against Brown on Feb. 22.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Pallonetti’s explosive debut helps Men’s Lacrosse crush Sacred Heart in season opener

Ryan Magill February 15, 2021
In their first game since last year’s cancelation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team looked as good as ever as they beat the Sacred Heart Pioneers by a final score of 20-8 on Saturday.
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Ally Kennedy during the America East Semifinal game against UMBC on May 2, 2019. The graduate midfielder scored the first two goals in a game against North Carolina Tar Heels on Feb. 14. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Early lead not enough as No. 6 Women’s Lacrosse falls to No. 1 UNC

Ryan Magill February 15, 2021
After two postponements made way for an early season top-ten matchup, the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team fell to the top ranked North Carolina Tar Heels by a final score of 14-7 in Chapel Hill.
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