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The parking lot adjacent to Kenneth P. Lavalle stadium.ABIGAIL HENTZE/THE STATESMAN

Shawn Heilbron’s contract still has not been renewed

Mike Anderson April 23, 2023
This past academic year, questions were raised regarding the contract situations of two head coaches of marquee Stony Brook University teams. The irony in it all is that Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron — the man negotiating these contracts — is working without one himself.
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Andrew McMahon and Dashboard Confessional rock Pier 17

Andrew McMahon and Dashboard Confessional rock Pier 17

Ethan Tam August 23, 2022
Dashboard Confessional and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness’ co-headlining “Hello Gone Days” tour reached its New York City stop on Friday, August 12 atop South Street Seaport’s Pier 17 venue.
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Attacker Kaitlyn Hart tossing the ball to midfielder Sarah Pulis in the UMBC game on April 23. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse wins ninth straight regular season title

Ethan Tam May 2, 2022
By walloping the Albany Great Danes 16-4 in the 2022 regular season finale as expected, Stony Brook clinched its ninth consecutive America East regular season title and its 60th straight win over an America East opponent.
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Kevin Mack attempting a shot during the game against Rutgers on March 5. The Seawolves scored 13-11 UMBC on April 23, securing their fourth winning game in a row. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s lax overcomes slow start for fourth straight win

Ethan Tam April 24, 2022
The Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team watched the UMBC Retrievers build up a five-goal lead by the middle of the second quarter, but an elite performance at the faceoff X and the X position secured the 13-11 road win on Saturday, April 23.
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Attacker Dylan Pallonetti in the Syracuse game against Syracuse on March 19. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN>/em>

Stony Brook men’s lacrosse grinds out defensive win over Binghamton

Ethan Tam April 18, 2022
He had yet to start a collegiate game in his short career. Nevertheless, when tasked with the unexpected duty in a clash an hour south of his hometown, freshman goalkeeper Jamison MacLachlan stepped up when his team needed him the most.
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Pitcher Dawn Bodrug in the game against Sacred Heart on March 31. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Bodrug fans 18 as Stony Brook softball sweeps Providence

Ethan Tam April 10, 2022
While ace pitcher Dawn Bodrug did not pitch a no-hitter in her third straight start, she came mighty close — and accomplished feats that she did not in either of her last two historical performances.
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Midfielder Mike McCannell in the game against Syracuse on March 18. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s lacrosse withstands late Dartmouth blitz

Ethan Tam April 6, 2022
The Seawolves entered the contest in Hanover, New Hampshire having lost four of their last five games after a 4-0 start. A trio of players — attackman Kevin Mack and midfielders Matt Anderson and Mike McCannell — led the way with three goals each.
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The student section at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium minutes before the start of the football game against Delaware on Oct. 16, 2021. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Empty bleachers: exploring Stony Brook students’ disinterest in sports

Jeremy Portnoy and Ethan Tam April 3, 2022
It should not be hard to regularly fill Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium’s 12,300 seats or Island Federal Arena’s 4,000 seats for sports games. Yet Stony Brook’s attendance numbers have remained low throughout the years.
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Attacker Dylan Pallonetti in the Syracuse game on March 19. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s lacrosse can’t finish comeback at Albany

Ethan Tam March 27, 2022
In the final conference matchup between two bitter rivals, it was Albany who led for the whole game and withstood a Stony Brook comeback to spring the 12-10 upset.
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Far Beyond signage in the Academic Mall.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Editorial: Reflecting on two years of COVID-19

The Editorial Board March 26, 2022
Editorial: The Statesman has extensively covered the pandemic. Even though we were all going through these changes at the same time, our experiences were all unique. These are our tales.
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Outfielder Shauna Nuss up to bat in the game against Hofstra on April 6, 2021. STEPHANIE MACH/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball almost sweeps Rutgers Tournament

Paul McDonough March 22, 2022
Corinne Badger isn’t the only one who can hit home runs. Right fielder Alyssa Costello slugged two home runs and scored four runs to help the Stony Brook softball team go 3-1 at the Rutgers Tournament this weekend.
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Attackman Dylan Pallonetti running the ball on March 19 against Syracuse. The Seawolves ended up losing 14-9 against Syracuse. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s lacrosse overpowered by Syracuse

Ethan Tam March 20, 2022
In all of the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team’s losses this season, the Seawolves led in the first half, but came undone with poor third quarter performances.
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