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The Stony Brook womans basketball team after the game against UMass Lowell on Feb. 9. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN.

How Stony Brook’s women’s basketball team crumbled

Paul McDonough March 13, 2022
It was difficult to imagine Stony Brook falling after defeating two Power Five schools and a member of the Big East, but the Seawolves were unable to hold on.
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Redshirt junior guard Anthony Roberts and  Hofstra sophomore guard Darlinstone Dubar in the Battle of Long Island game on Dec. 8, 2021. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook set to join CAA

Ethan Tam January 25, 2022
SBU has accepted an invitation to join the Colonial Athletic Association, a Stony Brook Athletics official confirmed with The Statesman. The move will be formally announced tomorrow, Jan. 25, at a press conference held by Commissioner Joe D’Antonio.
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Elijah Olaniyis return to Stony Brook sparks flashy offseason

Elijah Olaniyi’s return to Stony Brook sparks flashy offseason

Kenny Spurrell November 14, 2021
Two seasons ago, Stony Brook graduate guard Elijah Olaniyi came into his own, solidifying himself as a star as a junior by putting up averages of 18.0 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. The Seawolves finished 20-13 and in second place in the America East, but were bounced by Hartford in the semifinals of the conference tournament.
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The womens volleyball team in a game against Yale on Sept. 12.   MARCUS DIA / THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s volleyball blown out by UMBC on Senior Day

Matt Lindsay November 14, 2021
Senior Day was spoiled as the Stony Brook volleyball team fell two spots in the America East standings after losing in straight sets to the first-place UMBC Retrievers on Friday, Nov. 12 at Pritchard Gymnasium.
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The Stony Brook mens soccer team against Hofstra last year. The team lost their season opener this past Thursday at LIU. JOCELYN CRUZ/THE STATESMAN

Playoff picture muddied after Stony Brook men’s soccer routed by No. 6 New Hampshire

Kenny Spurrell October 30, 2021
The Stony Brook men’s soccer team failed to clinch a spot in the America East men’s soccer championship on Thursday, Oct. 28 as they lost 5-0 to the dominant No. 6 New Hampshire Wildcats. 
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#7 Trausti Birgisson during a game against Long Island University on August 26,2021. Jocelyn Cruz/THE STATESMAN

Birgisson assists again to help Stony Brook men’s soccer outplay NJIT

Mike Anderson October 14, 2021

The Stony Brook men’s soccer team picked up a huge three points on Wednesday, Oct. 13 with a 2-1 win in Newark, New Jersey against the NJIT Highlanders. The victory was key for Stony Brook (7-4,...

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Miles Latimer in the opening game this season against Yale. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Numerous players explore departure from Stony Brook

Ethan Tam April 1, 2020
Sophomore guard Miles Latimer entered the NCAA transfer portal on March 20. On March 30, he officially announced that he would be transferring to the Bucknell Bison of the Patriot League.
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Olyani prepares to make a free throw at the line during the America East Semifinal against Hartford on March 10. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook eliminated after giving up late semifinal lead to Hartford

Ethan Tam March 11, 2020
The same old demons that haunted the Seawolves all year dealt one final blow as No. 2-seeded Stony Brook (20-13) watched its season end in heartbreaking fashion with a 64-58 loss to the No. 3-seeded Hartford Hawks (18-15) on Tuesday, March 10, at Island Federal Arena in the America East semifinals.
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The home of the Stony Brook University basketball teams, Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Athletics places precautions ahead of America East Tournament games

Ryan Pavich March 10, 2020
Stony Brook Athletics announced in a press release on Monday, March 9, that they are monitoring attendance of all indoor sporting events and will allow fans the opportunity to acquire tickets at a safe distance from other spectators.
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Leuthner shortstop vs CCSU March 6 SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Baseball takes first series win in home opener against CCSU

Ryan Pavich March 8, 2020
After winning the opening match and dropping the middle game, the Stony Brook baseball team secured their first series victory of the season by winning a rubber match on Sunday, March 8.
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Olaniyi in with the ball during Stony Brook mens basketball home opener on Nov. 5 against Yale. 

Olaniyi breaks 1,000 as Stony Brook tops Albany to take back first place

Ethan Tam January 21, 2020
Having conceded first place in the America East after Wednesday’s loss to Hartford, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team reclaimed the top spot in the conference on Saturday, Jan. 18. Stony Brook (13-7, 4-1) rebounded from a close road defeat with a 70-62 victory over the Albany Great Danes (10-9, 3-1) at the Island Federal Credit Union Arena, snapping its opponent’s 4-game win streak in the process.
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Stony Brook men’s soccer falls to UNH 1-0, start 0-2 in America East play

Stony Brook men’s soccer falls to UNH 1-0, start 0-2 in America East play

Ross O'Keefe October 6, 2019
A one-sided affair that shouldn’t have been as close as it was, featuring only five total shots from Stony Brook compared to New Hampshire’s (UNH) astounding 25 total shots, left the Seawolves lucky to walk out having only lost by one goal on Friday, Oct. 4 in Durham, New Hampshire.
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