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Sophomore pitcher Melissa Rahrich prepares for a pitch against Hartford on April 26, 2017. The team lost 9-0 to the Albany Great Danes on Friday, May 11, ending their postseason. MARIE MATSUNAGA/THE STATESMAN

Softball’s season ends with tournament loss to Albany

Kenneth Fermin May 14, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team’s postseason came to an end Friday, May 11 with a 9-0 loss to the Albany Great Danes after defeating the Maine Black Bears earlier in the afternoon 2-0.
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Stony Brooks softball team during a game in 2014. The team beat the UMBC Retrievers 5-1 on Wednesday May 9, but lost against the UMass Lowell River Hawks 
Thursday, May 10 in its first two America East playoff games.SYLWIA TUZINOWSKA / THE STATESMAN

Softball splits first two games of America East tournament

Kenneth Fermin May 11, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team earned a 5-1 victory over the UMBC Retrievers Wednesday afternoon but fell against the UMass Lowell River Hawks 5-1 Thursday afternoon in its first two America East playoff games.
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The Stony Brook University softball team gather into a huddle. The Seawolves are set to take on the Hartford Hawks in the first round of the AMerica East Playoffs. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Softball clinches No. 3 seed with series win against Maine

Kenneth Fermin May 6, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team completed its regular season this weekend, taking two of three games over America East rival Maine Black Bears to cruise to third place in the standings.
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Sophomore pitcher Lindsay Hughes (No. 14) celebrates with her teammates after a win against UMBC on April 8. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Lineup changes power Softball to wins against Seton Hall, UMBC

Kenneth Fermin May 3, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team rebounded from a rocky weekend with a 3-0 victory over Seton Hall Tuesday afternoon at Mike Sheppard, Sr. Field in South Orange, New Jersey.  
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Softball sweeps conference rival Hartford during emotional weekend

Softball sweeps conference rival Hartford during emotional weekend

Kenneth Fermin April 22, 2018
Stony Brook Softball swept conference rival Hartford in an emotional weekend series that commemorated the life of former Seawolves shortstop Danielle Kemp.
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Sophomore pitcher Melissa Rahrich winds up for a pitch in a game against Hartford on April 26. The Seawolves swept the Binghamton Bearcats to secure the No. 3 seed in the America East Playoffs. MARIE MATSUNAGA/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook Softball picks up victory over Iona

Kenneth Fermin April 20, 2018
Stony Brook Softball’s offensive production led the team to a 6-0 victory against the Iona Gaels in the second of three consecutive non-conference games.
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Taylor Pechin at bat in a game Albany on March 31, 2018. She hit a two-run single in a game against Florida A&M.  EMMA HARRIS/ STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Softball falls to St. John’s in nail-biter

Peter Lupfer April 18, 2018
Stony Brook Softball was trailing St. John’s University 4-1 in the bottom of the seventh inning and needed another big play to keep the outing alive.
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Herring at bat on March 31. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Softball tallies 29 runs, takes two out of three games at Binghamton

Kenneth Fermin April 15, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team tallied 29 runs off 24 hits and took two of three games against the Binghamton Bearcats in the team’s third America East conference series of the season.
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Sophomore pitcher Melissa Rahrich hits a single against UMBC last season. Rahrichs RBI gave Stony Brook the sole run ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Softball earns close win against Fairleigh Dickinson

Kenneth Fermin March 26, 2018
Stony Brook Softball finally returned to the field and defeated Fairleigh Dickinson 1-0 in a close contest.
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Sophomore catcher Irene Rivera (No. 6, above) gets a hit against UMBC on April 8. She had all ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Softball earns three victories in FAU Parents Weekend Tournament

Kenneth Fermin March 18, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team traveled to Boca Raton, Florida over the weekend for the Florida Atlantic Parents Weekend Tournament, which saw the team win its last three games.
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Sophomore Melissa Rahrich pitches against Hartford in April 2017. Rahrich will look to improve her pitching record after going 12-12 last season. MARIE MATSUNAGA/STATESMAN FILE

Softball wins one of two in doubleheader vs. Manhattan

Nick Zararis April 30, 2017
“The split is not really what we’re after,” coach Bryant said. “You can have the effort and sometimes not have the results.” The split of the doubleheader puts the team’s record at 14-27.
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Sophomore pitcher Melissa Rahrich prepares for a pitch against Hartford on April 26, 2017. The team lost 9-0 to the Albany Great Danes on Friday, May 11, ending their postseason. MARIE MATSUNAGA/THE STATESMAN

Softball splits doubleheader at Fairleigh Dickinson

Nick Zararis April 29, 2017
Stony Brook’s hot bats carried over from the midweek contest into Friday’s doubleheader against Fairleigh Dickinson at FDU Softball Field.
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