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Junior pitcher and first baseman Melissa Rahrich pitchin against UMass Lowell. She has tied the record for the most RBIs in a single season at 52. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Softball seeks to get over the mountaintop in America East

Ross O'Keefe February 19, 2020
Cold, rainy weather will eventually give way to smooth, dry, green grass fields with the crack of aluminum bats and the whistling of pitches headed to home plate. Softball season is coming.
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Irene Rivera swings the bat against UMass Lowell on April 28. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Softball falls after run to America East Championship

Andrew Zucker May 15, 2019
Following an 11-7 record in conference play, the Stony Brook Seawolves headed to West Hartford, Connecticut to compete in the America East Softball Tournament (May 8-11) as the No.3 seed.
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Rahrich pitches during a game against UMass Lowell on April 28, 2019. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Six Seawolves earn Conference Awards in Softball

Andrew Zucker May 15, 2019
Stony Brook Softball came out of the America East awards ceremony with a lot to smile about, after players were named to the All-Conference First Team, Second Team, Rookie Team, and All-Academic Team, as well as bringing home the top honor, the America East Player of the Year.
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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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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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Softball splits double header with UMBC

Softball splits double header with UMBC

Kenneth Fermin April 12, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team split a doubleheader against America East rival UMBC Wednesday afternoon, losing game one 9-7 and winning game two 12-2 in five innings.
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Rivera in a game last season. This year she earned a place on the All-Conference First Team and will lead the Seawolves this season. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Softball drops all three contests in James Madison Tournament

Kenneth Fermin March 19, 2018
The team was initially supposed to play five games, but due to scheduling changes, only played three. The Seawolves struggled to gain any momentum and dropped all three of their matchups.
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