The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

80° Stony Brook, NY
The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

The Student News Site of Stony Brook University

The Statesman

Starting pitcher Mia Haynes fires a pitch in practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Haynes will headline a pitching staff that is primed for a breakout 2024 campaign. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Improved pitching staff will smoothen Stony Brook softball’s 2024 ride

George Caratzas January 30, 2024
In 2023, the Stony Brook softball team rode a top-two offense in the Coastal Athletic Association (CAA) to a semifinal appearance in the conference postseason. While clawing out win after win, the Seawolves realized that they have an ace in right-handed starting pitcher Mia Haynes.
Read Story
The Stony Brook mens basketball teams bench celebrates against Charleston on Saturday, Jan. 6. The Seawolves will take on the Towson Tigers on Thursday night. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball searching for bounceback at Towson

Kevin Yu January 10, 2024

After letting an upset slip through its fingers, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team has the chance to right its wrongs against one of the league’s most physical teams. The Seawolves (8-7,...

Continue Reading
From left to right: small forward Andre Snoddy, center Chris Maidoh, small forward Sabry Philip and point guard Dean Noll in practice on Sunday, Oct. 15. The four transfers will make their Stony Brook debuts this season. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball getting boosts from two transfer classes

Kenny Spurrell October 29, 2023
Injuries derailed the Stony Brook men’s basketball team’s 2022-23 season before it even started. Head coach Geno Ford brought in five new transfers in the 2022 offseason, with all of them expected to play a major role.
Read Story
Outside hitter Leoni Kunz (left) and middle blocker Abby Campbell (right) share a block assist against Columbia on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Kunz led the Stony Brook women’s volleyball team with seven total blocks against the Lions. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s volleyball decimates Columbia in home opener

Kevin Yu September 7, 2023
In its first home match of the year, the Stony Brook women’s volleyball team played so cleanly that it never even trailed. Making their Pritchard Gymnasium debut for the 2023 season, the Seawolves swept the Columbia Lions 3-0 in a midweek matchup.
Read Story
Stony Brook football hosts No. 21/22 Delaware for opening night showdown

Stony Brook football hosts No. 21/22 Delaware for opening night showdown

Anthony DiCocco August 30, 2023
The Seawolves are set to open their season at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium this Thursday at 7 p.m. against the Delaware Blue Hens in a Coastal Athletic Association matchup. Stony Brook finished last season at the bottom of the CAA standings.
Read Story
Guard Gigi Gonzalez shooting a corner three against Columbia on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Gonzalez set a career-high in scoring for the second time this year, scoring 28 points against the Lions. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Turnovers, poor rebounding plague Stony Brook women’s basketball in loss

Garcelle Jean-Louis December 8, 2022
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team played its worst defense of the season, leading to its first home loss of the year. 
Read Story
Center Keenan Fitzmorris taking a pull-up shot at practice on Friday, Nov. 4. Fitzmorris is part of a new crop of transfers that will play a pivotal role in the Stony Brook mens basketball teams success this season. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

New crop of transfers looking to elevate Stony Brook men’s basketball

Kenny Spurrell November 6, 2022
The Seawolves will rely heavily on their five new transfer students, who bring a unique set of skills different from the ones that last year’s team possessed. Expect them to be integral to the Seawolves’ success as they look to make a mark in their first season in the CAA.
Read Story
Stony Brook University Football Team runs out onto the field at the start of the Homecoming game on Oct. 5, 2019. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook aims for spring football as CAA suspends fall season

Ethan Tam July 20, 2020
“Although it was our hope to compete this fall, circumstances beyond our control have necessitated an alternate path,” Stony Brook Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron said in a press release.
Read Story
The seating in Stony Brooks Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. NARA HWANG/STATESMAN FILE

America East postpones fall sports until spring semester

Ross O'Keefe July 17, 2020
The America East has postponed fall sports to the spring. Many other conferences have canceled their fall sports seasons as well, including the Patriot League, Ivy League and several Division II and Division III conferences
Read Story
Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium, home to Stony Brook athletics, including football. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook eyes money guarantees in increasingly uncertain 2020 football season

Ethan Tam July 16, 2020
Stony Brook’s season opener at MAC member Western Michigan is set to pay out $325,000 to the Seawolves. This means Stony Brook is currently slated to receive a combined total of $725,000 for showing up to play the first two weeks of its season against FBS opponents.
Read Story
The home of the Stony Brook University basketball teams, Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

America East basketball championships canceled

Ryan Pavich March 12, 2020
In lieu of the championship match, the Seawolves were declared the conference champions after winning the regular season title and advancing to the title game.
Read Story
Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium, home to Stony Brook athletics, including football. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Sports programs in limbo following coronavirus procedures announcement

Ryan Magill March 11, 2020
The Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team’s game against the University of Southern California on Sunday, March 15, became the school’s first match to be canceled as part of the country-wide attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Read Story
Load More Stories
Donate to The Statesman