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Shooting guard Zaida Gonzalez drives the lane against Drexel on Sunday, March 17. Gonzalez totaled 20 points, five rebounds, two steals and a block in a win over James Madison on Thursday. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball notches first-ever national postseason victory

Kenny Spurrell March 22, 2024

After nine ties and 13 lead changes through the first three quarters, the eighth-seeded Stony Brook women’s basketball team held on to pull out a victory in the first round of the 2024 Women’s...

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The Stony Brook womens basketball teams bench celebrates a big play against Drexel on Sunday, March 17. The Seawolves will take on James Madison on Thursday. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball starts inaugural WBIT against top-seeded James Madison

Alex Streinger March 20, 2024

Although the Stony Brook women’s basketball team is not going dancing, it can make amends as the eighth seed in the 2024 Women’s Basketball Invitation Tournament (WBIT). After missing out on...

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Shooting guard Victoria Keenan shoots a three-pointer against Drexel on Sunday, March 17. Keenan totaled 14 points and five steals in the Stony Brook womens basketball teams upset loss in the conference championship game. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball upset by Drexel in 2024 CAA championship game

Cameron Takmil March 17, 2024

On the doorstep of program history, poor shooting and decision-making sunk the top-seeded Stony Brook women’s basketball team in the 2024 Coastal Athletic Association (CAA) championship game. The...

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Head coach Ashley Langford (center) talks to her team during a practice on Sunday, Oct. 22. Langfords contract was recently extended as she enters her third year with Stony Brook. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Ashley Langford has become Stony Brook royalty, and for good reason

Mike Anderson October 29, 2023
After an electric first two years at the helm, Stony Brook women’s basketball head coach Ashley Langford is officially here to stay for the long run. She has more than proved her worth since arriving on the scene in 2021, leading the Seawolves to 41 wins, votes in the national polls and the Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT).
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Wide receiver Anthony Johnson highpoints the ball for his first career catch on Aug. 31. Johnson leads the Stony Brook football team in every receiving category this year. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Anthony Johnson budding into a star for Stony Brook football

Kenny Spurrell September 25, 2023
After not seeing any action last year with James Madison University (JMU), wide receiver Anthony Johnson has become a massive acquisition for the Stony Brook football team. Johnson has made the most of the opportunity he has been given.
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Running backs Jayden Cook (left) and Ty Son Lawton (right) stand on the sideline in a game against William & Mary on Oct. 1, 2022. After losing its top five backs to injury last year, the Stony Brook football team looks to have a bounce back year running the ball. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football’s running game has bounce-back opportunity ahead

Anthony DiCocco August 18, 2023
Following a season riddled with injuries, offensive line struggles and poor quarterback play, the Stony Brook football team will look for its running game to return to form in 2023.
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The Stony Brook womens basketball team gathers around the bench during a timeout in a game against Iona on Monday, Nov. 14. The Seawolves had an up and down first year in the CAA. ONESUN JEONG/THE STATESMAN

Late-season collapse derails Stony Brook women’s basketball title chances

Matt Howlin April 15, 2023

After a late-season tailspin derailed last year's campaign, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team tried to right its wrongs in the 2022-23 season, but met an eerily similar demise. Coming into...

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Center Sherese Pittman goes up for a layup through a double team against Towson. A transfer portal acquisition, Pittman is having a breakout season in her first year with the Stony Brook womens basketball team. VIKRAM SETHI/THE STATESMAN

Sherese Pittman proving to be a huge offseason acquisition for Stony Brook

Kenny Spurrell February 24, 2023

After riding the bench for the James Madison Dukes last year, center Sherese Pittman has truly shown her worth with the Stony Brook women’s basketball team. The sophomore has been a big difference-maker...

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Stony Brook women’s basketball primed to make strong first impression in CAA

Matt Howlin November 6, 2022
In the 2022-23 season, the Seawolves hope to learn from last year’s mistakes by playing a new brand of basketball that allows their star players to flourish on both sides of the ball.
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Hering runs to first base after hitting the ball during the Stony Brook Softball Teams game against UMass Lowell on April 28, 2019. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Softball goes .500 against James Madison and Rhode Island in Harrisonburg weekend

Jeremy Portnoy March 15, 2021
Playing four games in Harrisonburg, Virginia, the Stony Brook softball team was swept in a doubleheader by the James Madison Dukes on Friday, March 12 before sweeping the Rhode Island Rams on Saturday, March 13.
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James Madison snaps Stony Brooks 12-game home win streak to end Homecoming

James Madison snaps Stony Brook’s 12-game home win streak to end Homecoming

Andrew Zucker October 6, 2019
After losing by only three points last year in Harrisonburg to the James Madison Dukes (JMU), the Stony Brook Seawolves looked to topple the No. 2 ranked team in the nation in this year’s showdown.
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SBU moves Homecoming tailgate to Gym Road parking lot

SBU moves Homecoming tailgate to Gym Road parking lot

Ethan Tam September 23, 2019
Stony Brook University designated the Gym Road parking lot as the tailgating space for Sunday, Oct. 5’s homecoming football game, according to an email sent to The Statesman on Sept. 22.
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