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Former swim coach sues SBU for discrimination

Brianne Ledda November 23, 2019
In a lawsuit filed on Nov. 19, Atkinson claims she did not receive the “same institutional support as male coaches of men’s teams,” and that she was “micromanaged” in a way that “male and/or white coaches and coaches of men’s teams are not.”
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Stony Brook University pool. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Swimming and Diving competes in first America East Championship since 2012

Kenneth Fermin February 18, 2019
Stony Brook Women’s Swimming and Diving battled belligerent waters on the road to returning to the America East Championship.
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The Stony Brook University pool located in the Pritchard Gymnasium.  ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Swimming and Diving hires new coach

Peter Lupfer May 7, 2018
Stony Brook Athletics announced the hiring of Kerry Smith Monday afternoon to fill the Swimming and Diving head coach vacancy. Smith is a former captain of the Penn State University Nittany Lions and assistant coach for Yale’s swimming and diving program.
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Diversity Town Hall. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Final Diversity Town Hall of 2017/2018 draws mixed responses from students

Rebecca Liebson April 29, 2018
At Wednesday’s Diversity Plan town hall, a panel of Stony Brook administrators and student representatives were asked to clarify the Athletic Department’s policies for investigating allegations of abuse.
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Stony Brook University pool. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook has a chance to stop abuse

Tess Stepakoff January 28, 2018
What started out as a dream quickly turned into a nightmare as Coach Janelle broke our trust and our spirits.
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The Stony Brook University pool located in the Pritchard Gymnasium.  ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Swimming and Diving head coach allegedly fired

Gregory Zarb January 27, 2018
Stony Brook Women’s Swimming and Diving Head Coach Janelle Atkinson has allegedly been fired from her position.
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Stony Brook Womens Swimming and Diving team poses for a picture next to University Pool in 2017.  ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Swimming and Diving falls to Siena for fourth straight loss

Chris Parkinson November 5, 2017
The Stony Brook women’s swimming and diving team was defeated 172-58 in its third meet of the season against Siena College on Saturday.
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The Stony Brook University pool located in the Pritchard Gymnasium.  ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Swimming falls short in tri-meet against Sacred Heart and LIU Brooklyn

Ryan Pavich October 29, 2017
The Stony Brook swimming and diving team failed to win an event in their second meet of the year at Sacred Heart as the program continues to develop in its return season.
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Stony Brook Womens Swimming and Diving team poses for a picture next to University Pool in 2017.  ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook Swimming and Diving readies for first season

Joseph Wolkin October 19, 2017
While the drive is there to succeed, it is Atkinson’s job to push the newly-formed women's swimming and diving team to a level they have never seen before.
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Stony Brook swimming and diving team welcomes Adrianna Oliva of Team IMPACT

Joseph Konig October 13, 2017
What makes Adrianna Oliva unique among her peers is that she is a survivor of a brain tumor and, as of Thursday, is an official member of the Stony Brook swimming and diving team.
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The Stony Brook University Pool at the beginning of renovations that started in January of 2015. Despite reoping the pool, Stony Brook University has decide to cut the Adapted Aquatics minor. PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Stony Brook moves closer to re-opening University Pool

Evelin Mercedes February 26, 2017
Students can expect the renovated pool to open by the end of this spring semester after renovation and inspection issues have delayed its opening.
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