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A headshot of Corinne Badger. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Corinne Badger’s mental growth led way for Stony Brook breakout

Jeremy Portnoy March 10, 2022
“I was just kind of going in there to have fun,” Badger said. “See the ball, hit the ball. Just keep it as simple as possible, don’t get too big. I’ve been grinding and working.”
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Osmer in the game against Hofstra on April 6. STEPH MACH/THE STATESMAN

Without last year’s stars, Stony Brook softball has much to prove

Mike Anderson February 13, 2022
“We have unfinished business,” first baseman Lindsey Osmer said to The Statesman. “I’ve finished second in the America East twice now and that’s not good enough for me.”
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Graduate pitcher Melissa Rahrich in a game against UMBC on May 7.

Stony Brook softball can’t figure out Coppersmith, lose to UMBC in America East title game

Jeremy Portnoy May 18, 2021
The SBU softball team advanced to the title game of the 2021 America East Softball Championship, falling short of a ring to a familiar foe. The third-seeded Seawolves lost two games against No. 1 seed UMBC, who took home its second consecutive title.
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Graduate pitcher Melissa Rahrich attempting to tag out a runner on a wild pitch against UMBC on May 7.

Stony Brook softball stunned by late rally, lose regular season title to UMBC

Jeremy Portnoy May 12, 2021
After winning a three-game series against the Stony Brook softball team on May 7 and 8, the UMBC Retrievers are the America East regular season champions.
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Graduate catcher Jordyn Nowakowski in a game againstFairleigh Dickinson on March 25. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball loses first-place lead after being swept by Albany

Jeremy Portnoy May 3, 2021
This Saturday and Sunday, their struggles finally caught up to them when they were swept by the Albany Great Danes in a three-game road series; the Seawolves were outscored 11-3 despite outhitting Albany 21-17.
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Senior pitcher Dawn Bodrug in a game against Hofstra on April 6. STEPHANIE MACH/THE STATESMAN

Bodrug bullies Black Bears as Stony Brook softball takes two from Maine

Mike Anderson April 26, 2021
Coming in unbeaten in conference play, the Stony Brook softball team looked to continue its streak this past weekend as the Seawolves traveled north to Orono, Maine to take on the Maine Black Bears in a three-game series.
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Graduate pitcher Melissa Rahrich in a game against St. Johns on April 20. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Rahrich’s one-hit shutout leads Stony Brook softball past St. John’s

Jeremy Portnoy April 21, 2021
Graduate pitcher Melissa Rahrich is not one to be outdone. Rahrich tossed the Stony Brook softball team’s second straight one-hit shutout in a 2-0 home victory over the St. John’s Red Storm on April 20.
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Graduate first baseman Melissa Rahrich in a game against Fairleigh Dickinson on March 25. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Softball drops two of three games with Hofstra, Fordham

Jeremy Portnoy April 13, 2021
The Stony Brook softball team struggled through their three-game homestand this week, splitting a doubleheader with the Hofstra Pride on Tuesday and dropping a grudge match with the Fordham Rams on Thursday.
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Nowakowski in a against Fairleigh Dickinson on March 25. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Graduate students lead the way in Softball’s sweep of Hartford

Jeremy Portnoy April 5, 2021
With a three-game sweep of the Hartford Hawks this weekend, Stony Brook’s softball team improved to 5-0 in America East play — its best start since 2012.
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Senior pitcher Dawn Bodrug in a game against Fairleigh Dickinson on March 25. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Fordham’s walk-off grand slam beats Softball in extra innings

Jeremy Portnoy March 31, 2021
Eventually, SBU Softball’s experienced roster will regain its consistency. In the meantime, they have been following no-hitters and tournament sweeps with questionable losses like their 10-6 extra innings defeat at the Fordham Rams on March 30.
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Senior pitcher Dawn Bodrug in a game against Fairleigh Dickinson on March 25. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Bodrug’s no-hitter, Bryant’s 900th win highlight Softball’s conference-opening sweep of Binghamton

Jeremy Portnoy March 29, 2021
Senior pitcher Dawn Bodrug established herself as a transcendent player almost immediately after transferring to Stony Brook. With her second career no-hitter on March 26, she staked a claim as one of the best in Stony Brook Softball’s history.
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Graduate pitcher Dawn Bodrug in a game against Farleigh Dickson on March 25. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Softball totals 17 runs in sweep of Fairleigh Dickinson

Jeremy Portnoy March 26, 2021
The Stony Brook Seawolves' softball team already had the most feared rotation in the America East. Now, after their game with the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights, they might have the most feared batting lineup as well.
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