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Infielder Evan Goforth (foreground) makes a relay throw in practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Goforth is a transfer from Indiana who is likely to be a starter on the Stony Brook baseball team this year. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook baseball seeking help from lots of newcomers

George Caratzas January 31, 2024
Coming off one of its most disappointing years ever, the Stony Brook baseball team is looking to get the bad taste out of its mouth. After finishing last season 23-29 overall and 14-16 in Colonial — now Coastal — Athletic Association (CAA) play, the Seawolves suffered even more losses in the offseason.
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Guard Tanahj Pettway (right) drives down the lane after picking up a screen from forward Kenan Sarvan (left). Pettway became the teams sixth man this past season after starting buried on the depth chart. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

How Tanahj Pettway went from an afterthought to a reliable sixth man

Cameron Takmil March 8, 2023

Even after rising through the ranks of Junior College (JUCO) to Division I basketball, guard Tanahj Pettway still feels like the best is yet to come from him. Bitten by the injury bug, the Stony...

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Head coach Megan Bryant hitting ground balls in practice on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Bryant is primed to lead her team to a the CAA championship in 2023. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Continuity, strong bats give Stony Brook softball a legitimate chance in the CAA

Cameron Takmil February 12, 2023
Last season was an unorthodox one for the Stony Brook softball team. Though they suffered several key departures heading into the 2022 season, the Seawolves finished with their highest win total in a decade. 
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Shortstop Kyra McFarland fielding her position in a practice on Wednesday, Feb. 8. McFarland has broken through barriers to become the star she is today. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Kyra McFarland’s resilience has taken her to stardom

Mike Anderson February 12, 2023
The Stony Brook softball program has a knack for turning relative unknowns into stars. After breaking out in year two, shortstop Kyra McFarland can be added to that list. 
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Forward Kenan Sarvan handling the ball in a game against Miami Hamilton on Friday, Nov. 11. The Stony Brook mens basketball team picked up its first win of the year behind Sarvans career night. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Sarvan’s career night lifts Stony Brook men’s basketball in home opener

Kenny Spurrell November 12, 2022
After a historic loss in its season opener at Florida, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team rebounded in a big way on the back of forward Kenan Sarvan. 
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Stony Brook Mens Basketball head coach Jeff Boals in a mid game interivew on Feb.
 12. He announced ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Jaron Cornish, JUCO point guard, transfers to Stony Brook

Gregory Zarb April 13, 2017
Stony Brook Men’s Basketball head coach Jeff Boals and Stony Brook Athletics announced the acquisition of junior college point guard Jaron Cornish via transfer Thursday afternoon.
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Walker averaged 7 points and 5.3 rebounds per game in his freshman year at Stony Brook. HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN

Ahmad Walker transfers back into SBU basketball program

David Vertsberger April 28, 2015
Junior Ahmad Walker, a year after leaving the Seawolves for Barton Community College, will come back to Stony Brook as a JUCO transfer and be available for next season.
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