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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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