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From the archives: SBU’s path to Division I athletics

Peter Lupfer December 6, 2020
Archivist Peter Lupfer digs deep in past coverage from The Statesman to describe Stony Brook University's athletic history, starting with the school's earliest sports programs on its original Oyster Bay campus.
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Johnson, left, and Matthews, right, in a game against University of New Hampshire on Saturday, Feburary 16. NOOR LONE/THE STATESMAN

No. 3-seed Women’s Basketball falls to No. 2-seed Hartford

Kenneth Fermin March 11, 2019
Stony Brook withheld its rivals blows and led for 65 percent of the game, but ultimately fell 64-59, effectively eliminating them from playoff contention.
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Pickel Jr. in a game against Marist on Saturday, March 2, 2019. He led the team with two goals alongside Harrell in a game agai SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Pickel Jr.’s game winner propels Men’s lacrosse over Bryant

Kenneth Fermin March 10, 2019
The Seawolves executed a calculated play which saw junior attacker Connor Grippe sneak inside the Bulldogs defense for the wide open scoring attempt. However, freshman goalkeeper Luke Caracciolo read the play perfectly and blocked the shot, keeping the score tied.
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India Pagan in a game against the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 16, 2019. NOOR LONE/STATESMAN FILE

Historic Highs drives Women’s Basketball to America East Semifinals

Kenneth Fermin March 8, 2019
Stony Brook utilized the scoring drive by knocking down 78 percent of its third-quarter shots with nearly all coming from Johnson and Pagan.
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Kennedy with the ball during the game against Stanford on Sunday, March 3. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Lacrosse splits home-away series, drops first home game since 2016

Kenneth Fermin and Ryan Pavich March 3, 2019
Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium had been an unbreakable fortress of dominance for Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse over the last three seasons. The Seawolves thrived off the energy from the Long Island faithful and converted it into victories, winning a program-record 33 consecutive home games.
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Shania Johnson in a game against the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 16. NOOR LONE/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball’s Matthews and Johnson combine for 29 points, topping Vermont

Kenneth Fermin March 3, 2019
Emotions for Stony Brook Women’s Basketball were soaring as the team prepared for the Vermont Catamounts in its final 2018-19 regular season contest. The Seawolves, who were hosting only their second season closer since 2012, knew it would be their last with the offensively explosive tandem of senior guards Shania ‘“Shorty” Johnson and Jerell Matthews.
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The Stony Brook Track and Field team at a meet in 2016. Amanda Stead set a new school record in the 400m run. KRYSTEN MASSA/STATESMAN FILE

Track and Field finishes fourth in America East Championship

Kenneth Fermin February 25, 2019
Stony Brook Women’s Track and Field multi runner junior Alyssa Oviasogie immortalized herself in program history by becoming the program’s first Pentathlon Metropolitan Champion earlier this month.
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Senior goalkeeper Anna Tesoriero protects the net from Cornells offense in a game on April 3, 2018. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

No.4-ranked Women’s Lacrosse loses first regular season game in nearly two years, splits road trip

Chris Parkinson and Kenneth Fermin February 24, 2019
Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse suffered its first defeat in a regular season matchup since March 11, 2017, falling 11-7 to the No.13-ranked University of Denver Pioneers on Sunday, Feb. 24. The loss snapped the Seawolves’ 29 regular season win streak that dated back to March 2017.
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Eight different scorers lead Mens Lacrosse to win over Brown

Eight different scorers lead Men’s Lacrosse to win over Brown

Kenneth Fermin February 24, 2019
Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse entered the contest against Brown on Saturday, Feb. 23, coming off a frigid performance against No.4-ranked Penn State on Saturday, Feb. 16. The Seawolves excelled on offense by finishing with eight different scorers and earning the 13-11 victory over the Bears for their first victory this season.
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Rivera in a game last season. This year she earned a place on the All-Conference First Team and will lead the Seawolves this season. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Softball veteran leadership eyes America East title

Jason Brancato February 21, 2019
The Stony Brook Softball season is around the corner and the team is poised to exceed expectations. With three veteran senior leaders and several new additions to the roster, the Seawolves are determined to reclaim their first America East Championship since 2013.
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Ryland Rees in a game against Sacred Heart last season on Feb. 10, 2018. The All Conference First Team senior long-stick midfielder Ryland Rees will lead the Stony Brook defense.JIM HARRISON/STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Men’s Lacrosse looks to build off successful conference season

Kenneth Fermin February 20, 2019
Now replete with a heavy mixture of experienced juniors and refining sophomores, the team is striving for championship success that has eluded them since 2012.
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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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