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President of the 1957 Club Rob Gitto (center) speaks to other members of the club during an event at the organizations headquarters in Port Jefferson, N.Y. Gitto founded the club to help Stony Brook athletes gain financial opportunities. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE 1957 CLUB

The 1957 Club helping Stony Brook athletes pursue NIL opportunities

Anthony DiCocco September 24, 2023
After almost two years of waiting, Stony Brook University student athletes will finally have the chance to capitalize on their name, image and likeness (NIL) through a brand new third-party organization.
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Rayna Sabella in the game against UMass Lowell on Mar. 14, 2021. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Sabella is Stony Brook women’s lacrosse’s latest unlikely star

Jeremy Portnoy February 13, 2022
The Stony Brook women’s lacrosse program is known for turning under-recruited athletes into national superstars, and no player on the roster exemplifies that trademark facade better than Rayna Sabella. 
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Graduate attacker Taryn Ohlmiller in a game against USC on Feb. 23. SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

Late lead squandered by No. 8-seeded Stony Brook women’s lacrosse against No. 1 UNC in NCAA quarterfinals

Ryan Magill May 24, 2021
In a valiant effort, the Seawolves gave their all to the end of the line to close one of the most memorable seasons in program history, but were unable to secure the program’s first Final Four berth despite being minutes away.
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Graduate attacker Taryn Ohlmiller in the 2021 America East finals against Albany on May 8.

Ohlmiller’s record day lifts No. 8-seeded Stony Brook women’s lacrosse over Rutgers in NCAA Tournament

Ryan Magill May 18, 2021
Graduate attacker Taryn Ohlmiller put up another career day with four goals and eight assists in the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team’s 20-7 win over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights to advance to the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals.
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Graduate attacker Taryn Ohlmiller in a game against USC on Feb. 23. SARA RUBERG/ STATESMAN FILE

No. 8-seed Stony Brook women’s lacrosse defeats Towson 14-8 in first round of NCAA Tournament

Ryan Magill May 15, 2021
The eighth-seeded Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team was firing on all cylinders at home on Friday, as the Seawolves defeated the visiting Towson Tigers by a final score of 14-8 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
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Graduate midfielder Ally Kennedy in a game against UMass Lowell on March 14. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse bulldoze UMBC in semis, score playoff-record 25 goals

Ryan Magill May 8, 2021
The No. 6-ranked Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team scored the most goals ever in an America East playoff game, breaking their own 22 point record from a 2018 match against Albany.
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Ally Kennedy during the America East Semifinal game against UMBC on May 2, 2019. The graduate midfielder scored the first two goals in a game against North Carolina Tar Heels on Feb. 14. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Women’s Lacrosse season ends with loss to Maryland

Sasha Podzorov May 15, 2019
On a rainy afternoon in College Park, Maryland — just days after beating James Madison in overtime — the Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse team’s season came to an end on Sunday, May 12 with a 17-8 loss to the No. 1-seeded Maryland Terrapins.
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Kylie Ohlmiller in a game against Cornell last season. She was a key component to the team who graudated last year. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Familiar faces eager to return to NCAA glory

Chris Parkinson February 20, 2019
Following the overtime loss last season, Spallina still praised his team’s effort throughout the year and expressed his love and gratitude for the team.
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The Stony Brook Womens Lacrosse team is the first ever recipient of the Trailblazing Seawolf Award. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Ally Kennedy represents Women’s Lacrosse on U.S. national team

Jason Brancato October 27, 2018
Junior midfielder Ally Kennedy has been selected to the United States Women’s National Lacrosse Team to play in the President’s Cup next month.
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Senior attacker Kylie Ohlmiller works the ball around the back of the Cornell net in a game on April 3. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Kylie Ohlmiller named America East Woman of the Year

Peter Lupfer June 9, 2018
Stony Brook Women's Lacrosse alumna, Kylie Ohlmiller, was named the 2018 America East Woman of the Year at the conference’s annual awards dinner Tuesday, June 5.
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Junior attacker Kylie Ohlmiller plays Towson in an NCAA Division I womens lacrosse game at Johnny Unitas Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. KATHLEEN MALONE-VAN DYKE/STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Women’s Lacrosse’s season ends in NCAA tournament loss to Boston College

Gregory Zarb May 23, 2018
Boston scored four unanswered goals, including the game-winner, with 1:42 left in overtime, to hand Stony Brook its first loss of the season and knock the Seawolves out of the NCAA tournament by a 12-11 final score.
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Redshirt senior attack woman Courtney Murphy. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Women’s Lacrosse breezes past Penn in second round of NCAA Tournament

Gregory Zarb May 16, 2018
The Seawolves used their defensive prowess to bolster their offense, holding the Quakers to two first-half goals en route to an 18-5 blowout at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
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