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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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Infielder Alyssa Costello up to bat in the Hartford game on April 23. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Denman’s career outing leads Stony Brook softball past Hofstra

Mike Anderson April 29, 2022
A career-high 13 strikeouts from pitcher Shelbi Denman carried Stony Brook softball to a season sweep against its Long Island rivals. The offense struck early and often, helping pave the way for Denman’s gem.
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Dawn Bodrug pitching in the Hartford game on April 23. KARALINE TALTY/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball breaks out the broomsticks against Hartford

Mike Anderson April 26, 2022
Stony Brook softball continued to roll this past weekend as the bats and arms came together in a total beatdown of the last-place Hawks. Everything went Stony Brook’s way from Saturday to Sunday, protecting its home yard to improve to 26-13.
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Second baseman Sofia Chambers up to bat in the game against Sacred Heart on March 31. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball shut down in UMBC doubleheader

Paul McDonough April 14, 2022
The Seawolves dropped both games of the doubleheader against the UMBC Retrievers on Wednesday, April 13, who beat Stony Brook in the America East championship last season.
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Pitcher Dawn Bodrug about to throw the ball in the Sacred Heart game on March 31. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Bodrug tosses 4th no-hitter as Stony Brook softball tramples St. John’s

Mike Anderson April 7, 2022
Behind ace pitcher Dawn Bodrug's historic day, the Stony Brook softball team’s offense was outstanding, mercy-ruling the St. John’s Red Storm 8-0 on Tuesday, April 5 by the end of the sixth inning.
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Pitcher Dawn

Rain stops Stony Brook softball from winning Maine rubber match

Paul McDonough April 4, 2022
Rainy weather led officials to call Sunday's game, and since the game did not go five innings, it could not count in the record books. The Seawolves officially split the series.
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Pitcher Dawn Bodrug on the mound during the game against Hofstra on April 6th 2021. Bodrug struck out 13 batters and only allowed 2 hits in five innings during the game against Fairfield on March 26th 2022. STEPHANIE MACH

Stony Brook softball explodes for 13 runs in comeback victory

Jeremy Portnoy March 27, 2022
A hailstorm spoiled the second game of the Stony Brook softball team’s doubleheader with Fairfield on Saturday, but the Seawolves produced more than enough offensive fireworks in game one to tide them over until next time.
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Pitcher Dawn Bodrug pitching at the game against Hofstra in 2022 on April 6.  STEPHANIE MACH/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball shuts out Hofstra

Jeremy Portnoy March 22, 2022
Alyssa Costello, a freshman right fielder, appears to be the Seawolves' newest breakout star, hitting a three-run home run and an RBI single in the Seawolves' 7-0 win over Hofstra on March 22.
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Outfielder Shauna Nuss up to bat in the game against Hofstra on April 6, 2021. STEPHANIE MACH/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball almost sweeps Rutgers Tournament

Paul McDonough March 22, 2022
Corinne Badger isn’t the only one who can hit home runs. Right fielder Alyssa Costello slugged two home runs and scored four runs to help the Stony Brook softball team go 3-1 at the Rutgers Tournament this weekend.
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Pitcher Dawn Bodrug pitching in the game against Hofstra on Apr. 6, 2021. STEPHANIE MACH/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball swept by Fordham

Paul McDonough March 19, 2022
The Stony Brook softball team fell to the Fordham Rams in a two-game sweep on Wednesday, Mar. 16. The Seawolves now drop to a 9-7 record, the closest they have been to .500 all season long.
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The softball team in during their game against Hofstra on Apr 6. 2021. STEPHANIE MACH/THE STATESMAN

Badger’s six home run breakout lifts Stony Brook softball to 4-1 start

Jeremy Portnoy February 27, 2022
The Stony Brook softball team headed into its season opener unsure who would replace Melissa Rahrich as the program’s resident power hitter. By the time catcher Corinne Badger hit her sixth home run of the weekend, they had their answer.
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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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