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Evan Giordando at second base in the game against Sacred Heart on March 2.ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook baseball loses to LIU on walk-off homer

Mike Anderson March 23, 2022
After an eventful weekend series, the Stony Brook baseball team played in yet another game that went down to the wire at the LIU Sharks on Tuesday, March 22.
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The Stony Brook womans basketball team after the game against UMass Lowell on Feb. 9. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN.

How Stony Brook’s women’s basketball team crumbled

Paul McDonough March 13, 2022
It was difficult to imagine Stony Brook falling after defeating two Power Five schools and a member of the Big East, but the Seawolves were unable to hold on.
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Sazone in a game against UMass Lowell on April 28. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Thrilling walk-off caps Stony Brook softball’s doubleheader sweep of UMass Lowell

Mike Anderson April 29, 2021
It was a battle for first place when the Stony Brook softball team hosted UMass Lowell at University Field on Wednesday, April 28 for what could have been a standings-altering doubleheader.
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Geno Ford during the Stony Brook mens basketball home opener against Yale  on Nov. 5, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook snaps 3-game skid with gritty win in second NJIT contest

Ethan Tam January 27, 2021
Still looking to regain its pre-break momentum, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team snapped a 3-game losing streak in the latter half of a road weekend series with the NJIT Highlanders in Newark on Jan. 23 and 24. 
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Womens Basketball head coach Caroline McCombs at a practice during the 2019-2020 season. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

After heartbreak, the Seawolves are looking to the future

Vincent Giacalone November 21, 2020
On Feb. 19, when the Stony Brook women’s basketball team beat the Vermont Catamounts 72-68, it was on top of the world. Nothing could have prepared them for the news.
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The home of the Stony Brook University basketball teams, Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Athletics places precautions ahead of America East Tournament games

Ryan Pavich March 10, 2020
Stony Brook Athletics announced in a press release on Monday, March 9, that they are monitoring attendance of all indoor sporting events and will allow fans the opportunity to acquire tickets at a safe distance from other spectators.
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Foreman jumps to throw the ball in basket during the Stony Brook mens basketball teams home game against Maine on Feb. 22. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook avoids scary Maine upset bid at home

Ethan Tam February 23, 2020
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team had a quick turnaround after suffering a nationally-televised loss against Vermont on Thursday. Heading into the final games of the regular season, a win over one of the bottom teams in Division I was crucial to securing a top-2 seed and multiple home games in the conference playoffs.
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Head Coach Geno Ford at a Stony Brook University Mens Basketball game.  COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Men’s Basketball picked to finish third in Ford’s first year

Ethan Tam October 20, 2019
A year after finishing 24-7 in the regular season, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team was picked to finish third in the America East on Thursday, Oct. 17 in the conference’s annual preseason poll.
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Diversity has become the topic of conversation on college campuses across the United States in recent years. Stony Brook has a variety of affinity groups, two of which represent European culture.  WONDER WOMAN0731/FLICKR VIA CC-BY-2.0

Diversity plays a crucial role in a college experience

Sarah Tantawy September 15, 2019
Many factors went into choosing this university. One reason was because I wanted to attend a school in a rural environment far from home to challenge myself. The other two were finances and research opportunities. One thing that I did not consider, however, was the school’s diversity.
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It: Chapter 2 is a thrill ride that starts fast and doesnt slow down

It: Chapter 2 is a thrill ride that starts fast and doesn’t slow down

Alexander Bakirdan September 10, 2019
"It: Chapter 2” doesn’t pull any punches from the very beginning as the movie sets the tone quickly for what is a thrilling ride from start to finish. Now I feel I can’t discuss this movie properly without spoiling it a bit, so consider this a warning, there will be massive spoilers ahead.
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Matthews in a game against UMBC on Jan. 30, 2019. Matthews led the Seawolves with 16 points and three steals in a game against 

Women’s Basketball falls to first-place Maine on the road

Andrew Zucker February 27, 2019
Stony Brook University Women’s Basketball was defeated against first-place Maine 71-61 on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Augusta Civic Center.
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Cornish in a game against Albany on Thursday, Feb. 21. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Yeboah, Cornish shine on Senior Night

Jason Brancato February 24, 2019
Stony Brook Men’s Basketball Senior Night Saturday was highlighted by a dominating Stony Brook victory over Maine, led by redshirt-junior forward Akwasi Yeboah and the lone senior guard Jaron Cornish.
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