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The outside of the Campus Recreation Center which was the campus polling place on Nov. 3, 2020. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Georgia’s voting law is unfair

Matt Lindsay May 1, 2021
#OPINION Major League Baseball was right to move the 2021 All-Star Game out of Atlanta following Georgia’s new voting law. More organizations should follow in MLB’s footsteps to advocate for equal voting rights and general social equity. 
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The first pitch at Marlins Park in 2012. Roberto Coquis/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY 2.0

Listen to women when they say they’ve been sexually harassed, especially women in sports

Matt Lindsay March 31, 2021
#OPINION We need gender inclusivity in every regard, but especially in sports. Until we can collectively realize that what men in sports are doing is wrong, we are never going to truly achieve equality in sports, or anything else.
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Nick Tropeano pitching for the Seawolves.PHOTO COURTESY OF AMERICA EAST 2014

Former Stony Brook star Nick Tropeano shines in Pittsburgh Pirates debut

Ethan Tam August 27, 2020
Two days shy of his 30th birthday, the 2010 and 2011 America East Pitcher of the Year winner appeared in an MLB game for the first time in 13 months. Tropeano pitched four scoreless innings against the Chicago White Sox in his season debut.
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The home of the Stony Brook University basketball teams, Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

America East basketball championships canceled

Ryan Pavich March 12, 2020
In lieu of the championship match, the Seawolves were declared the conference champions after winning the regular season title and advancing to the title game.
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Tom Koehler FRESSICA/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY SA 3.0

Stony Brook Baseball alum Tom Koehler announces retirement

Ethan Tam March 3, 2020
On Monday, March 2, Koehler abruptly announced his retirement on social media at the age of 33, posting a picture of him hanging up his cleats on Instagram.
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Coach Matt Senk in the dugout during a game in 2012. EZRA MARGONO/STATESMAN FILE

Athletics announces extension for Senk through 2024

Ethan Tam September 29, 2019
For 29 seasons, head coach Matt Senk has been the driving force that has led Stony Brook’s baseball team. On Friday, Sept. 27, Stony Brook Athletics announced that Senk’s contract would be extended through the 2024 season.
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Nick Grande and Chris Hamilton. ARACELY JIMENEZ/ STATESMAN FILE

Returning starters guide the success of Baseball in 2019

Ryan Pavich February 19, 2019
A veteran core, supplemented by a deep class of freshmen is what composes the 2019 Stony Brook baseball team.
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Junior infielder Bobby Honeyman celebrates a walk-off single. The Seawolves will advance to the next round of the America East Tournament. PHOTO COURTESY OF STONY BROOK ATHLETICS

Pinto and Honeyman make the leap to professional baseball

Ryan Pavich June 30, 2018
As the last wave of Minor League Baseball leagues across the country take the field to kick off the 2018 season, two Stony Brook Baseball alumni are getting their first shot at professional ball.
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Joe Nathan pitching in a game during the 2006 season. KEITH ALLISON/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Stony Brook alum Joe Nathan retires from MLB

Tim Oakes August 29, 2017
Former Stony Brook Baseball player Joe Nathan has officially retired after a 16-year career in MLB, the Minnesota Twins announced Tuesday afternoon.
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Senior Toby Handley at bat against Maine on April 29 at Joe Nathan Field. MARIE MATSUNAGA/THE STATESMAN

Baseball’s Toby Handley wins America East Player of the Year

Tim Oakes May 23, 2017
On Tuesday night, Handley was named the America East Player of the Year after batting .346 with five home runs, 34 RBI, 17 stolen bases and 45 walks.
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Matt Senk: the steady hand in the swift growth of Stony Brook Baseball

Matt Senk: the steady hand in the swift growth of Stony Brook Baseball

Tim Oakes May 13, 2017
He has led the growth of the program from Division III to Division I in 2002, becoming a staple contender in the America East.
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Matt Senk, Stony Brook Baseball head coach, earns 750th career win

Matt Senk, Stony Brook Baseball head coach, earns 750th career win

Tim Oakes March 20, 2017
Stony Brook Baseball head coach Matt Senk earned his 750th collegiate victory on Sunday, after coaching his team to a 7-0 win over the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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