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Poole jumps to hit the ball over the net at the Stony Brook Volleyball home opener on Sept. 3. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s volleyball falls to Albany in America East semifinals

Ethan Tam November 24, 2019
Two years ago, the Stony Brook volleyball team traveled to the New York state capital as an underdog No. 4 seed to face the No. 1-seeded Albany Great Danes in the semifinals of the America East playoffs.
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Pulver hits the ball over the net on Friday against UNH in the Pritchard Gymnasium. DESHAUN ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN

Early lead on senior night not enough as Stony Brook women’s volleyball lose in 5 sets

Ross O'Keefe November 18, 2019
Despite finding success early, the Seawolves would drop the fifth set 21-19 in a close loss on Senior Night.
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Maria Poole hits the ball over the net during a game against Hofstra on Sept. 3. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s volleyball clinches playoff berth despite dropping two

Ethan Tam November 12, 2019
The Seawolves lost in four sets to the UMBC Retrievers on Friday, Nov. 8 before traveling upstate to face the Albany Great Danes on Sunday, Nov. 10, where they achieved the same result. Despite the two-game losing streak, Stony Brook was still able to clinch a spot in the America East playoffs.
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DeLong spikes the ball over the net during a game against Hofstra on Sept. 3. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s volleyball drops five-set heartbreaker against Albany, sweeps UMBC

Ethan Tam October 17, 2019
"I'm proud of our group for bouncing back and staying focused defensively,” head coach Kristin Belzung said in a press release after Sunday’s victory.
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Stony Brook womens volleyball earns first sweep of the season against winless Binghamton

Stony Brook women’s volleyball earns first sweep of the season against winless Binghamton

Ethan Tam October 10, 2019
Sunday’s match was a game of firsts for the Stony Brook volleyball team as they defeated the Binghamton Bearcats on the road on Oct. 6 to earn their second straight victory.
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Stony Brook womens volleyball gets back in win column against Columbia

Stony Brook women’s volleyball gets back in win column against Columbia

Ethan Tam October 1, 2019
In their final non-conference matchup of the season, the Stony Brook volleyball team defeated the Columbia Lions in four sets on Monday, Sept. 30. Improving their record to 5-11, the Seawolves have no one but America East opponents ahead of them in their regular season schedule. 
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Stony Brook womens volleyball hopes to return to championship form

Stony Brook women’s volleyball hopes to return to championship form

Ethan Tam September 12, 2019
Entering 2019 season play, the Stony Brook women’s volleyball team had many reasons to be optimistic about their performance. However, a less than stellar start to head coach Kristin Belzung’s third season at the helm has raised questions about whether or not the Seawolves are capable of living up to expectations.
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Stony Brook womens volleyball stumbles in opening invitational

Stony Brook women’s volleyball stumbles in opening invitational

Ethan Tam September 6, 2019
Coming off back-to-back America East championships, the Stony Brook women’s volleyball team struggled in its return to action at the James Madison University (JMU) Invitational, dropping all three matches to start the season 0-3
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Sophomore outside hitter McKyla Brooks (No. 1, above) celebrates a kill against Binghampton on Oct 7, 2016. Brooks will be a junior for ERIC SCHMID

Volleyball finishes 12-0 in conference play with victories over UMBC and Binghamton

Ethan Tam November 13, 2018
Ending the year on a 15-game winning streak, the 19-8 Seawolves finished a perfect 12-0 in conference play.
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Brooks during a 2016 game. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Seawolves scorch Iona and Hartford, win 10th straight

Kenneth Fermin October 23, 2018
The Seawolves have now defeated each of their America East rivals to begin conference play for the first time in program history.
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Senior outside hitter Emily Costello jumps to hit the ball in a game against UMBC in 2017. SAMANTHA MONTES/STATESMAN FILE

Volleyball sees room to grow in wins against UMBC and Binghamton

Kenneth Fermin October 16, 2018
Despite two three-set sweeps over the weekend against America East rivals Binghamton Bearcats and the UMBC Retrievers, Stony Brook Volleyball was not content.
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Freshman opposite side hitter Maria Poole spikes the ball in a match against Albany on Sunday at Pritchard Gymnasium. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Volleyball picks up victory over in-state rival Albany 3-1

Kenneth Fermin October 7, 2018
Stony Brook Volleyball continued its impressive performance against America East rivals, topping the Albany Great Danes, 3-1 on Friday, Oct. 5 at home.
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