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Guard Daishai Almond driving the lane against Drexel on Sunday, Feb. 5. Almond led the Stony Brook womens basketball team in scoring as it lost to Northeastern in the playoffs. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Poor fourth quarter seals Stony Brook women’s basketball’s fate in CAA quarterfinals

Matt Howlin March 11, 2023
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team’s season came to a bitter end, as a horrible fourth quarter culminated in the team’s elimination from the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) playoffs.
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Guard Gigi Gonzalez dribbling between her legs against Charleston on Thursday, Jan. 26. Gonzalez led the Stony Brook womens basketball team to a comeback victory in the opening round of the CAA postseason tournament on Thursday. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Late-game surge earns Stony Brook women’s basketball first-ever CAA playoff victory

Matt Howlin March 10, 2023

With its season on the line, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team snatched victory from the jaws of defeat, erasing a 16-point deficit to advance to the next round of the Colonial Athletic Association...

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Stony Brook men’s lacrosse comeback thwarted by Brown

Matt Howlin March 5, 2023
The Seawolves (2-3) wrapped up their three-game homestand on Saturday against the Brown Bears. Crucial scoring runs by Brown in the first and fourth quarters helped give Stony Brook a 17-12 loss.
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Guard Kelis Corley shooting from the corner against Towson on Sunday, Jan. 29. The Stony Brook womens basketball team lost its second meeting of the year with Towson on Thursday. VIKRAM SETHI/THE STATESMAN

Turnovers sink Stony Brook women’s basketball in second-straight loss

Matt Howlin March 3, 2023
Costly turnovers prevented the Stony Brook women’s basketball team from pulling off a comeback against the Towson Tigers on Thursday, dropping it to fourth place in the conference. 
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Statesman Sports Spotlight ft. Matt Howlin and Kenny Spurrell

Statesman Sports Spotlight ft. Matt Howlin and Kenny Spurrell

Mike Anderson, Kenny Spurrell, and Matt Howlin March 2, 2023

Sports editor Mike Anderson and his assistants Matt Howlin and Kenny Spurrell sit down to talk about the in-season Stony Brook sports teams. The sports editors previewed the hockey team's upcoming league...

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Pallonetti guides Stony Brook men’s lacrosse to first win of 2023

Matt Howlin February 25, 2023
Attackman Dylan Pallonetti’s offensive masterpiece helped the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team pick up its first win of the 2023 season.
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Defenseman Rob Distefano chasing the puck in a game against Delaware on Sunday, Jan. 15. The Stony Brook club hockey team was swept by Niagara this week, greatly hurting its chances at a national title run. PHOTO COURTESY OF AZTEKPHOTOS

No. 18 Stony Brook hockey suffers crippling sweep to No. 13 Niagara

Matt Howlin February 20, 2023
In what was a make-or-break weekend for the No. 18 Stony Brook club hockey team, the offense and special teams failed to step up to the task.
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Guard Annie Warren looking to pass out of a triple team against Hofstra on Sunday, Feb. 12. Warren led the Stony Brook womens basketball team to a win with 19 points. KATHERINE MOQUETTE/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball sweeps Battle of Long Island against Hofstra

Matt Howlin February 13, 2023
The whole starting lineup for the Stony Brook women’s basketball team cracked double-digit scoring totals, helping it secure a season sweep over its Long Island rival. 
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Outfielder Alyssa Costello taking batting practice on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Costello had a huge freshman season in 2022 and is looking to build off that this year. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Alyssa Costello has a strong mind and a dangerous bat

Anthony DiCocco February 12, 2023
Alyssa Costello embodies the term “brain and brawn.” Her success on the softball diamond is equaled in the classroom. The biochemistry major and standout outfielder is poised for a big sophomore season after a sensational rookie campaign.
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Defensive midfielder Preston Kral in a scrimmage against Merrimack on Saturday, Jan. 28. Kral collected three ground balls last Saturday in the Stony Brook mens lacrosse teams season opener. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s lacrosse falls to No. 9/10 Rutgers in season opener

Matt Howlin February 12, 2023
Despite a career day from goaltender Jamison MacLachlan, a poor second quarter prevented the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team from upsetting one of the best teams in the nation. 
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Defender Clare Levy (left) practicing with Kailyn Hart (right) on Monday, Feb. 6. Levy a Long Island native looks to lead the potent Stony Brook womens lacrosse teams defense to a national championship in 2023. MAYA DUCLAY/THE STATESMAN

Clare Levy primed for another elite year as Stony Brook’s defensive anchor

Matt Howlin February 12, 2023
When defender Clare Levy takes the field at Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium and sees her family in the crowd, the game takes on a whole new meaning. She is then reminded that she not only represents Stony Brook, but her fellow Long Islanders as well.
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Midfielder Matt Anderson  running down the field in a scrimmage Marrimack College on Jan. 28. The  reigning All-America East selection looks to lead the Stony Brook mens lacrosse team to a CAA  championship. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Matt Anderson looks to add to Stony Brook legacy before turning pro

Matt Howlin February 12, 2023
Reaching the pinnacle of college sports to become an NCAA Division I student-athlete is impressive. Crossing national borders to accomplish that feat is downright difficult. Take Stony Brook men’s lacrosse midfielder Matt Anderson, who has done exactly that.
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