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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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Junior Wayne Williams at a meet in 2017. ERIC SCHMID/STATESMAN FILE

Track and Field teams compete at Metropolitan Championship

Kenneth Fermin February 3, 2019
Oviasogie’s performance was the highlight of what was a tepidly average performance by both teams.
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Junior middle blocker McKyla Brooks strikes the ball in a game against Hofstra on Sept. 5. ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Volleyball finishes historic season with defeat at BYU

Ethan Tam December 2, 2018
Stony Brook Volleyball concluded its historic 2018 season with a three-set loss against the No. 4-seeded Brigham Young University Cougars in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, Nov. 30.
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Junior outside hitter Maria Poole in a match against UMBC in 2017. SAMANTHA MONTES/STATESMAN FILE

Volleyball moves on to America East Finals with sweep over Hartford

Kenneth Fermin November 17, 2018
Stony Brook is looking for retribution from its loss to Albany in four sets at the 2007 conference finals, which was the last time the Seawolves hosted the tournament.
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Senior middle blocker McKyla Brook jumps to spike the ball in a 2017 game against Binghamton.  GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Undefeated volleyball looks ahead to America East playoffs

Kenneth Fermin November 15, 2018
Stony Brook Volleyball has risen to unprecedented heights following its historic undefeated season against America East Conference rivals.
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Junior middle blocker McKyla Brooks launches the ball over the net. Brooks had seven kills and two blocks in Stony Brooks victory over UMBC. SAMANTHA MONTES/STATESMAN FILE

Volleyball clinches a share of America East title with sweep of Albany

Ethan Tam November 6, 2018
The Seawolves sung a different song on Sunday, Nov. 4, sweeping the Great Danes to win their 13th straight game. Stony Brook was able to celebrate on enemy turf, having clinched first place in the America East regular season – the third school sport to accomplish the feat this season – and home field advantage for the postseason tournament.
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Junior outside hitter Maria Poole in a match against UMBC in 2017. SAMANTHA MONTES/STATESMAN FILE

Volleyball continues dominant America East play, racks up weekly awards

Kenneth Fermin October 27, 2018
The Seawolves defeated each of their conference rivals in the first go-around of the league schedule and swept the Hartford Hawks in both of their contests.
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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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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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Sophomore outside hitter, Jordan Gels, jumps to spike the ball in a game against Hofstra on Sept. 5. Gels delivered two kills  ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Volleyball continues hot streak against New Hampshire

Kenneth Fermin October 3, 2018
Stony Brook Volleyball has won three consecutive America East Conference games to start its conference schedule, playing to the potential expected of the defending champions.
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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 takes down UMass Lowell in fourth straight sweep

Ethan Tam October 1, 2018
The Stony Brook volleyball team marched into Lowell, Massachusetts on Friday, Sept. 28 riding the high of a three-game winning streak, and left having added to their remarkable stretch of on-field dominance.
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Sophomore outside hitter, Jordan Gels, jumps to spike the ball in a game against Hofstra on Sept. 5. Gels delivered two kills  ERIC SCHMID/THE STATESMAN

Volleyball opens conference play with 3-0 win over Hartford

Ethan Tam September 22, 2018
The Stony Brook volleyball team may have started out slow in its match on Friday, Sept. 21 against the Hartford Hawks, but once Stony Brook got into a rhythm, it was smooth sailing for the rest of the match.
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