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Point guard Aaron Clarke (center) prepares to pass the ball while being defended by power forward Leon Nahar in practice on Sunday, Oct. 15. Clarke is back for his second year with Stony Brook after an injury-riddled 2022-23 season. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Aaron Clarke hopes to play crucial role in second shot with Stony Brook

Alex Streinger October 29, 2023
When point guard Aaron Clarke arrived at Stony Brook last year, he was expected to play a significant role for the school’s depleted men’s basketball team. Unfortunately for Clarke and the Seawolves, he sustained a nagging lower back injury during the preseason which spoiled those plans and sidelined him for most of the 2022-23 season.
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From left to right: small forward Andre Snoddy, center Chris Maidoh, small forward Sabry Philip and point guard Dean Noll in practice on Sunday, Oct. 15. The four transfers will make their Stony Brook debuts this season. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball getting boosts from two transfer classes

Kenny Spurrell October 29, 2023
Injuries derailed the Stony Brook men’s basketball team’s 2022-23 season before it even started. Head coach Geno Ford brought in five new transfers in the 2022 offseason, with all of them expected to play a major role.
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Midfielder Trevor Harrison dribbles the ball up the left wing against Le Moyne on Wednesday, Oct. 11. Harrison scored his career-high fourth goal of the season in the draw against the Dolphins. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s soccer draws in high-scoring midweek contest

Nayden Villorente October 12, 2023
In a midweek game full of hard-earned goals and fast responses, the Stony Brook men’s soccer team settled for a draw. Returning to Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium after a two-game road trip, the Seawolves hosted the Le Moyne Dolphins on Wednesday night.
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Setter Torri Henry (2) sets up middle blocker Ayanna Pierre Louis (7) while pin hitter Ava Jackson (foreground) gets into defensive position against North Carolina A&T on Saturday, Sept. 30. Henry recorded a double-double in a sweep of Fairleigh Dickinson on Wednesday. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s volleyball extends win streak with sweep at FDU

George Caratzas October 5, 2023
The Stony Brook women’s volleyball team officially closed out nonconference play emphatically to win its fourth-straight match. It was a pleasant trip to New Jersey for the Seawolves, who made quick work of the Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Knights in a 3-0 sweep on Wednesday.
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Thiago Dualiby finds a home as head coach for Stony Brook women’s tennis

Kenny Spurrell September 24, 2023
After moving his whole life around to be a part of the game, it is only right that Thiago Dualiby has landed the head coaching gig for the Stony Brook women’s tennis team.
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Midfielder Ellie Masera (left) carries the ball while attacker Morgan Mitchell (right) looks to get open. Masera was an All-American this year, while Mitchell was an All-CAA selection. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s lacrosse still chasing a title after disappointing end

Mike Anderson June 10, 2023

After making consecutive appearances in the elite eight of the NCAA tournament, the No. 10 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team once again fell short of winning a national title. Coming into the...

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Stony Brook mens lacrosse head coach Anthony Gilardi on the sidelines during a scrimmage on Saturday, Jan. 28. The Seawolves look to compete in their first season in the CAA. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s lacrosse looks to enter national Top 20

Kenny Spurrell February 12, 2023
In his fourth year at the helm for Stony Brook, head coach Anthony Gilardi has a lot on his plate for the upcoming season.
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Wide receiver Khalil Newton celebrating a touchdown with his teammates on Saturday, Nov. 12. The Stony Brook football team fell to 2-8 after losing its home finale to Towson. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football ties single-season record for losses

Mike Anderson November 12, 2022
In their home finale, the Seawolves fell 21-17 to the Towson Tigers in a game that went down to the wire. In what was a field position battle for most of the afternoon, the game took a dramatic turn in the final three minutes.
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Center Keenan Fitzmorris taking a pull-up shot at practice on Friday, Nov. 4. Fitzmorris is part of a new crop of transfers that will play a pivotal role in the Stony Brook mens basketball teams success this season. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

New crop of transfers looking to elevate Stony Brook men’s basketball

Kenny Spurrell November 6, 2022
The Seawolves will rely heavily on their five new transfer students, who bring a unique set of skills different from the ones that last year’s team possessed. Expect them to be integral to the Seawolves’ success as they look to make a mark in their first season in the CAA.
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The Stony Brook dugout at Joe Nathan Field in a game against NJIT on May 9. The America East canceled the 2021 Baseball Championship held at Joe Nathan Field due to rain.

How the America East ruined their 2021 Baseball Championship — at the expense of Stony Brook

Ethan Tam June 12, 2021
#OPINION The COVID-19 pandemic led to the untimely end of the Stony Brook baseball team’s 2020 season. Now, a widely criticized decision by the America East Conference has prematurely ended Stony Brook’s 2021 season.
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Head Coach Geno Ford at a Stony Brook University Mens Basketball game.  COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Second-half lead squandered as Stony Brook loses third straight to Bryant

Ethan Tam December 14, 2020
Having seemingly stymied the Bryant Bulldogs with a defensive zone, it appeared as if the Stony Brook men’s basketball team was on its way to victory. Instead, the Seawolves dropped their third straight, 81-72, on Saturday, Dec. 12.
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