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Guard Kelis Corley looking to pass the ball against Columbia on Saturday, Dec. 7. Corley had a perfect shooting night against William & Mary, helping the Stony Brook women’s basketball team win its CAA debut. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Undefeated weekend kicks off CAA tenure for Stony Brook women’s basketball

Matt Howlin January 2, 2023
After finishing over .500 in the non-conference half of their schedule, the Seawolves (8-5, 2-0 CAA) pulled off a pair of impressive victories to start their tenure in the CAA. They kicked things off with an 89-61 blowout win over the William & Mary Tribe on Friday. On Sunday, they celebrated New Year’s Day with a 67-55 comeback win at the Hofstra Pride.
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The Stony Brook womans basketball team after the game against UMass Lowell on Feb. 9. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN.

How Stony Brook’s women’s basketball team crumbled

Paul McDonough March 13, 2022
It was difficult to imagine Stony Brook falling after defeating two Power Five schools and a member of the Big East, but the Seawolves were unable to hold on.
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The Stony Brook mens soccer team against Hofstra last year. The team lost their season opener this past Thursday at LIU. JOCELYN CRUZ/THE STATESMAN

Playoff picture muddied after Stony Brook men’s soccer routed by No. 6 New Hampshire

Kenny Spurrell October 30, 2021
The Stony Brook men’s soccer team failed to clinch a spot in the America East men’s soccer championship on Thursday, Oct. 28 as they lost 5-0 to the dominant No. 6 New Hampshire Wildcats. 
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#7 Trausti Birgisson during a game against Long Island University on August 26,2021. Jocelyn Cruz/THE STATESMAN

Birgisson assists again to help Stony Brook men’s soccer outplay NJIT

Mike Anderson October 14, 2021

The Stony Brook men’s soccer team picked up a huge three points on Wednesday, Oct. 13 with a 2-1 win in Newark, New Jersey against the NJIT Highlanders. The victory was key for Stony Brook (7-4,...

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Stony Brook Mens Soccer team VS Long Island University on August 26,2021. Jocelyn Cruz/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s soccer re-energized as new season kicks off

Mike Anderson September 12, 2021
So far, after playing five non-conference games, the men’s soccer team has started the season 4-1, beating LIU, Drexel, Columbia and Fairfield while only narrowly losing to Hofstra in between. The team’s 4-1 start is the best since 2004.
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Head coach Matt Senk during a game against Hartford on April 2.

Stony Brook baseball head coach to serve nine-game suspension

Matt Lindsay August 10, 2021

The Stony Brook baseball team will be without its head coach Matt Senk for the first nine games of the 2022 season, the America East Conference announced on Tuesday, August 4. In a statement, the...

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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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John LaRocca vs. NJIT on May 9. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

America East tournament ends in rainy disarray as Stony Brook baseball denied of championship opportunity

Matt Lindsay June 3, 2021
Due to inclement weather conditions, the Seawolves’ championship round game was suspended and eventually canceled, sending SBU home empty-handed as NJIT was controversially crowned champion by the America East as the only unbeaten team in the event.
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Paradine in a game against Binghamton on May 1. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Mixed results as Stony Brook baseball splits four-game home stand against Binghamton

Matt Lindsay May 3, 2021
The Stony Brook baseball team has gone consecutive weeks without a series win after splitting a four-game series against Binghamton Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2. Still, there was more to like about the Seawolves’ performance this weekend.
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Pickel in a game against Binghamton on April 16. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Clock controversy shrouds No. 19 Stony Brook men’s lacrosse’s buzzer-beater loss at Vermont

Ryan Magill May 2, 2021
A crucial clock error cost the No. 19-ranked Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team in the toughest way possible as the Seawolves lost their second straight game on Saturday, May 1 on the road against the Vermont Catamounts 14-13.
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Mike McCannell in a game against Binghamton on April 16. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

No. 18 Stony Brook men’s lacrosse bulldozes Binghamton 22-8 in sixth straight win

Ryan Magill April 18, 2021
For the first time in over a year, fans watched Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. The Seawolves stomped the rival Bearcats 22-8, scoring the most goals in a single game since a 25-goal 2017 game against Brown.
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The mens lacrosse team on Feb. 22, 2020 after their game against Brown. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

No. 17 Men’s Lacrosse rallies in the fourth quarter to avoid NJIT upset

Ryan Magill April 12, 2021
In their second matchup of the season the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team defeated the NJIT Highlanders by a final score of 12-8 on the road.
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