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Center Nick Gallo prepares to take a faceoff versus Rhode Island on Saturday, Oct. 27. Gallo will look to score his first career goal with Stony Brook this weekend against Syracuse. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook hockey looking to get right against Syracuse

Kevin Broderick November 10, 2023

For the first time in a very long while, the Stony Brook hockey team is unranked in the American Collegiate Hockey Association and is already in must-win mode. The Seawolves (2-6-1, 1-1-0 ESCHL)...

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Left winger Matt Minerva and centers Nick Gallo and Matteo Daita skate while Rhode Island makes a line switch on Saturday, Oct. 28. These three players all found the scoresheet at Liberty. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

No. 18 Stony Brook hockey swept at No. 15 Liberty, winless in last five

Kevin Broderick November 5, 2023
Although its offense woke up, the No. 18 Stony Brook hockey team’s disappointing season continued with another sweep. Down in Virginia, the Seawolves were swept by the No. 15 Liberty Flames in a two-game series this past weekend. Stony Brook was blown out 9-2 on Friday night before falling 6-5 in a seesawing affair.
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Statesman Sports Spotlight ft. Geno Ford

Statesman Sports Spotlight ft. Geno Ford

Mike Anderson April 27, 2023
Sports editor Mike Anderson sits down with Stony Brook men's basketball head coach Geno Ford to talk about the progress of the team, this past season and more.
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Head coach Geno Ford on the sideline in a game against Yale on Saturday, Dec. 3. Ford is entering the last year of his contract with Stony Brook. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Geno Ford expected to remain with Stony Brook long term

Kenny Spurrell April 23, 2023
According to Athletic Director Shawn Heilbron, Geno Ford is the long-term solution. He will have his job for at least two more seasons.
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Left defenseman Dom Molfetto looking to pass the puck against Rhode Island on Saturday, Oct. 29. Molfetto scored his second goal of the season during the Stony Brook club hockey teams series at Ohio. PHOTO COURTESY OF AZTEKPHOTOS

No. 18 Stony Brook hockey opens second half with split at No. 6 Ohio

Anthony DiCocco January 8, 2023
In its return from a month-long layoff, the No. 18 Stony Brook club hockey team secured a big series split to start the new year.
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Left defenseman Rob Distefano skating in a game against NYU on Saturday, Oct. 8. The assistant captain returned to the ice over the weekend after breaking his hand five weeks prior. PHOTO COURTESY OF AZTEKPHOTOS

No. 19 Stony Brook hockey sweeps Delaware to end first half on winning streak

Matt Howlin December 5, 2022
After winning a league game to rise in the national rankings, the No. 19 Stony Brook club hockey team continued its ascent with a two-game sweep.
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Geno Ford during the Stony Brook mens basketball home opener against Yale  on Nov. 5, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

No seniors, no problem for new-look Seawolves

Ethan Tam November 19, 2019
Youth is in the Stony Brook Seawolves’ blood entering the 2019-20 season, and they know it.
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Forward Akwasi Yeboah in a game against Binghampton on March 9, 2019. He recently announced his transfer to Rutgers University. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Akwasi Yeboah announces transfer to Rutgers, reunites with Pikiell

Andrew Zucker May 2, 2019
Highly sought-after Stony Brook Men’s Basketball graduate transfer, Akwasi Yeboah, announced his commitment this morning to Rutgers University on his Twitter and Instagram accounts, ending a nearly six-week speculation as to where he might go.
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Head Coach Geno Ford at a Stony Brook University Mens Basketball game.  COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Geno Ford named new Men’s Basketball head coach

Chris Parkinson March 27, 2019
Stony Brook Athletics has announced that Geno Ford will become the new head coach for Men’s Basketball.
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Jeff Boals during halftime of his final game as head coach of the Stony Brook Mens Basketball team on Saturday, March 9. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Jeff Boals resigns as Men’s Basketball head coach, joins Ohio University

Chris Parkinson March 17, 2019
Stony Brook Men’s Basketball Head Coach Jeff Boals resigned from his role and has become the new head coach at Ohio University, Athletics Director Shawn Heilbron announced on Sunday, March 17.
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Freshman forward Keith OBrien receives a pass in a game against Rhode Island on Saturday, Oct. 14.

Hockey beats Rhode Island, sets franchise record with sixth straight win to open the season

Peter Lupfer October 15, 2017
The 6-0 record is the team’s longest undefeated streak in their 10-year history as an American Collegiate Hockey Association D1 club.
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Sobrio app to help students find designated drivers

Rolyne Joseph August 26, 2013
Sobrio, an application to help students find safe ways back to campus after a night out, is launching on Stony Brook’s campus on August 30 and has already been used at other schools.
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