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Center Keenan Fitzmorris looks to pass the ball against Sacred Heart on Monday, December 12. Fitzmorris enjoyed a breakout season in his first year with the Seawolves. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Keenan Fitzmorris’ breakout was a long time coming

Alex Streinger April 16, 2023

This past season, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team struggled to find its footing with a reconstructed roster in a new conference. However, it appears to have found some stability on the frontcourt...

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The seating in Stony Brooks Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. NARA HWANG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook is postponing fall sports, and the NCAA should follow

Ryan Pavich August 11, 2020
While the Big 10 and Pac-12 conferences recently postponed their seasons, the remaining Power Five conferences are intending to play college football this fall. While many professional athletes can opt-out of playing, college athletes cannot do so.
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Stony Brook University Football Team runs out onto the field at the start of the Homecoming game on Oct. 5, 2019. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook aims for spring football as CAA suspends fall season

Ethan Tam July 20, 2020
“Although it was our hope to compete this fall, circumstances beyond our control have necessitated an alternate path,” Stony Brook Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron said in a press release.
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The home of the Stony Brook University basketball teams, Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

America East basketball championships canceled

Ryan Pavich March 12, 2020
In lieu of the championship match, the Seawolves were declared the conference champions after winning the regular season title and advancing to the title game.
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College football rules in Mizzou protests

Cameron Boon November 16, 2015
38 hours. That is roughly how long it took for University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe to resign after the football team planned a boycott of all team-related activities.
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Athletics eyes big future with “Together We Transform”

Cameron Boon June 30, 2015
SBU Athletic Director Shawn Heilbron, along with the rest of Stony Brook Athletics, unveiled their “Together We Transform” plan to further develop the athletics department.
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Polina Movchan, above, was named the 2015 Most Outstanding Player of the conference tournament two weekends ago. PHOTO CREDIT: SBU ATHLETICS

Despite strong doubles effort, tennis falters in NCAA First Round

Ivana Stolnik May 10, 2015
Once again, Stanford’s women’s tennis team is headed to NCAA Tournament Round of 16.
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Seawolves drop home doubleheader against Rutgers

Chris Gaine April 2, 2015
The Stony Brook Seawolves softball team lost its first games in around a month, dropping a pair to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights Wednesday afternoon at University Field.
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Stony Brook athletics no longer shocking the world with successes

Andrew Eichenholz December 29, 2014
Athletic success is nothing new at Stony Brook. Everybody already has an idea who the Stony Brook Seawolves are. It is no longer about launching the rocket ship.
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Stony Brook mens basketball upsets No. 13 Washington

Stony Brook men’s basketball upsets No. 13 Washington

David Vertsberger December 29, 2014
For all the faults that come with a squad littered with freshmen and absent senior leadership, this team could not have dreamed of a more perfect outcome.
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Georgia uses second-half run to down Seawolves

Chris Gaine November 19, 2014
For just the third time in program history Stony Brook men’s basketball faced off against an SEC opponent.
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Men’s basketball scheduled released

David Vertsberger September 8, 2014
Stony Brook men’s basketball schedule was finally released this past Friday, after the preseason National Invitation Tournament details were finalized after a long delay.
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