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Coach during a Stony Brook Womens basketball practice. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball head coach McCombs extended through 2024-25 season

Ross O'Keefe April 19, 2020
Women’s Basketball head coach, Caroline McCombs, is here to stay. The 6th-year head coach’s contract was extended through the 2024-25 season.
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Women’s Basketball handles Binghamton, advances to America East Championship

Ross O'Keefe March 8, 2020

The Stony Brook women’s basketball team said goodbye to rival Binghamton and America East Player of the Year senior guard Kai Moon. More importantly, they said hello to a berth in the America East...

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Warren’s late scoring pushes Women’s Basketball over Albany in AE quarterfinals

Ross O'Keefe March 5, 2020
Overtime saw Warren take over and finish the job, gaining their first lead all game with 1:24 left and advancing to the America East semifinals shortly after. 
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Graduate guard Kaela Hilaire in a game against UMass Lowell on Jan. 29. ROYA MEHRBAKHSH/THE STATESMAN

Hilaire hits 1,000 points as Women’s Basketball halts skid against Albany 53-44

Ross O'Keefe March 1, 2020
Hilaire managed a quick acknowledgment for the 1,000-point occasion, an occasion that was four years in the making.
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Hering runs to first base after hitting the ball during the Stony Brook Softball Teams game against UMass Lowell on April 28, 2019. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Softball falls as final unbeaten team in country after North Florida perfect game

Vincent Giacalone and Ross O'Keefe February 29, 2020
Just five days after returning to Long Island from the Sunshine State, Stony Brook Softball went back to Jacksonville on Feb. 28. The Seawolves won the first two games, moving to 7-0 and lasting as the final unbeaten team in the country before falling to North Florida in a perfect game to take their first loss of the season.
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Graduate Cheyenne Clark in a game on Jan. 29 against Yale.

Women’s Basketball’s 22-game unbeaten streak snapped by Maine in OT

Ross O'Keefe February 23, 2020
There was a shot to win in regulation — a few shots, to be exact. They couldn’t be converted however, and the Stony Brook women’s basketball team wouldn’t find another in overtime.
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Junior pitcher and first baseman Melissa Rahrich pitchin against UMass Lowell. She has tied the record for the most RBIs in a single season at 52. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Softball seeks to get over the mountaintop in America East

Ross O'Keefe February 19, 2020
Cold, rainy weather will eventually give way to smooth, dry, green grass fields with the crack of aluminum bats and the whistling of pitches headed to home plate. Softball season is coming.
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Taryn Ohlmiller attempts a pass in a game against Denver in the spring season of 2018. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

No. 12 Stony Brook Women's Lacrosse makes season-opening statement with 17-16 win at No. 4 Syracuse

Ryan Magill February 13, 2020
Despite a surging Orange front at the end of the game that saw the Seawolves struggle with draw controls, the lead was enough to keep the Stony Brook win alive.
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 Hilare with the ball during the Stony Brook Womens Basketball game against UMass Lowell on Wednesday, Jan. 30. ROYA MEHREBAKHSH/THE STATESMAN

Women's Basketball dominates UMass Lowell in battle of unbeatens, moves to 20-1

Ross O'Keefe January 31, 2020
UMass Lowell entered the game undefeated in the America East. The win marked the 17th in a row for Stony Brook, one behind Gonzaga’s 18 for the longest winning streak in the nation.
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Johnson during the Stony Brook womens basketball home opener against Manhattan on Nov. 8. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook ties nation's longest win streak with win over Binghamton

Ross O'Keefe January 26, 2020
A showdown between rivals Stony Brook (19-1, 7-0) and Binghamton (13-6, 2-4) displayed a pair of teams with the two best overall records in the America East. The matchup did not disappoint, as neither team separated by more than 12 points during the entire contest.
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Foreman during Stony Brook Mens Basketball home opener against Yale on Nov. 5. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Foreman ready to lead the way after year off

Ross O'Keefe November 21, 2019
Given that Foreman had an entire year to hone his craft, it is difficult to imagine he will not be better in 2019.
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Johnson during the Stony Brook womens basketball home opener against Manhattan on Nov. 8. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Victoria Johnson plans to attack season and go ring-chasing

Ross O'Keefe November 20, 2019
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team needed offensive weapons following a 23-8 season where they lost in the America East Tournament semifinals, seeing two vital players — guards Shania Johnson and Jerell Matthews — graduate.
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