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The Stony Brook womens lacrosse team huddling before a match with Vermont on March 26. The Seawolves earned the No. 8 seed in the NCAA Tournament despite an impressive resume.

Is the NCAA selection committee underrating Stony Brook women’s lacrosse?

Ethan Tam May 12, 2022
Like clockwork, another year has rolled around and the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team has a case that the NCAA Tournament selection committee gave the Seawolves a raw deal with regards to their playoff fate.
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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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Junior guard Gigi Gonzalez in a game against Delaware State on Nov. 9. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball stuns Rutgers for second-ever Big Ten win

Kenny Spurrell November 16, 2021
The Stony Brook women’s basketball pulled off one of the biggest upsets in program history this week with its 53-44 defeat of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, a No. 6 seed in last year’s NCAA Tournament.
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Geno Ford during the Stony Brook mens basketball home opener against Yale  on Nov. 5, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Ford prepares for a different look in year two as head coach

Ryan Pavich November 21, 2020
If last season was a transition year for head coach Geno Ford, this season looks to be a complete re-tooling. Stony Brook not only saw Olaniyi transfer out, but three other starters walked out alongside him — as well as some key bench players.
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A sign that says, Do I: A) Pay To Eat B) Pay My Fees shown on a car during the graduate studentALEK LEWIS/THE STATESMAN

Graduate students protest increased student fees

Alek Lewis September 20, 2020
Stony Brook University graduate students protested increased student fees during an hour-long car rally around Circle Road on Sept. 8.
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Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium, home to Stony Brook athletics, including football. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Football lands grad transfer Hunter Hayek from Rutgers

Ethan Tam August 24, 2020
Former Rutgers wide receiver Hunter Hayek announced his commitment to Stony Brook Football as a graduate transfer on Aug. 20. Hayek was ranked the 52nd-best overall recruit from New Jersey by 247Sports.
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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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Coach during a Stony Brook Womens basketball practice. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

The hunt for the elusive America East Championship

Andrew Zucker November 18, 2019
Coming off their best season record-wise in head coach Caroline McCombs’ five-year tenure, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team is looking to get over the hump, win the program’s first ever America East Championship and earn a spot in the NCAA’s Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament.
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The SportsNet New York logo. The network is now partnered with Stony Brook Athletics. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Athletics announces broadcasting partnership with SNY

Ethan Tam August 30, 2019
The university announced a new linear television deal with SportsNet New York (SNY), best known for being the main broadcast network of its primary owners: the New York Mets.
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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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Guard Shania Johnson in a game against Binghamton on Feb. 5, 2018.  KARINA GERRY/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball wins home opener against Hofstra

Jason Brancato November 14, 2018
The women’s basketball team blew out Hofstra 77-49 in its home opener Tuesday night.
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Sophomore catcher Irene Rivera at bat in a game against Hartford on April 10, 2016. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Softball wins two of five in UC Riverside Highlander Classic

Kenneth Fermin March 4, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team traveled to Riverside, Calif., over the weekend to faceoff against Brown, UC Riverside and Saint Mary’s College in the UC Riverside Highlander Invitational, which saw the team gain two victories in five games.
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