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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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The Weekly Wrap Up podcast logo. HANYA GAO/THE STATESMAN

The Weekly Wrap Up Ep. 9

Juliana Slocum September 22, 2020
This week wrapped up: the National Collegiate Athletics Association announced that basketball season will resume on Nov. 25. A new interim provost to replace Michael Bernstein is announced. Our arts section releases a review on the Paris Hilton documentary.
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The Stony Brook Mens soccer team during practice. BRIANNE LEDDA/STATESMAN FILE

Freshman athletes adapt to multiple realities this fall

Ryan Pavich September 17, 2020
The freshman class of student-athletes will be dealing with this rapid change while also acclimating to the usual nerves and challenges that come with entering a new environment at the university, and jumping to an entirely new level of competition.
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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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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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The home of the Stony Brook University basketball teams, Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Athletics places precautions ahead of America East Tournament games

Ryan Pavich March 10, 2020
Stony Brook Athletics announced in a press release on Monday, March 9, that they are monitoring attendance of all indoor sporting events and will allow fans the opportunity to acquire tickets at a safe distance from other spectators.
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Leuthner shortstop vs CCSU March 6 SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Baseball takes first series win in home opener against CCSU

Ryan Pavich March 8, 2020
After winning the opening match and dropping the middle game, the Stony Brook baseball team secured their first series victory of the season by winning a rubber match on Sunday, March 8.
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Tom Haun in the Stony Brook Mens Lacrosse home opener on Feb. 12 against St. Johns. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

A new culture paves the way for Men’s Lacrosse

Ryan Pavich February 19, 2020
Championship effort, toughness and family. That’s been the revolving message around the culture that Stony Brook has been building under head coach Anthony Gilardi in his first season leading the men’s lacrosse program.
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Sophomore midfielder Caleb Pearson during the Stony Brook Mens Lacrosse season opener. Pearson scored the game-winning goal in overtime to give the Seawolves the victory. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Men's Lacrosse wins wild season opener in overtime

Ryan Pavich February 14, 2020
Head coach Anthony Gilardi’s first game running the Men’s Lacrosse program ended on a high note on Tuesday, Feb. 11, with his players flying from the sideline to mob sophomore midfielder Caleb Pearson.
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Ziese during the Stony Brook womens basketball home opener against Manhattan on Nov. 8. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Zeise works as the glue in the Seawolves’ gameplan

Ryan Pavich November 20, 2019
Junior guard Hailey Zeise took a huge step forward last season, jumping from a bench player averaging 10 minutes per game to a full-time starter getting 30 minutes a night.
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Ford’s first class prepares to make an impact on the court

Ryan Pavich November 19, 2019
In his first year as head coach, Geno Ford took over a roster without a single senior and constructed a rotation filled with newcomers who are being expected to contribute. Among them are the two players he personally recruited out of high school, freshman guards Tavin Pierre Philippe and Tyler Stephenson-Moore.
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Stony Brook men’s soccer falls in double-overtime to Rider

Stony Brook men’s soccer falls in double-overtime to Rider

Ryan Pavich September 27, 2019
A penalty in the second overtime sealed a 2-1 defeat for the Seawolves against the visiting Rider Broncs.
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