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Center fielder Alicia Orosco squares to bunt in practice on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Orosco is hoping to have a great final season with the Stony Brook softball team. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Alicia Orosco primed to lead Stony Brook softball’s offense to promised land

Alex D'Amaro January 30, 2024
Coming off a breakout season at the top of the Stony Brook softball team’s order, center fielder Alicia Orosco is set to do massive things in her farewell year. Born and raised in Stockton, Calif., Orosco traveled across the nation to become the star center fielder and leadoff hitter for the Seawolves.
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The Stony Brook softball team celebrates a run against Monmouth on Saturday, May 6. The Seawolves had a strong end to their 2023 season, setting the bar higher for 2024. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Strong finish to 2023 has Stony Brook softball hopeful for next year

Mike Anderson June 10, 2023

After spending almost the entire year under .500, the Stony Brook softball team salvaged a memorable first year in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). The Seawolves were coming off a great...

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Several Stony Brook softball players and head coach Megan Bryant huddle between innings on Wednesday, April 26. The Seawolves will play the top-seeded Delaware Blue Hens in the CAA tournament on Friday afternoon. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball continues hunt for CAA crown against top-seeded Delaware

Mike Anderson May 11, 2023

After coming back to pull off another upset win in the 2023 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) softball tournament, the seventh-seeded Stony Brook softball team will look to continue its run over...

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The Stony Brook softball team breaks its huddle before a game against Monmouth on Friday, May 5. The Seawolves will play the Hofstra Pride in the second round of the 2023 CAA softball tournament. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball looks to avenge early-season sweep in playoff matchup at Hofstra

Anthony DiCocco May 9, 2023
After winning an elimination game in the first round of the 2023 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) softball tournament, the seventh-seeded Stony Brook softball team is now in the double-elimination portion of the bracket.
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Several Stony Brook softball players celebrate a run-rule win over Monmouth on Saturday, May 6. Stony Brook enters the 2023 CAA softball tournament as the seventh seed. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball takes on Charleston in CAA playoff debut

Anthony DiCocco May 8, 2023

Following a successful sweep in its must-win regular season series finale, the Stony Brook softball team will compete in its first ever Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament this week. After...

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Catcher Corinne Badger bats against Monmouth on Saturday, May 6. Badger had two walk-off hits over the weekend against Monmouth and helped the Stony Brook softball team secure a playoff spot. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball walks off Monmouth three times to clinch playoff berth

Matt Howlin May 6, 2023

With its playoff hopes on the line, the Stony Brook softball team swept its final series of the year to clinch a spot in the 2023 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) softball tournament. Coming...

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Stony Brook softball pulls off third-straight win in midweek matchup

Matt Howlin April 27, 2023
A big day from the bottom of the order helped the Stony Brook softball team pick up another nonconference win.
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Catcher Emily Reinstein hits a pitch against Hofstra on Saturday, March 18. Reinstein hit her second home run of the year on Saturday against Providence. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball’s turbulent weekend ends on a high note

Kenny Spurrell April 17, 2023
After a dreadful start to the weekend, things ended on a high note for the Stony Brook softball team.
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Left fielder Shauna Nuss lays out to make a diving catch on Saturday, March 18 against Hofstra. The Stony Brook softball team was swept by Delaware this past weekend. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook swept in low-scoring series by Delaware

Cameron Takmil April 9, 2023
It was a bad trip to Delaware for the Seawolves (13-20, 3-11 CAA), who were swept by the first-place Delaware Blue Hens in a three-game series over the weekend.
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Pitcher Ashton Melaas stands in the circle after throwing a pitch against Hofstra on Saturday, March 18. Melaas pitched a complete game shutout at Fairleigh Dickinson on Tuesday. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball splits midweek doubleheader

Anthony DiCocco April 5, 2023

Starting pitcher Ashton Melaas’ dominant streak continued on Tuesday, helping the Stony Brook softball team capture a split of its midweek doubleheader. The Seawolves (13-17, 3-8 CAA) traveled...

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Catcher Corinne Badger pulls a pitch against UNCW on Saturday, April 1. Badger hit a walk-off home run in game three of the series against the Seahawks.  ABRAR NAVEL/THE STATESMAN

Badger’s walk-off salvages series against UNCW

Matt Howlin April 3, 2023
Although a walk-off homer from catcher Corinne Badger ended the weekend with a bang, the Stony Brook softball team still lost the series.
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Center fielder Alicia Orosco sees a pitch against Hofstra on Saturday, March 18. Orosco had one of Stony Brooks three hits on Wednesday against St. Johns. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball shut out in fourth-straight loss

Kenny Spurrell March 23, 2023
Despite a stellar showing by starting pitcher Ashton Melaas, offensive struggles sank the Stony Brook softball team in extra innings.
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