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Head coach Megan Bryant hitting ground balls in practice on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Bryant is primed to lead her team to a the CAA championship in 2023. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Continuity, strong bats give Stony Brook softball a legitimate chance in the CAA

Cameron Takmil February 12, 2023
Last season was an unorthodox one for the Stony Brook softball team. Though they suffered several key departures heading into the 2022 season, the Seawolves finished with their highest win total in a decade. 
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Catcher Corinne Badger having a catch during practice on Friday, Feb. 3. Badger has become one of the nations best catchers after a rough start to her career. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

How a new mentality helped save Corinne Badger’s career not once, but twice

Alex Streinger February 12, 2023
In a softball career that has consisted of constant ebbing and flowing, catcher Corinne Badger has finally found her stride by adopting a new mindset. After batting just .068 through the first two years of her NCAA career, Badger burst onto the scene last year to become one of the best catchers in the nation.
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Infielder Kyra McFarland up to bat against Hartford on April 23. KARALINE TALTY/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball wins Albany series one last time

Paul McDonough May 2, 2022
The Seawolves sent Albany packing on a sour note. After splitting Saturday’s doubleheader — 4-0 in game one, 10-6 in game two — the series came down to a rubber game on Sunday, May 1.
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Infielder Alyssa Costello up to bat in the Hartford game on April 23. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Denman’s career outing leads Stony Brook softball past Hofstra

Mike Anderson April 29, 2022
A career-high 13 strikeouts from pitcher Shelbi Denman carried Stony Brook softball to a season sweep against its Long Island rivals. The offense struck early and often, helping pave the way for Denman’s gem.
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Dawn Bodrug pitching in the Hartford game on April 23. KARALINE TALTY/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball breaks out the broomsticks against Hartford

Mike Anderson April 26, 2022
Stony Brook softball continued to roll this past weekend as the bats and arms came together in a total beatdown of the last-place Hawks. Everything went Stony Brook’s way from Saturday to Sunday, protecting its home yard to improve to 26-13.
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Outfielder Alicia Orosco getting ready to step up to bat in the Sacred Heart game on March 31. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball sweeps longtime rivals

Jeremy Portnoy April 18, 2022
The Stony Brook softball team reasserted its dominance over Binghamton in the teams’ final America East series against each other by winning both games of a Sunday doubleheader. 
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Pitcher Dawn Bodrug in the game against Sacred Heart on March 31. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Bodrug fans 18 as Stony Brook softball sweeps Providence

Ethan Tam April 10, 2022
While ace pitcher Dawn Bodrug did not pitch a no-hitter in her third straight start, she came mighty close — and accomplished feats that she did not in either of her last two historical performances.
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Pitcher Dawn Bodrug about to throw the ball in the Sacred Heart game on March 31. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Bodrug tosses 4th no-hitter as Stony Brook softball tramples St. John’s

Mike Anderson April 7, 2022
Behind ace pitcher Dawn Bodrug's historic day, the Stony Brook softball team’s offense was outstanding, mercy-ruling the St. John’s Red Storm 8-0 on Tuesday, April 5 by the end of the sixth inning.
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Pitcher Dawn

Rain stops Stony Brook softball from winning Maine rubber match

Paul McDonough April 4, 2022
Rainy weather led officials to call Sunday's game, and since the game did not go five innings, it could not count in the record books. The Seawolves officially split the series.
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Outfielder Shauna Nuss up to bat in the game against Hofstra on April 6, 2021. STEPHANIE MACH/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball almost sweeps Rutgers Tournament

Paul McDonough March 22, 2022
Corinne Badger isn’t the only one who can hit home runs. Right fielder Alyssa Costello slugged two home runs and scored four runs to help the Stony Brook softball team go 3-1 at the Rutgers Tournament this weekend.
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Pitcher Dawn Bodrug pitching in the game against Hofstra on Apr. 6, 2021. STEPHANIE MACH/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball swept by Fordham

Paul McDonough March 19, 2022
The Stony Brook softball team fell to the Fordham Rams in a two-game sweep on Wednesday, Mar. 16. The Seawolves now drop to a 9-7 record, the closest they have been to .500 all season long.
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Stony Brooks Softball team during their game against Hofstra April 6 2021. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball takes on nation’s best in USF Tournament

Jeremy Portnoy March 13, 2022
The Stony Brook softball team won two of four games against some of the nation’s most recognizable teams at the University of South Florida Tournament from March 11 to 13.
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