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A headshot of new Stony Brook womens basketball team head coach Joy McCorvey. The former Tennessee assistant coach was hired by the Seawolves on Monday.

Joy McCorvey hired as Stony Brook women’s basketball’s next head coach

Alex Streinger April 15, 2024

The Stony Brook women’s basketball team has found its next leader. On Monday, Joy McCorvey was named the 11th head coach in program history by Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron and President...

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Relief pitcher Colin Rhein fires a pitch against Iona on Tuesday, March 26. Rhein made his first career start against the Gaels and dazzled over 8 1/3 innings. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Rhein’s career day pushes Stony Brook baseball past Iona

Anthony DiCocco March 27, 2024

Behind a career outing from relief pitcher Colin Rhein, the Stony Brook baseball team dominated its midweek matchup. The Seawolves (11-12, 1-2 CAA) returned to Joe Nathan Field on Tuesday, where...

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Left fielder Matt Brown-Eiring bats against Siena on Friday, March 8. Brown-Eiring went 3-for-5 with a triple, a stolen base and a run scored in the Stony Brook baseball teams loss to St. Johns on Wednesday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook baseball blows five-run lead in loss to St. John’s

George Caratzas March 14, 2024

In its first midweek game of the year, the Stony Brook baseball team blew a five-run lead to suffer a crushing defeat. After making the short drive to Queens on Wednesday, the Seawolves (7-8) matched...

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Relief pitcher/designated hitter Erik Paulsen (foreground) throws a pitch while shortstop Matt Miceli (background) gets ready against Siena on Friday, March 8. Paulsen picked up a win on the mound and went 6-for-11 at the plate this past weekend. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook baseball picks up three one-run victories in sweep over Siena

Mike Anderson March 10, 2024

Playing in the comfort of its own home, the Stony Brook baseball team picked up a trio of one-run victories to get back to .500. In their return to Joe Nathan Field, the Seawolves (7-7) swept the...

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Shooting guard Toby Onyekonwu takes a three-point field goal against St. Josephs on Friday, Nov. 10. Onyekonwu scored a career-high 16 points in the victory on Friday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball stomps St. Joseph’s in home opener

Kenny Spurrell November 11, 2023

Career nights from the Stony Brook men’s basketball team’s youth lifted it to a win in its home opener. The Seawolves (1-1) took the court at Island Federal Arena for the first time this season...

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Several Stony Brook mens basketball players in shootaround before the game against St. Johns on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The Seawolves lost their season debut to their cross-town foes. MIKE ANDERSON/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball falls to St. John’s in Pitino’s debut

Kenny Spurrell November 8, 2023

The Stony Brook men’s basketball team gave a respectable effort in its season opener, but its foes from up the road played harder for their new, legendary coach. The Seawolves (0-1) made the trip...

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The Stony Brook mens basketball team breaks a huddle at practice on Sunday, Oct. 15. The Seawolves are looking to bounce back after a rough 2022-23 season. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Finally healthy, Stony Brook men’s basketball hopes for major bounce-back year

Kenny Spurrell October 29, 2023
Coming off the program’s worst finish in 15 years, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team is shooting for a massive turnaround.
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Point guard Aaron Clarke (center) prepares to pass the ball while being defended by power forward Leon Nahar in practice on Sunday, Oct. 15. Clarke is back for his second year with Stony Brook after an injury-riddled 2022-23 season. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Aaron Clarke hopes to play crucial role in second shot with Stony Brook

Alex Streinger October 29, 2023
When point guard Aaron Clarke arrived at Stony Brook last year, he was expected to play a significant role for the school’s depleted men’s basketball team. Unfortunately for Clarke and the Seawolves, he sustained a nagging lower back injury during the preseason which spoiled those plans and sidelined him for most of the 2022-23 season.
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Thiago Dualiby finds a home as head coach for Stony Brook women’s tennis

Kenny Spurrell September 24, 2023
After moving his whole life around to be a part of the game, it is only right that Thiago Dualiby has landed the head coaching gig for the Stony Brook women’s tennis team.
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Outside hitter Kali Moore keeps the volley alive against Columbia on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Moore led the Stony Brook womens volleyball team with 41 points this weekend. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s volleyball finishes rough final tournament on high note

Tommy Pardo September 10, 2023
Though the Stony Brook women’s volleyball team had a rough weekend, it salvaged its final nonconference tournament with another dominant sweep.
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Attackman Dylan Pallonetti fires a shot against Fairfield on Saturday, April 22. Pallonetti led the Stony Brook mens lacrosse team with 70 points, guiding it to the 2023 CAA championship game. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Successful first year in CAA has Stony Brook men’s lacrosse trending upwards

Mike Anderson June 10, 2023

After spending 21 seasons in the America East Conference (AE), the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team made its debut in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) this past spring. Coming into the 2023...

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Right fielder Alyssa Costello reaches on a throwing error against Fordham on Wednesday, April 26. Costello had two hits in the Stony Brook softball teams loss to St. Johns. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball suffers blowout loss at St. John’s

Anthony DiCocco May 4, 2023

In its final nonconference game of the season, the Stony Brook softball team did not even make it past the fifth inning. The Seawolves (22-25, 7-13 CAA) traveled to Queens, N.Y. on Wednesday to...

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