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Junior pitcher and first baseman Melissa Rahrich pitchin against UMass Lowell. She has tied the record for the most RBIs in a single season at 52. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Softball defeats Manhattan, Maine, as Rahrich sets single-season RBI record

Sasha Podzorov and Andrew Zucker May 5, 2019
With the crack of her bat in the fifth inning, junior pitcher/first baseman Melissa Rahrich cemented her name among Seawolf greats.
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Taylor Pechin at bat in a game Albany on March 31, 2018. She hit a two-run single in a game against Florida A&M.  EMMA HARRIS/ STATESMAN FILE

Softball drops four of five in Florida Atlantic Parents’ Weekend Tournament

Ethan Tam March 13, 2019
Having dealt with immense weather problems during the opening weeks of the season, Stony Brook was able to play a full slate of tournament games after the cancellation of eight out of their first ten scheduled matches.
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Sophomore pitcher Melissa Rahrich prepares for a pitch against Hartford on April 26, 2017. The team lost 9-0 to the Albany Great Danes on Friday, May 11, ending their postseason. MARIE MATSUNAGA/THE STATESMAN

Softball’s season ends with tournament loss to Albany

Kenneth Fermin May 14, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team’s postseason came to an end Friday, May 11 with a 9-0 loss to the Albany Great Danes after defeating the Maine Black Bears earlier in the afternoon 2-0.
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Stony Brooks softball team during a game in 2014. The team beat the UMBC Retrievers 5-1 on Wednesday May 9, but lost against the UMass Lowell River Hawks 
Thursday, May 10 in its first two America East playoff games.SYLWIA TUZINOWSKA / THE STATESMAN

Softball splits first two games of America East tournament

Kenneth Fermin May 11, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team earned a 5-1 victory over the UMBC Retrievers Wednesday afternoon but fell against the UMass Lowell River Hawks 5-1 Thursday afternoon in its first two America East playoff games.
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The Stony Brook University softball team gather into a huddle. The Seawolves are set to take on the Hartford Hawks in the first round of the AMerica East Playoffs. ARACELY JIMENEZ/STATESMAN FILE

Softball clinches No. 3 seed with series win against Maine

Kenneth Fermin May 6, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team completed its regular season this weekend, taking two of three games over America East rival Maine Black Bears to cruise to third place in the standings.
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Softball sweeps conference rival Hartford during emotional weekend

Softball sweeps conference rival Hartford during emotional weekend

Kenneth Fermin April 22, 2018
Stony Brook Softball swept conference rival Hartford in an emotional weekend series that commemorated the life of former Seawolves shortstop Danielle Kemp.
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Sophomore pitcher Melissa Rahrich winds up for a pitch in a game against Hartford on April 26. The Seawolves swept the Binghamton Bearcats to secure the No. 3 seed in the America East Playoffs. MARIE MATSUNAGA/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook Softball picks up victory over Iona

Kenneth Fermin April 20, 2018
Stony Brook Softball’s offensive production led the team to a 6-0 victory against the Iona Gaels in the second of three consecutive non-conference games.
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Taylor Pechin at bat in a game Albany on March 31, 2018. She hit a two-run single in a game against Florida A&M.  EMMA HARRIS/ STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Softball falls to St. John’s in nail-biter

Peter Lupfer April 18, 2018
Stony Brook Softball was trailing St. John’s University 4-1 in the bottom of the seventh inning and needed another big play to keep the outing alive.
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Herring at bat on March 31. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Softball tallies 29 runs, takes two out of three games at Binghamton

Kenneth Fermin April 15, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team tallied 29 runs off 24 hits and took two of three games against the Binghamton Bearcats in the team’s third America East conference series of the season.
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Softball splits double header with UMBC

Softball splits double header with UMBC

Kenneth Fermin April 12, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team split a doubleheader against America East rival UMBC Wednesday afternoon, losing game one 9-7 and winning game two 12-2 in five innings.
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Sophomore pitcher Melissa Rahrich at bat in a game on March 31, 2018. She hit a two-run home run against Idaho State on March 1. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Softball splits home Sunday doubleheader against Sacred Heart

Peter Lupfer April 8, 2018
The Stony Brook softball team’s three-game winning streak came to an end Sunday afternoon at University Field in a 4-0 loss against the Sacred Heart Pioneers.
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Junior centerfielder Katelyn Corr at bat on Saturday against Albany. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Softball drops two games in home series against Albany

Kenneth Fermin April 2, 2018
Stony Brook Softball went 1-2 against the defending America East champion Albany Great Danes in its first conference series and currently has a 9-12 overall record this season.
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