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Shortstop Kyra McFarland fielding her position in a practice on Wednesday, Feb. 8. McFarland has broken through barriers to become the star she is today. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Kyra McFarland’s resilience has taken her to stardom

Mike Anderson February 11, 2023
The Stony Brook softball program has a knack for turning relative unknowns into stars. After breaking out in year two, shortstop Kyra McFarland can be added to that list. 
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Forward Frankie Policelli playing defense against Sacred Heart on Monday, Dec. 12. The Stony Brook men

Policelli’s career night fuels another comeback win for Stony Brook men’s basketball

Kenny Spurrell December 19, 2022
Frankie Policelli’s performance saw him post 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting, tying his career high. He also pulled down a career-best 19 rebounds, shattering his previous career high of 15.
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Pitcher Dawn Bodrug in the game against Sacred Heart on March 31. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

In double no-hitter, Stony Brook softball comes out on top

Melanie Karniewich April 27, 2022

The Stony Brook softball team was no-hit on its home grounds on Wednesday, April 27 against the UMBC Retrievers. However, thanks to three UMBC errors and Seawolves ace Dawn Bodrug throwing a no-hitter...

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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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Giordano in a game against Binghamton on April 17. FRANCESCA MEVS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook baseball gets by UMBC with a pair of close wins

Mike Anderson April 25, 2022
A pair of one-run wins sandwiched a blowout loss this past weekend for the Seawolves, as their trip down to Baltimore, Maryland wound up being an overall positive experience.
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Midfielder Kayla Zapolski in the UMBC game on April 23. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lax sends seniors off with UMBC rout

Paul McDonough April 25, 2022
The No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team entered Saturday night’s matchup against the UMBC Retrievers with two priorities in mind — extending its winning streak to 10 games while also bringing home a victory on Senior Night.
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Kevin Mack attempting a shot during the game against Rutgers on March 5. The Seawolves scored 13-11 UMBC on April 23, securing their fourth winning game in a row. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s lax overcomes slow start for fourth straight win

Ethan Tam April 24, 2022
The Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team watched the UMBC Retrievers build up a five-goal lead by the middle of the second quarter, but an elite performance at the faceoff X and the X position secured the 13-11 road win on Saturday, April 23.
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Attacker Dylan Pallonetti in the Syracuse game against Syracuse on March 19. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN>/em>

Stony Brook men’s lacrosse grinds out defensive win over Binghamton

Ethan Tam April 18, 2022
He had yet to start a collegiate game in his short career. Nevertheless, when tasked with the unexpected duty in a clash an hour south of his hometown, freshman goalkeeper Jamison MacLachlan stepped up when his team needed him the most.
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Second baseman Sofia Chambers up to bat in the game against Sacred Heart on March 31. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook softball shut down in UMBC doubleheader

Paul McDonough April 14, 2022
The Seawolves dropped both games of the doubleheader against the UMBC Retrievers on Wednesday, April 13, who beat Stony Brook in the America East championship last season.
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Some of the Stony Brook baseball team in the dugout during the LIU game on March 8. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

What we know and don’t know about Stony Brook baseball

Mike Anderson March 28, 2022
Now that conference play has begun, Stony Brook has taken up just where they left off and they have every chance in the world to continue their surge.
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The Stony Brook womans basketball team after the game against UMass Lowell on Feb. 9. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN.

How Stony Brook’s women’s basketball team crumbled

Paul McDonough March 13, 2022
It was difficult to imagine Stony Brook falling after defeating two Power Five schools and a member of the Big East, but the Seawolves were unable to hold on.
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Greene about to shoot for the basket in the game against Vermont on Jan. 26. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball loses shootout at UMBC

Ethan Tam February 18, 2022
On Wednesday, Feb. 16, the Seawolves lost 95-84 to the UMBC Retrievers due to their opponent’s 18-for-30 performance from three. Stony Brook had crept its way back up to second place in the conference standings by winning its last two games.
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