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Designated hitter Shane Paradine bats against Iona on Tuesday, April 25. Paradine had two hits and a walk in the Stony Brook baseball teams loss to Fairfield on Tuesday. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Minimal offense bites Stony Brook baseball in midweek loss

Mike Anderson May 2, 2023

Though its pitching held one of the 10 best hitting teams in the nation in check, the Stony Brook baseball team was held to just three hits in a tough loss. Wrapping up their five-game homestand,...

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First baseman Jason Campo runs out of the batters box after lining a pitch into deep left field. This hit wound up winning the game for the Stony Brook baseball team against Manhattan on Tuesday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Campo’s pinch-hit double lifts Stony Brook baseball past Manhattan

Mike Anderson April 4, 2023
In a game where nearly the entire Stony Brook baseball team saw the field, one bench player stood out above the rest.
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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 12, 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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Pallonetti in the game against Fairfield on Feb. 13. FRANCESCA MEVS/THE STATESMAN

Pallonetti ready to improve upon historic freshman campaign

Kenny Spurrell February 13, 2022
After one of the most historic seasons in a red and blue jersey, expectations are as high as ever for sophomore attacker Dylan Pallonetti in his second season for the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team.
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A headshot of Justin Fincher. PHOTO COURTESY OF Stony Brook University News

Justin Fincher appointed VP of Advancement and executive director of Stony Brook Foundation

Niki Nassiri June 13, 2021
Stony Brook President Maurie McInnis appointed Justin Fincher as vice president of advancement and executive director of the Stony Brook Foundation after a year-long national search, according to a letter from her office on June 8. 
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Pallonetti in a game against Binghamton on April 16. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Pallonetti is first to win America East Rookie of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year

Ryan Magill May 6, 2021
After leading the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team and America East conference with 34 goals this season, redshirt freshman attackman Dylan Pallonetti made league history as he won the Rookie of the Year and the Offensive Player of the Year award.
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Ally Kennedy during the America East Semifinal game against UMBC on May 2, 2019. The graduate midfielder scored the first two goals in a game against North Carolina Tar Heels on Feb. 14. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Women’s Lacrosse season ends with loss to Maryland

Sasha Podzorov May 15, 2019
On a rainy afternoon in College Park, Maryland — just days after beating James Madison in overtime — the Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse team’s season came to an end on Sunday, May 12 with a 17-8 loss to the No. 1-seeded Maryland Terrapins.
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Football fandom keeps the sport’s problems in the background

Nick Zararis September 16, 2018
Football is still the most watched sport in the United States according to Statista. The NFL very may well be the modern equivalent to Rome’s Bread and Circuses, but all I want to know is, can Rodgers limp through two months on a sprained knee and lead the Packers to the playoffs?
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Senior infielder Bobby Honeyman approaching home plate in a game against uinnipiac. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Baseball tosses combined one-hitter in 6-0 victory over Iona

Ryan Pavich April 18, 2018
The Stony Brook baseball team wrapped up its road trip with a single game against the Iona Gaels on Tuesday.
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Professor Eugene Hammond is his office.

From engineering to English: The journey of professor Eugene Hammond

Gary Ghayrat December 3, 2017
About a week into the semester, he changed his major to English. “I think it’s undoubtedly the most important decision of my life because that’s when I started thinking about being a teacher,” Hammond said.
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Senior forward Tyrell Sturdivant [action] in a game against Maryland on Nov. 10. Sturdivant  ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Men’s Basketball puts up tough fight in 72-64 loss to UConn

Gregory Zarb November 15, 2017
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team was unable to maintain the lead it controlled against UConn for the majority of Tuesday’s game, the first of the PK80 Invitational.
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Junior forward Tyrell Sturdivant drives to the basket in a game against Vermont on Jan. 28.
 Sturdivant is the top scorer among returning players this season. SAMANTHA MONTES/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook Men’s Basketball could be facing the “most challenging” non-conference schedule ever, Director of Athletics says

Joseph Konig August 19, 2017
This season, the Seawolves will be faced with four 2016-17 NCAA tournament teams, a projected top-five team and tough road matchups at Michigan State, UConn, Rutgers and Hofstra.
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