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Attacker Haydin Eisfeld (foreground) looks for a pass from fellow attacker Alex Finn (background) during a game against Bryant on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Eisfeld picked up the first two points of her career in the win. CHRISTOPHER SCHULZ/THE STATESMAN

No. 11 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse defeats Bryant in dominant fashion

Alex Streinger February 21, 2024

Even with a full year apart, the America East Conference (AE) still has not figured out how to beat the No. 11 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team. In the Seawolves’ (2-0) second game in a three-day...

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Left winger Matt Minerva (29) prepares to take a faceoff while right winger Kyle DePalma (47) gets ready to receive the draw against Drexel on Thursday, Feb. 15. Minerva scored his 15th goal of the year on Friday at New York University. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook hockey splits series with NYU to close out bad regular season

Anthony DiCocco February 19, 2024

To close out its worst regular season in 29 years, the Stony Brook hockey team split its home-and-home series with a foe who had nothing to gain. The Seawolves (7-16-4, 5-5-2 ESCHL) kissed the 2023-24...

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The Stony Brook hockey teams top line of forwards and defensemen skate back to the sideline after a goal on Saturday, Jan. 27. The Seawolves will need them to show up big this weekend at Rhode Island. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook hockey searching for payback against Rhode Island

Anthony DiCocco February 1, 2024

With nationals essentially out of the picture, the Stony Brook hockey team will now focus on clinching a berth in the Eastern States Collegiate Hockey League (ESCHL) playoffs. The Seawolves (5-12-3,...

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Right defenseman Brendan Fess (left) and right winger Kyle DePalma (right) celebrate a goal against Syracuse on Saturday, Nov. 11. On a team riddled with injury, DePalma and Fess will need to play well for Stony Brook moving forward. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Injury-plagued Stony Brook hockey has must-win game at Drexel

Tommy Pardo January 19, 2024

After having the first game of a home-and-home series canceled, the Stony Brook hockey team will have just one game this weekend, making it all the more integral to its hopes. The Seawolves (5-10-2,...

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Several Stony Brook hockey players celebrate a goal by right defenseman Brendan Fess against Syracuse on Nov. 11. The Seawolves have a big upcoming series against Delaware. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

No. 25 Stony Brook hockey hopes to spark season turnaround versus Delaware

Tommy Pardo December 1, 2023

After getting a week off for Thanksgiving, the No. 25 Stony Brook hockey team will look to get back on track in its final series of the semester. The Seawolves (4-8-1, 3-3-0 ESCHL) will return to...

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Center Jesse Edwards (15) and his teammates celebrate a goal against Syracuse on Saturday, Nov. 11. Edwards scored a goal and tallied an assist this past weekend at Pittsburgh. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

No. 23 Stony Brook hockey drops pair at No. 18 Pitt

Anthony DiCocco November 19, 2023

After being swept in a series for the third time this year, the No. 23 Stony Brook hockey team is back behind the eight ball once again. The Seawolves (4-8-1, 3-3-0 ESCHL) lost both games in Pittsburgh...

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Right winger Justin Nakagawa skates against Syracuse on Saturday, Nov. 11. Nakagawa will lead the Stony Brook hockey teams offense at Pittsburgh this weekend. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

No. 23 Stony Brook hockey hopes to keep ascending at No. 18 Pitt

Kevin Broderick November 16, 2023

Coming off a series sweep, the No. 23 Stony Brook hockey team will look to carry that success into this weekend. The Seawolves (4-6-1, 3-1-0 ESCHL) will travel to Pittsburgh to take on the No. 18...

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Center Will Kormanik watches fellow center Matteo Daita score a goal against Syracuse on Saturday, Nov. 11. Kormanik assisted this goal and tallied five total points over the weekend. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook hockey breaks skid with sweep of Syracuse

Anthony DiCocco November 13, 2023
In a high-scoring series, the Stony Brook hockey team broke its five-game winless streak with a sweep in league play. The Seawolves swept the Syracuse Orange in a two-game series at The Rinx this past weekend.
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Right winger Devin Pepe (left) secures the draw off a faceoff against Manhattanville on Saturday, Oct. 21. Pepe is looking for his first goal of the year as the Stony Brook hockey team hosts Rhode Island this weekend. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

No. 20 Stony Brook hockey returns home to host No. 25 Rhode Island

Anthony DiCocco October 26, 2023

Following a blowout loss in an exhibition game with an NCAA Division III team, the No. 20 Stony Brook hockey team will return to meaningful action. The Seawolves (2-3-0, 1-0-0 ESCHL) will return...

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Goaltender Matvei Kazakov saving a shot against Delaware on Sunday, Jan. 15. The Stony Brook club hockey team saw its season come to an end on Saturday in the ESCHL playoffs. PHOTO OF AZTEKPHOTOS

No. 18 Stony Brook hockey’s season comes to a bitter end

Anthony DiCocco March 6, 2023
The Seawolves (18-11-4, 7-5-2 ESCHL) traveled to the Revolution Ice Centre in Pittston, Pa. for the ESCHL playoffs. As the fourth seed in the tournament, they convincingly defeated the fifth-seeded Delaware Blue Hens 4-1 on Friday to advance to the league’s semifinals.
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Winger Kristian Malec in a game against Delaware on Sunday, Jan. 15. Malec scored in both games last weekend in a series split with No. 11 Pittsburgh. PHOTO COURTESY OF AZTEKPHOTOS

No. 20 Stony Brook splits with No. 11 Pittsburgh in regular season finale

Anthony DiCocco February 27, 2023
Stony Brook finished the 2022-23 American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) regular season ranked 18th in the computerized polls. That spot was not high enough to clinch a spot in the 2023 ACHA National Tournament.
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Defenseman Rob Distefano chasing the puck in a game against Delaware on Sunday, Jan. 15. The Stony Brook club hockey team was swept by Niagara this week, greatly hurting its chances at a national title run. PHOTO COURTESY OF AZTEKPHOTOS

No. 18 Stony Brook hockey suffers crippling sweep to No. 13 Niagara

Matt Howlin February 20, 2023
In what was a make-or-break weekend for the No. 18 Stony Brook club hockey team, the offense and special teams failed to step up to the task.
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