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New SUNY Initiative bridges gaps in local news coverage

Mariam Guirgis, Assistant News Editor January 24, 2024
In the fall of 2023, Stony Brook University’s School of Communication and Journalism (SOCJ) created a new class called JRN 390 (Special Topics in Journalism: Working News Room #2) in which students help local news publications that may not have enough resources to provide news coverage for their communities.
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Defender Kerry Pearson launches a free kick in a match against UMass on Thursday, Aug. 17. Pearsons strong defensive performance led the Stony Brook womens soccer team to its first win of the year on Thursday. MIKE ANDERSON/THE STATESMAN

High-flying offense leads Stony Brook women’s soccer to first win of 2023

Cameron Takmil August 25, 2023
The Seawolves wrapped up their opening three-game homestand with a dominant 3-1 victory over the Lafayette Leopards on Thursday afternoon. Stony Brook’s high-powered offense allowed it to cruise to a win.
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Attackman Blake Behlen in a game against Sacred Heart on Sunday, Feb. 26. Behlen posted a hat trick and led the Stony Brook mens lacrosse team to its second-straight win. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

New additions lift Stony Brook men’s lacrosse to second win in three days

Kenny Spurrell February 27, 2023
Hat tricks by attackmen Jonathan Huber and Blake Behlen helped the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team snag its second win of the season and get back to .500.
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Midfielder Ellie Masera taking a shot against Michigan on Friday, Feb. 17. Masera scored four goals in the Stony Brook womens lacrosse teams opening day win over the Wolverines. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse trounces No. 17 Michigan in season opener

Alex Streinger February 18, 2023
Kicking off its next quest for a national title, the No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team started off on the right foot against another ranked opponent. 
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The Stony Brook dugout at Joe Nathan Field in a game against NJIT on May 9. The America East canceled the 2021 Baseball Championship held at Joe Nathan Field due to rain.

How the America East ruined their 2021 Baseball Championship — at the expense of Stony Brook

Ethan Tam June 12, 2021
#OPINION The COVID-19 pandemic led to the untimely end of the Stony Brook baseball team’s 2020 season. Now, a widely criticized decision by the America East Conference has prematurely ended Stony Brook’s 2021 season.
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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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Pallonetti in a game against Binghamton on April 16. ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

No. 14 Stony Brook men’s lacrosse snaps six-game win streak with another OT loss to UMBC

Ryan Magill April 25, 2021
The No. 14-ranked Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team rallied from a four-goal deficit in the third quarter. But just like the last meeting, the Seawolves fell in overtime — this time by a final score of 14-13 on Saturday, April 24.
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Stony Brook womens soccer team in Nov. 2019. Stony Brook  womens soccer falls behind in their season opener August 18,2021.SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook women’s soccer dodges upset with strong finish to advance to title game

Ethan Tam April 16, 2021
The 3-1 victory against the Vermont Catamounts advanced the Stony Brook women's soccer team to its third America East championship game in four seasons.
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Graduate midfielder Ally Kennedy in a game against USC on Feb. 23. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

No. 6 Women’s Lacrosse demolishes Hartford, remains perfect in league play

Ryan Magill March 29, 2021
The Seawolves destroyed the Hartford Hawks 19-1, with their 18-goal margin the largest since a 20-2 beatdown over Vermont in 2018. 
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Stony Brook University mens basketball playing against UMBC on ETHAN TAM/THE STATESMAN

Losing streak reaches four after Stony Brook swept at Vermont

Ethan Tam February 15, 2021
The last two weeks offered a hefty challenge for the Stony Brook men’s basketball team, with four games against the top two teams in the America East standings. After being swept the Vermont Catamounts, the Seawolves lost all four of those contests.
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The home of the Stony Brook University basketball teams, Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Men’s Basketball opener at Bryant canceled after referee tests positive

Ethan Tam November 25, 2020
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team was scheduled to open its season against the Bryant Bulldogs on Wednesday, Nov. 25, but the game was scrapped on early Wednesday morning after a referee reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.
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Kennedy during a game against Stanford on Sunday, March 3. She had a career-high of seven goals against Albany on April 12. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Lacrosse continues hot streak against Hartford

Sasha Podzorov April 5, 2019
Following a 20-goal performance against UMass Lowell on March 30, Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse returned with the same energy and intensity against Hartford in a 21-4 win on April 3.
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