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The Stony Brook womens lacrosse team huddling before a match with Vermont on March 26. The Seawolves earned the No. 8 seed in the NCAA Tournament despite an impressive resume.

Is the NCAA selection committee underrating Stony Brook women’s lacrosse?

Ethan Tam May 12, 2022
Like clockwork, another year has rolled around and the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team has a case that the NCAA Tournament selection committee gave the Seawolves a raw deal with regards to their playoff fate.
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Tom Haun in the Stony Brook Mens Lacrosse home opener on Feb. 12 against St. Johns. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

No. 20 Men’s Lacrosse keeps rolling with rout of Hartford

Ryan Magill April 5, 2021
Back in the national rankings and beating up conference opponents, the No. 20 Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team took to the road on Saturday, April 3. The Seawolves routed the Hartford Hawks by a final score of 17-6.
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Geno Ford during the Stony Brook mens basketball home opener against Yale  on Nov. 5, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook snaps 3-game skid with gritty win in second NJIT contest

Ethan Tam January 27, 2021
Still looking to regain its pre-break momentum, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team snapped a 3-game losing streak in the latter half of a road weekend series with the NJIT Highlanders in Newark on Jan. 23 and 24. 
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Miles Latimer in the opening game this season against Yale. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Numerous players explore departure from Stony Brook

Ethan Tam April 1, 2020
Sophomore guard Miles Latimer entered the NCAA transfer portal on March 20. On March 30, he officially announced that he would be transferring to the Bucknell Bison of the Patriot League.
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Graphic shows U.S. universities affected by COVID-19

Claudia Motley March 12, 2020
New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo confirmed that all State University of New York (SUNY) and City University of New York (CUNY) schools are going remote for the remainder of the semester.
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The home of the Stony Brook University basketball teams, Island Federal Arena. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Athletics places precautions ahead of America East Tournament games

Ryan Pavich March 10, 2020
Stony Brook Athletics announced in a press release on Monday, March 9, that they are monitoring attendance of all indoor sporting events and will allow fans the opportunity to acquire tickets at a safe distance from other spectators.
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Graduate Cheyenne Clark in a game on Jan. 29 against Yale.

Women’s Basketball’s 22-game unbeaten streak snapped by Maine in OT

Ross O'Keefe February 23, 2020
There was a shot to win in regulation — a few shots, to be exact. They couldn’t be converted however, and the Stony Brook women’s basketball team wouldn’t find another in overtime.
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Alyssa Francese in the fall 2019 season in a game against Fordham. JESS ESPOSITO/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook women’s soccer takes down Vermont for second-straight victory

Ross O'Keefe October 22, 2019
Junior forward Alyssa Francese scored her 11th goal early and the Seawolves buoyed off last week’s 3-1 win versus Albany in a dominating performance 2-0 over Vermont on Sunday, Oct. 20 in Burlington, Vermont.
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Early goal dooms Stony Brook mens soccer to 1-0 loss

Early goal dooms Stony Brook men’s soccer to 1-0 loss

Ross O'Keefe September 29, 2019
One of the best home environments that the Stony Brook men’s soccer team has seen this season — with screaming fans and a loud band — wasn’t enough for the Seawolves to overcome an early goal by Vermont in their conference opener despite the added energy that showed in a futile performance
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Junior forward Fanny Gotesson in a game against UMass Lowell two seasons ago. Brendan Faherty was head coach then, and since has been  replaced byTobias Bischof. SAMANTHA MONTES/STATESMAN FILE

New coach, new identity, same goal for the Stony Brook women’s soccer

Ryan Magill August 30, 2019
The new sheriff in town, Tobias Bischof, may sound familiar to Long Islanders who follow women’s soccer.
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Head Coach Geno Ford at a Stony Brook University Mens Basketball game.  COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Geno Ford introduced as new head coach at press conference

Ethan Tam April 3, 2019
In front of a crowd packed with students, reporters, players and fans at Island Federal Credit Union Arena, Stony Brook Men’s Basketball new head coach, Geno Ford, held his introductory press conference on Tuesday, April 2.
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Eight different scorers lead Mens Lacrosse to win over Brown

Eight different scorers lead Men’s Lacrosse to win over Brown

Kenneth Fermin February 24, 2019
Stony Brook Men’s Lacrosse entered the contest against Brown on Saturday, Feb. 23, coming off a frigid performance against No.4-ranked Penn State on Saturday, Feb. 16. The Seawolves excelled on offense by finishing with eight different scorers and earning the 13-11 victory over the Bears for their first victory this season.
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