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Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis leaving to lead Yale University

Sky Crabtree, News Editor May 29, 2024

Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis has announced she will be stepping down from her position to become the president of Yale University. In a campus-wide email announcement, McInnis...

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Players from the Stony Brook womens lacrosse team celebrate a goal against Drexel on Saturday, May 4. The Seawolves will take on Syracuse with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line.

No. 14 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse set to face No. 3 Syracuse with Elite Eight on the line

Alex Streinger May 11, 2024

After a dominant performance in the first round of the 2024 NCAA women's lacrosse tournament, the No. 14 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team will look to survive and advance again against a familiar...

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Point guard Gigi Gonzalez (right) draws a foul while center Khari Clark prepares for a rebound against Yale on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The two combined for 42 points and 13 rebounds in the win. CHRISTOPHER SCHULZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball beats up Yale in physical game

Alex D'Amaro December 7, 2023

By doing what it does best, the Stony Brook women's basketball team continued its hot start to the season. After nearly surrendering a game-long lead in the fourth quarter, the Seawolves (7-1) pulled...

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Point guard Aaron Clarke drives the lane against Rider on Monday, Nov. 20. Clarke had 10 points and three assists in the loss to Yale on Wednesday. ANGELINA LIVIGNI/THE STATESMAN

Poor rebounding sinks Stony Brook men’s basketball against Yale

Cameron Takmil November 30, 2023

Despite having four double-digit scorers, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team failed to muster up a comeback and remained winless on the road. Though they were in it until the end, the Seawolves...

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Shooting guard Jared Frey takes a three-pointer from the corner against Rider on Monday, Nov. 20. Frey made the Stony Brook mens basketball teams only three-pointer on Monday. CHRISTOPHER SCHULZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball wins sloppy game versus Rider

Kenny Spurrell November 21, 2023

Despite shooting 1-for-19 from three-point territory, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team snapped its losing streak.  The Seawolves (2-3) returned to Island Federal Arena to take on the Rider...

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Point guard Aaron Clarke (center) prepares to pass the ball while being defended by power forward Leon Nahar in practice on Sunday, Oct. 15. Clarke is back for his second year with Stony Brook after an injury-riddled 2022-23 season. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Aaron Clarke hopes to play crucial role in second shot with Stony Brook

Alex Streinger October 29, 2023
When point guard Aaron Clarke arrived at Stony Brook last year, he was expected to play a significant role for the school’s depleted men’s basketball team. Unfortunately for Clarke and the Seawolves, he sustained a nagging lower back injury during the preseason which spoiled those plans and sidelined him for most of the 2022-23 season.
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Defender Jon Jelercic prepares to pass the ball

Jon Jelercic budding into a star for Stony Brook men’s soccer

Cameron Takmil August 19, 2023
Coming off a disastrous 2022 season, the Stony Brook men’s soccer team is looking for some star power to help it bounce back. Luckily for the program, it appears to have found a big-time player in defender Jon Jelercic.
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The Stony Brook mens basketball team comes out of the tunnel on Friday, November 11, 2022 for its home opener against Miami Hamilton. Injuries and depth issues caused the Seawolves to struggle all year. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball’s CAA introduction spoiled by injuries

Kenny Spurrell April 15, 2023

The transition to a new conference was not a smooth one for the Stony Brook men’s basketball team in the 2022-23 season. The bar was set low for the Seawolves, and they validated those expectations...

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No. 6 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse comes from behind to beat No. 17 Stanford

Alex Streinger March 5, 2023
The Seawolves (4-0) wrapped up their trip to San Diego on Friday with a 14-11 win over the No. 17 Stanford Cardinal. Stony Brook found itself down by as much as six goals in the second quarter before flipping a switch to remain unbeaten.
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No. 5 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse beats second-straight ranked opponent

Alex Streinger February 26, 2023
Light flurries of snow were no bother for the No. 5 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team, as it defeated another ranked opponent for a second-straight win.
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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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Guard Tanahj Pettway leading a fastbreak against Yale on Saturday, Dec. 3. Pettway scored 10 points off the bench in a loss to West Virginia on Thursday, Dec. 22. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook men’s basketball loses hard-fought battle at West Virginia

Mike Anderson December 23, 2022
In their final non-conference game of the season, the Seawolves (4-9) flew down to the WVU Coliseum on Thursday to challenge the West Virginia Mountaineers.
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