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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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Stony Brook softball wins three games at San Diego Classic

Paul McDonough March 9, 2022
With victories over Utah State, San Diego and Long Beach State, the Stony Brook softball team finished the San Diego Classic with a 3-2 record.
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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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49 Renaissance School of Medicine graduates join fight against COVID-19 at university hospital

Meenu Johnkutty April 12, 2020
“There’s nothing virtual that can ever be as meaningful as a real life graduation,” Dr. Hailey McInernery said.
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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 replenishes roster with transfers

Ethan Tam April 7, 2020
Later on April 2, Mount St. Mary’s junior forward Omar Habwe also announced that he had committed to Stony Brook. Habwe had revealed on March 30 that he was planning to graduate transfer and play out his final season of eligibility with a new program. 
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Olaniyi in with the ball during Stony Brook mens basketball home opener on Nov. 5 against Yale. 
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Olaniyi breaks 1,000 as Stony Brook tops Albany to take back first place

Ethan Tam January 21, 2020
Having conceded first place in the America East after Wednesday’s loss to Hartford, the Stony Brook men’s basketball team reclaimed the top spot in the conference on Saturday, Jan. 18. Stony Brook (13-7, 4-1) rebounded from a close road defeat with a 70-62 victory over the Albany Great Danes (10-9, 3-1) at the Island Federal Credit Union Arena, snapping its opponent’s 4-game win streak in the process.
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The Stony Brook Womens Soccer team poses for a photo after its America East Championship victory. The Seawolves lost to Penn State in the first round of the NCAA tournament. ARACELY JIMENEZ/ STATESMAN FILE

Former Stony Brook women’s soccer coach leaves Yale following sexual misconduct allegations

Ryan Magill November 23, 2019
Former Stony Brook Women’s Soccer head coach Brendan Faherty left his position at Yale University on Wednesday as allegations of sexual misconduct and inappropriate sexual relations with former players of his came to light, reportedly taking place during his stint as head coach at the University of New Haven from 2003 to 2009.
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Geno Ford during the Stony Brook mens basketball home opener against Yale  on Nov. 5, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

No seniors, no problem for new-look Seawolves

Ethan Tam November 19, 2019
Youth is in the Stony Brook Seawolves’ blood entering the 2019-20 season, and they know it.
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Foreman during Stony Brook Mens Basketball home opener against Yale on Nov. 5. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook flirts with upset at No. 12 Seton Hall but can’t finish

Ethan Tam November 9, 2019
The Seawolves looked to make ripples in the college basketball world, going up by six late in the first half against the No. 12 Seton Hall Pirates on Saturday, Nov. 9, but the upset alert faded away in the final minutes as Stony Brook fell 74-57 at Walsh Gymnasium to drop to 0-2 on the season.
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Latimer’s three not enough as Stony Brook falls in OT to Yale

Ethan Tam November 9, 2019
With 19 seconds left and the Stony Brook men’s basketball team down by just two against the Yale Bulldogs, sophomore guard Miles Latimer fired a shot from behind the three-point line, having missed all of his downtown attempts on the night so far. Island Federal Credit Union Arena erupted in raucous cheer as the ball sank through the net to give the Seawolves a 62-61 lead, but the excitement was short-lived as the Bulldogs would force overtime and ultimately reign victorious 74-69 in the season opener.
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Stony Brook men’s soccer’s win streak snapped in loss to Yale

Stony Brook men’s soccer’s win streak snapped in loss to Yale

Ross O'Keefe September 22, 2019
The Seawolves' toothless offense hardly caused any trouble for the Bulldogs' defense in a 2-0 defeat.
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Athletics announces decision to sell alcoholic beverages on-site

Athletics announces decision to sell alcoholic beverages on-site

Andrew Zucker September 6, 2019
Stony Brook University (SBU) announced this morning plans to sell beer and wine at athletic events as part of a pilot program.
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