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Building on one of the best regular seasons in school history, Stony Brook football enters the postseason as an at-large team in the 2017 NCAA Division I Football Championship. The Seawolves (9-2, 7-1 CAA Football) will host Lehigh on Saturday at 2 p.m. ET in Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium in the opening round. Tickets are available online or by calling 631-632-4513. Stony Brook closed out the regular season with a thrilling 20-19 victory at Maine on Saturday with a “Hail Mary” as time expired. That win secured the Seawolves as the second place team in the conference behind unbeaten and No.…

When the Stony Brook University women’s soccer season came to a close on November 10 in the first round of the NCAA playoffs against tenth-ranked Penn State, with a 7-0 loss, it felt more like a beginning than an end. It marked just the second time that the Seawolves women’s soccer team advanced that far — they last achieved that milestone in 2012. This time they did it with a 2-1 win over Vermont in the America East Finals. All season long the Seawolves were energized by second-year head coach Brendan Faherty, who helped propel the Washington Huskies to NCAA…

Stony Brook women’s soccer grabbed its second-ever America East title, downing Vermont, 2-1 on Sunday afternoon and advancing to the NCAA Tournament. Alyssa Francese and Manuela Corcho  both scored in the Seawolves victory, which enhanced their record to 11-10-0 (4-4-0 AEC). Kimmy Chavkin, Sydney Vaughn, Manuela Corcho and Franki Priore were all named to the America East All-Championship Team; Vaughn earned the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player Award. “I’m just super excited for our student-athletes, that they get to continue playing and represent Stony Brook University in the NCAA Tournament,” said a jubilant head coach Brendan Faherty. “We have a great staff…

Get your season tickets for Stony Brook Men’s and Women’s Basketball today. Looking for something to do with the whole family? Check out low-cost, high-value season ticket packages and get ready to sit back, relax and enjoy an electric atmosphere in Island Federal Credit Union Arena. Season Ticket Perks Exclusive Events Season Ticket Holder Gifts Includes All Regular Season Games Priority Playoff Ticket Access Your Seat, Eevery Game Get your tickets now by clicking here or by calling (631) 632-WOLF.

Stony Brook welcomed a record number of Seawolves fans and University alumni back to campus for our annual homecoming tradition, Wolfstock — a week full of great events capped off with one big football win at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. Seawolves Beat New Hampshire, 38-24 Saturday afternoon, the Seawolves took out the visiting New Hampshire Wildcats 38-24 in front of a record crowd of 12,311 for the homecoming matchup at LaValle Stadium. The win over No. 12 UNH marked the second–highest ranked win in Division I program history, putting the Seawolves’ season record at 4-1 in the Colonial Athletic Association.…

It’s officially Wolfstock week at Stony Brook University! Join your friends, family and alumni for our annual Homecoming celebration featuring fun events on and off campus. It all starts Wednesday, October 11 leading up to the big football game on Saturday night, October 14, when the Seawolves take on the New Hampshire Wildcats. Go to stonybrook.edu/wolfstock to see the full schedule of events and register now for discount food vouchers and homecoming football game tickets! Wolfstock Village Wolfstock Village is our official family-friendly pregame party, and this year, entrance is FREE! Bring your friends and family and get ready to…

Stony Brook alum Jameel Warney ’16 led the US team to a gold medal in the AmeriCup Games on September 3, 2017, notching 21 points and seven rebounds to rally his squad past host Argentina. He potted two big free throws late to seal an 81-76 victory. Warney, who most recently played for the G-League Texas Legends, can expect renewed interest from NBA recruiters after the stellar performance. On March 12, 2016, he led the Seawolves to their first NCAA Tournament appearance by scoring 43 points in the America East Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament finals against Vermont. In a subsequent first round NCAA loss to the…

Stony Brook offers many opportunities for the community to enjoy the campus. On a recent summer evening, hundreds of neighbors joined together to take in a film courtesy of the University. On July 25, the Department of Athletics hosted its eighth annual Seawolves Movie Night at the Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. Each year, a new film is chosen and projected on the big screen at the stadium. Participants were invited to bring in their own snacks and lawn chairs to watch the movie on the football field. Members of SBU’s Division 1 men’s soccer and football teams came to enjoy…

Heralding the return of women’s competitive swimming to Stony Brook, swimming and diving head coach Janelle Atkinson has announced the program’s schedule for the 2017 season. The six-meet slate features two home contests, which will take place on Nov. 18, 2017 vs. Saint Peter’s and Jan. 19, 2018 vs. LIU Post. Stony Brook University and the Department of Athletics held an official ribbon-cutting ceremony to re-open University Pool on Monday, May 15. The University announced the return of Stony Brook’s Swimming and Diving program for the 2017-18 academic year this past fall, following multi-million dollar renovations to its indoor pool facility.…

When pro ballers indulge in late-night tweetstorms, they aren’t just courting controversy: they could also be impacting their performance on-court. A new study led by Stony Brook researchers suggests that NBA players had worse personal statistics in games that followed a late-night tweet. Players scored on average about 1 point less in games following late-night tweets, and their shooting accuracy dropped 2.5 percentage points compared with their performance in games that did not follow late-night tweeting. After a late-night tweet, players also took fewer shots and had fewer rebounds, steals and blocks. “Using late-night tweeting activity as a proxy for…

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