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Red Hot Champions
Go Seawolves! Stony Brook's NCAA Division I athletics programs offer a wide range of options for serious competitors and sports enthusiasts.

Stony Brook was the only university in the country that had its football, men's soccer, men's basketball, men's lacrosse and baseball teams play in a postseason tournament in 2011-12. The Seawolves baseball team shocked the world by beating six-time national champion LSU in the NCAA Super Regionals to become the first Northeast team in 25 years to appear in the College World Series.

Individually, Lucy Van Dalen became the university's first individual national champion when she won the mile in the NCAA Indoor Track Championships and competed in the 1500 at the 2012 Olympics in London. 

Stony Brook's Division I teams include:


bandSupport the Seawolves
Get in on the action by joining the Spirit of Stony Brook Marching Band, Seawolves Pep Band, Color Guard, Winter Guard, or Drumline. Our, cheer from from the stands from our energetic Red Zone section.


Intramural and Club Sports
Participate in team and individual sport competitions in flag football, badminton, basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer & outdoor soccer, softball, tennis, whiffleball, and bowling. Take fitness classes in hatha yoga, spinning, kickboxing or hip hop dance! Stony Brook also offers a variety of club sports including equestrian, crew, ice hockey, and rugby.


rec centerNew Recreation Center
Opened in Fall 2012, our 85,000 square-foot, three-floor Campus Recreation Center features:

  • Three-court gymnasium for basketball, volleyball, and badminton;
  • Three group fitness studios;
  • 17,000 square-foot weight/fitness room;
  • 1/10th-mile track;
  • Multi-Activity Court;
  • Locker rooms and equipment rental;
  • Two lounges and wireless Internet access.


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