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Stony Brook women’s lacrosse senior attack Kylie Ohlmiller (Islip, N.Y.) has been named 2017-2018 America East Woman of the Year, as announced by conference office on Tuesday night at its annual awards dinner. Ohlmilller recorded a nation-leading 157 points in 2018, helping Stony Brook achieve its first No. 1 national ranking in program history. She was selected as America East Offensive Player of the Year, has been tabbed an IWLCA All-Region First Team player, and was selected as an Inside Lacrosse Division I All-American last week. Ohlmiller finished her four-year career with the Seawolves posting an NCAA-record 498 points and 246 assists. She also owns the NCAA single-season…

Nick Grande (Smithtown, N.Y.), a sophomore SS for the Stony Brook baseball team, was named Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division I First Team All-American, it was announced by the publication on Thursday. Grande led the Seawolves (32-25) with a .377 batting average, with a team-high 78 hits, 59 runs scored and 32 stolen bases. He also slugged six home runs and 18 doubles. In 2018 Grande recorded 22 multi-hit games and at one point during the season had reached base safely in 22 straight games. He also topped the .400 batting average plateau for over two weeks during the season and peaked a .416.…

Sophomore Melissa Rahrich (Brighton, Colo.) was named to the NFCA All-Region Third-Team (Mid-Atlantic) as a utility player and pitcher for her outstanding 2018 season. Rahrich becomes the 12th Stony Brook player in program history to be named to an All-Region Team. She started in all 46 games for the Seawolves, hitting a team best .453 added 10 doubles, seven home runs, and 30 RBI on the season. Rahrich also tossed a team-high 164 innings in the circle, recording a 3.57 ERA in the process and had a 15-11 record with 16 complete games. In America East Conference play, Rahrich was 6-3 with a…

Stony Brook men’s lacrosse senior Tyler Anderson (Wading River, N.Y.) and women’s lacrosse senior Kylie Ohlmiller (Islip, N.Y.) have been named 2018 America East Man and Woman of the Year finalists, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday. Both Anderson and Ohlmiller are eligible for the honor, which recognizes the conference’s senior male and female student-athlete that best “distinguished himself and herself throughout their collegiate career in the areas of academic achievement, athletic excellence, service and leadership.” Twenty-five institutional nominees for the 2018 America East Man and Woman of the Year awards were originally announced by the conference office Thursday, May 17. The winner of the 2018 awards will be…

It was a good run for the Stony Brook baseball team in 2018 America East Conference Championship, but the Seawolves’ season came to a close on Saturday with a 9-4 championship game loss to top-seeded Hartford at Mahaney Diamond. The fourth-seeded Seawolves’ (32-25, 12-12 AE) did win three games during the tournament and came out of the losers bracket to reach Saturday’s championship. Sophomore 1B Chris Hamilton (Schenectady, N.Y.), sophomore RF Michael Wilson (Colonia, N.J.) and sophomore RHP Greg Marino (Lake Grove, N.Y.) each earned a spot on the all-tournament team. Hartford broke the game open with a five-run seventh inning. They scored the runs of…

Seven different Stony Brook baseball student-athletes landed eight America East Conference postseason honors, it was announced as the pre-championship banquet held at the Wells Conference Center on the University of Maine’s campus of Tuesday evening. The first team, second team and all-rookie honors are selected by the league’s seven head coaches. Senior 3B Bobby Honeyman (Massapequa, N.Y.), sophomore SS Nick Grande (Smithtown, N.Y.), sophomore pitcher Greg Marino (Lake Grove, N.Y.) and senior relief pitcher Aaron Pinto(West Covina, Calif.) all earned first team all-conference honors. Senior OF Andruw Gazzola (Coram, N.Y.) and sophomore pitcher Brian Herrmann (Northport, N.Y.) both placed on the second team, while freshman C John Tuccillo (Clinton Corners, N.Y.) earned a spot on the all-rookie team. Honeyman,…

The No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse program’s record-breaking 2018 season came to a close on Saturday afternoon at Newton Campus Lacrosse Field, as the Seawolves fell in overtime to Boston College, 12-11, in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals. With the loss, the Seawolves fall to 20-1 (7-0 AE) to finish the year. “I’m proud of our kids,” said head coach Joe Spallina. “I’d go to battle with that group any day of the week, I love each one of them. It stings, it definitely hurts.” “That said, you can’t ask for more, Spallina added. “Our defense responded well after a…

The NFL Draft has still eluded the Stony Brook football program, but following Sunday’s final day of the draft, former Seawolves Timon Parris and Chris Cooper signed FA contracts with NFL teams and Tyrice Beverette, Ray Bolden and Stacey Bedell were each invited to an NFL Camp. Parris, the All-America LT from Floral Park, N.Y., signed a contact to join the Washington Redskins, while Cooper, a DB from Mount Vernon, N.Y., signed a contract with the Indianapolis Colts. Beverette was invited to the New York Jets camp, while Bolden will head down to Philadelphia for the Eagles camp and Bedell travels west to join the San Francisco 49ers camp. Parris started the first eight…

With the NBA Playoffs in full swing, and LeBron James trying to reach the NBA Finals for an inconceivable eighth consecutive season, the eyes of the basketball world are once again on Cleveland. That means that Antony Bonavita ’99, ’09 is busy making certain those like what they see…off the court, anyway. Bonavita is the senior vice president of facility operations for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena, along with the American Hockey League’s Cleveland Monsters, the Arena Football League’s Cleveland Gladiators and the NBA G-League’s Canton Charge. It’s been an eventful eight years in Cleveland for Bonavita, punctuated…

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