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BY GREGORY ZARB Junior attacker Kylie Ohlmiller recorded her third assist on Friday after junior midfielder Samantha DiSalvo with 4:55 left in the first half. That assist gave her 150 points on the year, which broke Maryland’s Jen Adams’ 16-year record of 149 points in a single season. Ohlmiller ended her day with three goals and three assists, extending her point total to 151. “Whoever is playing her has that dream matchup,” Stony Brook Women’s Lacrosse head coach Joe Spallina said. “What she’s done this year is in true Michael Jordan fashion. She makes the players around her better.” The…

BY TIM OAKES First year head coach Matt Senk began coaching Stony Brook Baseball, then a Division III program, in 1991. The program and it’s facilities were in rough shape. His team played with a large “mound” between second base and right field. Scott Schermansky was a short-statured right fielder; the team had trouble seeing if he completed catches. “The only way you knew was when the infielders confirmed, ‘yeah, it’s a good catch,’” Senk said. “You could barely see him from the dugout. That’s just kind of example of what kind of condition the field was in.” More than…

The Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team vanquished Albany to clinch its fifth-consecutive America East Championship on Sunday at LaValle Stadium, securing a No. 8 seed in the NCAA tournament. The Seawolves will host Bryant Friday, May 12,  at 4:30 p.m. in an NCAA regional bracket that also includes Albany and Northwestern. Stony Brook is 18-1 entering the NCAA tournament with a resume that includes eight victories over the NCAA tournament field, seven wins over RPI top-20 teams and a nation-leading nine road wins. The Seawolves are currently riding a 13-game winning streak and are 4-0 this season against the other three teams…

Six students from Stony Brook University — the highest number of students among the four NCAA Division I SUNY campuses — have earned the 2016-17 Scholar Athlete Award, which recognizes outstanding academic excellence and athletic achievement. A total of 77 SUNY students were honored with the award this year. “It takes a tremendous amount of dedication and hard work to achieve such a high level of academic and athletic success,” said SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher. “Congratulations to all of the students receiving this year’s SUNY scholar athlete award, as well as the faculty, coaches and staff across SUNY who…

After going undefeated in conference play, Coach Spallina and the women’s lacrosse team are set to host the 2017 America East Championship this weekend.  An automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament is on the line.The Seawolves enter post-season play ranked at No. 4 in all national polls. Friday, May 5 – Semifinals  #1 Stony Brook Seawolves vs. #4 New Hampshire Wildcats – 5:30 p.m. #2 Albany Great Danes vs. #3 UMBC Retrievers – 8:00 p.m. Sunday, May 7 – Championship Winner of semifinal 1 vs. Winner of semifinal 2 – 12:00 p.m. More info: Tickets, streaming, and gameday information Stony Brook…

The Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team rose to its highest national rankings in program history Monday April 3, 2017, as the Seawolves rank No. 4 in the IWLCA coaches poll, Cascade/Inside Lacrosse and Nike/US Lacrosse polls. The Seawolves moved up one spot in the IWLCA poll, two places in the Cascade/Inside Lacrosse rankings and four spots in the Nike/US Lacrosse poll after a 2-0 week that included the highest-ranked opponent defeated in program history – a 10-6 win over previously No. 4/4 Colorado Friday at LaValle Stadium. The No. 4 ranking is the highest-ever in the IWLCA coaches poll, surpassing…

Many signs are pointing to success this year for the Seawolves women’s lacrosse team — success, that is, in the form of a trip to the Final Four in pursuit of a national championship. Coming off their fourth consecutive America East title, the Seawolves enter this season having won 84 percent of their games over the last four years, the third-best mark in the nation. The team’s stellar standing has been forged during the Coach Joe Spallina era. In school history — at least on paper — there has never been a better chance for Stony Brook to win it all.…

The Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team moved up in the national coaches poll and held its place in the media rankings Monday, as the Seawolves are ranked No. 7 in the IWLCA coaches poll, No. 7 in the Cascade/Inside Lacrosse media poll and No. 5 in the Nike/US Lacrosse Magazine media rankings for Feb. 27. Stony Brook is 4-0 on the year following a 13-5 win over No. 14/17 Northwestern Sunday at LaValle Stadium. Junior Kylie Ohlmiller (Islip, NY) tallied three goals and three assists, while sophomore goalie Anna Tesoriero (Huntington, NY) recorded 12 saves. Ohlmiller, Tesoriero and freshman Taryn…

The Stony Brook men’s basketball team battled back throughout the second half, but was unable to advance past Albany, falling 63-56 in the America East Conference semifinals Monday night at Island Federal Credit Union Arena. After a tight first half, Albany pulled away in the second. The Seawolves got back within two on multiple occasions, but could not overcome the Great Danes. Stony Brook sits at 18-13 on the year while Albany moves to 21-12. Boals’ Reaction “I’m really proud of our guys’ effort, I thought we really battled and competed like we have all year long,” said head coach…