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Four student athletes from Stony Brook University have been named recipients of the 2017-18 Scholar Athlete Award by State University of New York Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson. This award recognizes outstanding academic excellence and athletic achievement. Congratulations, Award Winners! Vince Erdei, Soccer Annika Sisson, Women’s Cross Country Vann Moffett, Men’s Cross Country Courtney Murphy, Lacrosse “It is my pleasure to congratulate our scholar athlete awardees for their achievement in the classroom and on the playing field,” said SUNY Chancellor Johnson. “All of those honored today are committed to excellence in their athletic pursuits, sportsmanship and personal development. They balance a…

Scientist. Athlete. On May 6, 2018, Gabrielle Russo took first place in the women’s division of the Long Island Marathon with a personal best time of 2:50. Russo signed up for the race just the day before, viewing the race as an opportunity to “empty the tank” after a long racing season that included the Boston Marathon only three weeks prior and a 50K in March. Interestingly enough, her road running journey began just two years ago. An assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Anthropology since 2014, Russo moved to Long Island in 2016 after…

Courtney Murphy recorded nine total points, helping lead No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse past No. 14 Penn, 18-5, in the second round of the 2018 Division I Women’s Lacrosse Championships on Sunday afternoon at LaValle Stadium. With the win, the Seawolves (20-0, 7-0 AE) advance to the quarterfinal of the NCAA Tournament – which will take place next weekend at Boston College. “We live to fight another week,” head coach Joe Spallina said. “Defense is the staple of our program and it always has been. For us, it was about getting back to being the best version of our Stony Brook…

No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse kicked off the 2018 postseason in impressive fashion on Friday night at LaValle Stadium, defeating New Hampshire, 19-5, in the semifinal round of the 2018 America East Women’s Lacrosse Championships With the win, the Seawolves (18-0, 7-0 AE) will advance to the 2018 America East Women’s Lacrosse Championship contest for the seventh-straight season. Stony Brook has won five-straight conference postseason titles under Head Coach Joe Spallina and will look to make it six on Sunday, May 6 at LaValle Stadium vs. Albany. “We’re 1-0 in the new season,” Spallina said. “I liked our approach, and I thought…

No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse finished off its unbeaten 2018 regular season on Saturday afternoon at John Fallon Field, cruising past Albany, 21-8. With the victory, the Seawolves (17-0, 7-0 AE) will be the No. 1 seed in the 2018 America East Championship – earning the right to host the postseason conference tournament at LaValle Stadium on May 4 and May 6. Stony Brook’s win caps off a record-breaking 2018 campaign, as the program becomes the first team in Seawolves’ history to post an unbeaten regular-season record and to achieve a No. 1 national ranking. “It’s great for us…

No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse improved to 16-0 on Tuesday evening at LaValle Stadium, topping No. 16  Penn State by the final score of 21-13. With the victory, the Seawolves (16-0, 6-0 AE) have now beaten eight nationally-ranked opponents so far in 2018. Six different Stony Brook players tallied double-digit goals in the win. “I thought this was a great test for our squad in a lot of different ways,” said head coach Joe Spallina. “For us to beat a nationally-ranked opponent that has been in the Final Four each of the last two years, it says a lot…

Kylie Ohlmiller broke the NCAA Division I career record for both total points and assists on Saturday afternoon at LaValle Stadium, as No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse downed UMBC by the final score of 22-7. With the win, the Seawolves move to 15-0 (6-0 AE) so far in 2018. “We came out tight, and [UMBC] has a talented team,” said head coach Joe Spallina. “They hit us, and with 11 minutes to go (in the half), it was tied. The competition is good for us, and I was really happy with the way we responded from that point.” Courtney Murphy had eight goals and…

No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse celebrated Senior Day in successful fashion on Sunday afternoon at LaValle Stadium, cruising past New Hampshire, 20-6, in conference action. With the win, the Seawolves improve to 14-0 (5-0 AE) so far in 2018. Stony Brook tallied a season-high 17 assists – adding a helper on all 17 non-free position scores in the contest. The Seawolves’ also tallied a season-best 25 draw control wins. “We assisted on 17 of 20 goals, and that’s who are,” said head coach Joe Spallina. “We’re a team that likes to share, a team that lives on those assists.…

Last week, the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team clobbered Hartford 21-3, remaining one of only two undefeated teams in the NCAA. A total of 17 players scored in the game as redshirt senior Courtney Murphy broke the NCAA Division I record for career goals. It would have been a remarkable day for any team, but for these Seawolves, outstanding success has become the norm. For the first time in program history, Stony Brook women’s lacrosse is ranked No. 1 nationally in all three major polls — Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA), Cascade/Inside Lacrosse and Nike/US Lacrosse. Next on the team’s agenda…

Senior captain Kylie Ohlmiller recorded a team-high seven points on Saturday afternoon at Bearcats Sports Complex, leading No. 1 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse past Binghamton, 18-5, to remain undefeated in 2018. With the victory, the Seawolves improve to 12-0 (4-0 AE) so far this year. “Nice to improve to 4-0 in conference action, but I think we are capable of playing at a higher level,” said head coach Joe Spallina. “Our schedule and the weather this past week made it tough for us to practice, so I am very much looking forward to a full week of preparation for a great Johns Hopkins…

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