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Five Stony Brook women’s lacrosse student-athletes have been selected as All-Americans by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches’ Association, as announced Thursday by the IWLCA. Kylie Ohlmiller (Islip, N.Y.) and Courtney Murphy (Shirley, N.Y.) were tabbed First Team All-Americans, Brooke Gubitosi (East Northport, N.Y.) and Ally Kennedy (North Babylon, N.Y.) were named to the Second Team, and Taryn Ohlmiller (Islip, N.Y.) was selected as a Third Team All-American. Kylie Ohlmilller recorded a nation-leading 157 points in 2018. 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. Ohlmiller finished her four-year career with the Seawolves posting an NCAA-record…

Stony Brook University, in conjunction with other SUNY schools and the One Love Foundation, spent the month of April partaking in a virtual walk-a-thon dedicated to raising awareness about the issue of relationship violence among college students. Participants logged their steps to help reach the goal of going 50 million yards and making it “Around the World for Yeardley.” Yeardley Love was a student-athlete at the University of Virginia who tragically fell victim to domestic abuse which resulted in her death just weeks before her graduation. Her family created the One Love Foundation to educate others on the warning signs of…

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…

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