Sophomore outside hitter Leoni Kunz reached double-digit kills for the seventh time this year, but the Seawolves (4-7) fell into an early hole and lost 3-1 to the St. John’s Red Storm at home on Sept. 14.
Ten goals. That’s how many graduate forward Alyssa Francese — perhaps the most accomplished player in the Stony Brook women’s soccer team’s history — needs to score this year to set the program career record.
Battered and broken after 100 minutes of scrappy play, junior defender Catharina Von Drigalski found the net for the first time in her career to seal the Stony Brook women’s soccer team’s 2-1 overtime victory against the St. Joseph’s Hawks this Sunday.
“We just want to prove ourselves,” sophomore defender Kerry Pearson said in an interview with The Statesman. “We have a really young team and we have the talent there and we just have to keep working hard to prove ourselves.”
Junior goalkeeper Emerson Richmond Burke had the best two-game stretch of her career with 11 saves, but a shocking lack of scoring contributed to two shutout away losses for the Stony Brook women’s soccer team against Big East and Pac-12 opponents.
For the third straight year, the Stony Brook volleyball team began the season with an 0-3 record. The Seawolves were swept at the Florida Atlantic Tournament in Boca Raton on Aug. 27 and 28 despite double-doubles from sophomore outside hitter Leoni Kunz in the first two games.
Assistant coaches Delmar “Buck” Carey and Nicole Mitchell and Director of basketball operations Arnika Edwards will join the Seawolves for the 2021-22 season, the team announced in a press release this Friday.
The SBU softball team advanced to the title game of the 2021 America East Softball Championship, falling short of a ring to a familiar foe. The third-seeded Seawolves lost two games against No. 1 seed UMBC, who took home its second consecutive title.