The Stony Brook women’s basketball team was in control with only nine minutes remaining in its matchup against the Albany Great Danes, but a fourth-quarter breakdown will likely cause the Seawolves to fall short of their end goal for the season.
Disappointingly, the No. 4 Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team couldn’t pull off a win in its season opener against the No. 3 Syracuse Orange, falling just shy of the victory by losing 12-11 at the Carrier Dome in a nail-biter on Sunday, Feb. 20.
The Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team had a terrific start last year, going 8-3 and sitting No. 14 in the national rankings after being named preseason favorites. Its final three games were, unfortunately, something to forget.
After the news broke about the Stony Brook women’s basketball team’s ban from America East postseason play because of the school’s decision to move to the CAA next season, the Seawolves came out cold despite playing an opponent with a poor record.
Two seasons ago, Stony Brook graduate guard Elijah Olaniyi came into his own, solidifying himself as a star as a junior by putting up averages of 18.0 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. The Seawolves finished 20-13 and in second place in the America East, but were bounced by Hartford in the semifinals of the conference tournament.
After racking up four straight wins, Stony Brook’s season was looking promising, but that streak was tarnished as it has been followed up by three straight losses following a 4-1 blowout loss on the road to the Maine Black Bears on Sunday, Oct. 10.