If last season was a transition year for head coach Geno Ford, this season looks to be a complete re-tooling. Stony Brook not only saw Olaniyi transfer out, but three other starters walked out alongside him — as well as some key bench players.
The freshman class of student-athletes will be dealing with this rapid change while also acclimating to the usual nerves and challenges that come with entering a new environment at the university, and jumping to an entirely new level of competition.
While the Big 10 and Pac-12 conferences recently postponed their seasons, the remaining Power Five conferences are intending to play college football this fall. While many professional athletes can opt-out of playing, college athletes cannot do so.
Stony Brook Athletics announced in a press release on Monday, March 9, that they are monitoring attendance of all indoor sporting events and will allow fans the opportunity to acquire tickets at a safe distance from other spectators.
Championship effort, toughness and family. That’s been the revolving message around the culture that Stony Brook has been building under head coach Anthony Gilardi in his first season leading the men’s lacrosse program.
Head coach Anthony Gilardi’s first game running the Men’s Lacrosse program ended on a high note on Tuesday, Feb. 11, with his players flying from the sideline to mob sophomore midfielder Caleb Pearson.
In his first year as head coach, Geno Ford took over a roster without a single senior and constructed a rotation filled with newcomers who are being expected to contribute. Among them are the two players he personally recruited out of high school, freshman guards Tavin Pierre Philippe and Tyler Stephenson-Moore.