The America East Conference announced on Wednesday, Feb. 2 that Stony Brook University’s athletic teams have been ruled ineligible for participation in postseason conference championships for all sports.
Stony Brook Athletics announced the resumption of its television deal with SportsNet New York (SNY) on Monday, Nov. 15. The media network will broadcast 13 combined Stony Brook men’s and women’s basketball games during the 2021-22 season.
So far, after playing five non-conference games, the men’s soccer team has started the season 4-1, beating LIU, Drexel, Columbia and Fairfield while only narrowly losing to Hofstra in between. The team’s 4-1 start is the best since 2004.
After leading the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team and America East conference with 34 goals this season, redshirt freshman attackman Dylan Pallonetti made league history as he won the Rookie of the Year and the Offensive Player of the Year award.
Following the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement in the summer of 2020, athletes have become noticeably more vocal when it comes to addressing systematic and systemic racism in the United States.
In their first America East Conference action of the season, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team played the role of the latter team to perfection by sweeping their weekend series against the Binghamton Bearcats on Dec. 19 and 20.
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team remains undefeated at their home confines of Island Federal Arena this season, as the Seawolves thoroughly beat up on an NAIA opponent, the Point Park Pioneers, by a score of 83-39 on Tuesday, Dec. 15.
The Stony Brook men’s basketball team was scheduled to open its season against the Bryant Bulldogs on Wednesday, Nov. 25, but the game was scrapped on early Wednesday morning after a referee reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.