After an offseason filled with uncertainty, the Stony Brook softball team began 2021 with a familiar sight: a winning record. The Seawolves won in every way possible this weekend — a pitching duel, a blowout, seventh-inning heroics and extra innings.
After sweeping the Binghamton Bearcats at home last weekend, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team played against the UMass Lowell River Hawks, losing the first game on Dec. 27 by 63-60 before turning it up on Dec. 28 for a 60-44 victory.
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.
With a pair of victories against the Binghamton Bearcats on Dec. 19 and 20, the Seawolves opened the conference slate with an affirming sweep to improve to 4-4 (2-0 AE), following a Saturday blowout with a Sunday nailbiter that went into overtime.
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.
In the event of a student housing closure because of COVID-19, a new housing policy would have required students to pay potentially thousands of dollars in fees. The policy was changed after a large number of students protested on social media.
Needing a win to remain afloat in the America East playoff picture, the Stony Brook volleyball team began the second wave of conference play by taking down the Hartford Hawks in four sets on Friday, Oct. 25, improving to 8-13 (3-3 AE).