#OPINION The COVID-19 pandemic led to the untimely end of the Stony Brook baseball team’s 2020 season. Now, a widely criticized decision by the America East Conference has prematurely ended Stony Brook’s 2021 season.
Due to inclement weather conditions, the Seawolves’ championship round game was suspended and eventually canceled, sending SBU home empty-handed as NJIT was controversially crowned champion by the America East as the only unbeaten team in the event.
Having locked up the regular season title last weekend at UMBC, the Stony Brook baseball team continued its momentum and took three of four games against the Binghamton Bearcats in its final series on Friday, May 21 and Saturday, May 22.
It was a usual day for the Seawolves on Saturday, May 8 as the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team defeated rival Albany Great Danes 16-9 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium for the program’s 54th straight conference win.
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.
The Stony Brook baseball team has gone consecutive weeks without a series win after splitting a four-game series against Binghamton Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2. Still, there was more to like about the Seawolves’ performance this weekend.
A crucial clock error cost the No. 19-ranked Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team in the toughest way possible as the Seawolves lost their second straight game on Saturday, May 1 on the road against the Vermont Catamounts 14-13.