Following a devastating end to the 2020-2021 season, Stony Brook was met with an all-too familiar sense of panic and despair. It wasn’t until Olaniyi’s decision to return to the team that the tide began to turn for the Seawolves.
Junior goalkeeper Emerson Richmond Burke had the best two-game stretch of her career with 11 saves, but a shocking lack of scoring contributed to two shutout away losses for the Stony Brook women’s soccer team against Big East and Pac-12 opponents.
Senior pitcher Dawn Bodrug established herself as a transcendent player almost immediately after transferring to Stony Brook. With her second career no-hitter on March 26, she staked a claim as one of the best in Stony Brook Softball’s history.