Few matchups could be as deserving a choice for a home opener as the Battle of Long Island. Following two weeks of tournament play, the Stony Brook volleyball team returned home to Pritchard Gymnasium on Tuesday, Sept. 7.
The Stony Brook softball team struggled through their three-game homestand this week, splitting a doubleheader with the Hofstra Pride on Tuesday and dropping a grudge match with the Fordham Rams on Thursday.
The “Battle of Long Island” was a battle of survival, as the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team defeated the Hofstra Pride by a final score of 12-8 in their match on Thursday, March 25 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
Coming into Saturday’s matchup off a hot start to the season, the No. 17-ranked Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team was doused with water in a rainy matchup with the Hofstra Pride as the team lost 20-17 for its defeat loss of the season.
The Stony Brook men’s soccer team played its second game of the season against the Hofstra Pride on Sunday, Feb. 28. They ultimately came up short in a 4-1 defeat as Stony Brook drops to 0-2 on the season.
After a four-point deficit in the first quarter, the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team rallied behind graduate attacker Cory VanGinhoven and senior midfielder Mike McCannell in the second half to defeat the Bryant Bulldogs by a final score of 14-8.