Alyssa Costello embodies the term “brain and brawn.” Her success on the softball diamond is equaled in the classroom. The biochemistry major and standout outfielder is poised for a big sophomore season after a sensational rookie campaign.
When defender Clare Levy takes the field at Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium and sees her family in the crowd, the game takes on a whole new meaning. She is then reminded that she not only represents Stony Brook, but her fellow Long Islanders as well.
Reaching the pinnacle of college sports to become an NCAA Division I student-athlete is impressive. Crossing national borders to accomplish that feat is downright difficult.
Take Stony Brook men’s lacrosse midfielder Matt Anderson, who has done exactly that.