Last Saturday’s 7-0 win against Albany was a momentous one for the Stony Brook baseball team—not just because it was the Seawolves’ first conference win of the season, but because righty hurler Frankie Vanderka no-hit the Great Danes. This was the third time the senior sociology major has thrown a no-hitter since his freshman season in 2011.
Although the proclaimed “Mecca of Basketball” lies in the heart of Manhattan, Long Island has it’s own rich history of ballers – from legends such as Carl Braun and Julius Erving to some of today’s young studs in Danny Green and Tobias Harris. It would not be a shock if Ahmad Walker’s name is one day added to that list.
Frankie Caridi is the best women’s lacrosse goalie in the country, and the statistics show it. And it does not hurt to have a coach that believes it. “She does it all for us,” head coach Joe Spallina said. “She’s vocal. She’s a leader. She’s a team captain. She’s an unbelievable stopper.”
Junior Men’s Lacrosse player Mike Rooney has done many things from his redshirt season to his current fourth season as a Seawolf. The attacker has already scored 53 goals and contributed to the team effort with 36 assists, but one of the elder statesmen of the team still has more to give.