#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.
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.
The 52nd straight America East win for the No. 6-ranked SBU women’s lacrosse team was a sweet one. One of the most talented senior classes in Stony Brook history wrapped up their final regular season with a dominating 18-7 win over UMBC on Saturday.
In its 51st straight America East win, the Stony Brook women’s lacrosse team secured its eighth consecutive regular season championship and a spot in the America East playoffs with a 22-4 knockout over New Hampshire in Durham on Wednesday, April 28.
The No. 14-ranked Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team rallied from a four-goal deficit in the third quarter. But just like the last meeting, the Seawolves fell in overtime — this time by a final score of 14-13 on Saturday, April 24.
As dominant as SBU’s baseball team has been in America East play, its bullpen might determine how far they go in the postseason. SBU bounced back from an early 4-7 nonconference record by winning its first ten games against America East opponents.
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.