For the second time in her career, Chikilra Goodman has been named one of the America East’s players of the week. The senior guard received the honor, after averaging 16.3 points, seven rebounds, and 2.3 steals in three games last week.
O’Boyle, third year coach of the Seawolves and engineer of the seventh best turnaround in the country last season, has reason to have championship aspirations for the first time during her tenure at Stony Brook. Going from pre-season cellar dweller predictions, to obtaining the fourth seed for the America East Conference Championships, the 10-win improvement marked a shift in the right direction for O’Boyle’s squad.
To kick off homecoming weekend, Stony Brook men’s soccer hosted America East and SUNY rival University at Albany. Coming into Friday night’s matchup, the Seawolves were 4-4 coming off a challenging non-conference schedule that included a trip to Philadelphia where they suffered two loses to Villanova and Drexel.
Stony Brook University has achieved a new national record. Based on recent statistics from “US News & World Report,” the university jumped to 82nd among the best national schools. Additionally, the School of Engineering was ranked at 65th among doctorate programs in engineering.