#Seawolves back at Pritchard for matchup with UMass Lowell, Alumnae Day
Jan. 17, 2014
Stony Brook, N.Y. - The Stony Brook women's basketball team will try to improve to 3-1 in America East play when it opens a two-game homestand against UMass Lowell Saturday at 4 p.m.
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• Proctor has reached double figures in scoring in 12 straight games. #Sabremetrics #Seawolves
Last Time Out
Trailing by five with less than two minutes left, Stony Brook (11-5, 2-1) ended the game on a 10-2 run to come away with a 48-45 win at Binghamton Wednesday night. Junior forward Sabre Proctor reached double figures in scoring for the 12th consecutive time with a game-high 18 points, and sophomore guard Miranda Jenkins scored five of her nine points in the final 1:08 of action. Proctor brought the Seawolves to within two, 43-41, with 1:42 on the clock when she converted a three-point play. Jenkins followed with a layup and free throw at 1:08 to put Stony Brook up by one, 44-43. Sherae Swinson scored a bucket on the other end to give the Bearcats the lead, but Jenkins answered with a fadeaway jumper that proved to be the game-winner with 34 ticks left.
Scouting the River Hawks
UMass Lowell (2-13, 1-3) picked up its first America East win against UMBC Jan. 11 but fell to Albany, 87-50, Thursday night. Shannon Samuels and Jasmine McRoy are averaging double digits in scoring at 12.6 and 10.6 points per game, respectively. Opponents are averaging 83.7 points and 52.7 rebounds against the River Hawks.
Series History vs. the River Hawks
The two teams met eight times as members of the NECC, a Division II conference. The River Hawks claimed six of those games, but Stony Brook won the last meeting on Feb. 17, 1999, 51-42.
The Seawolves are back at it Monday, Jan. 20 when they host UMBC Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. on Dads N Daughters Day at Pritchard Gymnasium. For each ticket purchased for an adult, fans will receive a free ticket for a child.