Win and we're in! #Seawolves battle Albany for #Chance2Dance Monday on ESPNU
March 10, 2014
Albany, N.Y. – Two seasons ago, the No. 2 Stony Brook women’s basketball team won four games. On Monday, the #Seawolves, riding a nine-game winning streak, will clash with No. 1 Albany for its first-ever conference title and #Chance2Dance. Opening tip is slated for 4 p.m. on ESPNU and can also be viewed on ESPN3 on computers and mobile devices. The winner will go to the NCAA Tournament. The other team will go to the WNIT.
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• .@StonyBrookWBB can break the program’s all-time wins mark of 24 set in 1986-87. #Seawolves
Last Time Out
Senior guard Teasha Harris led five Seawolves in double figures with 16 points off the bench as Stony Brook (24-7) took down New Hampshire, 79-59, Sunday afternoon at SEFCU Arena. Senior guard Chikilra Goodman finished with 13 points and 11 boards for her team-high seventh double-double of the year, and junior guard Jessica Ogunnorin contributed 14 points and seven boards. Junior forward Sabre Proctor and freshman guard Kori Bayne Walker scored 13 points and 10 points, respectively.
Series History vs. the Great Danes
Stony Brook snapped Albany’s 38-game conference winning streak with a 66-56 upset March 1 at SEFCU. Albany leads the series, 27-22.
America East Championship History
The Seawolves are 8-12 all-time in the America East Championship. Their win over UMBC Friday was their first in the tournament since March 3, 2011 vs. Maine in the play-in game. SBU’s only other title game appearance came as the No. 7 in 2001-02.
Four #Seawolves Earn All-Conference Honors
Senior guard Chikilra Goodman was named America East Defensive Player of the Year, All-Defensive and first-team all-conference. Junior forward Sabre Proctor joined Goodman on the first team, and Kori Bayne-Walker and Brittany Snow were tabbed All-Rookie and All-Academic, respectively.
Seawolves on the Rise
Stony Brook’s 24 wins are the most in its Division I history and are tied for most all-time with the 1986-87 team.
Stony Brook will play in either the NCAA Tournament or WNIT. The brackets for both postseason tournaments will be announced March 17.