The Stony Brook women’s basketball team shot a dismal 2-for-17 from behind the arc as it suffered its first loss of the season by a score of 71-59 against the Fordham Rams, terminating an historic 7-0 start.
Do I hear a lucky number seven? The Stony Brook women’s basketball team extended its undefeated streak to seven games against a formidable St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers team in a 71-64 victory at home on Sunday, Nov. 28.
First-year head coach Ashley Langford has never held this position before, but she comes from a winning culture — the key as the Stony Brook women’s basketball team eyes another successful season after last year’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance.
It’s not quite the environment of a team coming off its first-ever NCAA Tournament berth and second-straight America East championship, but that’s the point. The Stony Brook women’s basketball team doesn’t need to be reminded of the expectations on their shoulders this year, because they hold themselves to a higher standard than anyone else.
Assistant coaches Delmar “Buck” Carey and Nicole Mitchell and Director of basketball operations Arnika Edwards will join the Seawolves for the 2021-22 season, the team announced in a press release this Friday.
“We’re going to remember and reflect upon this season because we made history,” head coach Caroline McCombs said in a postgame press conference. “This is for all the women that have worn a Stony Brook jersey before.”
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team, who clinched the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance with an upset of Maine in the America East finals, drew a No. 14 seed when the bracket was unveiled on ESPN on Monday, March 15.
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team mounted an 11-point comeback to upset the top-seeded Maine Black Bears 64-60 in the America East Championship, clinching the program’s first-ever NCAA Tournament berth.