The Stony Brook women’s basketball team triumphs against UMBC Retrievers for its league-leading 22nd win on Wednesday, Feb. 16. Despite a rough start, the team was able to produce some offensive momentum for the team for the lead and eventual win.
A brutal first quarter and the inability to knock down close shots in the fourth were all it took for the Stony Brook women’s basketball team to see its 11-game winning streak snapped by Maine on Saturday, Feb. 12.
Elijah Olaniyi, a former star guard on the Stony Brook men’s basketball team, has left the program and withdrawn from the University. He ends his Stony Brook career having scored 1,197 points, the eighth-most in the program’s Division I history.
With seven ticks still left on the clock, guard Anthony Roberts, the team’s leading scorer, became the hero of the night by racing down the distance of the court, overcoming a minor stumble and finishing with a layup through contact in six seconds.
With its 69-65 win over the UMass Lowell River Hawks on the road Wednesday night, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team have now won against every team in the America East save for UMBC, whom it will face twice next week.
Stony Brook fans packed the Island Federal Arena to support their team on Wednesday, Jan. 26 against Vermont. This was the first game since the spring semester started, and the Seawolves started with an early lead.
After the news broke about the Stony Brook women’s basketball team’s ban from America East postseason play because of the school’s decision to move to the CAA next season, the Seawolves came out cold despite playing an opponent with a poor record.