On April 2, Caroline McCombs announced her departure as head coach of the Stony Brook women’s basketball team, weeks after leading the program to its first America East finals win and first NCAA Tournament appearance.
“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 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.
Even though this week’s series against Albany was ultimately meaningless, with the America East playoff bracket already set, the Seawolves easily swept the Great Danes in the process at home on Feb. 22 and 23.
After a season pause due to COVID-19 protocol, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team hit the road to New Hampshire, playing their first game in 20 days. The Seawolves battled hard but ultimately lost 50-47 on Saturday.
After sweeping the Binghamton Bearcats at home last weekend, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team played against the UMass Lowell River Hawks, losing the first game on Dec. 27 by 63-60 before turning it up on Dec. 28 for a 60-44 victory.
In their first America East Conference action of the season, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team played the role of the latter team to perfection by sweeping their weekend series against the Binghamton Bearcats on Dec. 19 and 20.
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team took down the Hofstra Pride on Monday, Dec. 14 by a final score of 63-52 at Island Federal Arena, extending the team’s current win streak against the Pride to four years in a row.