The Stony Brook women’s basketball team needed offensive weapons following a 23-8 season where they lost in the America East Tournament semifinals, seeing two vital players — guards Shania Johnson and Jerell Matthews — graduate.
After months of being held in limbo, the NCAA has officially made a ruling on sophomore forward Frankie Policelli’s waiver, denying the request and forcing the Dayton transfer to sit out the 2019-20 men’s basketball season.
Junior forward Alyssa Francese tried to take things into her own hands late in the open field and passed to junior forward Fanny Götesson, who returned the pass to Francese as she headed the ball into the goal.
In a key conference matchup at home on Saturday, senior guard Jaron Cornish helped Stony Brook Men’s Basketball bounce back from a first-half slump to beat UMass-Lowell by a final score of 76-65. Cornish dropped his career-high 30 points against the River Hawks.