Last fall, I saw a packed Island Federal Credit Union Arena empty out before an undefeated Stony Brook women’s basketball team took the court.
Stony Brook Women’s Basketball’s season came to an end Saturday afternoon after falling 71-54 to the New Hampshire Wildcats for the second consecutive year.
With a decorated locker room, family in attendance and a pregame Senior Night celebration, senior guard Aaliyah Worley and the Stony Brook women’s basketball team were in
Junior guard Jerell Matthews has already assumed more responsibilities on offense.
Eight of the team’s 14 roster spots this season are held by student-athletes who have never played for the team before, including five freshmen, two transfers and one redshirt
Stony Brook Women’s Basketball sophomore guard Davion Wingate is leaving Stony Brook to pursue the rest of her college career at another school.
With Stony Brook officially out of America East competition, they end their season with an overall record of 12-18.
For the remaining 2:46 left in overtime, the Bears held the Seawolves to four points and tacked on another seven, culminating in a 78-71 victory for the women in blue.
Stony Brook looked as if the then four-game slide it has been on did not exist for the first three quarters of Wednesday's night home game against New Hampshire.
The comeback was nearly complete, but the Retrievers made late shots and were able to escape, beating the Seawolves, 67-61, on Wednesday afternoon.