Taylor Burner is playing professionally for Petah Tikva in Israel and will be sharing her experiences with GoSeawolves.org
This is the highest seeding for SBU since 2009-10, when it was also a four seed
Stony Brook could be as high as a third seed for the America East Championship with an upset of first-place Albany Saturday
Join the men's & women's basketball teams as they chase the tournament title in Albany.
Klupenger, Gatling have career days in their final home games at SBU
Points: 16 (at Binghamton, 1/16/11)
2012-13: Team captain...saw action in 21 games, making one start...tallied six points against St. Peter's to help SBU to a 63-41 win on Dec. 15...dished out two assists in win over St. Francis Brooklyn...made two steals against Albany on Jan. 30...scored a bucket and made an assist in a victory against UNH on Feb. 2...dished out an assist in a start on Senior Day as SBU came from behind to defeat Maine on Feb. 23.
2011-12:Appeared in all 30 games ... averaged 18.5 minutes per game ... led team in free throw percentage (.912) ... scored season-high 13 points in win over Morgan State (12/21) ... went 4-for-7 from the field including 3-for-3 from three-point range ... had seven points at FDU (12/14) ... scored eight points in season-opener at Fairfield (11/11) ... scored 13 points and grabbed five rebounds vs. Morgan State (12/21) ... had a team high 12 points vs. Vermont (1/28) ... tallied 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting vs. Binghamton (2/1) ... scored a team high 10 points vs. New Hampshire (2/18) ... had 10 points on Feb. 18 against New Hampshire.
2010-11:Appeared in all 30 games, making 27 starts ... second on the team with 9.2 points per game ... averaged team-high 33 minutes per game ... led team with 86 assists ... ranked ninth in the America East in assists (2.9 per game) ... scored in double-figures 15 times including last five games ... led Seawolves in scoring seven times ... led team in assists 12 times ... had 11 points and career-high seven assists against Hofstra (11/18) ... scored career-high 16 points against Nicholls State (11/24) ... had 15 points on 6-for-10 shooting against Iona (12/5) ... tied career-high with 16 points at Binghamton (1/6) ... had 13 points and career-high six rebounds against Vermont (2/5) ... scored 13 points in regular-season finale against Binghamton (2/26) ... tied career-best with three three-pointers ... had 13 points in first round of America East tournament against Maine (3/3) ... went 3-for-5 from long distance.
2009-10:Scored a career-high 14 points against Hofstra (12/21)... was 5-of-6 with a pair of threes against the Pride... scored 12 points in the next game against Maryland... had a four-game streak where she connected on 15-of-22 field goal attempts (12/11-12/28)... started 14 of the 30 games she played in.
High School:Four-year letterwinner at West Springfield High School for coach Bill Gibson... named first team All-Patriot District and all-region (2009)... three-time Patriot District All-Tournament team selection (2007-09)... named captain her junior and senior season... played for the Lessons Learned Hoops AAU team and coaches Cheryl Yarbrough and Mandy Ronay... member of the National Honor Society and Quill & Scroll Honor Society... editor of the school newspaper.
Personal:Samantha Landers ... born August 12, 1991 in Fairfax, Virginia ... daughter of Janine and Bob Landers ... father played football at Ohio Northern University ... an arts & sciences major.