ESPN3 audience, packed house watch #Seawolves win record 21st game on Senior Day

Teasha Harris had five steals in her final game at Pritchard
Teasha Harris had five steals in her final game at Pritchard
Women's Basketball Home

McCombs adds Janie Mitchell and Audrey Cunningham to staff

Stony Brook announces second annual Seawolves United Road Show

Jania Sims named Director of Basketball Operations

Stony Brook on Facebook
Stony Brook on Twitter
Virtual Guide
Women's Basketball Camps

Feb. 26, 2014

Final Stats

Photo Gallery

Stony Brook, N.Y. -The Stony Brook women's basketball team claimed a 66-57 victory over Vermont Wednesday in front of more than 1,000 fans and a national audience watching on ESPN3 at Pritchard Gymnasium on Senior/Kids' Day. The win was the 21st of the season for the #Seawolves, breaking a single-season Division I record set in 2005-06. Sophomore forward Brittany Snow poured in 15 points, and classmate and guard Miranda Jenkins added 14 points.

Junior guard Jessica Ogunnorin posted her second consecutive double-double on 12 points and a career-high 16 boards for Stony Brook (21-7, 12-3 America East).

Senior guard Chikilra Goodman finished with 13 points in her Pritchard finale.

Niki Taylor and Kayla Burchill recorded 16 points apiece for Vermont (7-21, 4-11 America East).

Head Coach Beth O'Boyle's Reaction

"I thought it was a good team effort. Vermont plays very hard, and we knew we needed to push the tempo to win. It was great to get our record 21st win in front of a great crowd on Senior Day."

Turning Point

Leading by nine, 47-38, with 8:57 to play, Kori Bayne-Walker found Snow underneath the basket to put Stony Brook in front, 49-38. Ogunnorin followed with a layup at 8:08, but Tierra Shumpert to cut the Seawolves' lead to 11, 51-40, on a jumper with 7:41 left. Alyssa Coiro got the ball into the hot hands of Ogunnorin, who put in a jump shot that gave SB a 53-40 advantage at the 7:21 mark.

Goodman widened the margin to 15 when she came away with a steal and went coast-to-coast for a layup, and Snow converted a three-point play at 5:23 that put the Seawolves up, 58-40, their largest lead of the game.

Vermont stormed back with 10 unanswered points to pull to within eight, 58-50, with 2:08 remaining. However, Stony Brook went 6-for-7 from the free throw line in the waning minutes and Jenkins put an exclamation point on the historic win with a layup with four ticks left.

Inside the Numbers

  • Junior forward Sabre Proctor chimed in with eight points, six rebounds and three steals.
  • Senior guard Teasha Harris finished with two points, six rebounds and three steals on her Senior Day.
  • The Seawolves outrebounded Vermont, 54-34 and led, 19-11, on the offensive glass.
  • Stony Brook shot 84.2 percent (16-for-19) from the charity stripe.

News and Notes

  • The Seawolves conclude the regular season with an 11-2 record at Pritchard Gymnasium and are set to move into Stony Brook Arena, Long Island's new sports and entertainment destination, next fall.
  • With 165 defensive rebounds, Goodman moved past Dana Ferraro for seventh on Stony Brook's single-season defensive rebounds ledger. Ferraro pulled down 164 defensive boards in 2004-05.
  • Ogunnorin has a team-high six double-doubles this year.
  • Stony Brook honored seniors Goodman, Harris and Natalie Myers in a pregame ceremony.

Up Next

SB closes out the regular season at first-place Albany Saturday at 2 p.m. on ESPN3.