Balanced effort helps women's hoops down St. Francis Brooklyn
Dec. 19, 2012
Stony Brook, N.Y. - Junior Teasha Harris (Bloomington, Ill.) scored a career-high 17 points and senior Jessica Previlon (Brooklyn, N.Y.) turned in 11 points and 11 rebounds as the Stony Brook women's basketball team knocked off St. Francis Brooklyn, 65-52, on Wednesday at Pritchard Gym.
"Overall I thought this was a good team win. We had several players with big nights, including Teasha Harris and Jessica Previlon, who has been very consistent this season. It's a difficult time during exam week and I was proud of our effort tonight."
--Head Coach Beth O'Boyle
• Stony Brook (7-4) held St. Francis (2-7) to just 31.7% shooting in the first half and opened up a 28-18 lead at the break. The Terriers cut the deficit to five in the opening minutes of the second stanza, but the Seawolves quickly responded with buckets by Klupenger and Harris to stretch the advantage back to double digits. Stony Brook led by as many as 14 midway through the half and never relinquished its lead in a 13-point win.
The Numbers Game
• Stony Brook shot 55.8% (24-for-43) from the field, which is a new season high.
News and Notes
• Stony Brook is now 5-4 all-time against St. Francis.
The Seawolves travel to Piscataway, N.J. on Friday to take on BIG EAST foe Rutgers. Tipoff is scheduled for 5 p.m.