#Seawolves open America East action against Hartford Wednesday at Pritchard

Proctor has reached double digits in scoring in all but two games and nine consecutive times this season
 
Proctor has reached double digits in scoring in all but two games and nine consecutive times this season
 
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Jan. 7, 2014

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Stony Brook, N.Y. -The Stony Brook women's basketball team, off to its best start in Division I program history, will tip off America East action by hosting Hartford Wednesday at 7 p.m. Fans who cannot make it to the game can watch it live for free on AmericaEast.TV, which is now available on mobile devices in addition to computers.  It will also be the first #AEHoops Wednesday Showcase on CollegeInsider.com. 

Vote Snow!

Brittany Snow 30-point outburst in the Seawolves' win at Bradley is up for best America East non-conference performance, and she needs YOUR help to take home the prize! To vote for Snow, click here.  

#Seawolves Basketball on CollegeInsider.com's #AEHoops Showcase

America East has partnered with CollegeInsider.com to bring live broadcasts of select men's and women's conference basketball games. The Seawolves will be featured twice, including the inaugural broadcast, throughout the months of January and February.

Schedule

Wednesday, January 8: Hartford at Stony Brook
Wednesday, February 5: Binghamton at Stony Brook

What's Trending

Below are notes in 140 characters or less about the Stony Brook women's basketball team. Follow @SBAthletics and use #Seawolves when talking about Stony Brook Athletics. You can also follow head coach Beth O'Boyle @CoachOBoyle. 

•   Proctor has reached double figures in scoring in nine consecutive games. #Sabremetrics #Seawolves
 The #Seawolves finished regular-season non-conference play with their best winning % (.692) and win total (9) in their #AEHoops era.
•  The #Seawolves are looking to snap a 17-game losing streak vs. Hartford #AEHoops.
•  The #Seawolves are 1-1 in #AEHoops openers under @CoachOBoyle.

Last Time Out

Sophomore forward Brittany Snow led the way with 15 points and a career-high three blocks--the most by a Seawolf this year--as Stony Brook outlasted Columbia, 57-54, on the road Sunday. The win gave the 9-4 Seawolves their highest regular-season non-conference winning percentage (.692) and win total since joining America East in 2001-02. Junior forward Sabre Proctor reached double figures in scoring for the ninth consecutive game with 14 points, while sophomore guard Miranda Jenkins did so for the first time in her career with 13 points to go along with six rebounds. Stony Brook took a 53-50 lead on a layup by Snow with about three minutes left and made enough free throws down the stretch to hold off the home team.

Scouting the Hawks

Hartford (4-10, 1-0 America East) concluded non-conference play with a 56-43 win over Dartmouth Saturday, Jan. 4. Junior guard and preseason All-America East selection Amber Bepko led the way for the Hawks on offense with a game-high 11 points and is second in scoring average at 8.4 points per game. Deanna Mayza paces the team in scoring with 8.6 points per game, while Cherelle Moore is averaging a team-best 5.6 boards per game. Opponents have outrebounded Hartford by an average of 8.6 rebounds per contest. 

Series History vs. the Hawks

The Seawolves last took down Hartford with a 59-43 win Feb. 22, 2006 but have lost 17 straight games since. The Hawks hold a 22-6 all-time lead in the series.

Seawolves on the Rise

Midseason Update 

The Seawolves secured their best start in program history (7-3) with a win over Monmouth Dec. 21 and posted nine wins and a .692 winning percentage in regular-season non-conference play, both records for the program in its America East era. Stony Brook's four-game winning streak in December was its longest since claiming seven straight victories in 2006-07. The Seawolves ranked eighth in the most recent Newsday Metro Poll.

Up Next

Stony Brook travels to New Hampshire for the first of two consecutive conference road trips Saturday. The game is set for 1 p.m.