#Seawolves square off with Binghamton on Play4Kay/Battle of the UGCs Night
Feb. 4, 2014
Stony Brook, N.Y. – The Stony Brook women’s basketball team will look to get back on track when it hosts Binghamton Wednesday at 7 p.m. on Play4Kay/Battle of the UGCs Night. The game will air live for free on both AmericaEast.TV and CollegeInsider.com as part of the CollegeInsider.com #AEHoops Wednesday Night Showcase.
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.
Play4Kay is an opportunity for a nation of coaches to raise awareness for women’s cancer research. The Kay Yow Fund is the official charity of the imitative. Kay Yow, a former women’s basketball head coach at North Carolina State University, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987 and died in 2009. Since its inception, Play4Kay has raised more than $2.8 million to support women’s cancer research.
Last Time Out
Junior forward Sabre Proctor turned in her third double-double of the season on 12 points and 11 rebounds, but Hartford outscored Stony Brook (15-7, 6-3 America East), 26-6, in the final 7:14 of play to hand the Seawolves a 61-48 loss Sunday afternoon at The Chase Family Arena. Sophomore forward Brittany Snow and junior guard Jessica Ogunnorin recorded eight points apiece. Senior guard Chikilra Goodman grabbed eight rebounds, and Snow chipped in seven rebounds.
Scouting the Bearcats
Binghamton (4-18, 1-8) has lost seven consecutive games, most recently falling at New Hampshire, 72-53, Sunday. Sherae Swinson paces the Bearcats in scoring and rebounding at 10.2 points and 5.4 rebounds per game, respectively.
Series History vs. the Bearcats
Stony Brook trailed 43-38 with less than two minutes remaining but closed the game on a 10-2 run to take down Binghamton, 48-45, Jan. 15 in Vestal, N.Y. Sabre Proctor netted a game-high 18 points, and Miranda Jenkins scored five of her nine points in the final 1:48. Binghamton leads the all-time series, 20-15, but Stony Brook has taken the last three meetings.
Stony Brook stays at Pritchard to play New Hampshire Sunday at 2 p.m. The Seawolves will host National Girls and Women in Sports Day.