Women's Hoops hosts Hartford Wednesday on Senior Day

Feb. 20, 2012

Stony Brook, N.Y. -

2011-12 Stony Brook Women's Basketball

2011-12 Virtual Guide

Game #27: Hartford Hawks (18-10) at Stony Brook Seawolves (4-23) 

Wed., Feb. 22 •  Pritchard Gym  •  Stony Brook, N.Y.  •  7 p.m.

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WUSB 90.1 FM & GoSeawolves. org with Jeff Bernstein '92



Stony Brook Seawolves (4-23, 1-13 America East)
Head Coach: Beth O'Boyle, first season
Overall Record: 4-23
Record at SBU: same

Hartford Hawks (18-10, 9-5 America East)
Head Coach: Jennifer Rizzotti, 13th season
Overall Record: 254-147
Record at Hartford: Same

About the Game: The Stony Brook women's basketball concludes its home schedule on Wednesday night, hosting the Hartford Hawks at Pritchard Gym. The Seawolves will honor their four seniors - Whitney Davis, Tamiel Murray, Destiny Jacobs & Misha Horsey - prior to the game. Wednesday's contest is also SBU's Play4Kay Breast Cancer Awareness game. 



Meet the Seawolves: Senior Whitney Davis has scored in double-figures in seven of her last nine games. Senior Misha Horsey enters Wednesday's game tied for third in program history in games played, games started and assists. 

Scouting Hartford: The Hawks have won seven straight following a 66-54 victory over UMBC on Sunday afternoon. The winning streak has carried them into third place in the America East conference standings. Ruthanne Doherty leads Hartford in scoring (12.7 points per game) and rebounding (6.5 per game) while Daphne Elliot is averaging 10.8 points per game. Elliot and Doherty combined for 25 points in Hartford’s 63-44 victory over the Seawolves on Jan. 25. That victory started the Hawks current seven-game winning streak. Hartford is 4-3 on the road during conference play and is first in assists (13.2 per game) and second in field goal percentage (.398) during league play. 

Last time out: The Stony Brook women’s basketball team trailed by just six at halftime but the New Hampshire Wildcats scored the first 10 points of the second half and defeated the Seawolves, 63-46, on Saturday at Pritchard Gymnasium. The Seawolves held New Hampshire to 36 percent shooting in the first half but the Wildcats shot 48 percent from the field over the final 20 minutes. Junior Sam Landers (Springfield, Va.) paced Stony Brook with 10 points.