#Seawolves look to match single-season Division I wins record Saturday against Maine
Feb. 21, 2014
Stony Brook, N.Y. - After a 72-51 road win at UMBC Wednesday, the Stony Brook women's basketball team will open its final home stand of the year by welcoming Maine to Pritchard Gymnasium Saturday at 2 p.m. A win would be the #Seawolves' 20th of the season, which would tie a Division I program record set in 2005-06.
A Petro mini-basketball will be distributed to the first 500 fans following the game.
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The #Seawolves' can tie a DI program record of 20 wins today. #Seawolvesontherise
Last Time Out
Fueled by 20 points from junior forward Sabre Proctor, the Stony Brook women's basketball team took down UMBC, 72-51, Wednesday night at RAC Arena. Junior guard Jessica Ogunnorin finished with a career-high 15 points and eight rebounds. Senior guards Chikilra Goodman and Teasha Harris added 11 points apiece, and Goodman dished out six helpers for Stony Brook (19-7, 10-3 America East). Sophomore forward Brittany Snow added six points and tied Ogunnorin for a game-high eight rebounds. The Seawolves held a 33-21 lead at the half and led by as many as 23 in the second half in the road rout.
Scouting the Black Bears
Maine (14-12, 8-5) took first-place Albany to the wire in a 58-56 loss last weekend. Ashleigh Roberts paces the team in scoring at 13 points per game, and Liz Wood is the second leading scorer and top rebounder at 12.4 points and 6.1 boards per contest. The Black Bears lead the league in 3-point field goal percentage (.338).
Series History vs. the Black Bears
Stony Brook has won the last two meetings, including a 65-49 win in Bangor Jan. 26, and leads the all-time series, 16-13.
Seawolves on the Rise
The Seawolves notched their best record through 20 games in Division I program history (15-5) and have passed their win total from last year's 14-win turnaround campaign. They posted school records of nine wins and a .692 winning percentage in regular-season non-conference play. Stony Brook's 19 wins rank second in Division I single-season history, one behind the 2005-06 team's mark of 20.
The Seawolves will honor their seniors and host Kids Day when they take on Vermont Wednesday at noon. The game will air live nationally on ESPN3, which is available on computers and mobile devices.