#Seawolves head to Ann Arbor to play Michigan in WNIT First Round

Sabre Proctor is Stony Brook's leading scorer
 
Sabre Proctor is Stony Brook's leading scorer
 
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March 19, 2014

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Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Stony Brook women’s basketball team plays at Michigan in the first round of the WNIT Friday at 7 p.m. The Seawolves are making their second-ever Division I national postseason appearance and first since playing in the WNIT in 2005-06. Fans are encouraged to use #SeawolvesOnTheRise to engage in the conversation throughout Stony Brook’s postseason run and check out the WNIT Central page.

 Catch the Game

Michigan will be providing a live stream for a fee through CBS (see the video link). Fans can listen to a free audio stream at the audio link above with Stony Brook women's basketball broadcaster Jacob Wilkins on the call. 

Last Time Out

Despite 12 points each from junior forward Sabre Proctor and sophomore forward Brittany Snow, Stony Brook (24-8, 13-3 America East) fell to top-seeded Albany, 70-46, in the America East Championship title game March 10 at SEFCU Arena. Junior guard Jessica Ogunnorin chipped in 10 points, and senior guard Chikilra Goodman grabbed a team-high eight rebounds as the duo was named to the All-Championship squad. 

What’s Trending

Below are notes in 140 characters or less about the Stony Brook women’s basketball team. Follow @SBAthletics, @CoachOBoyle and @StonyBrookWBB and use #SeawolvesOnTheRise when talking about the team’s postseason run.

•   .@StonyBrookWBB can break the program’s all-time wins mark of 24 set in 1986-87 #Seawolves #SeawolvesOnTheRise
 .@StonyBrookWBB is searching for its 1st postseason win #SeawolvesOnTheRise #Seawolves
•  .@StonyBrookWBB is making its 2nd D1 postseason appearance and first since 2005-06 #SeawolvesOnTheRise

Scouting Michigan 

Michigan (18-13, 8-8 Big Ten) is making its fifth consecutive postseason appearance. The Wolverines are coming off a 61-58 loss to second-seeded and then-No. 19 Michigan State in the Big Ten Quarterfinals March 7. Shannon Smith leads the team in scoring at 14.1 points per game. Cyesha Goree is nearly averaging a double-double at 11.8 points and a team-high 9.3 boards a contest.

Series History vs. Michigan 

This is the first meeting between the two teams.

Postseason History

The Seawolves are making their first postseason appearance since playing in the WNIT in 2005-06 and second in Division I school history. They are searching for their first postseason win.

Seawolves on the Rise

Stony Brook’s 24 wins are the most in its Division I history and are tied for most all-time with the 1986-87 team.

Up Next

The winner will play against Duquesne or St. Mary’s in the second round of the WNIT March 22-25.