Women's hoops continues road trip at NJIT Sunday
Nov. 24, 2012
Newark, N.J. - The Stony Brook women's basketball team will continue its four-game road trip on Sunday with a 2 p.m. contest at NJIT.
Last Time Out
The Seawolves (1-2) rallied from 14 down with 11 minutes remaining to force overtime against Morgan St. last Sunday, but could not complete the comeback in a 66-63 defeat in Baltimore, Md. Senior Jessica Previlon (Brooklyn, N.Y.) recorded her second-career double-double with 17 points (8-10 FG) and 13 rebounds, while freshman Brittany Snow made her first collegiate start and chipped in 12 points en route to America East Rookie of the Week honors.
The Highlanders enter with a 4-1 record and have won four straight games over Rider, Centenary, Rutgers-Newark and St. Francis (NY). Rayven Johnson has led NJIT in scoring in each of its wins and has scored 20+ points in each of the last three contests. For the season, Johnson is averaging 21.6 points and 11.2 rebounds per game. Sarah Olson, who scored 20 points in a season-opening loss at Seton Hall, is averaging 16.4 points per game and has already made 19 three-pointers through five games.
Sunday's matchup will be the first-ever meeting between the Seawolves and Highlanders.
Stony Brook recorded 50 rebounds at Morgan St., including 20 on the offensive glass. It was the first time SBU had posted 50+ rebounds since Feb. 17, 2010 vs. Boston University. So far this season, Stony Brook has outrebounded its opponents, 125-93.
The Seawolves have shot 70% at the foul line in each game this season. Stony Brook went 14/20 against Rider and 7/10 against both Navy and Morgan St.
Senior Dani Klupenger (Aurora, Ore.) has attempted 249 three-pointers in her career, which ranks as the ninth most in program history. Klupenger’s 69 made 3’s are tied for the eighth most in program history. The Aurora, Ore. native needs just five 3’s to move into the top-5 all-time.