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    Sports in Brief

    Women’s Basketball Streak Ends at 7

    ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ On Sunday, the Women’s Basketball team traveled to West Hartford, Connecticut, to face the Hartford Hawks, with whom they shared first place in the America East Conference. The Seawolves were defeated by a score of 65-47, ending their 7-game winning streak. The Seawolves’ record fell to 11-10, and 7-2 in conference play. Hartford is now 15-7, 8-1.
    ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ Stony Brook got out to an early 18-9 lead, but Hartford then went on an 18-0 run, giving them a 27-18 lead. Stony Brook was able to close it up to 5 points, but got no further than that. Both teams suffered from poor shooting accuracy, and the Seawolves got into a lot of foul trouble, with two starters fouling out, and two more starters, plus another player, with 4 each.

    Four Wins for SBU Track & Field at Rhode Island

    ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ The women’s track team picked up three wins and the men’s got one at the University of Rhode Island Invitational. In terms of points earned during the meet, the men’s team was 5th, and the women’s team was 9th.
    ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ Both teams won the mile, with the wins coming from Liz Carlson and Tim Hodge, in his Seawolves debut. Freshmen Lisa Voltaire and Laura Huet picked up Stony Brook’s other two wins, in the 1000m, and 3000m, respectively. The women also recorded two second place finishes and a third.

    Tennis Teams Start Season on Sour Note

    ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ In their three meets last weekend, their first of the season, the men’s and women’s tennis teams came up empty handed.
    ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ The men’s team lost all 3 doubles matches and all 6 singles matches on Saturday. All were against Dartmouth. All but one match was in straight sets. On Sunday, they took on Marist, and won only two singles matches. They return to action on Feb. 10, against Brown.
    ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ On Saturday, the women’s tennis team fared a little better against Dartmouth then the men did. Sandy Wijeratne and Claudia Sanua picked up the only win for the Seawolves, in a doubles match. All of Dartmouth’s wins came in straight sets, with one game being a 6-0, 6-0 shutout.

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