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    Seawolves Sports Wrap-Up

    Men’s Basketball:

    The Men’s basketball team played on Wednesday, Feb. 6, and Saturday, Feb. 9, and lost both matches. In their first game at UMBC, the America East Conference’s #1 team, the Seawolves lost 63-75. Leading scorer for the Seawolves was Emanuel Neto, who had 14 points of 6-8 shooting, 8 rebounds, and blocked 3 shots.

    The second match was also away, where the Seawolves traveled to Boston University. The Seawolves fell short again, losing by a score of 64-60. Leading scorer for the Seawolves was Ricky Lucas, who had 19 points.

    The Men’s team has lost their last nine games and now has a record of 4-19, 1-10 in conference play. Their next game is this Thursday, Feb. 14th, at 7:00PM where they host America East conference opponent Hartford. Last time they played the Hawks, was an 83-81 loss.

    Women’s Basketball:

    The Women’s basketball team played on Wednesday, Feb 6, and Sunday, Feb. 10, where they fell in both matches. At New Hampshire the Seawolves lost 55-64. Top player for the Lady Seawolves was Dana Ferraro, who led the team in both scoring with 12 points, and rebounding with 15 boards.

    The Lady Seawolves second game was against Vermont, where Stony Brook lost 71-51. The team was lead by freshman Kirsten Jeter, who led the team in scoring with 16 points, and rebound with 5.

    The Women’s team has lost their last six games and now have a record of 6-16, 1-8 in conference play. The next game for the Lady Seawolves is this Wednesday, Feb. 13th, where they will host UMBC, at 7:00 p.m. Last time they played UMBC, they lost by a score of 61-56.

    Track & Field:

    On Feb. 9 the men’s and women’s track and field team competed at the Valentine Invitational at Boston University. Mubaarak Muhammad placed sixth in the triple jump by breaking his own school record with a distance of 14.35 meters. Senior Melvin Genao finished 19th in the 500-meter with a time of 1:05:81, while sophomore Tim Hodge came in 16th in the mile with a time of 4:12:41. Senior Justin Miller placed 18th in the shot put with a distance of 14.66 meters.

    On Feb. 8, the women competed. Highlighting the women’s day was freshman Lucy Van Dalen’s performance in the mile. Her time of 4:46.10 was good enough for fifth place. Her teammate, Laura Huet, came in tenth with a time of 4:55:08. Senior Dana Hastie ran the 3,000 meter in 9.41.46, which was good enough for seventh place. Sophomore Lisa Voltaire placed tenth in the 1,000 meter with a time of 2.58.76. Both the men and women are off until Feb. 22, when they’ll compete in the America East Championship.

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