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The Stony Brook womens basketball team celebrates the end of practice on Sunday, Oct. 22. The Seawolves are picked to finish in second place in the Coastal Athletic Association this year. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball looking to return to NCAA tournament

Cameron Takmil October 29, 2023
Untimely injuries nixed the Stony Brook women’s basketball team’s chances to win a title in its new conference. Now in their second year in the Coastal Athletic Association (CAA), the Seawolves are ready to rise once again.
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Center Khari Clark (left) defends a shot from shooting guard Zaida Gonzalez (center) while fellow shooting guard Victoria Keenan (right) looks on. The three are all transfers who have deepened the Stony Brook womens basketball team with their arrivals. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Big wave of transfers has Stony Brook women’s basketball contending for CAA title

Alex D'Amaro October 29, 2023
After losing superstar shooting guard Annie Warren and a couple other impact players, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team went shopping to address its depth issue.
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The Stony Brook womens basketball team gathers around the bench during a timeout in a game against Iona on Monday, Nov. 14. The Seawolves had an up and down first year in the CAA. ONESUN JEONG/THE STATESMAN

Late-season collapse derails Stony Brook women’s basketball title chances

Matt Howlin April 15, 2023

After a late-season tailspin derailed last year's campaign, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team tried to right its wrongs in the 2022-23 season, but met an eerily similar demise. Coming into...

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Guard Daishai Almond driving the lane against Drexel on Sunday, Feb. 5. Almond led the Stony Brook womens basketball team in scoring as it lost to Northeastern in the playoffs. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Poor fourth quarter seals Stony Brook women’s basketball’s fate in CAA quarterfinals

Matt Howlin March 11, 2023
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team’s season came to a bitter end, as a horrible fourth quarter culminated in the team’s elimination from the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) playoffs.
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Guard Gigi Gonzalez dribbling between her legs against Charleston on Thursday, Jan. 26. Gonzalez led the Stony Brook womens basketball team to a comeback victory in the opening round of the CAA postseason tournament on Thursday. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Late-game surge earns Stony Brook women’s basketball first-ever CAA playoff victory

Matt Howlin March 10, 2023

With its season on the line, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team snatched victory from the jaws of defeat, erasing a 16-point deficit to advance to the next round of the Colonial Athletic Association...

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Forward Shamarla King, guard Annie Warren and center Sherese Pittman in a game against Drexel on Sunday, Feb. 5. The Stony Brook womens basketball team will compete in its first-ever CAA postseason tournament this week. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Shorthanded Stony Brook women’s basketball looking to win first-ever CAA tournament

Mike Anderson March 7, 2023

After losing three games in a row to finish the regular season, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team will look to shake off the poor finish and make a run in the conference playoffs. With the...

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Forward Shamarla King going for a defensive rebound against Hofstra on Sunday, Feb. 12. King led the Stony Brook womens basketball team with 10 rebounds in a loss to Monmouth on Saturday. KATHERINE MOQUETE/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball ends regular season with heartbreaking loss

Kevin Yu March 5, 2023
In their regular season finale, the Seawolves (17-12, 11-7 CAA) traveled to New Jersey to take on the Monmouth Hawks on Saturday. Even a 19-2 run over the last five minutes of the game could not stop Stony Brook from falling to the Hawks, 72-71.
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Guard Kelis Corley shooting from the corner against Towson on Sunday, Jan. 29. The Stony Brook womens basketball team lost its second meeting of the year with Towson on Thursday. VIKRAM SETHI/THE STATESMAN

Turnovers sink Stony Brook women’s basketball in second-straight loss

Matt Howlin March 3, 2023
Costly turnovers prevented the Stony Brook women’s basketball team from pulling off a comeback against the Towson Tigers on Thursday, dropping it to fourth place in the conference. 
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Guard Daishai Almond driving the lane against Delaware on Sunday, Feb. 26. Almond scored 11 points and led the Stony Brook womens basketball team in assists against the Blue Hens. ABRAR NAVEL/THE STATESMAN

Worst offensive performance of the year bites Stony Brook women’s basketball

Alex Streinger February 27, 2023
With its lowest-scoring output of the year, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team’s four-game winning streak came to an end.
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Guard Annie Warren driving to the rim against Towson on Sunday, Jan. 29. Warren had a career-high tying seven steals in a win over Hampton on Friday. Vikram Sethi/ THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball overcomes turnovers to rise to second place in CAA

Kevin Yu February 25, 2023
In a sloppy game that featured 40 turnovers and 37 fouls, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team cleaned up its act and engineered a huge come-from-behind victory.
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Center Sherese Pittman goes up for a layup through a double team against Towson. A transfer portal acquisition, Pittman is having a breakout season in her first year with the Stony Brook womens basketball team. VIKRAM SETHI/THE STATESMAN

Sherese Pittman proving to be a huge offseason acquisition for Stony Brook

Kenny Spurrell February 24, 2023

After riding the bench for the James Madison Dukes last year, center Sherese Pittman has truly shown her worth with the Stony Brook women’s basketball team. The sophomore has been a big difference-maker...

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Guard Gigi Gonzalez (left) leading a fast break while teammates Sherese Pittman (22) and Shamarla King (15) look on. Gonzalez led the Stony Brook womens basketball team to a third-straight win with 22 points on Sunday. VIKRAM SETHI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball gets within a game of first place

Kevin Yu February 20, 2023
Riding the momentum from their win on Friday, the Seawolves (16-9, 10-4 CAA) traveled to North Carolina on Sunday to face the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) Seahawks. Stony Brook overwhelmed the Seahawks on both sides of the court, blowing them out 64-46.
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