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Power forward Sherese Pittman (left) looks to pass the ball to fellow power forward Shamarla King (right) as she rolls into the paint against Elon on Sunday, Feb. 18. Pittman and King were big parts of Stony Brooks historic effort on Sunday. MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball washes Elon with record-breaking defense

Cameron Takmil February 19, 2024

Just a week after having its best defensive performance in eight years, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team one-upped itself with its greatest showing in program history. Hosting an Elon Phoenix...

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Head coach Ashley Langford (foreground) high-fives her players as they walk towards the tunnel before a game against Hofstra on Friday, Feb. 16. Langfords team will host the Elon Phoenix tomorrow. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball to host injury-plagued Elon

Alex D'Amaro February 17, 2024

As the battle for the top seed in the Coastal Athletic Association (CAA) ensues, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team will look to pounce on a weak opponent to stay at the top. In a rematch...

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Point guard Gigi Gonzalez penetrates through Hofstra point guard Micaela Carter on Friday, Feb. 16. Gonzalez led the Stony Brook womens basketball team to a victory with 24 points and six assists against the Pride. STANLEY ZHENG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball crushes Hofstra to sweep season series

Kevin Yu February 17, 2024

Despite starting out poorly on defense, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team finished with yet another terrific effort on that end to sweep the Battle of Long Island. For the eighth time in...

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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 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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Guards Annie Warren (left) and Kelis Corley (middle) and center Sherese Pittman (right) in a game against UNCW on Friday, Jan. 6. The three players combined for 47 points as the Stony Brook womens basketball team won its fifth game in a row on Friday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Clutch fourth quarter helps Stony Brook women’s basketball avoid upset

Garcelle Jean-Louis January 23, 2023
A dominant fourth quarter by the Stony Brook women’s basketball team helped the Seawolves fend off a ferocious comeback effort and get back into the win column. 
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Center Sherese Pittman shooting a free throw against UNC Wilmington on Friday, January 6. Despite Pittmans performance against North Carolina A&T on Friday, the Stony Brook womens basketball team suffered its sixth road loss of the season on Friday. BRITTNEY DIETZ THE STATESMAN

Second-half offensive struggles plague Stony Brook women’s basketball in loss

Alex Streinger January 21, 2023
An opportunity to take first place in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) was squandered by the Stony Brook women’s basketball team after a collapse in the closing minutes.
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Guard Gigi Gonzalez driving through contact against Columbia on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Despite Gonzalezs performance against Drexel on Sunday, the Stony Brook womens basketball team suffered its first loss in the CAA. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball’s five-game winning streak snapped with first CAA loss

Alex Streinger January 9, 2023
Facing the Drexel Dragons in Philadelphia on Sunday, the Seawolves (9-6, 3-1 CAA) looked to hand them their first loss of the conference season. However, they were fiercely outshot by the preseason favorites and lost 81-64, marking the program’s first-ever defeat in the CAA.
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