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India Pagan with the ball during the Stony Brook womens basketball team game against Manhattan on Nov. 8, 2019.  SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Winning streak extended to five games after Women’s Basketball sweeps Hartford on road

Ryan Magill February 1, 2021
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team took down the Hartford Hawks in a season sweep on Jan. 30 and 31, helping the Seawolves improve their overall record to 10-4 with an 8-2 conference record.
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McKenzie Bushee in a game against New Hampshire on Feb. 16, 2019. NOOR LANE/STATESMAN FILE

Women’s Basketball wins Battle of Long Island, down Hofstra 63-52

Ryan Magill December 14, 2020
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team took down the Hofstra Pride on Monday, Dec. 14 by a final score of 63-52 at Island Federal Arena, extending the team's current win streak against the Pride to four years in a row.
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India Pagan with the ball during the Stony Brook womens basketball team game against Manhattan on Nov. 8, 2019.  SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Following historic season, Women’s Basketball refuses to back down

Ryan Magill November 18, 2020
Now, with coronavirus safety measures and a season in place, the 2020-2021 Stony Brook women’s basketball team is ready to pick up right where they left off.
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Graduate student SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Seawolves lay claim to victory over Pioneers

Andrew Zucker November 24, 2019
Big time performances from graduate guard Kaela Hilaire, junior guard/forward Jonae Cox and junior forward India Pagan helped the Seawolves earn a 54-50 victory.
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Shania Johnson in a game against UMBC on Jan. 30th, 2019. ALEEZA KAZMI/THE STATESMAN

Johnson sets program record for threes in win over UMBC

Andrew Zucker March 1, 2019
Johnson made history with just a simple flick of her wrist, connecting with a three with less than four minutes left in the second quarter.
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Senior guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson in a game against the New Paltz Hawks on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. In a game against Binghamton on  Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, Johnson led the game with 23 points, nine assists and six steals. SASHA ROSIN/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball defeats Binghamton off fourth quarter offensive burst

Kenneth Fermin February 7, 2019
Trailing 41-38 with eight seconds remaining in the third quarter, Stony Brook Women’s Basketball senior guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson looked to uniquely create an open shot away from the basket against Binghamton. As time continued ticking away, Johnson found her sweet spot around half court and released a high arcing blast.
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Womens Basketball wins second straight, improves conference record to 5-3

Women’s Basketball wins second straight, improves conference record to 5-3

Jason Brancato January 31, 2019
Stony Brook Women’s Basketball topped UMBC 57-44 at home on Wednesday, Jan. 30, earning a double-digit margin of victory since the 82-63 win over New Hampshire on Jan. 12.
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Forward redshirt-sophomore Oksana Gouchie-Provencher with the ball in a game against New Paltz on Wednesday, Nov. 28. SASCHA ROSIN/THE STATESMAN

Women’s basketball breaks skid with victory over Vermont

Ryan Pavich January 28, 2019
Stony Brook women’s basketball endured a tough road test in Vermont on Saturday, Jan. 26, and triumphed 67-61, ending a two-game losing streak.
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Senior guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson in a game against the New Paltz Hawks on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. In a game against Binghamton on  Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, Johnson led the game with 23 points, nine assists and six steals. SASHA ROSIN/THE STATESMAN

Shania Johnson and Akwasi Yeboah win Player of the Week honor for third consecutive week

Jason Brancato December 4, 2018
Senior guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson and redshirt-junior guard Akwasi Yeboah have wasted no time taking the helm of the women’s and men’s basketball teams, respectively. Both are averaging over 17 points per game and have already been recognized as America East Player of the Week for three consecutive weeks.
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Senior guard Shania “Shorty” Johnson in a game against the New Paltz Hawks on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. In a game against Binghamton on  Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, Johnson led the game with 23 points, nine assists and six steals. SASHA ROSIN/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball defeats Cornell 63-61 in nail-biter

Jason Brancato December 2, 2018
Stony Brook Women’s Basketball fended off the Cornell Big Red’s late comeback attempt in a thrilling 63-61 victory on Saturday, Dec. 1. “I thought that we came out a little slow compared to how we had been playing so I like how we were able to come from behind,” head coach Caroline McCombs said in a press conference.
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Redshirt freshman Oksana Gouchie-Provencher goes for a layup at Island Federal Credit Union Arena. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball defeats Georgia Southern 72-43

Ryan Pavich November 23, 2018
After defeating Georgia Southern 72-43 on Tuesday, Nov. 20, coach Caroline McCombs became the program’s winningest coach at the D1 level.
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Senior guard Aaliyah Worley (No. 21, above) attempts to score in a game against Columbia on Nov. 22 at Island Federal Credit Union Arena. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball remains undefeated with dominant win over Farmingdale State

Mike Adams November 24, 2017
Stony Brook Women’s Basketball started out cold in its non-conference home game against Division III opponent Farmingdale State, but a collaborative team effort led the Seawolves to a 76-25 victory against the Rams.
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