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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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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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Guard Gigi Gonzalez passing the ball against UNC Wilmington on Friday, Jan. 6. Gonzalez led the Stony Brook womens basketball team past Monmouth with 23 points and eight rebounds on Friday. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Strong finish propels Stony Brook women’s basketball to bounce-back win

Garcelle Jean-Louis January 14, 2023
On Friday night, the Seawolves (10-6, 4-1 CAA) returned home to Island Federal Arena to host the Monmouth Hawks. Stony Brook overcame a slow start to bring home a 69-59 victory.
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Guards Gigi Gonzalez (left) and Annie Warren (right) in a game against Columbia on Wednesday, Dec. 10. The two guards combined for 34 points on Saturday as the Stony Brook womens basketball team defeated St. Francis Brooklyn 75-59. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball evens up record with balanced performance

Cameron Takmil December 11, 2022
With a dominant shooting performance across the board, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak to get back to .500.
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Forward Nairimar Vargas-Reyes shooting a free throw in a game against Iona on Monday, Nov. 14. Vargas-Reyes continued her strong play last week, but the Stony Brook womens basketball team was unable to win either game. ONESUN JEONG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball suffers winless week, falls to 0-4 in road games

Alex Streinger and Cameron Takmil December 4, 2022

A rough week kept the Stony Brook women’s basketball team winless on the road to start its 2022-23 season. The Seawolves (4-4) visited the Pennsylvania Quakers on Thursday and the Bucknell Bison...

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Forward Sherese Pittman going up for a layup against Iona on Monday, Nov. 14. Pittman averaged 18.5 points and nine rebounds in the Puerto Rico Clasico, leading her team to a sweep of the tournament. ONESUN JEONG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball goes 2-0 in Puerto Rico Clasico

Alex Streinger November 25, 2022
The Stony Brook women’s basketball team brought its best efforts to Puerto Rico, picking up a big pair of wins on foreign hardwood.
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Forwards Nairimar Vargas-Reyes (front) and Sherese Pittman (middle) playing defense against Iona on Monday, Nov. 14. The Stony Brook womens basketball team suffered a blowout loss to St. Johns on Saturday. ONESUN JEONG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball falls to undefeated St. John’s

Alex Streinger November 20, 2022

Not much went right for the Stony Brook women’s basketball team as it was blown out by a New York foe. The Seawolves (2-2) took on the St. John’s Red Storm on Saturday in Queens, N.Y. The team...

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Forward Sherese Pittman handling the ball in the low post against Iona on Thursday, Nov. 10. Pittman scored the game-winning bucket against the Gaels, completing a come-from-behind victory for Stony Brook. ONESUN JEONG/THE STATESMAN

Pittman scores game-winner to complete massive comeback for Stony Brook women’s basketball

Alex Streinger November 15, 2022
A 26-point deficit was not enough to bury the Stony Brook women’s basketball team, as a strong comeback led it to its second-straight win. 
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GUard Annie Warren driving to the basket in a game against Manhattan on Thursday, Nov. 10. Warren led the Stony Brook womens basketball team to victory with a big bounce back performance.  MACKENZIE YADDAW/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball wins home opener in dominant fashion

Alex Streinger November 11, 2022

The Stony Brook women’s basketball team captured its first win of the season on the backs of their star guards.  The Seawolves (1-1) welcomed the Manhattan Jaspers on Thursday at Island Federal...

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Guard Gigi Gonzalez leading a fast break in an exhibition against Adelphi on Thursday, Nov. 3. The Stony Brook womens basketball team began the season 0-1 with a big loss to Syracuse on Monday afternoon. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball blown out in season opener

Alex Streinger November 8, 2022
Shooting woes and sloppy play combined to hand the Stony Brook’s women’s basketball team its first loss of the season. The Seawolves opened their season at the Syracuse Orange on Monday, Nov. 7, only to be blown out 79-56.
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