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Forward Shamarla King driving the lane against Drexel on Sunday, Feb. 5. King recorded 11 points and three steals in the Stony Brook womens basketball teams loss to Drexel. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Washington’s 40-piece sinks Stony Brook women’s basketball against Drexel

Cameron Takmil February 6, 2023
The Seawolves (13-8, 7-3 CAA) wrapped up their three-game homestand on Sunday, losing a back-and-forth contest against the Drexel Dragons 66-65. Stony Brook was unable to contain Drexel guard Keishana Washington, who erupted for 40 points and spoiled the Seawolves' day with a game-winning shot in the closing seconds.
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Guard Gigi Gonzalez carrying the ball up the court against Towson on Sunday, Jan. 29. Gonzalezs outstanding week earned her Player of the Week honors as the Stony Brook womens basketball team went 2-0. VIKRAM SETHI/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook women’s basketball sweeps weekend with explosive offense

Matt Howlin and Kenny Spurrell January 30, 2023

Elite scoring performances helped the Stony Brook women’s basketball team pick up another two big wins on its home court. After a weekend stay in North Carolina, the Seawolves (13-7, 7-2 CAA)...

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Coach during a Stony Brook Womens basketball practice. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

The hunt for the elusive America East Championship

Andrew Zucker November 18, 2019
Coming off their best season record-wise in head coach Caroline McCombs’ five-year tenure, the Stony Brook women’s basketball team is looking to get over the hump, win the program’s first ever America East Championship and earn a spot in the NCAA’s Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament.
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The Stony Brook Womens Basketball team during a time out in a game against UMBC on February 16.NOOR LONE/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball adds two transfer guards

Andrew Zucker May 16, 2019
Stony Brook women’s basketball announced the addition of two transfer guards, Kaela Hilaire and Victoria Johnson, on Thursday, May 16 in a press release.
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Johnson, left, and Matthews, right, in a game against University of New Hampshire on Saturday, Feburary 16. NOOR LONE/THE STATESMAN

No. 3-seed Women’s Basketball falls to No. 2-seed Hartford

Kenneth Fermin March 11, 2019
Stony Brook withheld its rivals blows and led for 65 percent of the game, but ultimately fell 64-59, effectively eliminating them from playoff contention.
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India Pagan in a game against the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 16, 2019. NOOR LONE/STATESMAN FILE

Historic Highs drives Women’s Basketball to America East Semifinals

Kenneth Fermin March 8, 2019
Stony Brook utilized the scoring drive by knocking down 78 percent of its third-quarter shots with nearly all coming from Johnson and Pagan.
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Shania Johnson in a game against the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 16. NOOR LONE/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball’s Matthews and Johnson combine for 29 points, topping Vermont

Kenneth Fermin March 3, 2019
Emotions for Stony Brook Women’s Basketball were soaring as the team prepared for the Vermont Catamounts in its final 2018-19 regular season contest. The Seawolves, who were hosting only their second season closer since 2012, knew it would be their last with the offensively explosive tandem of senior guards Shania ‘“Shorty” Johnson and Jerell Matthews.
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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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Matthews in a game against UMBC on Jan. 30, 2019. Matthews led the Seawolves with 16 points and three steals in a game against 
 Hartford on Feb. 2, 2019. JUSTIN GOODRIDGE/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball falls to first-place Maine on the road

Andrew Zucker February 27, 2019
Stony Brook University Women’s Basketball was defeated against first-place Maine 71-61 on Sunday, Feb. 24 at the Augusta Civic Center.
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India Pagan in a game against the University of New Hampshire on Feb. 16, 2019. NOOR LONE/STATESMAN FILE

Basketball clinches home court with win at Albany

Jason Brancato February 21, 2019
Knocking down shots was easy for the Seawolves as they shot 71 percent in the first quarter and finished with over 54 percent of their shots made on the night.
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Shania Johnson in a game against UMBC on Jan. 30th, 2019. ALEEZA KAZMI/THE STATESMAN

Johnson breaks program single-season assist record in win over UMass Lowell

Jason Brancato February 10, 2019
In a victory characterized by efficient offense and an opportunity driven defense, Stony Brook Women’s Basketball came away with the 64-47 win over UMass Lowell on Saturday, Feb. 9. This is their third victory by double digits in their last four games.
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Matthews in a game against UMBC on Jan. 30, 2019. Matthews led the Seawolves with 16 points and three steals in a game against 
 Hartford on Feb. 2, 2019. JUSTIN GOODRIDGE/THE STATESMAN

Women’s Basketball falls to Hartford on the road

Ethan Tam February 3, 2019
Riding a hot streak coming off two consecutive victories, Stony Brook Women’s Basketball looked to exact revenge on the Hartford Hawks on Saturday, Feb. 2.
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