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Seawolf Scoreboard: Men's Basketball Sets Defensive Record

Women's basketball drops two; Van Dalen wins first race of season.

Men's Basketball

Stony Brook 69, Hartford 35: Stony Brook's defense held the Hawks to just 35 points on 24 percent shooting, the fewest points the Seawolves have ever allowed since joining Division I, in a 34-point win on Saturday. Stony Brook was up by eight at halftime before completely dominating the second half 41-15. The Seawolves connected on a season-high 11 three pointers, including five from Bryan Dougher. Dougher had 15 points and five rebounds while Leonard Hayes also scored 15. The win snaps a three-game losing streak.

Next in action: Mon., Jan. 31 vs. UMBC, 7 p.m.; Fri., Feb. 4 vs. Boston University, 7 p.m.; Sun., Feb. 6 @ Vermont, 1 p.m.

Women's Basketball

UMBC 65, Stony Brook 57: The Seawolves were down one with four minutes to go before the Retrievers went on a 9-0 run to claim victory on Saturday. Kirsten Jeter continued her strong shooting under interim coach Evelyn Thompson, going 7-13 for a team-high 17 points and ten rebounds. Jeter was the only Seawolf who shot over 50 percent as the team went 21-58 from the floor (36.2 percent). UMBC used a balanced attack with four Retrievers scoring in double figures, shooting nearly 48 percent for the win. Stony Brook only got one shot off during the game-deciding run and committed three turnovers.

Hartford 67, Stony Brook 57: Hartford's Ruthanne Doherty scored 23 points and the team shot 50 percent from the floor, including 61.5 percent in the second half, as Hartford downed the Seawolves by ten on Wednesday. The Hawks built the lead with a 16-4 run and with five minutes left Stony Brook was down by 18. The Seawolves went on a run of their own to cut the lead to single digits with 1:45 remaining, but weren't able to get any closer. Jeter scored 12 points and Destiny Jacobs scored 10 points and eight rebounds. Stony Brook shot just 30.2 percent (19-63).

Next in action: Sat., Feb. 5 vs. Vermont, 2 p.m.

Track and Field

The teams competed in two events, the Metropolitan Championships and NYRR Saturday Night at the Armory II on Saturday. Lucy Van Dalen won the mile by nearly five seconds in her first indoor race of the season at the NYRR event. Annie Keown broke the school record in the 3,000 by more than 11 seconds, finishing third and barely missing qualifying for the NCAA Championships. Both Van Dalen and Keown have qualified for the ECAC Championships. At the Metropolitan Championships, the women's distance medley relay team came in fifth place, as did the men's 4x800 team.

Next in action: Sat. and Sun, Feb. 4 and 5, Giegengack Invitational.

Swimming and Diving

Binghamton 163, Stony Brook 124 (men)

Binghamton 150, Stony Brook 150 (women)

The men's team loses by 39 while the women tied Binghamton in the final dual meet of the season on Saturday.Renee Deschenes (1,000 freestyle), Megan Furrer (three-meter diving), and Daniel Kim (1,000 freestyle) all turned in the school's best performances of the season. Christopher Olwell won the 200 freestyle, the 50 freestyle, and was part of the team victory in the 400 freestyle relay. The women's team also took first place in the 200 medley relay.

Next in action: Feb. 16-20, America East Championships.

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