Stony Brook 73, Maine 70: Kirsten Jeter scored a career-high 28 points to end the Seawolves' losing streak at 12 on Sunday. With the Seawolves up by one and playing defense with six seconds left in the game, Tamiel Murray poked away the ball and Jeter grabbed it to seal the win. Jeter also pulled down ten rebounds and is averaging 22.6 points per game under new coach Evelyn Thompson, who got her first win as interim head coach. Destiny Jacobs scored 12 points and added six rebounds while Sam Landers scored 12 points and five rebounds with two assists. The win is the team's first since Dec. 5. The Seawolves (4-15, 1-6) are now tied for last in the America East Conference with Maine (3-16, 1-6).
Boston University 82, Stony Brook 65: Jeter continued her strong play with 17 points on 8-13 shooting against the first place Terriers on Thursday, but it was yet another long run by the opposition leading to a Stony Brook loss. Up 25-18 in the first half, the Seawolves gave up a 17-3 run into the break. Boston's lead would dip below seven only once as the team shot 60 percent in the second half. The Seawolves had their best shooting game (43.4 percent) since Nov. 24, but the Terriers nailed more than half of their shots (28-55). Jacobs added 17 points on 7-9 shooting and six rebounds.
Albany 67, Stony Brook 55: Jeter scored a game-high 23 points, but Albany went on an 18-2 run late in the game to spoil Thompson's coaching debut. Read the full story .
Next in action: Wed., Jan. 26 @ Hartford, 7 p.m.; Sat., Jan. 29 @ UMBC, 2 p.m.
Maine 70, Stony Brook 59: The Seawolves were down 25-6 early and were not able to overcome the deficit on their way to their third straight loss on Saturday. Maine used runs of 14-0 and 8-0 to build the quick lead, which the Seawolves reduced to five with 15 minutes left in the game, but the Black Bears would quickly build it back up to double digits. Leonard Hayes scored a career-high 22 points on 8-11 shooting and seven rebounds. The Seawolves were anemic from the freethrow line, shooting just 9-25 (36 percent). Stony Brook is on its third three-game losing streak of the season and will have a three-game home stand over the next two weeks.
Boston University 67, Stony Brook 62: The Seawolves led for most of the game, but couldn't stop the Terriers' John Holland, who snatched the victory away with 29 points on Thursday. Stony Brook lead by as many as ten in the first half, shooting 44.8 percent, before BU cut it to three by halftime. In the second half, Holland took over, scoring 20 points in the second session, including 13 straight as part of a 19-3 Terrier run. Dallis Joyner lead the Seawolves with 15 points on a perfect 5-5 shooting night, and pulled down six rebounds (five offensive).
Albany 52, Stony Brook 50: Bryan Dougher lead the Seawolves with 20 points, including his 1,000th career point, but Stony Brook could not come back to take down Albany. Down by 11 with 9:46 left to play, the Seawolves' defense shut down the Great Danes, allowing a single point for the rest of the game and zero field goals (0-7 with six turnovers). However, Stony Brook had its own problems scoring, shooting just under 29 percent (7-26) in the second half and missing all of its free throws (1-7 for the game). The Seawolves' chance for a comeback vanished when Dougher missed a potential game-winning three-pointer with one second left. Dougher is the 21st player in Stony Brook history to surpass 1,000 points.
Next in action: Sat., Jan. 29 vs. Hartford, 3 p.m.
Swimming and Diving
Stony Brook 178, Bard 84 (women)
Stony Brook 143, Bard 119 (men)
Renee Deschenes turned in a strong performance, winning three events (1,000 free, 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke) on Saturday. Veronica Reid finished first in the 100 and 200 breaststroke races and contributed to a Stony Brook victory in the 200 medley relay. Lukasz Ochmanski scored wins in the 200 and 500 free and played a role in the team's victory in the 200 free relay. Mark Anderson won the 100 breaststroke and stood atop the podium with his team in the 200 medley and 200 free relays.
Stony Brook 179, Lafayette 116 (women)
Stony Brook 150, Lafayette 126 (men)
The women's swimming and diving team took first place in 13 of the 16 events on Wednesday. Freshmen contributed heavily to the win as Deschenes took the 100 backstroke and Veronica Reid outswam all in the 100 breaststroke. The men were a bit closer, with a Seawolf finishing on top of the podium in nine of the 16 events. Stony Brook took the 50 yard freestyle with Sean Conway, Ed McIntyre, and Chris Olwell finishing in the top three spots.
Next in action: Sat., Jan. 29 vs. Binghamton, 2 p.m.
Track and Field
Shamell Forbes won the 1,000 meters for to lead four Seawolves in the top five at the Princeton Relays on Saturday. Sam Kimmey, Michael Lopizzo, and Alex Aronis finished third through fifth, respectively. Gerard Harley finished third in the mile with a time of 4:27.12. On the women's side, Annie Keown finished second in the mile, holding off the third place finisher by 6 hundredths of a second.
Next in action: Sat., Jan. 29, Metropolitan Championships.