Wednesday, December 3, 2008


Serafini To Provide Color Commentary On Women's Basketball Games
Seawolves take on Sacred Heart tonight at 7 pm.

Stony Brook, N.Y. - Beginning with this Saturday's game against Northeastern, Stony Brook Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Administration Sue Serafini, will join play-by-play announcer Jeff Bernstein '92, providing color commentary on select women's basketball games, it was announced on Wednesday morning.
Serafini joined the Stony Brook athletics staff in January of 2008 as the department's Assistant AD for Sports Administration. She brings more than 16 years of athletics experience to the Stony Brook program as both an administrator and coach. Prior to Stony Brook, she served as an advanced scout for the New York Liberty of the WNBA.
Serafini spent eight seasons as an assistant coach with the Kansas State women's basketball team, where she helped build the Wildcat program into one of the finest in the nation. In her eight seasons with the program, the Wildcats advanced to the NCAA Tournament four times (1997, 2002, 2003 and 2004), won a WNIT Preseason Championship in 2002 and claimed a share of the Big 12 Conference regular season title in 2004. In addition to coaching responsibilities, Serafini was also responsible for the programs' marketing and promotions, community relations, academic progress and served as the campus and administrative representative for the program at the Big 12, WNIT and NCAA tournament appearances.
Serafini began her coaching career at the University of Scranton where she coached both women's basketball and volleyball. In 1995, as head coach of the basketball team, she led the squad to a 24-2 record, a berth in the NCAA Division III Tournament and was named the region's Coach of the Year. During her time as both a head and an assistant coach, the squad won three conference championships and made five NCAA Tournament appearances, advancing to the Final Four in 1993. Her volleyball teams won one league championship and were three-time divisional finalists.

A 1991 graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Serafini played for four years for the women's basketball team and earned a bachelor's degree in physical education. She earned a master's degree in human resources/school counseling from the University of Scranton in 1994.