Goodman leads the pack with 21 points and 16 rebounds
Lowell, Mass. – Senior guard Chikilra Goodman finished with 21 points and matched a career-high 16 rebounds as the Stony Brook women’s basketball team held off UMass Lowell, 79-68, Saturday at the Tsongas Center.
Senior guard Teasha recorded the first double-double of her career on personal bests of 17 points and 11 rebounds, while junior guard Jessica Ogunnorin tallied 10 points and 12 boards for Stony Brook (18-7, 9-3 America East). Sophomore forward Brittany Snow scored 12 points, and junior forward Sabre Proctorchipped in 10 points for her 22nd game in double-figure scoring this season.
Shannon Samuels led all scorers with 35 points, but UMass Lowell fell to 5-19 overall ad 4-9 in America East play.
Head Coach Beth O’Boyle’s Reaction
“I’m proud of the way we moved the ball and rebounded against a tough UMass Lowell team. It was great to get contributions from a variety of players in a solid road win.”
Down by five, 40-35, after a Samuels layup nearly two minutes into the second half, the Stony Brook offense came alive. Goodman got things started with a put back off a Proctor miss to get the Seawolves within three, 40-37, at 17:47, and a Harris triple capped a 19-2 run that put them ahead, 54-42, with 12 minutes on the clock.
The home team would not go away, whittling the deficit down to as little as seven, 71-64, when Samuels nailed a 3-pointer at 2:32, but Harris calmly knocked down a pair of free throws on the other end and Goodman followed with a layup on a feed from Proctor to put Stony Brook up by double figures for good, 75-64, with just over 90 seconds left.
Inside the Numbers
Kori Bayne-Wallker dished out a career-best eight helpers, tying her with Goodman for the most by a Seawolf this season. Goodman tallied six assists, and Harris finished with a season-high four assists.
The Seawolves pulled down a season-high 59 rebounds and limited UMass Lowell to 35.
Stony Brook shot 45.1 percent (32-for-71) from the floor and held UMass Lowell to 31.3 percent (21-for-61).
News & Notes
The Seawolves matched the 1999-00 and 2006-07 teams for the second-most wins in the school’s Division I history. The program’s all-time high for Division I win total is 20 victories (2005-06).
SB improved to 9-5 on the road in 2013.
Proctor has reached double figures in scoring 37 times in her two-year career, tying her with Dana Ferraro (2004-08) for eighth on Stony Brook’s all-time ledger.
Harris also scored 17 points against UMass Lowell in the team’s first meeting in January.
Goodman has five double-doubles this season, and Ogunnorin has four double-doubles.
UMass Lowell became the second America East team the Seawolves have swept in the regular season. SB also took two from Binghamton.
The Seawolves head to Baltimore, Md., to take on UMBC Wednesday at 7 p.m.