THE MATCHUP Stony Brook University’s women’s basketball team (16-2 and 7-1 America East) will return to Island Federal Arena to host New Hampshire (4-14, 1 & 6) on Friday, January 28, at 3 p.m. The game will air on ESPN3 Sam Neidermann (play-by play) and Rob Pavinelli, (analyst), on the call.

SERIES HISTORY This matchup between Wildcats and Seawolves marks the 48 .These two teams will face off in the future. Stony Brook currently has a record of 22-26 against New Hampshire. This was the first meeting between these two teams. The Seawolves lost to New Hampshire 72-39 in Durham, N.H. on February 1, 2002. This was the last time they met, on January 16, when Stony Brook beat New Hampshire, 71-53.

LAST TIME OUT Stony Brook beat Vermont, 71 to 63, Wednesday 26 January, for their seventh consecutive conference win. Anastasia Warren The Seawolves’ scoring leader was Sheila, who scored 19 points with 6-of-7 shooting from field and 3-of-3 behind the arc. This was her 11th appearance. Game of the Season and Sixth Continuating Contest scoring Double-Figures Gigi Gonz And Earlette Scot Warren was closely followed by Warren, who contributed 18 and 17 points, respectively. Gonzalez now has a record of double-digits in 12 contests. The Seawolves’ 71 points against the Catamounts are the highest score of any team this season.

SEAWOLVES SCOUTING RELEASE: Stony Brook’s seven-game winning streak tied for the longest streak of the season. The streak started Nov. 9 and ended Nov. 28. The Seawolves’ 26 free-throws against Vermont set a new season record. Stony Brook now has a perfect record of 13-0 at halftime and 5-0, when four student-athletes are in double figures. With 16 wins, the Seawolves are one the seven best teams in the country.

NEW YORK’S TEAM: The Seawolves are currently 6-1 against New York-based teams. Stony Brook has won over St. John’s and Columbia as well as St. Francis Brooklyn, Binghamton and UAlbany. The Seawolves will play UAlbany and Binghamton once again.

SCOUTING THE WILDCATS On Wednesday, January 26, the Wildcats lost 53-44 to the Blackbears at home. New Hampshire fell to 4-14 (1-6 America East), with the loss. Amanda Torres, a graduate guard from New Hampshire, leads the scoring offense. Torres is the Wildcats’ leading scorer, scoring an average of 11.5 points in 18 games. Ivy Gogolin, senior forward, is second behind Torres with 7.7 points in 17 games (14 starts). New Hampshire’s head coach Kelsey Hogan has been in the role for two years. Hogan is a former All-America East Team Guard guard and three-time captain. She was also a six-year assistant/assistant head coach for Wildcats. Hogan was named seventh head coach in program’s history on August 10, 2020. Hogan is making his fourth appearance against Stonybrook.