Women's Basketball Looks For Fifth-Straight Win On Friday

Nov. 26, 2008

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    QUEENS, N.Y. - The St. John's women's basketball team (4-0) continues its homestand and looks to win its fifth-straight game of the season when it welcomes Stony Brook (0-4) to Carnesecca Arena on Friday at 2 p.m.

    • RedStormSports.com will stream the game live through StormTracker All-Access presented by Allstate. The contest will have a live video and audio broadcast, which will feature a multi-camera setup, a scoreboard and advanced production capabilities. Fans can access the feature by going to RedStormSports.com, clicking on the All-Access button and signing up for the service. The All-Access subscription is $9.95 a month or $79.95 for the year. There will also be live stats for the contest that can be accessed for free.

    History Lesson
    • The Red Storm and the Seawolves meet for the eighth time in history, with St. John's holding the edge in the all-time series, 6-1. The Red Storm has won its last three games with Stony Brook and has a 2-1 slate at home and a 4-0 record on the road. The teams met twice in the mid 70's, and then did not face each other until the 1999-00 season. The last meeting between STJ and the Seawolves came on Dec. 30, 2006, with the Red Storm notching the 85-74 victory in Stony Brook, N.Y.

    Scouting The Seawolves
    • Stony Brook has struggled to get things going and has lost all four of its games on the year, three of which were on the road. The Seawolves have had a tough time matching up offensively with its opponents and have been outscored by a margin of 32.8.

    • Kirsten Jeter leads the way for the Stony Brook offense, averaging 8.0 points per game. She is also the strongest player on the defensive end for the Seawolves, pacing the way with a 4.5 rebounding average. Sarah Kazadi is the team's second-leading scorer, adding 6.8 points per contest, and she is tied with Destiny Jacobs for second in rebounding, grabbing 4.3 per game.

    Undefeated Start To Season
    • The Red Storm has opened the season 4-0 for the first time since 2005-06. That season, the squad began the year with a seven-game winning streak en route to a second-round appearance in the NCAA Tournament.



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