Dec. 28, 2006
Sacred Heart vs. Stony Brook Post Game Notes
SHU leads the all-time series 8-3 over Stony Brook with Thursday's win. It was the first meeting between the two schools in Division I.
The Pioneers are 5-6 against the America East all-time. SHU is now 2-1 this season with the Stony Brook win. The Pioneers beat Binghamton earlier this year but lost at Albany.
Sacred Heart shot a season-high 50.0% (28-56) from the field. Their previous high was 45.0% (27-60) against Providence.
SHU also shot a season-best 41.2% (7-17) from behind the 3-pt arc. Their previous high was 40.0% (4-10) against St. Francis (PA).
The Pioneers hit over 80.0% from the free throw line for the second-straight game. SHU shot 14-17 at the charity stripe (82.4%) and 5-2 in games where they make more free throws then their opponent.
Senior Amanda Pape scored 25-plus points for the fourth time in her last five games Thursday afternoon, netting 26 in the win. Pape is averaging 24.8 points in her last five outings. Her 10 field goals ties her season-high mark set against Providence.
Her 26 point afternoon leaves her 18 points away from becoming the school's all-time career scoring leader. She trails Dian Nicholls (1987-91), 1,632 points.
Pape played in her 100th career game Thursday afternoon. She has started 99 of those contests including 71-straight. The Pioneers are 71-29 in Pape's 100 games.
Thursday marked the fourth game this season SHU had four or more players in double figures. The Pioneers are 2-1 in those games.