Norris Nets 1,000th Career Point In B.U. Loss To SBU, 79-65




Stony Brook, N.Y. - Senior forward Adrienne Norris (Delafield, WI) notched her 1,000th career point but the Boston University women's basketball team fell to host Stony Brook, 79-65, at the SBU Sports Complex on Wednesday, Feb. 16.

Mykeema Ford and Jessica Smith combined for 54 points as the Seawolves won their fourth-straight game.

Norris scored eight first-half points and hit a jumper from the free throw line for her 1,000th point at 2:13 in the first half. She became the 14th player in B.U. program history to reach the 1,000-point milestone.

Ford scored 22 of her game-high 30 points in the first half as Stony Brook held a 44-29 lead at the break.

Junior guard Rachael Vanderwal (Stoney Creek, ONT) hit a pair of three-pointers to cut the lead to single digits, 65-57, at 5:13 in the second half.

Smith scored 13 of her 24 points in the final 4:50 as the Seawolves improved to 8-14 overall and 6-7 in America East play.

Vanderwal led four Terriers (11-11, 6-7) in double-figure scoring with a team-high 14 points. Freshman guard Cheri Raffo (Asbury, NJ) scored 13 points and grabbed six rebounds. Red-shirt sophomore Katie Meinhardt (San Francisco, CA) had 11 points and Norris had 10 points and five boards.

Stony Brook shot 51.9 percent from the floor and dominated the glass, 46-31. Dana Ferraro had a game-high 13 rebounds for the Seawolves. B.U. was held to 32.8 percent shooting from the field and hit just 8-of-30 from three-point range (26.7%).

The Terriers return to Agganis Arena for a doubleheader against Northeastern on Sunday, Feb. 20. The women's teams will play at 1:00 p.m., followed by the men's game at 4:00 p.m. Both games will be televised on NESN.



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