Stony Brook Women’s Basketball Team Passes Winning Spirit to Kids at Cancer Center
Team Jumps in after Big Game to Kick off Child Life Month
|Some players of the SBU Women’s Basketball team snapped a photo with patient Joseph Isola during the team’s visit to the Pediatric Oncology/Hematology Clinic. (Left to Right) Kristie Costantino, Teasha Harris, Kim Hanlon, Joseph Isola, Christia Scognamiglio and Miranda Jenkins.|
STONY BROOK, NY, March 4, 2014 – The Seawolves showed their team spirit on Saturday with a big win against the Albany Great Danes; earning a stunning 66-56 victory that halted the Great Danes’ America East conference record winning streak at 38, and winning their seventh game in a row. Monday morning, after their weekend victory, the Stony Brook University Women’s Basketball team brought that high energy and spirit off the court, and spread it around the playroom of Stony Brook University Cancer Center.
Established in June 2010, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital is Suffolk County’s only children’s hospital. More than 7,000 children and adolescents are admitted each year. Stony Brook Children’s operates 100 pediatric beds and has more than 140 full-time pediatric physicians and surgeons in 30 different specialties and over 200 voluntary pediatric faculty members. The hospital is the Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center for our area and has a Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. It is home to the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center and also offers a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Program, Pediatric Cardiology Program, Pediatric HIV and AIDS Center, Cystic Fibrosis Center and the Cody Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities. To learn more, visit www.stonybrookchildrens.org.