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    Stony Brook Falls to UMass

    On Saturday, the Stony Brook Seawolves were defeated by the UMass Minutemen, 48-7. The Minutemen controlled the game from the start, had a 28-0 lead by the end of one quarter, and a 42-0 lead at halftime. They proceeded to pull many of their starters from the game at the start of the 2nd half. Stony Brook made a couple of significant errors which resulted in points for UMass, including a fumbled kickoff return by J.J. Cox, which was brought back for a touchdown.

    Stony Brook’s only score came when Chevar Rankins forced a fumble by UMass receiver Tony Nelson on the Minutemen 10-yard line. Leonard Wright III picked up the ball and carried it in for the score. With the loss, Stony Brook drops to 0-4. UMass improved to 3-1 with the victory. Stony Brook will try to bounce back from two large losses when begin conference play in Monmouth this coming Saturday at 1PM, the final game before homecoming.

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