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Footballs with the Stony Brook Seawolves logo.BRIDGET DOWNES/ STATESMAN FILE

Sam Kamara’s fifth season to play out differently than planned

Ethan Tam September 18, 2020
“It’s hard for me, being that it’s my senior season and it’s got to go down this way,” Kamara said. “It is what it is, though. I can’t control it."
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Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium, home to Stony Brook athletics, including football. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook Football lands grad transfer Hunter Hayek from Rutgers

Ethan Tam August 24, 2020
Former Rutgers wide receiver Hunter Hayek announced his commitment to Stony Brook Football as a graduate transfer on Aug. 20. Hayek was ranked the 52nd-best overall recruit from New Jersey by 247Sports.
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Great Danes take bite out of apple and tastes victory

Andrew Zucker November 23, 2019
The Seawolves have officially ended the season with a losing record, after starting 4-1, for their first losing season since 2016.
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Fields during a game against Fordham on Sept. 28. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Courtney kicks Seawolves to upset victory

Andrew Zucker October 27, 2019
After a pair of losses at home and coming off the bye-week, the Stony Brook football team looked to take down a top-five nationally ranked team. The final, 36-35, does not truly reflect what occurred during the game. It was a tale of two very different halves.
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Stony Brook University Football Team runs out onto the field at the start of the Homecoming game on Oct. 5, 2019. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook football midseason review

Andrew Zucker October 20, 2019
A rating and analysis of the performances of the Stony Brook football team so far this 2019 season.
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James Madison snaps Stony Brooks 12-game home win streak to end Homecoming

James Madison snaps Stony Brook’s 12-game home win streak to end Homecoming

Andrew Zucker October 6, 2019
After losing by only three points last year in Harrisonburg to the James Madison Dukes (JMU), the Stony Brook Seawolves looked to topple the No. 2 ranked team in the nation in this year’s showdown.
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An open Fields saves the day for the Seawolves

An open Fields saves the day for the Seawolves

Andrew Zucker September 29, 2019
The clock dwindled down on Saturday, Sept. 28 to the final two minutes of the game with the Stony Brook Seawolves up 24-14 on the Rhode Island Rams, a Seawolves victory seemed all but assured.
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White carries Seawolves to bounce-back victory

White carries Seawolves to bounce-back victory

Andrew Zucker September 15, 2019
Coming off a heartbreaking 62-7 loss at Utah State last week, the Stony Brook football team was happy to be playing at home again.
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Redshirt junior tightend Peter McKenzie scores a TD. Stony Brook won 35-10 in a game against Bryant on Aug. 19. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Football opens up season with victory at home

Andrew Zucker August 31, 2019
Fans, students, alumni and families anxiously awaited the opening kickoff. The moment redshirt-senior kicker Nick Courtney’s cleat made contact with the ball, the Stony Brook football season began.
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 Shayne Lawless during a 2017 game.  ANNA CORREA/THE STATESMAN

Football victorious in 35-7 routing of New Hampshire

Chuck Hamma October 14, 2018
After last week’s 52-28 blowout loss against Towson, Stony Brook Football came into its game on Saturday, Oct. 13 against New Hampshire hoping to get the ship back on course.
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Gowins scores a touchdown in the Seawolves victory over Wagner on Nov. 11, 2017 ANNA CORREA/STATESMAN FILE

Two-Minute Drill: Football cruises past Wagner despite injuries to key players

Joseph Konig November 11, 2017
Stony Brook Football overcame a slow start and injuries to several key players to beat Wagner 38-10 in the final home game of the season on Saturday.
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Senior wide receiver Ray Bolden (above, right) holds off a tackle in a game against CCSU in 2015. CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

Football roughs up Rhode Island as Bolden scores two touchdowns

Joseph Konig September 10, 2017
Stony Brook Football recovered from a week one loss with a dominant performance in a 35-18 win at Rhode Island’s Meade Stadium, a Colonial Athletic Association conference opponent.
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