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Wide receiver Khalil Newton celebrating a touchdown with his teammates on Saturday, Nov. 12. The Stony Brook football team fell to 2-8 after losing its home finale to Towson. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football ties single-season record for losses

Mike Anderson November 12, 2022
In their home finale, the Seawolves fell 21-17 to the Towson Tigers in a game that went down to the wire. In what was a field position battle for most of the afternoon, the game took a dramatic turn in the final three minutes.
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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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Stony Brook Football Head Coach Chuck Priore walks off the field at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium after the last game of the season on Nov. 23. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Long Winter is coming for Seawolves

Andrew Zucker December 5, 2019
A year ago, the Stony Brook football team was coming off their second straight appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoffs. Fast forward and they find themselves watching 24 other teams compete for a national title as they ponder a lost season.
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Seawolves fall to Blue Hens, record drops to 5-6

Andrew Zucker November 17, 2019
For the past 434 days, the Stony Brook football team’s record was .500 or better. Following their 17-10 loss to the University of Delaware Blue Hens (5-6, 3-4), the Seawolves (5-6, 2-5) winning percentage is now .455 and they have now lost five of their past six games after starting the season 4-1.
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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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Seawolves drop second straight, head into bye week with many questions

Seawolves drop second straight, head into bye week with many questions

Andrew Zucker October 14, 2019
Coming off a loss to No. 2 ranked James Madison University (JMU), the No. 22 ranked Stony Brook Seawolves hosted the New Hampshire Wildcats (UNH) on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, hoping to get back in the win column.
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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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Seawolves blow past Rams for final non-conference victory

Seawolves blow past Rams for final non-conference victory

Andrew Zucker September 22, 2019
From the opening kickoff to the final whistle, the Stony Brook University football team was in the control of the game on Saturday, Sept. 21 versus the Fordham University Rams.
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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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