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Football prepares to build off best record in five years

Chuck Hamma September 7, 2018
The Stony Brook football team comes roaring into the 2018 season hoping to build on its 2017 success, a year in which the team finished 10-3 and won a playoff game against Lehigh.
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Stony Brook wide reciever Donavin Washington (No.5, above) rushes after a punt served by Howard University during Saturdays non-conference football game.  CHRISTOPHER CAMERON/STATESMAN FILE

Football clinches playoff berth on last-second Hail Mary pass

Joseph Konig November 19, 2017
The last-second victory on a Hail Mary pass to graduate wide receiver Harrison Jackson secured the Seawolves a second-place finish in the Colonial Athletic Association.
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Football edges out William and Mary despite late comeback

Joseph Konig October 2, 2017
The Stony Brook offense exploited the William and Mary defense in the first three quarters.
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Junior runningback Donald Liotine (No. 33, above) carries the ball in a game aginst Towson on Sept. 23. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Two Minute Drill: Football survives late-game scare at William and Mary

Joseph Konig October 1, 2017
Despite allowing the William and Mary offense to score 18 straight unanswered points late in the game on Saturday, Stony Brook Football (4-1, 3-0 CAA) hung on to a 21-18 lead to seal the team’s fourth straight victory.
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Redshirt senior running back Stacey Bedell breaks through a tackle. The Seawolves fell to the Tribe ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Football Preview: Seawolves seeking consistent offense to pair with strong defense

Joseph Konig September 5, 2017
“The main difference is our mental approach as a team, our mental toughness,” Priore said. “I think that’s going to be the difference in this upcoming year.”
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Junior defensive back Tyrice Beverette (No. 6) pursues a tackle against Rhode Island on Oct. 15 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.

Defense a focal point in football spring practices

Ralph Tafuro April 27, 2017
Energy, consistency and playing together as a team are the three major elements that will make the Seawolves a better football team this upcoming 2017 season.
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Junior linebacker John Haggart (No. 37) and Senior defensive back Jaheem Woods (No. 8) team up to make a tackle in a game against Sacred Heart University

Stony Brook defensive coordinator to coach Wake Forest next season

Kunal Kohli January 13, 2017
After spending four seasons as defensive coordinator at Stony Brook, Lyle Hemphill will head to Wake Forest to serve as the Demon Deacons’ defensive assistant.
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Junior linebacker John Haggart (No. 37 left) tackles a player in a game agstin Sacred Heart University on Sept. 24. He forced three fumbles and three sacks against Delaware on Oct. 22. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Upon Further Review: Haggart’s big game sparks defensive line

Kunal Kohli October 23, 2016
Stony Brook’s defensive line is looking a lot better than it was early in the season.
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Junior linebacker John Haggart (No. 37 above) block against the Rhode Island offense on Oct. 15. Haggart forced 3 fumbles against Delaware propelling Stony Brook to a 28-3 victory. ARCELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Five fumble recoveries bolster Seawolves victory over Blue Hens

Chris Peraino October 23, 2016
Stony Brook remains undefeated in conference play at 4-0 and sits tied atop the Colonial Athletic Association with the No. 5 James Madison Dukes.
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Junior linebacker John Haggart makes a tackle in a game against the Rhode Island Rams. ARACELY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

Two-minute drill: No. 22 Stony Brook 28, Delaware 3

Skyler Gilbert October 22, 2016
The Stony Brook Football defense dominated from the onset, as the team beat Delaware, 21-3, at Delaware Stadium on Saturday afternoon for the team's third consecutive victory.
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Ochi makes history in Seawolves road finale

Kunal Kohli November 16, 2015
Victor Ochi officially became the Stony Brook football team’s all-time leader in career sacks after recording 1.5 sacks in Saturday’s win against the Rhode Island Rams.
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