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Wide receiver Jayce Freeman (right) breaks a tackle from a New Hampshire cornerback on Saturday, Oct. 21. This broken tackle led to the longest pass in Stony Brook football history. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football routed by No. 22 New Hampshire on homecoming

Mike Anderson October 21, 2023
Unlike last year, the Stony Brook football team could not get back in the win column on homecoming, leaving it with its new worst-ever start to a season as a Division I program. The game was over from the start for the Seawolves, who were run out of their own building on Saturday by the No. 22 New Hampshire Wildcats 45-14.
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Statesman Sports Spotlight ft. Casey Case

Statesman Sports Spotlight ft. Casey Case

Mike Anderson October 20, 2023

Sports editor Mike Anderson welcomes on quarterback Casey Case to preview this week’s annual homecoming game. The two talk about Case’s progression through the year as a quarterback, his connection...

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Running back Roland Dempster hurdles a Fordham defender on Saturday, Oct. 14. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football looks to snap season-long skid with a homecoming victory

Anthony DiCocco October 20, 2023

Still searching for its first win, the Stony Brook football team will hope that history repeats itself on homecoming. The Seawolves (0-6, 0-4 CAA) wasted another opportunity to earn a victory last...

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Quarterback Casey Case throws a pass to the right sideline against Fordham on Saturday, Oct. 14. Case threw for 243 yards and a touchdown, but turned the ball over three times in the loss. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Bleak second half sinks Stony Brook football versus Fordham

Mike Anderson October 14, 2023

After playing its best 30 minutes of the year, the Stony Brook football team failed to carry its momentum into the second half. The Seawolves (0-6, 0-4 CAA) welcomed the Fordham Rams (5-2, 1-1 Patriot)...

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The Stony Brook football team lines up on defense against Rhode Island on Thursday, Sept. 1. The Seawolves finished with their most losses ever this year and are set to lose many impact players. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football headed for rebuild after worst season ever

Mike Anderson December 3, 2022

After suffering through a lost year that was riddled with injury, poor play and disappointment, the Stony Brook football team is now in one of the worst spots it has ever been in. The Seawolves...

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Quarterback Charlie McKee and wide receiver Khalil Newton celebrating the game-winning touchdown against Maine on Saturday, Oct. 22. The Stony Brook football team won its first game of the season yesterday in its homecoming game. CAMRON WANG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook football completes thrilling comeback at homecoming

Mike Anderson October 22, 2022
It was a happy homecoming after all for the Stony Brook football team, as a second-half turnaround led to its first win of the 2022 season.
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Cornerback Shamel Lazarus (16) makes a tackle while the rest of the defense follows. The Stony Brook football team will look to grab their first win of the year this Saturday at New Hampshire.

Stony Brook football desperate for a win at New Hampshire

Matt Howlin October 5, 2022
Following a 27-10 defeat at the hands of William & Mary, the Stony Brook football team remains looking for its first win of the 2022 season. Stony Brook heads on the road this Saturday to take on the University of New Hampshire Wildcats.
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Redshirt freshman running back Jayden Cook fumbles the ball against New Hampshire on Sept. 2.  TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Comeback falls short as turnovers put Stony Brook in early hole against UNH

Ethan Tam September 2, 2021
The Seawolves fell 19 yards shy of completing what would have been an all-time comeback, ultimately falling 27-21 to the New Hampshire Wildcats at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 2 in the season opener.
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Fields during a game against Fordham on Sept. 28. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Tyquell Fields’ bounceback final season essential to SBU football’s success

Matt Lindsay September 1, 2021
Looking to leave a disappointing shortened spring 2021 season in the rearview mirror, Stony Brook’s football team will need a bounceback season from graduate quarterback Tyquell Fields in his last year of eligibility.
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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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