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Strong safety Nick Chimienti knocks down Richmond quarterback Jackson Hardy on the blitz on Saturday, Sept. 23. Chimienti leads the Coastal Athletic Association with four takeaways this year. TIM GIORLANDO/THE STATESMAN

Nick Chimienti becoming a bright spot for Stony Brook football

Kenny Spurrell October 2, 2023

In the middle of a very rough year, strong safety Nick Chimienti is giving the Stony Brook football team something to smile about. The fourth-year defensive back has had an up and down career, but...

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

Football preview: Stony Brook looks to make statement in opener vs. New Hampshire

Matt Lindsay September 1, 2021
Stony Brook Football will open its season against the New Hampshire Wildcats on Thursday, Sept. 2 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. For the Seawolves, it is a chance to erase the spring from recent memory and prove the doubters wrong with an emphatic victory. 
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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

Facing difficult road ahead, Stony Brook football seeks consistency in 2021

Ethan Tam August 30, 2021
Picked to finish 10th out of 12 teams in the Colonial Athletic Association, the Stony Brook football team is seeking a reversal of fortunes.
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Augie Contressa in a game against University of Albany on Nov. 23, 2019. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook alums Contressa, Kamara and Morrison sign as UDFAs following NFL Draft

Ethan Tam May 2, 2021
Three former Seawolves football players — safety Augie Contressa, defensive tackle Sam Kamara and defensive back TJ Morrison — signed contracts with NFL teams as undrafted free agents.
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The Stony Brook football team in a game against Villanova on March 7. The team lost 16-13. KATHERINE PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Golden Apple returns to Long Island as Stony Brook trounces Undercuffler-less Albany for first win

Ethan Tam March 27, 2021
On Saturday, March 27, the Stony Brook football team was able to put behind its recent struggles to convincingly defeat the Albany Great Danes 21-7 on the road for its first victory of the season.
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Stony Brook Football prepares for unprecedented spring season

Ethan Tam September 15, 2020
All 11 games on the Seawolves’ schedule were wiped on July 17, when the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) announced that it was suspending the fall football season, with the intent to play in spring 2021 instead.
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Fields during a game against Fordham on Sept. 28. EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Four Seawolves tabbed to lead team into battle next season

Andrew Zucker December 13, 2019
Stony Brook Football head coach Chuck Priore announced the 2020 season captains in a press release on Monday, Dec. 9. Rover Augie Contressa, defensive back TJ Morrison, quarterback (QB) Tyquell Fields and offensive lineman Anthony Catapano— all of whom are redshirt-juniors — will captain the team next season.
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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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 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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