#Seawolves Weekly Wrap - Sept. 30-Oct. 6
Oct. 7, 2013
Thanks to each and every one of you for your incredible support during Wolfstock 2013, Stony Brook's annual homecoming event. The #Seawolves went 5-for-5 on the weekend at home, and the school set a new attendance record at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Saturday, as 11,224 fans, most of them wearing RED, saw the football team beat Bryant, 21-13. Check out this awesome timelapse video of the stands filling up prior to kickoff:
A record night at LaValle
In front of the largest crowd ever to assemble at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, the #Seawolves football team provided the fans something to cheer about as Lyle Negron threw two touchdown passes, including a 41-yard strike to Devante Wheeler in the fourth quarter that assured a 21-13 victory over Bryant. Read the recap here and re-live the night through Storify (also posted below):
Then check out the highlights:
Here's the recap from Newsday's Greg Logan:
Volleyball posts successful home debut
It was home-sweet-home for the #Seawolves volleyball team, who had played 17 matches before getting to play at Pritchard Gymnasium. The #Seawolves battled with New Hampshire for five sets on Friday and finally put the Wildcats away with a 15-13 win in the deciding set. Then Stony Brook dominated UMass Lowell in a three-set sweep on Sunday. The weekend capped a three-win week for Stony Brook, which also won a five-setter at Fordham last Tuesday. Read the recaps here and watch the highlights below:
Men's Soccer slips by Albany in OT
It took longer than expected, but the #Seawolves kept coming with chances, and they finally capitalized in the eighth minute of overtime as Martin Giordano scored off a cross from Mario Mesen to give Stony Brook a 1-0 win over rival Albany. The #Seawolves open conference play with an important three points. Read the recap here and watch the highlights below.
Women's Soccer blanks UMass Lowell
The #Seawolves remain unbeaten in conference play as they posted a 1-0 victory over UMass Lowell on the strength of Larissa Nysch's sixth goal of the season. Stony Brook is now 2-0-0 in America East, 7-3-1 overall. Read the recap here and watch the highlights below.
Basketball season around the corner
Both the men's and women's basketball teams are now officially practicing for the 2013-14 season. America East released its television schedule for the upcoming campaign, and the #Seawolves will be featured a minimum of seven times. The men have five games on the slate, including the conference's marquee game, a Jan. 24 home date vs. Vermont that will be broadcast live on ESPNU. The women earn two television games, Jan. 23 at Vermont and March 1 at Albany. Read the whole release here.
ESPN.com says "You Gotta See" Stony Brook
Last week, ESPN.com's Eamonn Brennan wrote that Stony Brook men's basketball is the team to watch in America East in 2013-14. Check out the story here.
America East switches to campus sites for tournament play
Beginning in 2015, the America East Men's Basketball Championship will be played entirely on the campuses of higher seeds. The conference announced the change on Thursday, and the new tournament format will bring the excitement of March Madness to each campus after the format previously only had the championship game on a home site. Read the whole release here.
Get Your RED On Minute - Season 3, Episode 4
In last week's Get Your RED On Minute episode, fans learned a little bit about some members of the popular and talented Spirit of Stony Brook Marching Band and got a look at how the men's soccer team went about getting fans for its Homecoming game vs. Albany (they ended up with over 1,000).
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