Nov. 4, 2013
There were mixed results on the field last weekend, but Sunday was one exciting day at Stony Brook as the women's soccer team advanced to the America East Championship final on penalty kicks and the volleyball team came back from a five-point deficit in the deciding fifth set to beat Binghamton.
This week is jam-packed with #Seawolves action at home. The volleyball team will host Sacred Heart Tuesday, followed by the #Seawolves Basketball Tip-Off on Friday at Pritchard Gymnasium. The women's team will open vs. NJIT, and the men's team will take on Marist. Saturday, the football team will host Richmond at LaValle Stadium.
For ticket information on these events, visit GoSeawolves.org/tickets or call (631) 632-4513.
Football comes close but can't finish at Maine
The #Seawolves battled back from a 13-0 halftime deficit to take a 14-13 lead over Maine in the fourth quarter, but the Black Bears responded with a late touchdown to take a 19-14 victory. Signaling how strong CAA Football is as a conference, Stony Brook's last four conference games have all come against nationally ranked opponents.
Read the recap here, watch the video highlights below and get ready for Richmond coming to LaValle Stadium Saturday for a 1 p.m. kickoff.
Women's soccer advances to AE Final, looking to defend title
The #Seawolves and Maine played a thrilling America East semifinal on Sunday that went to penalty kicks after a 1-1 draw. Goalkeeper Ashley Castanio stonewalled the Black Bears, and Stony Brook went on to a 3-1 penalty kick victory. The #Seawolves will now defend their America East Championship title at UMBC Saturday night at 7 p.m. Watch the match live on AmericaEast.TV.
Read the recap here, and watch Castanio's ridiculous saves below.
Burne wins America East Championship, teams place in top three
#Seawolves cross country enjoyed a strong showing at the America East Championship last Saturday at Binghamton. Senior Olivia Burne captured the individual title, the sixth Stony Brook runner to earn the crown. Her finish helped the women place second in the team standings. The men enjoyed a third-place finish. Read the recap hereand watch an interview with Burne below.
Volleyball splits on the weekend, in the hunt for first
After struggling against Albany Friday, the #Seawolves rebounded with a thrilling 3-2 win over Binghamton on Sunday. The team had fallen behind the Bearcats in the fifth set, 7-2, but rallied for a 15-12 win to take the match. The #Seawolves are in a tie with UMBC for second place, just one game behind first-place New Hampshire. Stony Brook will play Sacred Heart Tuesday at home, then play at UMass Lowell Friday and New Hampshire Sunday.
Read the recaps and watch the highlights below:
Men's soccer celebrates senior night
The #Seawolves honored outgoing seniors Shane Wixted, Will Casey, Carlos Villa and Glenn Whelan Saturday night at LaValle Stadium, but they were unable to come up with a favorable result, dropping a 1-0 overtime match to Vermont. The loss leaves Stony Brook with a must-win game at UMBC Wednesday to gain entry into the America East Championship. Read the recap here and watch the highlights below:
El-Amin drafted into NBA D-League
Former #Seawolves star and 2010 America East Player of the Year Muhammad El-Amin is headed west after being selected by the Los Angeles D-Fenders in the fourth round of the 2013 NBA D-League Draft. El-Amin will now continue his professional career with the Lakers minor league affiliate after three seasons overseas in Europe. Read the recap here.
MSG Game Tickets now on sale
Don't miss out on Stony Brook men's basektball's appearance in the MSG Holiday Festival on Dec. 7 when the #Seawolves take on La Salle at 11 a.m. in the world's most famous arena. Tickets are now on sale and start at $35. There will be a pregame reception at 9 a.m., and fans can purchase access to the reception with the game ticket. Click here for more information.
Get Your RED On Minute
If you missed last week's episode, take a look at it because we knew there was a reason to highlight women's soccer goalkeeper Ashley Castanio.
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