Stony Brook, N.Y. -
The Stony Brook football team totaled a school-record 693 yards of total offense in a 77-7 win over Pace Saturday night at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium. The running game accounted for 521 yards, led by redshirt freshman
Jamie Williams (Hamilton, N.J.), who rushed for 144 yards and three touchdowns, both personal bests.
The ground game finished with nine touchdowns. Sophomore
Davon Lawrence (Central Islip, N.Y.) chipped in with 10 carries for 122 yards, a career-high, and a touchdown.
Kyle Essington (Chino Hills, Calif.) was 6-for-6 for 158 yards and two touchdowns. Senior Kevin Norrell (Los Angeles, Calif.) caught an 86-yard score and senior Brett Arce (Coalinga, Calif.) hauled in a nine-yard TD, his first as a Seawolf.
Coach Chuck Priore's reaction ...
"I'm proud of this team's effort and focus this week. We prepared correctly and it showed on the field. We had the opportunity to give kids some playing time."
Sophomore Davon Lawrence ...
"The offensive line did a great job of blocking for us tonight. They opened up a lot of holes tonight."
Junior Marcus Coker ...
"Our running attack is good. We have a lot of good running backs on this team. Jamie and Davon were exciting to watch."
st SBU - Coker 3 yd rush (Skiffington kick), 4-47, 1:39, 7-0 1
st SBU - Arce 9 yd pass from Essington (Skiffington kick), 4-41, 1:48, 14-0 1
st SBU - Coker 2 yd rush (Skiffington kick), 2-5, 0:47, 21-0 1
st SBU - Norrell 86 yd pass from Essington (Skiffington kick), 1-86, 0:13, 28-0 2
nd SBU - Maysonet 5 yd rush (Skiffington kick), 4-33, 1:51, 35-0 2
nd SBU - Maysonet 10 yd rush (Skiffington kick), 8-58, 3:58, 42-0 2
nd SBU - Williams 11 yd rush (Skiffington kick), 6-60, 2:52, 49-0 3
rd SBU - Williams 5 yd rush (Skiffington kick), 13-83, 6:05, 56-0 3
rd SBU - Lawrence 68 yd rush (Skiffington kick), 1-68, 0:15, 63-0 3
rd SBU - Williams 42 yd rush (Skiffington kick), 3-50, 1:33, 70-0 4
th Pace - Dawson 2 yd rush (Zoroufie kick), 2-25, 0:27, 70-7 4
th SBU - Edafe 24 yd rush (Skiffington kick), 7-65, 3:29, 77-7
The Numbers Game
Davonte Anderson (Corona, Calif.) picked off two passes, increasing his career total to eight. He's third in Stony Brook's Division I history. Chad King is first all-time with 15. With last week's 89-yard touchdown reception,
Kevin Norrell and Kyle Essington own the second and third longest pass plays in Stony Brook's DI history. The 77 points and margin of victory of 70 are school records.
Stony Brook scored on its first 10 drives and 11 of 13 overall.
The Seawolves scored on the first possession of a drive twice. It has done that five times in the first two games.
Wesley Skiffington (Brandon, Fla.) connected on all 11 PATs. Stony Brook totaled 668 yards of total offense against Iona in 2008.
News and Notes
Stony Brook is 2-0 for the first time since 2007.
Arce, Williams and junior
Peace Edafe (Staten Island, N.Y.) each recorded their first touchdowns as a Seawolf. Stony Brook is 11-2 all-time vs. Pace.
Stony Brook will head upstate to face Syracuse University on Saturday, September 15. The game will be televised live on SNY at 4 p.m.