Maysonet, Stony Brook run past Army, 23-3

Senior Miguel Maysonet

Sept. 29, 2012

Final Stats | Photo Gallery | Quotes

West Point, N.Y. -

Senior Miguel Maysonet (Riverhead, N.Y.) totaled 220 yards and two touchdowns as the Stony Brook football team (4-1) recorded its first win over a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) opponent with a 23-3 win over Army (0-4) on Saturday at Michie Stadium.

It was the 10th win by a Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) school over an FBS opponent and the first over a service academy this season.

Maysonet recorded a new career-high in rushing yards, a week after rushing for 198 yards against Colgate.

Scoring Drives

  • 1st SBU Maysonet 49 yd run (Skiffington kick), 4-74, 1:45, 7-0
  • 2nd SBU Skiffington 27 yard field goal, 11-86, 5:18, 10-0
  • 2nd SBU Skiffington 45 yard field goal, 12-63, 4:52, 13-0
  • 3rd SBU Maysonet 1 yd run (Skiffington kick), 16-75, 20-0
  • 3rd Army Grochowski 39 yard field goal, 8-52, 3:54, 20-3
  • 4th SBU Skiffington 25 yard field goal, 10-67, 5:19, 23-3

Chuck Priore Quotes ... 

  • "When you put together a plan, you're excited when it comes together.  We possessed the ball, we were efficient in the passing game and didn't give up the big play.  I told the team that they needed to hang their hat on something other than last year.  Today, this team created its own identity."

LT Scott Hernandez Quotes ...

  • "We wanted to make sure we didn't allow Army to get into the gaps.  We were able to do that today.  When Miguel makes his runs and scores, I feel like the offensive line scores."

RB Miguel Maysonet Quotes ...

  • "I think we showed real early we'd be able to compete with Army.  We were able to block what they threw at us.  I'm proud to be a part of the first Stony Brook team to beat an FBS school."



The Numbers Game

  • Stony Brook has outscored its opponents, 76-7, in the first quarter.
  • Wesley Skiffington is four of four on field goals this season, connecting on field goals of 27 and 45 yards.
  • Miguel Maysonet totaled 116 yards, including gains of 49 and 45, in the first quarter alone.
  • Maysonet (139) nearly outrushed, Army (144), in the first half.
  • Army, which fumbled four times, fumbled twice in the first three games this season.
  • 11 of Kyle Essington's 15 completions went to Kevin Norrell, who has accounted for 470 of the Seawolves' 760 receiving yards.
  • Stony Brook's first drive to start the second half took 8:23, the longest in terms of time of possession this season.
  • Chris McMillan and Tanner Nehls each caught passes for the first time this year.  For Nehls, it was the first of his career.

News & Notes

  • After not allowing a sack in the first three games, Stony Brook has allowed five sacks in the last two.
  • Senior Dan Mulrooney stopped Army quarterback Trent Steelman on a fourth-and-one from the four-yard line.

Up Next

  • Stony Brook will open Big South play against Charleston Southern on Saturday, October 6.  Since joining the Big South in 2008, the Seawolves are 19-4 against conference opponents.