#Seawolves top Albany, 24-3, in #EmpireClash

Junior James Kenner had 150 yards against Albany

Nov. 23, 2013

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Stony Brook, N.Y. -

For a second straight week, the Stony Brook football team recorded more than 400 yards of total offense as the Seawolves (5-6, 3-5 CAA) defeated Albany (1-11, 0-8), 24-3, in the #EmpireClash Saturday at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.

Senior Lyle Negron (Bakersfield, Calif.) completed 15 of 26 passes for 262 yards, finishing the season with 2,637 yards, the second most in Stony Brook's Division I history.

Junior James Kenner (Willingboro, N.J.) totaled 35 carries for 151 yards.

Negron threw a 91-yard touchdown pass to senior Malcolm Eugene (Huntington, N.Y.), which is tied for the longest pass play for a score in school history.  Eugene, who caught seven passes for 150 yards, caught a quick strike from Negron, then went down the right sideline for the score.

Eugene, in his only season, led the Seawolves receiving corps with 894 yards and five touchdowns.

Negron accounted for a one-yard score, which put the Seawolves on the board.

Freshman Tyler Fredericks (Lawrence, N.Y.) added a two-yard touchdown run to make it 14-0.

Stony Brook's defense, led by junior Christian Ricard (Spencer, Mass.), held Albany to 239 yards.  Ricard finished the afternoon with 11 tackles and led the team this season with 91.  

The Great Danes only score came on a 31-yard field goal from Tom O'Riordan.

Junior Will Tye (Middletown, Conn.) caught seven passes for 86 yards.  

Scoring Drives
• 1st 9:17 SBU Negron 1 yd run (Ball kick), 11-78, 5:43, 0-7
• 1st 3:14 SBU Fredericks 2 yd run (Ball kick), 10-91, 4:05, 0-14
• 2nd 14:32 SBU Eugene 91 yd pass from Negron (Ball kick), 1-91, 0:17, 0-21
• 3rd 10:27 UA O'Riordan 31 yd field goal, 10-57, 4:28, 3-21
• 4th 11:09 SBU Ball 38 yd field goal, 12-74, 5:43, 3-24

Quotes ...

Chuck Priore - "I'm really proud of this team.  We dealt with and fought through a lot of adversity this season.  Today was bittersweet for me.  (Albany) Coach Ford had a huge influence on me in a number of ways.  It was an honor to coach against him in his final game.  As an alum of Albany, I'm proud of the effort they showed."

News & Notes
Malcolm Eugene's 91-yard touchdown reception was the longest pass play since Josh Dudash threw a 91-yard score to Lynell Suggs at Robert Morris in 2005
• Stony Brook held its opponent to fewer than 300 yards of total offense in six of 11 games this season
James Kenner recorded his fourth game with 100 rushing yards or more.  He led the rushing attack with 829 yards and five touchdowns
• Stony Brook scored on its first three possessions against Albany
• With the win today, Stony Brook has won five games for a ninth straight season