No. 12 Seawolves continue conference play at Villanova Saturday

Sophomore Jamie Williams

Sept. 17, 2013

Stony Brook, N.Y. -

2013 Stony Brook Football

Game #3: #12 Stony Brook Seawolves (1-1) at #22 Villanova Wildcats (0-2)

Sat., Sept. 21  •  Villanova Stadium  •  Villanova, Pa.  •  3:00 p.m.


The Last Meeting
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November 24, 2012
Stony Brook, N.Y.
Maysonet, No. 11 Stony Brook hold off Villanova, 20-10
Senior Miguel Maysonet (Riverhead, N.Y.) rushed for 160 yards and two touchdowns as the No. 11 Stony Brook football team beat No. 18 Villanova, 20-10, in the first round of the 2012 Division I Football Championship. The Seawolves (10-2) will travel to face No. 2 Montana State, the second seed in the tournament, on December 1.

Stony Brook Seawolves (1-1)
Head Coach: Chuck Priore, eighth season
Career Record: 87-43
Record at SBU: 48-34



Villanova Wildcats (0-2)
Head Coach: Andy Talley, 34th season
Career Record: 225-140-2
Record at VU: 197-122-1

Kickoff: Coming off a five-overtime loss to Buffalo, the No. 12 Stony Brook football team returns to conference play Saturday at Villanova.  Mike Solano (PBP) and Curt Hylton (color) will call the action on the new home of Stony Brook Football, Champions Radio.  Fans can listen to the game on 107.1 and 96.9 as well as online at  Scott Graham and Brad Jackson will have the call on the Comcast SportsNet regional networks.  Fans in the New York area will be able to watch the game live on SNY.

Opponent: Villanova enters Saturday's game off a bye week.  The Wildcats lost at Fordham, 27-24, on September 7.  Quarterback John Robertson accounted for two rushing touchdowns and Jerry Miles had a 46-yard INT for a score.  Villanova lost five fumbles in the game against Fordham.  Robertson leads the Wildcats in total offense (222 ypg).  Joey Harmon leads the defense with 23 tackles.

Series: Stony Brook leads the all-time series, 1-0, after topping Villanova, 20-10, in the first round of the Division I Football Championship last year.  The Seawolves accounted for 300 yards of total offense, including 263 on the ground. The game was the first start for Lyle Negron, who took over for an injured Kyle Essington. The Wildcats had won five straight opening-round games.

Up Next: Stony Brook will face No. 3 Towson in its home opener on Saturday, September 28.  For tickets, visit or call (631) 632-WOLF.