Football set to face Army Saturday
Sept. 24, 2012
Stony Brook, N.Y. -
2012 Stony Brook Football
Game #5: #18 Stony Brook Seawolves (3-1) at Army Black Knights (0-3)
Sat., Sept. 29 Michie Stadium West Point, N.Y. 12 p.m.
Stony Brook Seawolves (3-1)
Army Black Knights (0-3)
Kickoff: In the final non-conference game of the 2012 schedule, the Stony Brook football team travels upstate to face Army Saturday afternoon at 12 p.m. Ben Holden (play by play), Randy Cross (color) and Cadet Linc Bradham (sideline) will call all the action live on the CBS Sports Network. Mike Solano, Curt Hylton and Jeff Bernstein will broadcast the action on WUSB 90.1 FM and GoSeawolves.org.
Opponent: Despite leading Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) in rushing, Army enters Saturday's contest with an 0-3 record, losing to San Diego State, Northern Illinois and Wake Forest. The Black Knights, who utilize a triple-option offensive attack, are led by a trio of rushers - slot back Raymond Maples (406 yards), running back Larry Dixon (282 yds.) and quarterback Trent Steelman (201 yds.). The trio have accounted for 172 of the team's 225 carries. Geoffrey Bacon has a team-high 29 tackles for Army, which has given up 40 points in each of its first three games.
Series: Saturday's game will be the first meeting between Stony Brook and Army.
Coming up next week: Stony Brook will open Big South play against Charleston Southern on October 6. The Seawolves, who joined the Big South for the start of the 2008 season, are 19-4 all-time in conference play.