No. 9 Stony Brook travels to face Presbyterian Saturday on ESPN3

Miguel Maysonet reached the 4,000-yard plateau against Gardner-Webb last week

Oct. 22, 2012

Stony Brook, N.Y. -

2012 Stony Brook Football

Game #9: #9 Stony Brook Seawolves (7-1, 3-0) vs. Presbyterian Blue Hose (2-6, 0-3)

The Last Meeting
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October 8, 2011
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Essington's five TDs lead Stony Brook past Presbyterian, 42-24
In his first career start for Stony Brook, junior Kyle Essington (Chino Hills, Calif.) threw four touchdown passes and ran for another to lead the Seawolves (2-3, 1-0 Big South) to a 42-24 win over Presbyterian on Saturday night at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.

Sat., Oct. 27  •  Bailey Memorial Stadium  •  Clinton, S.C.  •  1:00 p.m.


Stony Brook Seawolves (7-1)
Head Coach: Chuck Priore, seventh season
Career Record: 83-41
Record at SBU: 44-32

Presbyterian Blue Hose (2-6)
Head Coach: Harold Nichols, second season
Career Record: 8-33
Record at PC: Same

Kickoff: In search of its 150th victory in program history, the Stony Brook football team will travel to face Presbyterian on Saturday, October 27 at 1 p.m.  Evan Lepler and Nate Ross will have the call on and the WatchESPN app.  Fans can hear Mike Solano and Curt Hylton broadcast all of the action on WUSB 90.1 FM and



Opponent: Presbyterian is led by sophomore Demarcus Rouse, who has nine of the team's 18 touchdowns.  Senior Lance Byrd leads the Blue Hose with 527 rushing yards.  Redshirt freshmen Tamyn Garrick and Kaleb Griffin have split time at quarterback this season.  Garrick has passed for 775 yards and two touchdowns and Griffin has 532 yards and three scores.  The pair has combined to throw nine interceptions.  Sophomore Donelle Williams leads the Blue Hose with 82 tackles.  

Series: Stony Brook leads the all-time series, 3-0.  The Seawolves patented ground game has taken a back seat against the Blue Hose as the quarterbacks have been the story.  Last season, Kyle Essington passed for four TDs and ran for another in the 42-24 victory.  Michael Coulter ‘11 threw for four TDs in 2010 and two in 2009.  Stony Brook recorded a defensive touchdown in the 2009 and 2010 games.