#Seawolves back at LaValle Stadium to face New Hampshire

Junior James Kenner

Oct. 22, 2013

Stony Brook, N.Y. -

Game #7: Stony Brook (3-3, 1-2 CAA) vs. New Hampshire (3-3, 2-1 CAA)

Sat., Oct. 26    Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium    Stony Brook, N.Y.    4:00 p.m.


Stony Brook Seawolves (3-3)
Head Coach: Chuck Priore, eighth season
Career Record: 89-46
Record at SBU: 50-37

New Hampshire (3-3)
Head Coach: Sean McDonnell, 15th season
Career Record: 107-69
Record at UNH: Same

Kickoff: After a much-needed week off, the Stony Brook football team returns to CAA action Saturday against New Hampshire.  The Seawolves (3-3, 1-2) will take on the Wildcats, who rallied past Villanova, 29-28, on October 19.  Stony Brook and New Hampshire will enter the game winners of two straight after starting the season 1-3.



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 ChampionsRadio.com.

Opponent: New Hampshire (3-3, 2-1) has scored more than 24 points in each of its six games this season, ranking 20th in the country in scoring average.  Junior Nico Steriti leads the team with 518 rushing yards and six touchdowns.  An injury to junior quarterback Andy Vailas has forced sophomore Sean Goldrich (681 yards, five touchdowns) into action.  Senior Justin Mello and juniors R.J. Harris and Harold Spears have been Goldrich's favorite targets as the trio have combined for 944 yards and eight touchdowns.  Junior Shane McNeely leads the team with 48 tackles, including 4.5 tackles for loss.

Series: New Hampshire leads the all-time series, 1-0.  In Chuck Priore's third game as head coach at Stony Brook, the Seawolves fell to the Wildcats, 62-7, in 2006.  UNH scored 42 unanswered points after Anthony Hamilton's 10-yard touchdown run for Stony Brook.  Stony Brook assistant coach Tyler Santucci, a freshman linebacker in `06, led all players with nine tackles.

Gameday/Ticket Policies: High School football prospects and Stony Brook University students can enter the facility at Gate 1.  Members of the media and VIPs are asked to pick up their credentials at Gate 3.  Player comps, coaches' tickets, New Hampshire reservations, dance and cheer and general will call will be found at the tent outside Gate 6.  Family and friends of the band can pick up their tickets at the band's tailgate.  Stony Brook Athletics asks that you bring a valid ID to pick up tickets. Will Call opens at 2, general sales at 2:30 and gates open at 3 p.m. General sales are located at Gate 2 and 6.  Online sales will end at 12 p.m. Saturday.

Promotions: It will be Parents and Family Day on Saturday at LaValle Stadium.  Stony Brook Athletics is asking all fans to help the football team and band tackle breast cancer.  Make sure you say "PINK" when purchasing your tickets in advance as a portion of the proceeds will be donated to breast cancer research. Finally, the first 1,500 fans who enter the Competition Automotive Group Gate 2 and Petro Home Services Gate 6 will receive a $10 Off the Purchase of Two Entrees coupon courtesy of Carrabba's Italian Grill in Smithtown.

Up Next: Stony Brook will head north to take on Maine on Saturday, November 2 at 12:30 p.m.