With his back turned towards the net, midfielder Trevor Harrison handed the Stony Brook men’s soccer team sole possession of first place in the Coastal Athletic Association (CAA). A battle of top-tier offenses in the CAA played out as advertised on Saturday.
Despite being picked to finish last in the 2023 Coastal Athletic Association (CAA) preseason poll, the Seawolves have not played like a last-place team. Stony Brook will now turn its attention to another team that has played above expectations: the Delaware Blue Hens.
After taking a big early lead, the Stony Brook women’s soccer team had the wind taken from its sails due to a controversial goal towards the end of the first half. Though the Seawolves jumped out to a 2-0 lead with ease on Thursday night, they could not hold it.
Unbeaten since opening night, the Stony Brook women’s soccer team now has the chance to stand alone at the top of the conference table. Fresh off its biggest blowout win of the year, the Seawolves will host the Delaware Blue Hens on Thursday, Sept. 14.
There was no trap game in store for the Seawolves on Sunday, who took on the Hampton Pirates down in Virginia and thrashed them 6-1. Though it was a far cry from last year’s historic 12-0 romping, Stony Brook still earned three points.
The Seawolves were roughed up in their first game of their 2023 campaign on Thursday, falling to the No. 19/21 Delaware Blue Hens 37-13. They will look to bounce back when they travel to Kingston, R.I. to take on the No. 22/23 Rhode Island Rams.
The Seawolves made some splash plays in their season opener, but they were still dominated 37-13 by the No. 21/22 Delaware Blue Hens on Thursday night. Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium saw its largest crowd in a home opener in the venue’s history.
The Seawolves are set to open their season at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium this Thursday at 7 p.m. against the Delaware Blue Hens in a Coastal Athletic Association matchup. Stony Brook finished last season at the bottom of the CAA standings.
Quarterback Casey Case is Stony Brook’s shiny new signal-caller. The 6-foot-6 self-described pocket passer joined the Seawolves in time for spring ball and made an instant impression on head coach Chuck Priore — winning the starting job outright.