In their home finale, the Seawolves fell 21-17 to the Towson Tigers in a game that went down to the wire. In what was a field position battle for most of the afternoon, the game took a dramatic turn in the final three minutes.
Former Rutgers wide receiver Hunter Hayek announced his commitment to Stony Brook Football as a graduate transfer on Aug. 20. Hayek was ranked the 52nd-best overall recruit from New Jersey by 247Sports.
A year ago, the Stony Brook football team was coming off their second straight appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoffs. Fast forward and they find themselves watching 24 other teams compete for a national title as they ponder a lost season.
For the past 434 days, the Stony Brook football team’s record was .500 or better. Following their 17-10 loss to the University of Delaware Blue Hens (5-6, 3-4), the Seawolves (5-6, 2-5) winning percentage is now .455 and they have now lost five of their past six games after starting the season 4-1.
After a pair of losses at home and coming off the bye-week, the Stony Brook football team looked to take down a top-five nationally ranked team. The final, 36-35, does not truly reflect what occurred during the game. It was a tale of two very different halves.
Coming off a loss to No. 2 ranked James Madison University (JMU), the No. 22 ranked Stony Brook Seawolves hosted the New Hampshire Wildcats (UNH) on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, hoping to get back in the win column.