The SBU football team produced a season-high six turnovers — four fumbles and two interceptions — in its 27-14 slaughtering of the Richmond Spiders this past weekend, and could have had two more picks if not for drops by their defensive backs.
Despite an overall disappointing year for the Stony Brook football team, homecoming weekend brought an explosive infusion of spirit with SBU’s dominant 27-14 win over the Richmond Spiders on Saturday, Oct. 23 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
Coming off a loss to then-No. 4 Oregon, facing a winless Fordham team from the weaker Patriot League should have been a nice tune-up before diving into the heart of conference play. Instead, the Seawolves were stunned and lost.
Facing a winless Fordham Rams team at home and coming off a strong first-half performance last week at No. 3 Oregon, Stony Brook was embarrassed 31-14 by Fordham on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
The Seawolves were down by just a field goal at the end of the first quarter and trailed by only 10 at halftime to the No. 4 FBS-ranked Oregon Ducks, the two-time defending Pac-12 champions, making many across the country nervous at the close score.
The Seawolves fell 19 yards shy of completing what would have been an all-time comeback, ultimately falling 27-21 to the New Hampshire Wildcats at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 2 in the season opener.