Catch up on the week that was in Stony Brook Athletics.
Sept. 30, 2013
Time to turn your attention to Wolfstock 2013. It's Homecoming Week at Stony Brook, and it's an opportunity to support a host of #Seawolves. The men's & women's soccer, football and volleyball teams all play at home this weekend, so be sure to Get Your RED On and come to the games. Football will host Bryant Saturday at 6 p.m., in conjunction with Wolfstock Village, which takes place from 3-5:30 p.m., just outside LaValle Stadium. Large crowds are expected, so be sure to get your tickets early!
Taking Towson to the Wire The football team had a 21-10 lead over No. 2 Towson at halftime, but the #Seawolves could not sustain that advantage against a very talented Tigers team. Ultimately, Towson came away with a 35-21 win that was much closer than the score indicates. Read the recap here.
Here's Newsday's coverage of the game, written by Greg Logan:
And here's the social media recap of the game via Storify:
Women's soccer up one in conference play The second-half #Seawolves got back to their winning ways as they toppled Vermont, 2-1, in their America East opener. All three goals of the match game in the second half, including Emily Murrer's game-winner in the 76th minute. Stony Brook has now scored 15 of its 19 goals this season in the second half. Read the recap here.
Men's soccer blanks Northeastern Senior Will Casey delivered a header goal in the 66th minute that gave Stony Brook a 1-0 lead over defending CAA champion Northeastern that ultimately held up. The Seawolves moved to 4-4-0 on the season and begin conference play vs. Albany on Friday. Read the recap here.
Cross Country competes at BC The #Seawolves enjoyed a strong day on the course up at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown, hosted by Boston College. Racing against multiple top 10 ranked teams in the nation, Stony Brook's women delivered two top 10 finishes.Read the recap here.
Volleyball suffers loss in conference opener The #Seawolves had a few strong individual performances, but as a team could not deliver a victory in their America East opener, dropping a 3-1 decision on the road to UMBC. Read the recap here and get ready for the team's home opener Friday night vs. New Hampshire at 7:30 p.m.
One More Game for Stony Brook's Nathan Don't miss tonight's AL Wild Card Tiebreaker game between the Texas Rangers and the Tampa Bay Rays as former #Seawolves star and current Rangers closer Joe Nathan and his team battle for the final spot in the MLB Playoffs. Nathan completed another spectacular regular season, finishing with 43 saves and a 1.39 ERA.
Get Your RED On Minute - Season 3, Episode 3 Last week's Get Your RED On Minute took a look back at the men's soccer team's 10-year-old honorary captain, Kevin Rosero, and highlighted the men's basketball team's ninth annual Fun Run.
Practice on the hardwood begins this week On Saturday, the men's basketball team opened its official 2013-14 practice schedule. The team returns most of its key contributors from last season's regular season championship squad. The women's basketball team, owners of the nation's seventh-best turnaround last season, will begin official practice this coming Wednesday.