#Seawolves top Albany, 24-3, in #EmpireClash
Nov. 23, 2013
Stony Brook, N.Y. -
For a second straight week, the Stony Brook football team recorded more than 400 yards of total offense as the Seawolves (5-6, 3-5 CAA) defeated Albany (1-11, 0-8), 24-3, in the #EmpireClash Saturday at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
Senior Lyle Negron (Bakersfield, Calif.) completed 15 of 26 passes for 262 yards, finishing the season with 2,637 yards, the second most in Stony Brook's Division I history.
Junior James Kenner (Willingboro, N.J.) totaled 35 carries for 151 yards.
Negron threw a 91-yard touchdown pass to senior Malcolm Eugene (Huntington, N.Y.), which is tied for the longest pass play for a score in school history. Eugene, who caught seven passes for 150 yards, caught a quick strike from Negron, then went down the right sideline for the score.
Eugene, in his only season, led the Seawolves receiving corps with 894 yards and five touchdowns.
Negron accounted for a one-yard score, which put the Seawolves on the board.
Freshman Tyler Fredericks (Lawrence, N.Y.) added a two-yard touchdown run to make it 14-0.
Stony Brook's defense, led by junior Christian Ricard (Spencer, Mass.), held Albany to 239 yards. Ricard finished the afternoon with 11 tackles and led the team this season with 91.
The Great Danes only score came on a 31-yard field goal from Tom O'Riordan.
Junior Will Tye (Middletown, Conn.) caught seven passes for 86 yards.
Chuck Priore - "I'm really proud of this team. We dealt with and fought through a lot of adversity this season. Today was bittersweet for me. (Albany) Coach Ford had a huge influence on me in a number of ways. It was an honor to coach against him in his final game. As an alum of Albany, I'm proud of the effort they showed."
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