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Oct. 1, 2013

Stony Brook, N.Y. -

Game #5: Stony Brook (1-3) vs. Bryant (3-1)

Sat., Oct. 5  •  Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium  •  Stony Brook, N.Y.  •  6:00 p.m.

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Stony Brook Seawolves (1-3)
Head Coach: Chuck Priore, eighth season
Career Record: 87-45
Record at SBU: 48-36

Bryant Bulldogs (3-1)
Head Coach: Marty Fine, 5th season
Career Record: 70-51
Record at BU: 60-40

Kickoff: The Stony Brook football team is back at Kenneth P. LaValle Saturday for a homecoming game against Bryant.  The Seawolves (1-3) enter the contest with three straight losses, their longest losing streak since 2011.  Bryant (3-1) is coming off an impressive 47-28 victory over Wagner.  The Bulldogs jumped out to a 17-0 lead and led by as many as 26, 47-21, early in the fourth quarter.

Mike Solano (PBP) and Curt Hylton (color) will call the action on the new home of Stony Brook Football, Champions Radio.  Fans can listen to the game on 107.1 and 96.9 as well as online at ChampionsRadio.com.

Opponent: After a one-point win over Holy Cross to open the season, Bryant's last two wins have been lopsided, including a 34-7 victory over Assumption.  The Bulldogs' only loss came at Maine (35-22), which will face Stony Brook on November 9.  Sophomore Paul Canevari and junior Ricardo McCray each are averaging more than 90 yards per game on the ground.  Canevari totaled 173 yards and three touchdowns last week against the Seahawks.  The Bryant defense, which recorded five sacks, upping its total to 16 for the season, picked off three Wagner passes.

Series: Stony Brook leads the all-time series, 1-0.  The Seawolves defeated the Bulldogs, 30-0, in 2007.  Stony Brook totaled 458 yards of total offense and held Bryant to only 224.  Josh Dudash threw three touchdown passes and Tyler Santucci's interception in the end zone preserved the shutout.  The Bulldogs entered the game undefeated, winning seven straight games to start the season.

Crowd Advisory: A large crowd is expected for Saturday's homecoming game against Bryant.  All general public parking is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The Stadium and Gym Road lots will open up at 12 p.m.  Stony Brook Athletics asks that you plan accordingly.

Gameday/Ticket Policies: High School football prospects and Stony Brook University students can enter the facility at Gate 1.  Members of the media and VIPs are asked to pick up their credentials at Gate 3.  Player comps, coaches' tickets, Bryant reservations, band, dance and cheer and general will call will be found at the tent outside Gate 6.  Stony Brook Athletics asks that you bring a valid ID to pick up tickets.  Will Call opens at 4, general sales at 4:30 and gates open at 5 p.m.  General sales are located at Gate 2 and 6.  Online sales will end at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Up Next: Stony Brook will conclude non-conference play against Colgate on Saturday, October 12.