Stony Brook's Complete Game Rolls Rhode Island on Homecoming
TONY BROOK, N.Y. – It was a record breaking night at Kenneth P. LaValle where the 17th-ranked Stony Brook football team posted a 52-14 victory over No. 22 Rhode Island in front of a Homecoming crowd on Saturday in a CAA Football showdown of ranked opponents. The Seawolves (6-2, 4-1 CAA Football) put up the most points against a CAA Football opponent in the program's history on the way to securing a winning season with the sixth victory. History was also made when the "Long Island Express" duo of senior RB Donald Liotine (Medford, N.Y.) and senior RB Jordan Gowins (Bellport, N.Y.) both gained over 100 rushing yards for the fourth time in the same game this season, tying the school record. SCORING
Stony Brook struck first when RB Jordan Gowins punched it in from one yard out with 9:11 left in the opening quarter. The PAT by K Alex Lucansky was good. The drive was six plays for 64 yards and took 2:22 off the clock.
K Alex Lucanksy's 35-yard field goal with 0:04 left in the first quarter added to the Seawolves' lead. The drive was 12 plays for 46 yards and took 5:01 off the clock.
Stony Brook added to the lead when QB Joe Carbone found WR Julius Wingate in the end zone from 33 yards out with 9:13 left in the second quarter. The PAT by K Alex Lucansky was good. The drive was seven plays for 63 yards and lasted 3:13.
Seawolves' QB Tyquell Fields hit TE Cal Daniels in the end zone with a two-yard pass with 4:54 remaining in the second quarter. The PAT by K Alex Lucansky was good. The drive was six plays for 51 yards and took 2:42 off the clock.
Rhode Island cracked the scoring column when RB Nai Jones scored on a one-yard run with 1:13 left in the first half. The PAT by K CJ Carrick was good. The drive was 10 plays for 75 yards and took 3:41 off the clock.
RB Donald Liotine added to Stony Brook's lead with the first scoring of the second half on a one-yard run with 11:17 remaining in the third quarter. The PAT by K Alex Lucansky was good. The drive, the began with an interception by DB CeQuan Jefferson, was five plays for 25 yards and lasted 2:11
Stony Brook expanded the lead when RB Jordan Gowins scored on a four-yard run with 7:57 left in the third quarter. The PAT by K Alex Lucansky was good. The drive was five plays for 55 yards and took 2:19 off the clock.
QB Joe Carbone scored a rushing touchdown of his own with a three-yard rush with 14:55 left in the fourth quarter. The PAT by K Alex Lucansky was good. The drive was 10 plays for 95 yards and took 4:49 off the clock.
RB Kameron Pickett added to the Stony Brook lead with a five yard rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter. The PAT by K Alex Lucansky was good. The drive was eight plays for 52 yards and took 4:01 off the clock.
Rhode Island tacked on a late score when RB Nai Jones scored from two yards out. The PAT was good by K CJ Carrick. The drive was three plays for 68 yards and lasted 1:11.
Stony Brook gained 460 yards of total offense on 79 plays. Rhode Island had 201 yards of total offense on 49 plays.
The Seawolves had the ball for 37:58 minutes of the game.
PASSING: Stony Brook: 8-15-0 for 106 yards, 2 touchdowns Rhode Island: 7-19-1 for 62 yards.
RUSHING: Stony Brook: 64 carries for 354 yards, 5 touchdown. Rhode Island: 30 carries for 139 yards, 2 touchdowns.
WR Julius Wingate gained 70 yards on three receptions.
QB Joe Carbone had 99 passing yards with one touchdown.
RB Donald Liotine collected 119 rushing yards on 17 carries with one touchdown, while RB Jordan Gowins had 117 rushing yards on 22 carries with two touchdowns.
LB Noah McGinty had seven total tackles.
QUOTING THE SEAWOLVES Head Coach Chuck Priore "The kids played hard tonight. Rhode Island is a good football team and sometimes it happens to you. It happened to us a few weeks ago. You get barraged and you can't get out of your own way. We thought that if we controlled the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball we would keep their offensive off the field and we would put pressure on the quarterback. We were able to accomplish that. That is a single day and we are very happy with the win, but now we move forward." DB Synceir Malone "We just wanted to stay on our keys and stay on our man. We knew that they (Rhode Island) had one of the best receiving corps that we have faced this season and we wanted to make sure we all did our jobs and stayed locked in." QB Joe Carbone "We've been improving each week. That is something that we have been working on. We still have room for improvement and that is always exciting." RB Donald Liotine "It is not difficult for us to play well if we just stick to the coaching and game plan and do our assignments. We have the players around us to make plays." NOTES
Stony Brook improved to 11-2 in Homecoming games under head coach Chuck Priore.
The Homecoming crowd of 12,701 is a Kenneth P. LaValle record for a Stony Brook football game.
The 52 points in the win over Rhode Island are the most Stony Brook has scored in a CAA Football game. The previous record was 42 points scored against Richmond on Sept. 17, 2016.
QB Joe Carbone tossed a first-quarter touchdown pass to WR Julius Wingate for his 40th TD pass of his career. With his TD pass, Carbone became the fourth Stony Brook play to reach the 40-passing touchdown milestone.
WR Julius Wingate pulled down the fourth touchdown pass of his career and the season with the first quarter score.
QB Tyquell Fields tossed the second touchdown pass of his career when he found TE Cal Daniels in the end zone during the second quarter.
TE Cal Daniels found the end zone for the second time this season and the sixth time of his career when he pulled down the pass from QB Tyquell Fields in the second quarter.
RB Jordan Gowins scored rushing touchdowns in the first and second quarters for his fourth multi-touchdown game of his career.
RB Donald Liotine scored the 20th rushing touchdown of his career in the third quarter against URI. The TD moved him into a tie for seventh place on Stony Brook's career rushing touchdowns list.
RB Jordan Gowins recorded his forth 100-yard rushing game of the season and the sixth of his career. He gained 117 yards against the Rams.
RB Donald Liotine reached 100-yards rushing against URI with 119 yards to mark the fifth 100-yard game of the season and ninth100-yard game of his career.
With both Liotine and Gowins gaining over 100 yards against URI, it marked the fourth time the duo accomplished the feat. The ties the Stony Brook record of four games in a season in which a RB duo have both recorded at least 100 rushing yards in the same game (Miguel Maysonet/Brock Jackolski in 2011 and Eddie Gowins/Conte Cuttino in 2008).
RB Donald Liotine's 119 rushing yards, the senior moved up into fifth place on Stony Brook's career rushing list with 2,462 yards.
With 119 all-purpose yards against URI, RB Donald Liotine and sits in fourth place on Stony Brook's career list with 3,556.
WR Delante Hellams Jr. pulled down the first reception of his career in the fourth quarter.
RB Kameron Pickett punched in his second career rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Stony Brook's first-time players on Saturday: DS Anthony Santorelli
Captains for tonight's game were QB Joe Carbone, TE Cal Daniels, DE John Haggart, LB Noah McGintyand LB Shayne Lawless.
UP NEXT Stony Brook travels to Virginia to face CAA Football foe James Madison next Saturday for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff in Harrisonburg. The Seawolves return to LaValle Stadium to host Delaware on Nov. 10 following a bye week. Buy Tickets