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Road To Columbus - Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium


Welcome to:

Stony Brook, New York

Population - 13,740
Home Of

The State University of New York at Stony Brook

Enrollment - 24,594
Public, AAU

Kenneth P. Lavalle Stadium



Miles Traveled

5 2 1 7

2013 UB Football



5 2


Miles Away From UB Stadium


Miles Until UB at Ohio State


Year: 12, Opened 2002

Capacity: 8,136

Naming Rights: NY State Senator Kenneth LaValle, who was instrumental in getting funding for the stadium.

UB Stadium cost 23 million, 36.6 million in 2013 dollars,

LaValle Stadium Cost 22 million, 28.1 million in 2013 dollars. In 2012, LaValle announced another 5.7 million available to expand LaValle Stadium.

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Stadium Journey Fanfare Score:



UB is 1-0 against Stony Brook via a 35-7 win in 2011

22,189 fans viewed the game, the 5th largest crowd in UB Stadium history and the 7th largest in UB history.

2011 Highlights: Stony Brook took a 7 point lead into the 4th quarter at UTEP but eventually fell in overtime. The next week, the Seawolves fell by 28 at Buffalo. They then lost by 1 to Brown. After a 0-3 start, Stony Brook won seven in a row, and faced off against Liberty for the Big South title. Stony Brook won the game, the Big South and earned a bid into the FCS playoffs. In the playoffs, Stony Brook defeated Albany at home before falling to Sam Houston State the eventual national runner up.

2012 Highlights: Stony Brook fell to Syracuse in the Carrier dome by 11, but were also able to defeat Army in Westpoint by 20. Stony Brook steamrolled through their FCS schedule compiling a 9-1 record and a #6 FCS ranking into the final game at Liberty. Turner Gill's squad beat Stony Brook and prevented them from winning the Big South. Coastal Carolina, Liberty and Stony Brook shared the title, with Coastal Carolina getting the automatic playoff bid via road win percentage. Stony Brook earned an at-large bid to the playoffs and defeated Villanova before again falling in the second round, this year to Montana State.

2013 Outlook: This year Stony Brook will play in the CAA Football Conference. Buffalo will be their only FBS opponent, but not their only NY opponent as they will also play Colgate and SUNY Albany. Stony Brook returns almost no one on offense: Miguel Maysonet, Kyle Essington Kevin Norrell and Jordan Gush represent over 2100 rushing yards, 2032 passing yards, 1600 receiving yards, and 41 touchdowns that UB will not have to face in 2013. The defense is veteran however, and should prove a worth test for the CAA and UB's young Quarterback. With a new Kicker and Punter, look for Special Teams to play a factor in Stony Brooks season as well.

Players To Watch:
SR RB Marcus Coker: 1,018 yards and 9 tds in 2012.
SR DB Davonte Anderson: 33 Tackles and 9 pass breakups and 6 INTs in 2012.
The DLine: Kevin Hauter , Victor Ochi, Junio Solice, Dante Allen and Leston Simpson. They combined for 124 tackles, 32.5 TFLs, 16.5 sacks and 3 forced fumbles in 2012.
Projected QB starter: Lyle Negron: Threw for 1950 yards and 17 TDs and ran for 400 yards and 8 TDs at Bakersfield College before transferring to Stony Brook.