URI Falls to Stony Brook 35-18 in Home Opener

Sunday, September 10, 2017
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URI falls to Stony Brook
The URI Rams lost their conference opener to Stony Brook 35-18 on Saturday afternoon at Meade Stadium on the URI campus.

The Rams fall to 0-2 on the season. They are now 0-5 all-time against Stony Brook.

Stony Brook Grabs Control Early

The Rams received the opening kickoff and then turned the ball over on their first play from scrimmage. Four plays later, Stony Brook’s Stacey Bedell found the end zone to give the Seawolves a 7-0 lead following an extra point.

Stony Brook would add to their lead when quarterback Joe Carbone found Ray Bolden on a 10-yard touchdown pass to give the Seawolves a 14-0 lead, which they would take into the half.

URI has not scored a point in the first half yet this season.

In the third quarter, Carbone would connect with Bolden again on a 9-yard touchdown pass to put the Seawolves up 21-0. Bolden had 121 receiving yards in the game.

The Rams would then score 10 straight points to get back in the game starting with a 63-yard touchdown pass from URI quarterback Tyler Harris to Aaron Donald to make the score 21-7 following C.J. Carrick’s extra point.

Carrick would then convert a 21-yard field goal to make the score 21-10 through the end of the third quarter.

However, the Seawolves would put the game away early in the fourth quarter as they would score 14 straight points to take a 35-10 lead.

URI would add a late score to make the final 35-18.

URI’s Harris went 15 of 32 for 185 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions.

Next Up

URI returns to action on Saturday, September 16 when they host Ivy League power, Harvard.

Kick off is set for 1 p.m.

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