STONY BROOK, New York – The Stony Brook University Seawolves are pleased to announce a new linear television partnership with SportsNet New York (SNY) starting with the upcoming 2019 football season. SNY will feature five home Seawolves football games as well as the men’s basketball season opener against Yale with additional games being discussed and selected. The Seawolves will premiere on SNY on Saturday, September 14th at 6:00 PM as they take on the Seahawks from Wagner College.
"I'm beyond elated to announce this transformative partnership between Stony Brook Athletics and SNY,” said Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron. “Elevating and expanding our brand is extremely important, and this partnership helps to enhance those efforts in so many ways. Stony Brook is a dynamic institution with an unlimited trajectory. Distributing our games through SNY presents a powerful opportunity for us to promote the University and our successful teams to a larger audience."
Celebrating its 20th year as a Division I program this fall; this deal will further elevate the rising Stony Brook program and build on its recent upward momentum as Long Island’s Team that features a football program with a 17-8 record over the past two seasons; qualifying for the FCS Playoffs in both years.
SNY President, Steve Raab is very enthusiastic about the new partnership; “With college football season just underway, we are excited to team up with Stony Brook University and bring Division I Seawolves football to SNY. As the home of New York Sports, adding an emerging program like Stony Brook to our programming line-up is a win for us and for our viewers across the tri-state.”
Select games will also be streamed live via SNY.tv and the NBC Sports app to SNY subscribers. For the full Stony Brook on SNY schedule; head to https://stonybrookathletics.com.
Stony Brook On SNY Schedule
9/14 vs. Wagner at 6 PM
10/5 vs. James Madison at 6 PM
10/12 vs. New Hampshire at 6 PM
11/5 (MBB) vs. Yale TBD
11/9 vs. Towson TBD
11/23 vs. Albany at 2 PM
ABOUT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS
Stony Brook’s Department of Athletics supports 18 Division I varsity intercollegiate athletic programs that compete at the highest level within the NCAA. Their world-class facilities include the 12,300-seat Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, and a sport complex housing the 4,000-seat Island Federal Arena, which opened in fall of 2014. All of Stony Brook’s men’s and women’s programs offer athletic scholarships. For more information about the Stony Brook University Seawolves, visit stonybrookathletics.com
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