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LaValle Stadium Makes College Football’s Top 25 Toughest Places to Play

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Stony Brook University’s LaValle Stadium ranked in the top 25 of college football’s toughest places to play. Coming in at #22, the Yahoo Sports listing said, “Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium is the largest outdoor facility in Suffolk County, and it is usually filled to capacity on football gamedays. The Stony Brook Seawolves instantly became Long Island’s top-drawing football team when Hofstra dropped football from its program in 2008.”

The 8,300-seat stadium opened on September 14, 2002, and is home of the Stony Brook Seawolves football, men’s and women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s lacrosse teams. The facility has a three-tier press box and accommodates six luxury suites, a spacious working press box area, television and radio booths and a camera deck on the roof.

LaValle Stadium has played host to numerous America East and NCAA Tournaments, including the 2006 and 2010 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship Quarterfinals and the 2011 and 2012 NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Championship. 

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