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CLINTON, S.C. - Senior Kyle Essington (Chino Hills, Calif.) threw three touchdown passes to senior Kevin Norrell (Los Angeles, Calif.), and the Stony Brook ground game accounted for 416 yards and five touchdowns in a 56-17 win over Presbyterian at Bailey Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
No. 9 Stony Brook (8-1, 4-0) won its sixth straight game and is 23-4 all-time in Big South play. Presbyterian is 2-7, 0-4.
Essington completed 10 of 14 from 185 yards, including 138 to Norrell, who became the first receiver in school history to reach 1,000 yards in a season.
Senior Miguel Maysonet (Riverhead, N.Y.) rushed for 214 yards, his third 200-yard effort of the season, and two touchdowns. Junior Marcus Coker enjoyed his best day as a Seawolf, accounting for 144 yards and two touchdowns.