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Canisius College rang down the final curtain of its football history with a 42-7 loss to Stony Brook.

While it is a sentimental moment for Canisius, which is abandoning the sport for the second time in the last 52 years, the game capped the most successful season ever for Stony Brook. The Seawolves finished at 8-2, best in the history of the program that began in 1984.

Scott Bard threw three touchdowns passes and Rod Williams ran for two as Stony Brook won its fifth straight game.

Canisius trailed by only 14-0 at the half, but finally caved in the third quarter when the Seawolves rolled up 21 points, including one scoring drive of only 3 yards.

The lone score for the Golden Griffins was a 7-yard pass from Tony Bonura to Nick Fermani. Ryan DeCamp kicked the point-after for the final point in Canisius football history. Bonura finished the day 15 of 29 for 119 yards with one interception. Bryan Butterworth caught three passes for 35 yards and carried five times for 19 yareds.

Defensively, Scott Przybysz had 10 tackles, including one for loss. The senior finished the season with 19 tackles for loss, breaking the school record of 18 set by Scott Dochat in 1998.

Stony Brook rolled up 428 yards to 157 for Canisius, which ended the season with a 2-9 record, losing the last six games.

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