Ty Son Lawton ran for 119 yards and two touchdowns but Stony Brook’s rally ended on downs with 8 seconds left as host Towson hung on against the Seawolves, 21-14, on Saturday in Towson, Maryland.
Down by seven points, Stony Brook (1-5, 0-3 Colonial Athletic Association) took over after a punt at the Seawolves’ 22-yard line with 4:43 left in the game.
On the 13th play of the drive, Lawson was stopped for no gain on third-and-1 at the Towson 22-yard line.
After a timeout with 15 seconds left, quarterback Tyquell Fields was sacked at the 27 on fourth down.
It was the fourth sack of Fields, who was 20-for-33 for 220 yards, with no touchdown passes and no interceptions.
Lawton had 19 carries in the game and also caught one pass for 11 yards (on the final drive). His touchdown runs went for 1 yard in the second quarter to tie the game at 7-7, and for 41 yards with 7:32 left in the game to get the Seawolves within seven points at 21-14.
Shawn Harris had eight catches for 109 yards.
For the Tigers (2-3, 1-1), Chris Ferguson threw for two TDs.