Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium
|Location||100 Nicholls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794
|Owner||Stony Brook University|
|Operator||Stony Brook University|
|Broke ground||May 2000|
|Opened||September 14, 2002|
|Construction cost||$22 million
($29.3 million in 2016 dollars)
|Structural engineer||Severud Associates|
|Services engineer||Henderson Engineers, Inc.|
|General contractor||The Tyree Organization|
|Stony Brook University (NCAA) (2002-Present)|
The Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium is the main stadium for Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York, United States. Construction began in 2000 at a cost of approximately $22 million. With a capacity of 8,300 people, it is the largest outdoor facility in Suffolk County. The stadium is home to the Division I Stony Brook Seawolves, including soccer, lacrosse, and football teams. The stadium opened on September 14, 2002. On October 19, 2002, it was officially named after Kenneth P. LaValle, the New York state senator who was instrumental in getting the legislative funding available for the construction of the stadium.
LaValle has been host to the following events:
- 2006 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse North Quarterfinals
- 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse North Quarterfinals
- Virginia Cavaliers vs Stony Brook Seawolves: 10-9 Final score with a reported record attendance of 10,000
- 2011 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship
- 2011 NCAA Division I Football Championship first round between Albany and Stony Brook
- 2012 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship
In October, 2012 it was reported that the University has allocated $5.7 million for the addition of at least 2,000 seats to LaValle Stadium, which would bring the capacity up to 10,000 and a standing capacity of at least 12,000.
|1||11,301||Sept. 27, 2014||Stony Brook 21, William & Mary 27 (OT)|
|2||11,224||Oct. 5, 2013||Stony Brook 21, Bryant 13|
|3||10,278||Sept. 23, 2012||Stony Brook 32, Colgate 31|
|4||10,252||Aug. 28, 2014||Stony Brook 7, Bryant 13|
|5||8,287||Nov. 26, 2011||Stony Brook 31, Albany 28|
|6||8,278||Sept. 24, 2011||Stony Brook 37, Lafayette 20|
|7||8,136||Sept. 14, 2002||Stony Brook 34, St. Johns 9|
|8||7,896||Nov. 19, 2011||Stony Brook 41, Liberty 31|
|9||7,859||Sept. 28, 2013||Stony Brook 21, Towson 35|
|10||7,432||Oct. 9, 2010||Stony Brook 27, VMI 9|
- "Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium". Stony Brook Athletics. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved January 2, 2017.
- "Projects". Severud Associates. Retrieved September 13, 2012.
- "Sports/Recreation". Henderson Engineers, Inc. Retrieved January 16, 2014.
- "Kenneth P. Lavelle Stadium". Prestressed Concrete Institute. Retrieved September 13, 2012.
- Officials: $5.7M Allocated for Future LaValle Stadium Expansion
- Seawolves fall to Bryant in 2014 season opener
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