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Top 10: Alumni Plays of 2017

December 31, 2017

In 2017 numerous Bears continued their post-Stony Brook athletic careers, including four at the Division I level and two professionally in France and Northern Ireland. Here are the Top 10 plays of the year from our alumni.


#10 | Liotine Powers Past Danes | November 4th

Don Liotine ’13 scores from 6 yards out just two minutes into Stony Brook University’s 28-21 overtime win over Albany.

#9 | Liotine Crushes a Spider | October 28th

Don Liotine ’13 drives a Richmond defender back into his own end zone to give the Seawolves a 17-7 second quarter lead in their 27-24 upset of #19 Richmond.

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Jerome Washington '12 with the first down!

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#8 | Washington vs. Washington | September 1st

In his debut for Rutgers University, Jerome Washington ’12 earned player of the game honors thanks to his 6 catches for 36 yards vs. #8 Washington. This tough, sliding catch was the best of the bunch.

#7 | Liotine Stretches for End Zone | September 30th

Don Liotine ’13 lunges for the end zone to give Stony Brook University a 14-0 lead in their 21-18 win over William & Mary.

#6 | Washington Snags a TD | September 16th

Jerome Washington ’12 grabs a touchdown in the corner of the end zone in Rutgers’ 65-0 win over Morgan State.

#5 | Odom’s Steal & Dunk | December 13th

Rod Odom ’09 steals the ball and throws down a one-handed jam in transition in Paris-Lavallois’ match-up with Fiat Turin.


#4 | Liotine Takes to the Air | September 30th

Don Liotine ’13 scores his second touchdown of the game on a 61-yard reception to give Stony Brook U a 21-0 lead in their 21-18 win over William & Mary.

#3 | Odom Jams on BCM | December 23rd

Rod Odom ’09, now playing for Paris-Lavallois, goes baseline and elevates over a poor soul for a two-handed slam.

#2 | Washington’s Circus Catch | September 23rd

Early in the first quarter of Rutgers’ match-up at Nebraska, Jerome Washington ’12 reels in one of the catches of the year. It was the #1 play on SportsCenter’s Top 10 later that night.

#1 | Etienne Scrapes the Sky | December 8th

In his first collegiate meet for Indiana University, Jyles Etienne ’17 leaps 7′ 3″ to win the high jump at the Hoosier Open. It reset the meet record, was slotted at #2 on the college leaderboard, and was the 4th highest indoor jump in IU history. He was named the Big Ten field athlete of the week.


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