Dragone Perfect as Rams Sweep Yeshiva
Game 1: Farmingdale State - 11, Yeshiva - 0
Game 2: Farmingdale State - 10, Yeshiva - 0
Farmingdale, N.Y. - Sophomore pitcher Chris Dragone (Hicksville, N.Y.) threw a perfect game in Farmingdale State's 11-0 game one victory over Skyline opponent Yeshiva University this afternoon. The Rams defeated the Maccabees 10-0 in the second game of the doubleheader to complete the sweep.
In game one, Farmingdale State (7-6, 2-0) was led offensively by freshman first baseman Ryan Levine (West Babylon, N.Y.) who was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI. Freshman left fielder Michael Scarlato (Holbrook, N.Y.) was 2-for-4 with 2 RBI, while freshman shortstop Matthew Zsevc (Westbury, N.Y.) had a hit and scored two runs.
Dragone (2-1) struck out seven batters over seven innings of work en route to his first career perfect game.
In the second game, sophomore centerfielder Nicholas Ventricelli (Woodbury, N.Y.) was 3-for-3 with two runs scored and 2 RBI. Junior catcher Eric Wiener (Deer Park, N.Y.) batted 2-for-3 at the plate with 2 RBI and two runs scored, while freshman second baseman Thomas Rydzewski (Franklin Square, N.Y.) had two hits, a run scored and an RBI.
The Rams used six pitchers who combined to allow only one hit in the victory.
Farmingdale State next will host Stevens in a non-conference game this afternoon at 3:30 p.m.