February 9, 2008

Santana Hits Seven Three's in Win over Maritime

Farmingdale State - 81, Maritime - 55


Farmingdale, N.Y. – Farmingdale State improved to 16-4, 13-1 in the Skyline Conference today with an 81-55 victory over Maritime College (9-11, 6-7) in men’s basketball action in Farmingdale, N.Y. The Rams have now won 12 straight games, a program record, with five games remaining in the regular season. Junior guard Damien Santana (Brooklyn, N.Y./Grady) finished with a game-high 29 points for the Rams, hitting 7-of-10 three pointers.

Senior guard Warren McAllister (Far Rockaway, N.Y./Far Rockaway) scored 13 points, while junior forward Erastus Shannon (Amityville, N.Y./Copiague) finished with 12 points. Sophomore guard Merlin Bass (Queens, N.Y./Holy Cross) had eight assists from the point, along with nine points and four steals.

For Maritime, senior center Michael Stolberg (Bayside, N.Y./Holy Cross) led with 11 points, while junior forward Tim Dougherty (Fresh Meadows, N.Y./St. Francis Prep) had 10 points.

Farmingdale State now travels to play City Tech on Tuesday, February 12th at 7:00 p.m.

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