January 10, 2009

Rams Rout Mount Saint Mary

Rams Rout Mount Saint Mary

Farmingdale State - 95, Mount Saint Mary - 47 Newburgh, N.Y. - Senior guard Damien Santana (Brooklyn, N.Y./Grady) led all scorers with 26 points as the Farmingdale State College men's basketball team rolled to a 95-47 victory over Mount Saint Mary College in Skyline Conference action on Saturday. The Rams improved to 10-2 overall and to 5-1 in conference play while the Blue Knights dropped to 2-8 overall and to 1-3 in the Skyline.

After allowing the Rams an early 15-3 advantage, the Mount rallied to score twelve of the next sixteen points, making the score 19-15 near the ten minute mark. From there, Farmingdale ripped off a 17-4 run to lead 36-19 at the four minute mark of the first half. The Rams carried a 47-25 advantage into the intermission and the Mount never got closer than eighteen points for the rest of the game.

Santana was 11-for-21 from the field and also had 5 assists to go along with his 26 points. Junior Daniel Phillips (Baldwin, N.Y./Baldwin) was 7-of-10 from the floor, finishing with 21 points and 8 rebounds.

For the Blue Knights, senior Alex Kuchar (Rutherford, N.J.) led the team with 13 points. Senior Chris Harrison (Baldwin, N.Y.) had 10 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 blocked shots, but went just 5-for-17 from the field.

Farmingdale State will now host Mount Saint Vincent on Saturday, January 17th at 1:00 p.m.

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