Hubschmitt, Maxwell Lead Rams Past Cobleskill
Farmingdale State - 16, Cobleskill - 10
Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State men's lacrosse team defeated Cobleskill, 16-10, this afternoon in Farmingdale, N.Y. The Rams improved to 5-2 on the year and the Fighting Tigers fell to 2-4 with the loss. Junior attack Wes Hubschmitt (Seaford, N.Y./Seaford) scored five goals and had two assists, while senior attack Sean Maxwell (West Babylon, N.Y./West Babylon) had four goals and an assist for Farmingdale State.
With the game tied 7-7 at the start of the second half, Maxwell scored on the pass from sophomore Erick Thomson (Floral Park, N.Y./Floral Park), giving the Rams an 8-7 lead. Freshman attack Shane Francis (Akwesasne Territory/Salmon River) answered for Cobleskill with an unassisted goal two minutes later, evening the score at 8-8. Farmingdale State would score five more goals in the third period, to open up a 13-8 lead entering the fourth. The Rams outscored Cobleskill 3-2 over the final 15 minutes, to earn the 16-10 non-conference victory.
Sophomore midfielder Jimmy Owsinski (Kings Park, N.Y./Kings Park) scored three goals and freshman Pete Siemsen (West Babylon, N.Y./West Babylon) had two goals, a game-high five assists and three caused turnovers for the Rams. Siemsen leads the team with 24 assists this season.
Cobleskill was led by Francis who recorded five goals and one assist, while junior midfielder Brian Murphy (Cross River, N.Y./John Jay) had two goals.
Sophomore goalkeeper Patrick Delventhal (Westbury, N.Y./Holy Trinity) had five saves in the win, goalies Tom Knezick and Jake Lazore had seven and six saves respectively for Cobleskill.
Farmingdale State will host Connecticut College at Hofstra University on Tuesday, March 23rd at 2:00 p.m.