Rams Run Past Cobleskill in 17-5 Win
Farmingdale State - 17, Cobleskill - 5
Farmingdale, N.Y. - Farmingdale State (3-3) ran
past SUNY Cobleskill (0-4) with a 17-5 win in today's
non-conference men's lacrosse game in Farmingdale, N.Y. Freshman
attackman Erick Thomson (Floral Park, N.Y./Floral Park) led the
Rams with four goals, three assists and eight ground balls.
Thomson opened the first period with a goal, assisted by senior attacker Sean Maxwell (West Babylon, N.Y./West Babylon) for a 1-0 Farmingdale lead. Cobleskill answered with a score from Andrew Abbott to make it 1-1, but the Rams would score five straight and hold a 9-3 lead at halftime.
Cobleskill would only score twice more over the final two periods, as Farmingdale reeled off eight goals and went on for their third victory of the season.
Sophomore attacker Eddie Rifice (Babylon, N.Y./Babylon) finished the day with three goals and one assist, while junior midfielder Adam Zuar (Lindenhurst, N.Y./Lindenhurst), sophomore midfielder Joe Streussenreuther (Bethpage, N.Y./Bethpage) and Maxwell scored two goals each. Freshman Joe Nacarlo won 10-of-12 faceoffs, scored one goal and picked up eight ground balls. Freshman goalkeeper Patrick Delventhal (Westbury, N.Y./Holy Trinity) made 13 saves over the final two periods, while senior goalkeeper Teddy Leone (East Meadow, N.Y./East Meadow) made three saves for the win.
Abbott finished with three goals for Cobleskill, while junior goalkeeper Robert McDonald (Amherst, N.Y./Amherst) made 14 saves in defeat.
Farmingdale State will now host Division II Molloy College on Wednesday, March 25th at 4:00 p.m.