Mount Saint Vincent, 1
Riverdale, NY - The Farmingdale men's soccer team defeated Mount Saint Vincent (3-11-1, 0-8 Skyline) today to keep their chances alive for a post-season conference championship berth. The Rams (9-7-2, 5-3-1) scored three goals after trailing 1-0 at halftime, to take a 3-1 conference victory over the Dolphins.
Mount Saint Vincent's Michael Hernandez opened up the scoring with a transition goal in the 41st minute of play for a 1-0 lead at the half.
Junior forward Andrew Whilby (St. Albans, NY/Wolmers Boys School) tied the score at 1-1 with an unassisted breakaway goal at the start of the second half. The eventual game-winner was scored by sophomore midfielder Bryant Rodriguez (Elmont, NY/Sewanhaka) on a cross from freshman forward Ryan Paul (Sayville, NY/Sayville) to make it 2-1 with 35 minutes to go in the game. Whilby added the insurance goal, another breakaway, with a minute left to play.
Freshman goalkeeper Joseph Caccavale (West Islip, NY/West Islip) made four saves for the win, while Dolphins goalkeeper William Raftery made eight saves in defeat.
The Rams await the result of St. Joseph's and Centenary's final conference games before knowing if they have made the tournament. For conference game results, visit www.skylineconference.org.