Farmingdale State - 2, College of Mount Saint Vincent - 1
Farmingdale, N.Y. - Farmingdale State senior forward Jovanni Parkinson (Wyandanch, N.Y.) scored both goals for the Rams as the FSC men's soccer team earned a 2-1 Skyline Conference victory over the College of Mount Saint Vincent this afternoon.
Mount Saint Vincent (6-11-1, 5-5) recorded the only goal of the first half in the 23rd minute as junior midfielder Andrew Gomez (Sun City, Calif.) scored on a free kick from 20 yards out.
With 30:10 remaining, the Rams (8-7, 7-3) evened the score at 1-1 as Parkinson scored on a sliding kick attempt off the cross from Wilson Martinez (Huntington Station, N.Y.). Parkinson tallied his second score of the afternoon only 5:27 later off John Kender's (Farmingdale, N.Y.) pass to put FSC ahead, 2-1.
In the 77th minute, a diving save by FSC junior goalkeeper Jeff Valencia (Levittown, N.Y.) on Gomez's free kick kept the Rams on top, 2-1. Farmingdale State held the Dolphins scoreless the remainder of the way en route to the 2-1 win.
Valencia finished the afternoon with four saves.
Farmingdale State next will close out the regular season with a home game against St. Joseph's-LI on Wednesday, October 26th at 6:00 p.m.