Rams Fall to Wheaton in Consolation Game

Rams Fall to Wheaton in Consolation Game

Wheaton College – 66, Farmingdale State – 53


New Paltz, N.Y. – The Farmingdale State women’s basketball team lost to Wheaton College in the consolation game of the New Paltz Tip-Off Classic on Saturday in New Paltz, N.Y.

The Rams held an early 16-11 advantage until the Lyons went on a 17-4 run to close out the first half. Farmingdale State would go into halftime trailing 28-20 after struggling offensively, shooting 31% from the field and going 0-for-4 from the free throw line.

The Rams would tie the game at 33 five minutes into the second half, before Wheaton scored 12 unanswered points to take their largest lead of the game. Farmingdale State went on to lose 66-53, falling to 0-2 on the season.

Wheaton sophomore Jenny Champney (Bedford, Mass. / Bedford) was the games leading scorer with 21 points in the contest. Junior Kimberly Blakney (Brooklyn, N.Y./ Benjamin Banneker), named to the All-Tournament Team, scored a team-high 20 points and recorded six steals for the Rams. Freshman Shemique Hooks (Westbury, N.Y. / Westbury) and junior Gabrielle Green (North Babylon, N.Y. / North Babylon) each had ten rebounds for Farmingdale.

The Rams will host Baruch on Tuesday, November 24th at 7:00 pm.

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