Defense Leads Rams Past Mount Saint Vincent
Farmingdale State - 62, Mount Saint Vincent - 35
Riverdale, N.Y. - The Rams held Mount Saint Vincent to 35 points and 24% shooting in a 62-35 Skyline Conference victory in Riverdale, N.Y. Farmingdale State improved to 3-0 in the Skyline and 4-5 overall, while the Dolphins fell to 3-6, 0-2 in conference play.
The Rams opened the game on a 15-2 run highlighted by a pair of 3-pointers from freshman guard Christina Merrill (Levittown, N.Y.). Mount Saint Vincent would score the next seven to cut the deficit to 15-9, before Farmingdale State closed the half on a 14-4 run and took a 29-13 lead into the break. Farmingdale State held the Dolphins to 5-of-27 shooting in the first half.
In the second half, the Rams opened up a 42-17 lead with 14:43 remaining. The Dolphins trailed by at least 21 points for the remainder of the game.
The Rams next will host St. Joseph's in a Skyline Conference game on Tuesday, January 10th at 6:00 p.m.