Rams Run Past Purchase for Third Skyline Win
Farmingdale State - 7, Purchase College - 1
The Rams ran past Purchase College, 7-1, on Wednesday night for their third Skyline Conference win of the season. Farmingdale led 5-1 at the half and finished strong to improve to 8-2 overall, 3-0 in conference play.
Sophomore defender Jillian Lasota (Massapequa, N.Y./Massapequa) opened the scoring with a header on a corner kick from sophomore forward Christina Merrill (Levittown, N.Y./Island Trees) at the 27:54 mark. Freshman midfielder Tiffany Okerblom (Oakdale, N.Y./Upper Room Christian) scored next, her first goal of the season, on a breakaway just six minutes later. The Rams third goal of the night came from sophomore forward Carly Schneider (Merrick, N.Y./Bellmore JFK) on a cross from junior midfielder Katrina Cerverizzo (Center Moriches, N.Y./Center Moriches) and Merrill.
Sophomore forward Corine Magee (Mastic, N.Y./William Floyd) added a fourth goal for Farmingdale State, unassisted off a rebound, before Purchase broke the shutout with a goal by Abigail Katz. Schneider netted her second of the day with 1:28 remaining in the half and the Rams took a 5-1 lead into halftime.
In the second, Merrill sent home a cross from junior defender Shannon Kalogeras* (Patchogue, N.Y./Patchogue-Medford) to increase the lead to 6-1. Sophomore forward Melissia Elie (Brentwood, N.Y./Brentwood) and sophomore midfielder Kasey Estelle (West Islip, N.Y./West Islip) connected for the final goal of the night.
Farmingdale State will now host Mount Saint Mary College on Saturday, October 2nd at 2:00 p.m.
|Shots by period||1||2||Total|
|Saves by period||1||2||Total|
|1.||27:54||FSCW||Lasota, Jillian (2)||Merrill, Christina||Off corner kick, scores header.|
|2.||33:27||FSCW||Okerblom, Tiffany (1)||(unassisted)||On breakaway.|
|3.||37:49||FSCW||Schneider, Carly (2)||Merrill, Christina; Cerverizzo, Katrina||Off cross.|
|4.||41:23||FSCW||Magee, Corine (2)||(unassisted)||Off rebound in front of goal.|
||Katz, Abigail (7)||Corson, Marisa||Off pass in midfield.|
|6.||43:32||FSCW||Schneider, Carly (3)||Magee, Corine||From 15 yards out.|
|7.||46:18||FSCW||Merrill, Christina (1)||Kalogeras, Shannon||Off a cross.|
|8.||58:36||FSCW||Elie, Melissia (4)||Estelle, Kasey||On breakaway.|