Rams Split in Skyline Play Date
Game 1: Mount Saint Vincent - 3, Farmingdale State - 1 (25-16, 25-23, 12-25, 25-20)
Game 2: Mount Saint Vincent - 3, Bard College - 1 (25-23, 25-14, 24-26, 25-19)
Game 3: Farmingdale State - 3, Bard College - 2 (8-25, 25-18, 22-25, 25-17, 15-8)
Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State women's volleyball team improved to 5-12, 2-2 in the Skyline after splitting two matches in todays Skyline Play Date in Farmingdale, N.Y. The College of Mount Saint Vincent won both their matches, while Bard College fell in both matches.
The Rams fell 3-1 in the first match against Mount Saint Vincent. Sophomore Dominique Cunningham (Amityville, N.Y./Copiague) led the team with 15 kills, while sophomore Alyssa Siegel (Carle Place, N.Y./Carle Place) had six kills. The blocking was led by senior Shannon Scudder (Seaford, N.Y./MacArthur) with seven solo blocks and sophomore Eboni Harding (Amityville, N.Y./Amityville) with five solo blocks. Sophomore setter Shelby Martin (New Paltz, N.Y./New Paltz) finished the match with 27 assists. Sophomore Jessica Zimmerman (Seaford, N.Y./Seaford) had 12 digs.
In Farmingdale State's second match of the day, they won the second set and fourth set to force a deciding fifth set. The Rams dominated and pulled out to a 6-0 lead before taking the fifth game 15-8. Cunningham led with 10 kills, while junior Renee Millevoj (Plainview, N.Y./Bethpage) finished with eight kills, and Siegel totaled seven kills. Harding had five solo blocks and Zimmerman had a team-high 25 digs.
The Rams will play next in the St. Joseph's College Invitational on Saturday, October 17th against Lehman at Noon and John Jay at 2:00 p.m.