It's Skyline playoff time!!! After a Skyline Championship from our men's golf team and a 3rd place finish in the Skyline from our men's cross-country team, the playoffs will take place this week for men's soccer, women's soccer and women's volleyball.
For the first time since becoming a Division III program, all of our fall sports have made it to post-season play. Tonight, November 1st, will begin the Skyline Conference tournament in men's and women's soccer and Saturday, November 4th is the Skyline Conference women's volleyball tournament. The conference champions in each sport receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Both our men's and women's soccer teams were seeded #4 in the conference and will face top-seed Stevens tonight, November 1st, in semifinal action under the lights in Hoboken, NJ. The men's game will begin at 5:00pm and the women's game will follow at 8:00pm. During the regular season, the men's team finished 9-7-2, 5-3-1 in the Skyline and held Stevens to just one goal in a 1-0 loss. The men are looking forward for another chance to upset the 6th-ranked team in the country. On the women's side, the Rams lost 2-0 to Stevens in regular-season play. This will be the third year in a row that Farmingdale will meet Stevens in the semifinals. The team finished 9-6-2 overall, 4-3 in the Skyline this season and went 7-1 during the month of October, with all seven wins coming by shutout. Tune in tonight for live game stats, offered by Stevens Sports Information Department. Just click on LIVE GAMES at the top of our website - www.farmingdalesports.com.
Women's volleyball is also making the trip to Stevens for the one-day conference volleyball tournament. The Rams finished second in the conference with a 21-5 record and 7-1 in Skyline play, losing only to Stevens in conference play by scores of 30-14, 30-19, 30-27. The top-seeded Stevens will face #4 St. Joseph's at 10:00am, while the #2-seed Rams face #3 Old Westbury at Noon. The winner of each game will advance to the Championship game at 3:00pm.
If you'd like to make the trip to Stevens for any of the games this week, go to www.skylineconference.org and click on Directions at the top of the page. GO RAMS!!