McAllister Hits Two Home Runs in Conference Opener
Farmingdale State - 18, NYU-Poly - 3
Farmingdale State - 26, NYU-Poly - 6
Brooklyn, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State Rams improved to a 6-10 overall record and 2-0 in Skyline after they swept NYU-Poly(2-2, 2-2) on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore infielder Ryan McAllister (Miller Place, N.Y./Rocky Point) went 4-4 in the second game, with two home runs and seven RBI's.
In the first game, freshman pitcher Vinny Messana (Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y./Centereach) kept the Fighting Blue Jays scoreless until the 6th inning. Messana pitched 5.1 innings with eight strikeouts in the win. Junior Kevin Curtis (Riverheard, N.Y./Riverhead) went 2-2 with two runs scored and batted in. Freshman outfielder Terrance Bohonan (Patchogue, N.Y., Pathcogue-Medford) went 3-4 with three runs and four RBI's.
In the second game, McAllister had help from seniors Frank Ennis (Commack, N.Y./Commack) and Zak Nersesian (Valley Cottage, N.Y./Nyack) who each had three runs batted in. Junior Matt Weingartner (Westbury, N.Y./W.T Clarke) went 4-5 with five runs and one RBI. Sophomore Danny Devito (Plainview, N.Y./Holy Trinity) also contributed with four runs and two RBI's. Sophomore pitcher Ramel Graham (Freeport, N.Y./Freeport) received the win, pitching four innings with five strikeouts and giving up only two earned runs.
Farmingdale State will host Old Westbury for another conference double-header Sunday, March 21st at 12:00 pm.