May 1, 2007
2006-07 Men's Basketball Season Recap
Men's basketball finished the season with an 18-10 record. The Rams fell in the Skyline Semifinals and received a bid into the ECAC Tournament as the #5-seed, falling to a very athletic Rutgers-Newark squad in the first round. The team had two players named to the All-Conference teams. Junior guard Peter Lipka was named Second Team All-Skyline after finishing second on the team in scoring with 12.0 points per game, while leading the team from long range hitting 47.2-percent. He also led the team at the free throw line with a .732 average. Sophomore guard Damien Santana was named to the Honorable Mention Skyline team. He led the team in scoring (14.6 ppg), points scored (410), field goals made (139) and steals (38), while also averaging a second highest .394 from behind the arc...


Mar 21, 2007
McCabe Plays in NJAC/Skyline Men's Basketball Senior Game
HOBOKEN, N.J. – Senior forward Sean McCabe (Bellmore, N.Y./WC Mepham) played in the NJAC/Skyline Men's Basketball Senior Game on Wednesday night, March 21st, at Canavan Arena in Hoboken, N.J. McCabe finished with 10 points, two rebounds and one block in 16 minutes played as the Skyline fell to the NJAC 146-124...


Feb 28, 2007
Rams Season Ends at ECAC Quarterfinals
Newark, N.J. – Sophomore guard Chadd Barnes (Newark, N.J./University) scored 17 of his game-high 22 points in the second half to lead four Rutgers-Newark players in double figures as the Scarlet Raiders held off Farmingdale State, 82-73, in the ECAC Metro Championship quarterfinals in The Golden Dome. The win advanced fourth-seeded Rutgers-Newark (18-10) to the semifinals at top-seeded New York University on Friday. A 9:00 p.m. tip off is scheduled. The fifth-seeded Rams finished their season at 18-10...


Feb 26, 2007
Lipka and Santana Appear on All-Conference Teams
The All-Skyline Conference Men's Basketball teams were announced on Monday, February 26th and junior Peter Lipka (Shelton, Conn./Shelton) and sophomore guard Damien Santana (Brooklyn, N.Y./Grady) were among this years top conference players...


Feb 26, 2007
Men's and Women's Basketball Teams Receive ECAC Bids
Cape Cod, Mass. - The ECAC has announced the seedings for the 2007 ECAC Metro Basketball Championships. Both the men's and women's basketball teams received seeds for this years Tournament and will be playing in the Quarterfinal rounds this Wednesday, February 28th...


Feb 22, 2007
Manhattanville Stops Rams in Skyline Semi's
PURCHASE, N.Y. - Manhattanville scored 58 second-half points and overcame a nine-point deficit early in the second half to record a 93-76 victory over defending Skyline Conference champion Farmingdale State on Thursday night, February 22nd in the Semifinals of the Conference Tournament. Manhattanville got off to a quick start and jumped out to a 21-12 lead with 11:03 to play in the half thanks to six 3-pointers by four different players. Farmingdale came right back as Damien Santana (Brooklyn, N.Y.) knocked down three of his own from behind the arc, and tied the game at 30-30 with 3:51 remaining...


Feb 20, 2007
Santana Comes Up Big in Rams Quarterfinal Win over St. Joe's
Farmingdale, N.Y. - In a tie game with six seconds remaining, Farmingdale State sophomore guard Damien Santana (Brooklyn, N.Y./Grady) made two free throws for a 74-72 lead and the eventual victory in a Skyline Conference Quarterfinal victory over St. Joseph’s (17-9) tonight in Farmingdale, N.Y. The Rams improved to 18-8 with the win and will now face top-seeded Manhattanville College in Purchase, N.Y. in the Skyline Semifinals on Thursday night, February 22nd, at 7:00 p.m...


Feb 19, 2007
Rams Enter the Playoffs as #3 and #4 Seeds
The Skyline Conference seeding and pairing information has been announced for the Men's and Women's Basketball Playoffs. Farmingdale State's men's and women's teams will be hosting a Quarterfinal doubleheader on Tuesday night, February 20th...


Feb 17, 2007
Rams Set School Record in Senior Day Win
Farmingdale, N.Y. – The Farmingdale State men’s basketball team picked up a conference win in their final regular season game to move to 17-8, 11-5 in the Skyline with a 112-58 victory at home against Mount Saint Vincent (3-22, 1-15). Today marked the final regular season home game for seniors Terry Menefee (Montgomery, Ala. / Shawnee Mission North) and Sean McCabe (Bellmore, N.Y. / W.C Mepham). Menefee finished with 13 points, 5 rebounds and a block. McCabe posted 7 points and 5 rebounds.


Feb 15, 2007
Sharp Second Half Prevails Against Mount Saint Mary
Newburgh, N.Y. - After trailing by one at the half, the Rams' sharp shooting in the second (58-percent from the field) led to a 76-69 victory over Mount Saint Mary (8-16, 5-10) tonight in Newburgh, N.Y. Farmingdale improved to 16-8, 10-5 in the Skyline with the win...


Feb 13, 2007
Basketball Games Rescheduled for Thursday Night
The men's and women's basketball games scheduled against Mount Saint Mary College for Wednesday, February 14th have been rescheduled to Thursday, February 15th because of the weather forecast for tonight and tomorrow. The women's game will now take place on Thursday night at 7:00 pm against Mount Saint Mary in Farmingdale, N.Y. The men's game will take place on Thursday night at 7:00pm in Newburgh, N.Y.


Feb 12, 2007
Santana and Menefee Lead Rams Past Baruch
New York, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State men's basketball team improved to 15-8 on Monday night, February 12th, with a 79-69 victory over non-conference opponent Baruch (10-15) in New York, N.Y. at the ARC Arena. Sophomore Damien Santana (Brooklyn, N.Y./Grady) and senior Terry Menefee (Montgomery, Ala./Shawnee Mission North) led the team with a combined 41 points...


Feb 10, 2007
Rams Fall to Manhattanville at Home
Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State men's basketball team fell to 14-8, 9-5 in the Skyline with a 71-61 loss at home against Manhattanville College (19-5, 12-3). After leading 28-21 at the half, the Valiants forced 11 turnovers in the second and made 12-of-15 at the free throw line to win their second straight against the Rams and hold on to second place in the conference...


Feb 7, 2007
Farmingdale Wins Ninth Straight over Maritime, Cammarata with Career-Highs
Farmingdale, N.Y. – The Farmingdale State men's basketball team improved to 14-7, 9-4 in the conference tonight with a 100-68 win over Maritime College (3-20, 2-12) in Farmingdale, N.Y. The Rams hit the 100-point mark for the first time since December 17, 2005, while also setting a season-high 27 assists. Farmingdale is now 9-0 all-time against the Privateers...


Feb 6, 2007
Lipka Named to ECAC and Skyline Honor Roll
Farmingdale State junior guard Peter Lipka (Shelton, Conn./Shelton) was named to both the Skyline and ECAC Player of the Week Honor Roll for men's basketball for his play during the week of January 29th - February 4th. Lipka led the team to a 2-1 week as he shot .571 from the field and from three-point territory. Against Stevens, Lipka drilled all nine of his field-goal attempts and was 6-for-6 from downtown in the second half (24 points). He finished with a team-high 27 points on 10-for-11 shooting. He was 7-for-8 from long range in the game and pulled down six rebounds. In an all-important win over Yeshiva, he led the team again with 20 points before adding nine more points in the win at Centenary. Lipka is currently ranked 9th in Division III with a .482 3-point field goal percentage.


Feb 5, 2007
Menefee and the Rams Slam the Yellow Jackets
Farmingdale, N.Y. - Senior guard Terry Menefee (Montgomery, Ala./Shawnee Mission North (Ks.)) finished with a total of 20 points after a 16-point second half and three dunks to lead the Rams (13-7) past the visiting Yellow Jackets of New York City Tech (6-17). Farmingdale has won three straight and is heating up just in time for the upcoming playoffs...


Feb 3, 2007
Rams Defeat Centenary, Stand in Fourth Place
Hackettstown, N.J. - The Rams moved into fourth place in the Skyline with an 86-66 victory over Centenary College tonight. Farmingdale had 13 players in scoring to just six players for the Cyclones (3-16, 1-10). Sophomore guard Damien Santana (Brooklyn, N.Y./Grady) led with 21 points, including five three-pointers, to help improve the Rams record to 12-7, 8-4 in the conference...


Feb 1, 2007
Lipka and Canning Lead Rams in Win over Yeshiva
Farmingdale, N.Y. – Junior guard Peter Lipka (Shelton, Conn./Shelton) and junior forward Tom Canning (Oak Beach, N.Y./Babylon) led the Farmingdale State men's basketball team tonight, ending their four-game losing streak with a 64-60 win over Yeshiva University (12-7, 5-5). The Rams improve to 11-7, 7-4 in the Skyline with the conference victory...


Jan 30, 2007
Rams Fall to Fifth Place with Loss at Stevens
HOBOKEN, N.J. – The Farmingdale State men's basketball team fell to 10-7, 6-4 in conference play as sophomore guard Virgil Gray II (Elmwood, N.J.) posted a season-high 30 points and the Stevens Institute of Technology men's basketball team captured its sixth straight win and 12th in the last 13 games with an 85-81 victory over the Rams on Tuesday night at the Canavan Arena in Hoboken, N.J. With the win, the Ducks improved to 15-4 on the year and 8-2 in Skyline play...


Jan 29, 2007
Watch the Men's Basketball Game Live Tuesday Night
The Farmingdale State men's basketball game against Stevens Institute of Technology will be broadcast live on Tuesday night, January 30th, courtesy of Stevens Athletics at www.duckcast.com. This Skyline Conference game should be interesting as the Ducks stand in a three-way tie for first place and the Rams are in fourth place...just one game behind.


Jan 27, 2007
Hoyt Posts 59 in Blue Knights' Conference Upset
Farmingdale, NY – The Farmingdale State men's basketball team fell to 10-6, 6-3 in the conference today as Mount Saint Mary senior guard Mike Hoyt (Florida, NY/SS Seward Institute) posted 59 points, including nine three-pointers, to lead his team to victory 84-81 in a Skyline Conference upset of the Rams in Farmingdale, NY. Mount Saint Mary improves to 7-11, 4-5 in the Skyline with the win...


Jan 24, 2007
Rams Have an Off Night against Old Westbury
Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State men's basketball team fell to 10-5, 6-2 in the Skyline after a 92-69 loss against Old Westbury (10-6, 6-2) in Farmingdale, NY. Old Westbury's junior guard Kenneth Eusey (Brooklyn, NY/Rice) posted 16 points in the first half and finished with a game-high 31 points to help his team move into a first place tie in the conference with three other teams (Farmingdale, Manhattanville and Stevens)...


Jan 20, 2007
Conference Win Streak Stopped by Manhattanville
Purchase, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State men's basketball team (10-4, 6-1) had their conference win streak stopped by Manhattanville College (12-4, 5-2) today as the Valiants defeated the Rams 70-69. This was Farmingdale's first conference loss in 10 games, dating back to a loss at St. Joseph's on February 13, 2006. The Rams held a one-point lead with nine seconds remaining, 69-68, but a Farmingdale foul with 0.8 seconds remaining, gave Manhattanville a chance for the win and Cody Moffett made the two free-throws for the 70-69 Valiants lead, and a final second shot did not fall for the Rams...


Jan 18, 2007
Five in Doubles Completes Basketball's Sweep
Patchogue, N.Y. - Five players in double figures helped Farmingdale State remain undefeated in the conference with an 81-64 victory over St. Joseph's (7-6, 3-3). After a Rams women's basketball win in the first game, the men's team completed the sweep to improve to 10-3, 6-0 in the Skyline. Farmingdale held a 46-30 lead at the half after shooting 62-percent from long range and continued their sharp shooting in the second for a final 52-percent field goal percentage...


Jan 15, 2007
Damien Santana Named to Player of the Week Honor Rolls
Farmingdale State sophomore guard Damien Santana (Brooklyn, NY/Grady) was named Skyline Rookie of the Week for men's basketball on Monday, January 15th. Santana led the team with 22.5 points per game in a 2-0 week, finishing with game-highs in both of the Rams conference wins. At Maritime, he posted a career-high 27 points and went 7-of-9 from downtown before finishing with a game-high 18 points versus Merchant Marine. For the week, he shot 59-percent from behind the arc, while also averaging 3.5 rebounds per game, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals. He was also named to the Presto Sports/MBWA Player of the Week Honor Roll for his play last week, along with players from Hofstra, Pace, Felician College and Mount Saint Mary College...


Jan 13, 2007
Rams Pick Up Fifth Conference Win
Garden City, N.Y. - Sophomore guard Damien Santana (Brooklyn, NY/Grady) led the Rams with 18 points in a 78-66 conference victory over the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (6-6, 2-2) tonight in a game played at Nassau Community College in Garden City, NY. Farmingdale State had four players in double figures and outrebounded the Mariners 37-30 in the win to remain undefeated in the Skyline (5-0) and improve to 9-3 overall...


Jan 10, 2007
Santana Nets 27 in Conference Win over Maritime
Throggs Neck, NY - The Farmingdale State men's basketball team improved to 8-3, 4-0 in the Skyline after a 77-62 victory over Maritime College (1-12, 0-4) tonight in Throggs Neck, NY. Sophomore guard Damien Santana (Brooklyn, NY/Grady) notched 27 points for the Rams as he sank 7-of-9 attempts from three-point range. As a team, Farmingdale shot 77.8 percent from behind the arc, setting a new team record for three-point percentage in a game, and made nine three's in the first to take a convincing 44-28 lead into the half...


Jan 6, 2007
Rams Take Third at Carrabba's Shootout
Daytona Beach, FL - The Farmingdale State men's basketball team (7-3) finished in third place at Embry-Riddle University's Carrabba's Shootout with a 60-57 victory over Husson (8-4) in Daytona Beach, Florida on Saturday night. The Rams led the entire game and by as much as 11 points on three seperate occasions, but Husson used an 11-4 run in the final four minutes to cut the Farmingdale lead to three...


Jan 5, 2007
Rams Fall in First Round of Carrabba's Shootout
Daytona Beach, FL - The Farmingdale State men's basketball team fell to Alice Lloyd in the first round of Carrabba's Shootout hosted by Embry-Riddle University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Alice Lloyd's Shawn Newsome scored 34 points on 7-for-11 shooting from beyond the three-point arc and was 9-for-10 from the charity stripe including 6-for-6 in the final 1:19 of the game to help the Eagles to the 73-63 victory...


Jan 4, 2007
Basketball Games to be Broadcast Live this Weekend
This coming weekend the Farmingdale State College men's and women's basketball teams will kick off the second half of the 2006-07 season and all three games will be available live on the Internet...


Dec 18, 2006
Lipka Named to Skyline Player of the Week Honor Roll



Dec 16, 2006
Bench Gives Rams the Edge over NJCU
Farmingdale, NY - The Rams improved to 6-2 overall today with an 83-78 victory, as the bench posted 42 points to NJCU’s 18 to grab the edge over New Jersey City (5-4) today in a non-conference men’s basketball game in Farmingdale, NY. Farmingdale led by 10 points at halftime and by as much as 18 in the second, before sophomore Dana John (Hillside, NJ/Pocono Mountain East (PA)) sparked a 15-0 run for NJCU over a four-minute span...


Dec 14, 2006
Rutgers-Newark Ends the Rams Win Streak
NEWARK, NJ – Senior guard Philippe Slater (Newark, NJ/University HS) had a 15 of his game-high 17 points and freshman forward Deshawn Singleton (Passaic, NJ/Passaic) notched a dozen of his career-high 16 points in the first half as Rutgers-Newark constructed a 52-38 lead then held on for a 93-87 non-conference men’s basketball win over Farmingdale State in The Golden Dome. The Scarlet Raiders (8-0) remained unbeaten and continued the best start in program history entering fall semester exam break while the Rams (5-2) saw their four-game winning streak snapped...


Dec 11, 2006
Santana Named to Met Basketball Player of the Week Honor Roll



Dec 11, 2006
Lipka Notches Career-High against Staten Island
Staten Island, NY - The College of Staten Island men's basketball team (4-3) had their three-game winning streak snapped, falling to the Farmingdale State Rams (5-1) by a score of 81-77 Monday evening at the Sports and Recreation Center in Willowbrook, NY. Junior sharpshooter Peter Lipka (Shelton, CT/Shelton) led the way for his squad, pouring in a career and game-high 29 points, including six-trifectas, to go along with four rebounds. Lipka's heroics from downtown appeared to be contagious, as the Rams shot a blistering 47.8 percent for the game from three-point territory. In addition, junior forward Brian Robinson (White Plains, NY/White Plains) contributed off the bench with seven points to go along with a game-high 10 rebounds...


Dec 9, 2006
Riss Posts 16 in Win Over Mount Saint Vincent
Riverdale, NY - Junior guard Rich Riss (Tarrytown, NY/Archbishop Stepinac) posted a team-leading 16 points in the Rams 83-70 win over Mount Saint Vincent (1-7, 0-3 Skyline) this afternoon. Farmingdale improved to 4-1, 3-0 with the victory...


Dec 6, 2006
Santana Leads Rams Past Yeshiva
New York, NY - Farmingdale State sophomore guard Damien Santana (Brooklyn, NY/Grady) poured in a game-high 25 points, including 7-of-9 three pointers to lead the Rams past Yeshiva University 57-55 tonight to improve to 3-1, 2-0 in the Skyline. Yeshiva falls to 2-4, 1-2 in the conference. The first half featured 11 lead changes with the Rams leading by three at the half, 31-28. Farmingdale continued to build the lead in the second and led by as much as 11 points...


Dec 5, 2006
Yeshiva Broadcasts Live Audio Wednesday Night
Yeshiva University will feature the men's basketball game on Wednesday night with a live audio broadcast on macslive.com. The tip-off is scheduled for 8:00pm so be sure to log on in time to connect. To connect to the broadcast go to macslive.com and click on the link to the Farmingdale State game...


Dec 2, 2006
Rams Pick Up First Conference Victory
Farmingdale, NY - The Rams defeated Centenary College 98-57 today in their first Skyline Conference men’s basketball game of the season. Farmingdale State is now 7-1 All-time against Centenary (1-4, 0-1 Skyline) and improves to 2-1, 1-0 Skyline with the win. Junior forward Brian Robinson (White Plains, NY/White Plains) led Farmingdale with 15 points and nine rebounds...


Nov 19, 2006
Ramapo Takes Tip-Off Championship over Rams
Mahwah, NJ - The Ramapo College men's basketball team played host to Farmingdale State in the Championship round of the 2006 Roadrunner Tip-Off Tournament at the Bradley Center in Mahwah, NJ. Ramapo posted a 70-65 victory to improve to 2-0 on the year. Farmingdale fell to 1-1...


Nov 18, 2006
Rams Win Season Opener, Advance to Championship Game
Mahwah, NJ - Farmingdale State men's basketball improved to 1-0 tonight with a 90-29 victory over Berkeley College (0-1) in the opening game of the Ramapo College Tip-Off Tournament. Senior guard Terry Menefee (Mission, KS/Shawnee Mission North) led the Rams with 18 points, while junior guard Peter Lipka (Shelton, CT/Shelton) finished with 15 points (14 points in the first half) and grabbed eight rebounds...


Nov 17, 2006
Rams Selected as Preseason Favorite in Men's Basketball Coaches Poll
Farmingdale State College, which captured its first Skyline Conference championship while advancing to the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament last season, has been selected as the preseason favorite in the Skyline Conference men's basketball coaches' poll....


Oct 10, 2006
Farmingdale Basketball to Play on Stevens Duckcast
HOBOKEN, N.J. (October 10, 2006) - In the midst of a widely successful debut during the fall, DuckCast is pleased to announce its tentative schedule for the winter season. Starting in November, DuckCast will offer live video webcasts of select home events for four varsity sports – men's basketball, women's basketball, men's volleyball and wrestling – at Stevens Institute of Technology. The Rams will be traveling to Stevens this season and have been chosen as an opponent for webcasts featured on January 22nd and January 30th...