September 30, 2009

Rams Hold Off Maritime for Conference Win

Rams Hold Off Maritime for Conference Win

Farmingdale State - 1, Maritime - 0


Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State men's soccer team held off Maritime College for a 1-0 victory at home this afternoon in Farmingdale, N.Y. The Rams have won two consecutive games to get back to .500, currently holding a 4-4-1 (3-1 Skyline) record, while the Privateers dropped to 6-3 (1-1 Skyline).

Maritime controlled the shot and corner kick advantage over Farmingdale State. They out shot the Rams 13-8 and attempted seven more corner kicks (9-2) in the game. 

Sophomore midfielder Ryan Lang (West Babylon, N.Y./West Babylon) broke the 0-0 tie with a lobbed shot over the goalkeeper, putting Farmingdale up 1-0 with 23 minutes remaining. Neither team would allow a goal over the final minutes, giving the Rams the 1-0 win.

Senior goalkeeper Patrick Gubbins (East Patchogue, N.Y./Bellport) had seven saves for Farmingdale State.

The Rams travel to NYU-Poly for a Skyline Conference game on Saturday, October 3rd at 7:00pm.

 

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