October 14, 2009

Cipra's Overtime Goal Leads Rams Past Hunter

Cipra's Overtime Goal Leads Rams Past Hunter

Farmingdale State - 1, Hunter College - 0


Farmingdale, N.Y. - Senior defender Marcos Cipra (Long Beach, N.Y./Long Beach) scored the games only goal for Farmingdale State on a header off the pass from freshman midfielder Brian Anderson (Massapequa, N.Y./Massapequa) with 2:06 remaining in the first overtime period. The Rams won their sixth consecutive game, improving to 8-4-1 on the season. Hunter College now holds an overall record of 5-8-1.

After a scoreless first half, Hunter's best scoring oppertunity came on a shot in front of the net by sophomore forward Saif Zureikat (Amman, Jordan/Cardozo) at the 60th minute which was saved by sophomore goalkeeper Ricky Meschkow (Plainview, N.Y./Plainview). Farmingdale held a slight 12-11 shot advantage in regulation.

Cipra would seal the non-conference win for the Rams with his header to the left corner of the net at the 97:54 mark.

Meschkow had five saves in goal for Farmingdale and freshman Murtaza Munir (Staten Island, N.Y./Benjamin Banneker) had four saves in the loss for the Hawks.

The Rams travel to Vassar College for a non-conference game on Saturday, October 17th at 11:00am.

 

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