Thoden Leads Rams Past Purchase

Christy Thoden
Christy Thoden

Farmingdale State - 16, Purchase College - 1

Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State women's lacrosse team improved to 7-2 overall, 5-0 in the Skyline with a 16-1 conference victory over Purchase College (0-6, 0-5) today. The Rams were led by sophomore midfielder Christy Thoden (Bayport, N.Y.) with a career-high eight assists, four ground balls, four caused turnovers and 10 draw controls.

After the first half, Farmingdale State led 12-0, behind one goal and five assists from Thoden. The Rams won 11-of-12 draw controls and led 11-4 on ground balls. The second half saw four more goals with three assists from Thoden, as the Rams went on for the win.

Purchase spoiled the shutout with 3:38 remaining in the game with an unassisted goal by freshman midfielder Samantha Rich (Providence, R.I.).

Farmingdale State will now host Kean University on Tuesday, April 2nd at 4:00 p.m.