Rams Hold On for Win over New Jersey City

Rams Hold On for Win over New Jersey City

Farmingdale State - 2, New Jersey City - 1

Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State women's soccer team improved to 6-5 overall with a 2-1 victory over New Jersey City University (5-6) on Wednesday afternoon in Farmingdale, N.Y. Senior defender Angela Barea (Levittown, N.Y./Island Trees) headed in a crossed ball from sophomore forwards Kristine Ostrem (West Islip, N.Y./West Islip) and Tricia Pickford (Massapequa Park, N.Y./Massapequa) to put the Rams up 1-0 just 2:33 into the game.

New Jersey City tied the game nine minutes later when graduate midfielder Katie Feehan (Manasquan, N.J./Wall) sent a free kick to freshman defender Ashley Welch (Pennsville, N.J./Pennsville Memorial), who netted her second goal of the season at 11:54.

The Rams took back the lead at 42:05 as sophomore forward Christina Cascio (Kings Park, N.Y./Kings Park) knocked in a cross from sophomore midfielder Monica Grisales (Brentwood, N.Y./Brentwood), which would hold on for the eventual game-winning goal.

Farmingdale sophomore goaltender Kimberly Sontag (Lynbrook, N.Y./Lynbrook) made eight saves in the win, while freshman keeper Kelly Reilly (Pennsville, N.J./Pennsville Memorial) made six saves in defeat.

The Rams will return to action on Saturday, October 5th when they travel to Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, N.Y. for a Skyline Conference game at 1:00 p.m.