Rams Run Past Purchase for Third Skyline Win

Rams Run Past Purchase for Third Skyline Win

Rams Run Past Purchase for Third Skyline Win

Farmingdale State - 7, Purchase College - 1

Purchase, N.Y. -

The Rams ran past Purchase College, 7-1, on Wednesday night for their third Skyline Conference win of the season. Farmingdale led 5-1 at the half and finished strong to improve to 8-2 overall, 3-0 in conference play.

Sophomore defender Jillian Lasota (Massapequa, N.Y./Massapequa) opened the scoring with a header on a corner kick from sophomore forward Christina Merrill (Levittown, N.Y./Island Trees) at the 27:54 mark. Freshman midfielder Tiffany Okerblom (Oakdale, N.Y./Upper Room Christian) scored next, her first goal of the season, on a breakaway just six minutes later. The Rams third goal of the night came from sophomore forward Carly Schneider (Merrick, N.Y./Bellmore JFK) on a cross from junior midfielder Katrina Cerverizzo (Center Moriches, N.Y./Center Moriches) and Merrill.

Sophomore forward Corine Magee (Mastic, N.Y./William Floyd) added a fourth goal for Farmingdale State, unassisted off a rebound, before Purchase broke the shutout with a goal by Abigail Katz. Schneider netted her second of the day with 1:28 remaining in the half and the Rams took a 5-1 lead into halftime.

In the second, Merrill sent home a cross from junior defender Shannon Kalogeras* (Patchogue, N.Y./Patchogue-Medford) to increase the lead to 6-1. Sophomore forward Melissia Elie (Brentwood, N.Y./Brentwood) and sophomore midfielder Kasey Estelle (West Islip, N.Y./West Islip) connected for the final goal of the night.

Farmingdale State will now host Mount Saint Mary College on Saturday, October 2nd at 2:00 p.m.


Shots by period   Total 
Farmingdale State  21  18  39 
Purchase College 
Corner kicks   Total 
Farmingdale State 
Purchase College 
Saves by period   Total 
Farmingdale State 
Purchase College  10 
Fouls   Total 
Farmingdale State 
Purchase College 


Goal  Time  Team  Goal Scorer  Assists  Description 
1.  27:54  FSCW   Lasota, Jillian (2)  Merrill, Christina  Off corner kick, scores header. 
2.  33:27  FSCW   Okerblom, Tiffany (1)  (unassisted)  On breakaway. 
3.  37:49  FSCW   Schneider, Carly (2)  Merrill, Christina; Cerverizzo, Katrina  Off cross. 
4.  41:23  FSCW   Magee, Corine (2)  (unassisted)  Off rebound in front of goal. 
5.  41:41  PUR-WSO
Katz, Abigail (7)  Corson, Marisa  Off pass in midfield. 
6.  43:32  FSCW   Schneider, Carly (3)  Magee, Corine  From 15 yards out. 
7.  46:18  FSCW   Merrill, Christina (1)  Kalogeras, Shannon  Off a cross. 
8.  58:36  FSCW   Elie, Melissia (4)  Estelle, Kasey  On breakaway.