Rams Remain Perfect in Skyline with Home Win over MSMC
Farmingdale State - 2, Mount Saint Mary - 0
Farmingdale, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State women's soccer team improved to a perfect 4-0 in the Skyline Conference with a 2-0 win over Mount Saint Mary College this afternoon. The Rams improved to 9-2 overall, while the Knights dropped to 6-6 on the year and 3-2 in conference play.
The Rams went ahead early as sophomore forward Melissia Elie (Brentwood, N.Y./Brentwood) scored off Christina Merrill's (Levittown, N.Y./Island Trees) pass, only 9:16 in the contest. Sophomore defender Jillian Lasota (Massapequa, N.Y/Massapequa) increased Farmingdale State's lead 1:15 before halftime, as she scored after receiving her own rebound 10 feet in front of the net. The Rams outshot the Knights 9-2 in the first half.
In the second half, Farmingdale State protected their lead allowing the Knights only three shots. Neither team scored after the break.
Junior goalkeeper Amanda Maass (Mastic Beach, N.Y./William Floyd) had two saves in the victory, while senior Megan Cotta (Point Pleasant, N.J/St. Rose) had nine saves playing 69:08 in goal for Mount Saint Mary.
Farmingdale State next will travel to Yeshiva University for a Skyline Conference game on Tuesday, October 5th, at 8:00p.m.