Rams Capture Skyline Match Against Purchase
|Farmingdale State (8-6, 3-2 SKY)||1||2||3|
|Purchase (6-6, 4-2 SKY)||0||0||0|
|1st - 40:45||Merrill, Christina (Farmingdale State)|
|2nd - 76:53||Thompson, Ashlee (Farmingdale State)|
|2nd - 83:20||Rivadeneyra, Sara (Farmingdale State)|
3 Players (#7, #10, #31 - 1)
A: 2 Players (#10, #27 - 1)
Sh: Ashlee Thompson - 10
Sh: 3 Players (#6, #19, #22 - 1)
Sv: Colangelo, Kristy - 8
|TEAM STATISTICS||Farmingdale State||Purchase|
|Shots (on goal)||25 (11)||3 (0)|
Farmingdale State - 3, Purchase - 0
Purchase, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State women's soccer team shutout Purchase, 3-0, in a road Skyline Conference match last night. The Rams improved to 8-6 overall and 3-2 in conference action with the victory.
With only 4:15 remaining in the first half, senior forward Christina Merrill (Levittown, N.Y.) put the Rams ahead 1-0 as she scored off the cross by freshman forward Ashlee Thompson (Ronkonkoma, N.Y.). Farmingdale State held Purchase (6-6, 4-2) without either a shot or corner kick in first half.
In the 77th minute, Thompson increased the Rams advantage to 2-0 as she scored off a rebound in front of the net. Less than seven minutes later, freshman forward Sara Rivadeneyra (Longwood, N.Y.) scored her first career goal on a header to cap off the 3-0 victory for Farmingdale State.
The Rams outshot Purchase 25-3 and did not allow the Panthers to attempt a shot on goal.
Farmingdale State next will travel to Ithaca for a non-conference game on Saturday, October 13th at 1:00 p.m.