Rams Sweep Play Date at Mount Saint Mary
Game 1: Farmingdale State - 3, Purchase - 2 (20-25, 22-25, 25-16, 25-22, 15-8)
Game 2: Farmingdale State - 3, Mount Saint Mary - 2 (25-22, 25-19, 19-25, 8-25, 15-11)
Newburgh, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State women's volleyball team won both matches this weekend at the Skyline Conference Play Date hosted by Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, N.Y. The Rams improved to 8-15 overall and now hold a 4-4 record in the conference.
Farmingdale State lost the first two sets to Purchase before rallying to win the final three. Sophomore middle hitter Dominique Cunningham (Amityville, N.Y./Copiague) led the team with 19 kills and had 11 digs, while sophomore outside hitter Alyssa Siegel (Carle Place, N.Y./Carle Place) had 11 kills for the Rams. Senior Tiffara Steward (Elmont, N.Y./Sewanhaka) led the way with 15 digs and sophomore setter Shelby Martin (New Paltz, N.Y./New Paltz) had a season-high 40 assists in the comeback win.
In the second match, Farmingdale was up 2-0, before Mount Saint Mary forced a fifth and final set. The Rams won 15-11 in the fifth set, capping off their second Skyline Conference victory of the afternoon.
Martin had her second highest assist output of the season with 30 in the win over the Blue Knights. Cunningham had 15 kills and 16 digs, while Steward had a team-high 23 digs for the Rams. Sophomore Jessica Zimmerman (Seaford, N.Y./Seaford) had 13 digs.
Farmingdale hosts Skyline Conference opponent St. Joseph's College on Wednesday, October 28th at 7:00pm.