Friday, 14 September 2012 00:00
Freshman midfielder J.T. Famularo of Levittown scored the lone goal of the game in the 109th minute to give the Farmingdale State men’s soccer team a double-overtime victory over the Potsdam State Bears. The Rams improved to 1-4 overall, while the Bears dropped to 2-2.
Potsdam controlled the first half with an 8-4 shot advantage, while Farmingdale controlled the second half with the 8-4 shot advantage, forcing sudden death overtime period.
In the first overtime, Potsdam took two shots with a save from Rams senior goalkeeper Ricky Meschkow of Plainview, while Farmingdale’s offense was able to get one shot on in another scoreless period.
Famularo’s goal came at 108:59 as the Rams marched down the field and he took the shot from the left side into the bottom right corner. This marked his first career collegiate goal.
Meschkow finished with eight saves for the game, while Potsdam’s senior goalkeeper made eight saves in defeat. The Rams were scheduled to host Yeshiva University on Wednesday, Sept. 12 in a Skyline Conference game.