Farmingdale State beats SUNY Maritime 4-3 after comeback scare
SUNY Maritime tried to dig itself out of a two-goal hole, but the Farmingdale State Rams held on for a 4-3 victory.
Farmingdale State took a 4-2 lead during the third period, only to have SUNY Maritime storm back on a Nick Galli goal 16:22 into the third period to pull to one goal down.
John Mendicino had a great game for the Rams, netting two goals. Mendicino found the back of the net 3:49 into the second period to make the score 2-1 SUNY Maritime and again while short handed 10:29 into the second to make the score 2-2.
Farmingdale State's offense operated below it season average. The Rams put an average of 6.2 pucks into the net per game. Farmingdale State forced SUNY Maritime goalie Harris Burger to work between the pipes, taking 32 shots.
Farmingdale State additionally got points from Matthew Johnson, who also had one goal and one assist. Jack Radin also scored for Farmingdale State. More assists for Farmingdale State came via Kyle Catalano, who had two and Paul Delluomo, Justin Von Wieding, Michael Leprine, and Joseph Petrizzo, who each chipped in one.
SUNY Maritime's offense rang up 31 shots on the Rams' net. SUNY Maritime was forced to rely heavily on their penalty kill unit throughout the game, as it racked up 16 penalty minutes.
SUNY Maritime also got points from Dillon Dolansky, who also grabbed one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. SUNY Maritime also got a goal from KJ Paseka as well. Other players who recorded assists for SUNY Maritime were Tanner McWain, Ross Freund, and Vincent Monfredo, who contributed one a piece.
Farmingdale State's Austin Liddycoat stopped 28 shots out of the 31 that he faced. The Rams incurred 14 minutes in penalty time with seven minors. Harris Burger made 28 saves for SUNY Maritime on 32 shots. SUNY Maritime registered three goals on six power play opportunities.