Farmingdale, NY| The St. Joseph's College (L.I.) men's soccer team suffered a 3-2 road loss to Farmingdale State in a Skyline Conference contest on Saturday afternoon.
The loss sends the Golden Eagles to 8-7-1 on the year and 5-3-1 in conference play. The Rams improve to 9-7-0 (5-4-0).
Junior Damian Duda opened the scoring in the 10th minute when he stripped a Farmingdale defender of the ball and beat the keeper 1-on-1 to give the guests an early 1-0 lead.
Two minutes before the break, Farmingdale found an equalizer (1-1) and took the lead (2-1) less than four minutes into the second half via Chris Schmidt.
Less than 30 seconds later, Duda tallied for the second time in the game when he beat the Rams' keeper from 10 yards out and knotted the score up at two.
But it was Farmingdale that scored the match's final goal in the 71st minute when Thomas Hamel finished off a wide cross (3-2).
SJC keeper Tyler Flaherty (8-7-1) made four saves in a match that saw his side outshoot its opponent 17-14.
Farmingdale's Scott Flores also made four saves.
The Golden Eagles wrap of their regular season on Wednesday, October 24 when they visit Mount St. Mary College for a Skyline Conference contest at 7:00 pm.