The RI Stingrays surrendered an early goal and were unable to to climb themselves out of the hole, as they fell to Long Island, 1-0 Saturday Night in New Hyde Park, NY.
In the 4th minute, Rough Rider defender Gary Sullivan gave the home club the early lead, forcing the Rays to play from behind for the remainder of the match.
Rays midfielder Geoffrey Cameron tried to spark an equalizer, leading the club with four shots on the evening, but none were able to find the back of the net, as the Rays dropped their season-opening PDL match before 963 fans at Michael
The Rays continue their early-season roadstand on Wednesday, when they will face off against the Cape Cod Crusaders at Barnstable High School Stadium at 7:00pm. The Rays will begin their home schedule on Saturday, May 19 vs. Vermont at 7:30pm at Pierce Field in East Providence.