Miele leads women’s soccer with hat trick

Framingham hosted Salem State on Oct. 17, where it played an intense MASCAC game that ended in overtime.

Salem State scored early in the first half, taking the lead 1-0 in the 8th minute.

The Rams evened the playing field in the 33rd minute when Megan White scored off an assist from Marissa Miele.

The goal is number four in White’s first season with FSU.

The second half remained scoreless, despite great efforts by the Rams.  With just two minutes left in the game, FSU picked up the pace and made two great plays on the net in an attempt to score again.

With only 1:30 remaining, Melissa Sybertz took a shot off a rebound, but the shot went just a little too wide and missed Salem’s net.

Shortly after, Brini Varetimos sent a cross into the net, but Salem’s keeper, Melissa Toomey, blocked it and the game was sent into overtime.

FSU quickly took the advantage in overtime.  Framingham earned itself a corner kick barely two minutes in, which was taken by White.

The kick deflected into captain Angela Pallotta’s possession and she one-timed it into the back of Salem’s net, giving the Rams the 2-1 victory.

Keyonzia Gagne-Lamoureux went into net 15 minutes into the game and made five saves.

Framingham outshot Salem 18-11 and improves to 7-5-2 on the season and 2-1-2 in the conference.


 

The Rams traveled to Gorham, Maine on Oct. 21 to take home a win from the University of Southern Maine in a non-conference matchup.

In the first half, Miele scored early for Framingham when she converted a cross from teammate Varetimos in the 18th minute.

Miele wasted no time and scored the second goal of the game ten minutes later, unassisted.

In the second half, USM tried to put itself back in the game when Jessica Preble scored in the 50th minute.

That was as close as they would get, as Miele came in strong and scored her third goal, which was assisted by Pallotta.

With the third goal, Miele earned herself a well-deserved hat trick.

In the 72nd minute, White scored the last goal of the game for Framingham, making the final score 4-1, Rams.

The Rams outshot USM 11-5.

Captain Sara Sullivan made three saves during the game before Jennifer Stevens relieved her, with 15 minutes left.  Stevens made one save.

With the win, FSU improves to 8-5-2 on the season.

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