On Saturday, Oct. 21, the Rams celebrated Senior Night with a 4-1 win over Mass Maritime.
The Buccaneers scored early in the first half, when Madison Taylor chipped the ball into the net eight minutes into the game. But that was the only shot on net the Buccaneers would get the entire game.
Brini Varetimos evened up the score for Framingham when Megan White assisted her for the first goal for the Rams.
Melissa Sybertz got the lead for FSU after she scored off a pass from Marissa Miele. Framingham dominated the second half by adding two insurance goals to its score.
The first of these goals came when Michaela Hyland scored off a rebound from teammate Abby Smith.
The final goal of the game came in the 89th minute when Michelle Nardi redirected a rebound from Sybertz into the Buccaneers’ net.
Overall, the Rams outshot the Buccaneers 17-1. With the win, Framingham improves to 2-1-2 in the MASCAC and 8-5-2 on the season.
On Oct. 28, Framingham suffered a tough loss in a non-conference game against Lasell in overtime.
Lasell dominated the first half of the game when Megan Cullen scored early in the seventh minute.
Another quickly followed, when Mack Kingman scored in the 16th minute, giving Lasell a 2-0 lead.
The Lasers were able to hold off FSU from scoring in the first half, but the Rams’ high-pressure offense earned a comeback in the second half.
In the 48th minute, Miele scored her seventh goal of the season when she lofted the ball over the Lasers’ keeper, and put it in the back of the net.
In the 83rd minute, Nardi evened up the score for the Rams. She took a shot on net which was blocked by the Lasers’ keeper, but Nardi was there to capitalize on her rebound and sent the ball into the back of the net, making the score 2-2.
With only a few minutes left, Cullen got a breakaway for the Lasers, but Rams keeper Keyonzie Gagne-Lamoureux came out of net and broke up the play, which sent the game into overtime.
Only 55 seconds into overtime, Erin Smith tapped the ball past Gagne-Lamoureux and earned the victory for Lasell.
Lasell outshot Framingham 17-9. Sara Sullivan saved five out of seven shots on goal in the first half, before she was relieved by Gagne-Lamoureux, who made 9 saves in 45:55.