Women’s basketball wins in three consecutive blowouts

(Photo by Allie Gath)

Framingham State went on the road to take on Lasell College on Jan. 21 in a non-conference game.

The game was a blow out from the start. The Rams jumped out to a 19-7 lead after the first quarter, before grabbing a 17-point lead going into the half.

The second half was all Rams. Framingham outscored the Lasers by four in the third quarter and dominated the fourth, outscoring Lasell 24-3.

Raegan Mulherin shined, scoring a game-high 27 points, while adding eight rebounds and three assists.

Monta Connolly and Alycia Rackliffe each had a double double. Connolly had 12 points with a game-high 14 rebounds, while Rackliffe had 11 points with 10 rebounds.

Quinn O’Connell rounded out the double-digit scorers with 13 points, while also contributing five rebounds.

The Rams shot 37 percent from the field in their 84-42 win, while grabbing 58 rebounds as a team, and forcing 25 turnovers.

The win improves the Rams’ record to 11-5 on the season.


 

The Rams traveled to Worcester on Jan. 23 to take on the Lancers in a MASCAC game.

Framingham came out of the gates ready to play, outscoring Worcester 24-10 in the first quarter.

They continued to roll in the second quarter and went into the half with a 44-18 lead.

The lead would eventually grow to 39 in the third quarter before Worcester went on a little run, but it was too little too late.

Rackliffe led the way for the Rams, pitching in a team-high in points and rebounds with 20 points and 10 rebounds for another double double.

Mulherin was not far behind with 19 points, also grabbing four rebounds and contributing a team-high six steals.

Lauren Donahue had a team-high six assists.

O’Connell came off the bench to score 13 points, while Connolly had eight points with nine rebounds.

The Rams shot 48 percent in a 78-51 win over the Lancers. The win puts the Rams at 12-5 on the year and 4-1 in the MASCAC.


 

The Rams took on winless Fitchburg State in a MASCAC matchup on Jan. 27 in a road game.

Right from the start, Fitchburg was no competition for the Rams. Framingham jumped out to a 21-point lead after the first quarter, giving up only three points to the Falcons.

The Rams kept increasing this lead throughout, before eventually winning the game 88-44.

The 44-point margin of victory marked the biggest of the season for the Rams.

Mulherin led the way for the Rams with 21 points, while also chipping in five rebounds, five steals and a team-high six assists.

Connolly and Rackliffe tied for a team-high eight rebounds, while Connolly also had 17 points and Rackliffe had a team-high six blocks.

Sarah Palace had 13 points with seven rebounds and three assists, while Donahue contributed eight points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals.

In the win, the Rams shot 43 percent from the field, and forced 32 turnovers from the Falcons.

The Rams improve to 13-5 on the season and remain tied for first in the MASCAC at 5-1.

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