By Liam Gambon
The Framingham State Rams competed against Mass. Maritime in a MASCAC matchup on Sunday, Oct. 23.
Framingham opened the scoring when Erin Angelillo gave the visiting Rams the only tally they would need 12:52 into the match when she tapped in a deflected pass off the crossbar from senior Angela Pallotta for her first collegiate goal. Less than eight minutes later on another Pallotta feed, Kayla Almstrom, who leads the team in goals, provided an insurance goal, which was also her fourth on the season.
Rams keeper Keyonzia Gagne -Lamoureux recorded one save to mark her sixth win of the season and fourth shutout of the season. Opposing keeper Sara Coffey recorded eight saves for Mass. Maritime.
The Rams outshot Mass. Maritime by a whopping 21-3 margin and 10-1 difference in shots on goal.
Pallotta led the game in assists with two and shots with seven.
With the win the Framingham State Rams clinched a spot in the upcoming conference tournament.
The Rams improved to 6-9 and 3-3 in the conference after this victory.
The Framingham State Rams hosted Lasell College at Maple Street Field on Wednesday, Oct. 26.
The Lasers had a great scoring chance in the opening minutes when Devon Day chipped the ball past the crashing Rams keeper towards the net, but was cleared away by a Rams defender right in front of the goal line.
The Lasers came out of the break with two quick goals in the 48th and 50th minute. Megan Cullen scored her first of the day when she put in a rebounded shot from Erin Smith. Then Carly Zdanek added to the lead off an assist from Erika Badger.
The Lasers extended their lead 10 minutes later when Caitlin Rotonnelli scored off a pass from Casey Meissner. The visitors extended their lead to 4-0 when Cullen and Rotonnelli teamed up for the fourth goal of the game.
The Rams finally scored in the 69th minute when Pallotta scored off a dish from Tess Gorman.
Sarah LeClair made six saves before being taken out for Caitlin Greco who made two saves in the win for the Lasers. Gagne-Lamoureux made nine stops in net for the Rams.
The Rams were outshot 21-16 and 13-9 on shots on goal.
The Rams now drop to 6-10 after this non-conference loss.