Ice hockey drops third straight, falls to 1-3

[Darian O'Donnell]

Framingham State lost a conference matchup against Worcester State by a score of 4-1 on Thursday, Nov. 10.

The first period was a defensive battle between both teams. The Lancers outshot the Rams 12-9, but could not capitalize on any of them.

In the second period, the Lancers broke the tie with a power play goal. Kyle Griffin scored from the slot off a feed from Alex DeWitz.

Later in the period, John Sheehan got called for interference and sent Worcester State on another power play. Just 30 seconds into the power play, Andrew Etheridge scored with a wrist shot from the left circle to put the Lancers up 2-0.

The score remained the same heading into the third period. Framingham State got on the board in the third minute on a power play. Tyler Colacchio’s shot on goal was redirected into the net by Jake McKinnon making it a one-goal game.

A few minutes later, Worcester State regained momentum when Etheridge passed to Alex Taddeo at the top of the point and his slap shot went top shelf making it a 3-1 game.

Three minutes before the period ended, DeWitz scored on a breakaway, out-maneuvering Rams goalie Adam Calabrese.

Worcester State outshot Framingham State 34-23. Calabrese made 30 saves for the Rams and Cory Lignelli recorded 22 saves for the Lancers.

Framingham drops to 1-2 on the season and 0-2 in the MASCAC.


Framingham State got blown out 7-1 by Stonehill on Saturday, Nov. 12.

The Skyhawks scored their first goal of the game at the 3:00 mark when Cameron Wright scored with a wrist shot off the pass from Ryan Smith.

Just 50 seconds later, Stonehill scored again. This time it was Jake Scannell with Christopher Page and Zachary Frament assisting on the play.

The onslaught continued in the first period with goals by Frament and Evan Jacques in a span of two minutes.

After the fourth goal, the Rams pulled goalie Raymond Feeley for Calabrese.

In the second period Jacques scored his second goal of the game with Connor Collier assisting on the play.

Later in the second, Framingham got on the power play when Jake Hall got called for slashing. The Rams capitalized on the opportunity when Keith Barnaby scored with Jake Sartorelli assisting on the goal.

At the end of the second period the score was 5-1. In the third period it was all Stonehill. While Framingham was on the power play a shot that went wide ended up on the stick on Page who took it the other way for a short-handed goal.

On the Skyhawks sixth and final power play of the day, Hall converted off a pass from Tommy Newton to reach the final margin.

Stonehill outshot Framingham 33-21. Calabrese recorded 17 saves and Skyhawk’s goalie Billy Palmer made 20 saves in the win.

The Rams fall to 1-3 on the season.

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