Women’s Soccer continues woes in MASCAC play, fall to 0-3 in conference

(Paige Roberts battles off a defender for the Rams. By Amanda Martin)

The Framingham State Ram’s hosted the Salem State Vikings Saturday afternoon for some MASCAC action.

Throughout the first half, neither the Rams nor the Vikings could put up a goal.

In the second half, the Rams had a few chances to score off of corner kicks, but couldn’t finish.

Sixty-five minutes into play, Shelly Nardi took a corner kick that was too wide for the offense to make contact. Minutes later, Melissa Sybertz headed a corner-kick that went too high and over the net.

Seventy-two minutes into play, the Vikings scored the only goal of the game. Casey McFall carried the ball down left field, cut in, and had a shot on net. The Rams goalie, Jennifer Stevens, tried to block the shot and ending up grabbing the ball, but it had already crossed the goal line, resulting in a goal.

Although the Rams outshot the Vikings 13-9, they could not pull out the win. The Rams have been shut-out in each of their last three games.

This makes the Ram’s 0-3 in the MASCAC.

On Thursday, the Rams traveled to Milton to take on the Curry College Colonels.

Four minutes into the game, Tayla Randall scored the Colonels’ only goal of the game. Savannah Madden fed Randall the ball within the 18-yard box. Randall finished the ball in the back of the net with a one-time shot.

The Rams ended the first half down by one.

The Rams outshot the Colonels 7-3 in the second half. In the 67th minute, Kayla Almstrom scored an unassisted goal for the Rams to tie the game.

With 11 minutes to go in the second half, Curry switched their goalies from Kristen Buzzotta to Haley Rice.

Both Framingham and Curry had chances to finish a few shots before the end of the second half.

No more goals were scored, which resulted in the game going into overtime.

After going into double-overtime without either team scoring any more goals, the game ended in

a tie.

The Colonels outshot the Rams 14-11. Stevens made eight saves in goal for Framingham.

This tie makes the Rams 2-7-1 for the season.

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