Women’s Soccer drops to 1-5 in MASCAC

(Casey Good gets ready to clear the ball out of the Rams’ defensive side. By Corey McFeeley)

On Thursday, Oct. 19, the Framingham State Rams hosted the Becker College Hawks.

Thirteen minutes into play, the Hawks scored the only goal of the first half. Ciara McKissick finished with a goal after a give-and-go play with Autum Audet.

In the first half, Framingham outshot Becker 7-3.

The Rams tied up the match 77 minutes into the game. The Hawks fouled, resulting in a free kick that Hannah Kane crushed into the 18-yard-box. The Hawks defense let the ball bounce twice inside the box, before Shelly Nardi chipped it into goal.

The score was left at 1-1 at the end of regulation, pushing the game into overtime.

A hundred and four minutes in, Kaelen Larocque received a yellow card.

The Rams almost broke the tie 108 minutes into the match, when a free kick curved just outside the right goal post.

With 47 seconds left in double-overtime, the Hawks scored. Lindsey Keith crossed the ball to Kyra Teixeira, who headed the ball into net. This goal ended the overtime and resulted in the Hawks win, 2-1.

The Rams outshot the Hawks 22-10. Jennifer Stevens had five saves in net for the Rams and Jordyn Martel had 11 saves in net for the Hawks.

This win makes the Hawks 10-7 for the season.

The Rams traveled to take on the Worcester State Lancers for a Homecoming MASCAC match.

Four minutes into play, Maddie Fong took a corner kick that perfectly curved into net. This goal put the Lancers up 1-0 early into the game.

Only 12 minutes in, the Lancers scored again. Fong took another corner kick that Justine Butler headed into the back of the net.

Seven minutes later, the same exact play happened, putting the Lancers up 3-0.

This finished the scoring for the Lancers and the Rams, would finish the game scoreless.

The Rams were outshot 35-6 and didn’t receive any corner kicks. The Rams let up 13 corner kicks to the Lancers.

Stevens made 20 saves in net for the Rams. Jill Zinkus shut down the Rams five shots, which resulted in her seventh shutout of the season.

The loss drops the Rams to 1-5 in the MASCAC. The Lancers improve to 9-4-2 overall and 5-1 in the MASCAC.

The Regis College Lions traveled to Framingham to take on the Rams in a nonconference match.

Thirty-five minutes into the game, Kaleigh Pallotta sent in a free kick from 25-yards out that the Lions’ goalie couldn’t defend.

The Rams led the Lions going into the second half, 1-0.

The Rams scored their second goal of the match 66 minutes into play. Kayla Almstrom scored off a long shot from more than 20 yards out off an assist from Nardi.

Almstrom’s goal finished the scoring for the game,w resulting in a 2-0 win for the Rams.

The Rams outshot the Lions 23-16. Stevens made 10 saves in goal for Framingham and Kyrsten Drake made nine saves in goal for Regis.

It proved to be a fairly physical game for both teams. The Rams finished the match with 13 fouls and the Lions with nine.

Neither team had a corner kick opportunity during the match.

This win makes the Rams 5-10-1 for the season.

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