Women’s lacrosse finishes regular season at 15-2 to earn second seed in MASCAC

Framingham hosted Salve Regina on Thursday, April 26 in a nonconference game.

The Rams opened up the scoring just over 4 minutes into play. Kimmy Foley took a pass from Alissa Marino and ripped it by the Seahawks’ goalie for the 1-0 lead.

The Seahawks responded, scoring two goals in the next 30 seconds to take a 2-1 lead over the Rams.

Foley scored her second goal of the game just over a minute later, this time off a feed from Grace Gamache, to tie the game up at two.

Salve Regina answered back again, 2 minutes later, to take the lead 3-2.

Framingham scored the next four goals of the game in a 3-minute span to take a 6-3 lead.

The Rams got goals from Hanna McMahon, Gamache and two from Nicole Pacheco.

Just 20 seconds later, the Seahawks cut the Rams’ lead to 6-4, scoring unassisted.

Framingham closed the first half, scoring eight unanswered goals to take a commanding 14-4 lead into the break.

On the 8-0 scoring run, Marino contributed three goals for the Rams, Gamache had two goals and Pacheco, Foley and Ashley Gregory all had a goal each.

The Rams started the second half just how they finished the first. Framingham came out and scored the first two goals of the half to stretch the lead to 16-4. Pacheco and Morgan Begley scored the goals, both assisted by Foley.

Salve Regina scored the next three goals of the game to cut their deficit to 16-7.

Framingham added another goal to push the lead back to 10 goals. Gregory scored her second goal of the game off a feed from Begley to make it 17-7.

After another goal from the Seahawks, Begley answered back to extend the lead back to 10. Begley scored her second goal of the day unassisted to make it 18-8.

Salve Regina scored the last two goals of the game to make the final score 18-10.

Pacheco led the Rams with four goals. Foley and Gamache were just behind her, each scoring three. Foley also added five assists in the game while Gamache had three.

Indigo Fox Tree-McGrath played 40 minutes in goal for the Rams, stopping four shots of the eight she faced. Mikayla Seavey played the other 20 minutes in net for FSU, making one save.

With the win, Framingham improves to 13-2 on the season.

On Saturday, April 28, the Framingham State Rams traveled to MCLA to take on the Trailblazers in a MASCAC game.

Framingham dominated MCLA in the first half, scoring the game’s first 10 goals before the Trailblazers responded.

On the 10-0 scoring run, the Rams had 10 different goal scorers.

Framingham got goals from Kristen Keenan, Casey Bradley, Emily Burnet, Jenna McMahon, Foley, Marino, McMahon, Begley, Gamache and Gregory. All 10 goals were assisted.

After a goal from MCLA to stop the run and make it 10-1, Framingham closed the half out with two more goals.

Bailey Donnelly and Marino scored the goals to send the game into the break at 12-1.

After scoring the final goal of the first half, Donnelly came out in the second half and scored the first goal to extend the Rams’ lead to 13-1.

MCLA would get a goal back, only to see Framingham extend the lead back to 12 goals less than 2 minutes later.

Keenan scored the goal off a feed from Audrey Duhaime to make it 14-2.

The Trailblazers scored another goal 2 minutes later to make it 14-3, but the Rams responded with three unanswered goals to extend the lead to 17-3.

Mallory Fredericks, Gamache and Marino scored the three goals for the Rams.

MCLA would score the last goal of the day to make the final score 17-4.

Marino led the Rams with three goals, while Donnelly led the Rams in assists with four. Donnelly also contributed two goals.

Fox Tree-McGrath and Seavey split the game in net for the Rams. Neither goalkeeper made a save.

With the blowout victory, the Rams moved to 14-2 on the season and 5-1 in the MASCAC.

Framingham hosted Mass Maritime on Sunday, April 29 in a MASCAC game and their last regular season match.

Just over 8 minutes into the game, Framingham found themselves down 3-1.

The only goal from Framingham came from Marino, as she took a pass from Pacheco for the goal.

The Rams responded to the deficit, going on an 8-0 run to take a 9-3 lead.

Framingham had five different goal scorers on the run. McMahon had three goals, Pacheco had two, while Marino, Duhaime and Tess Destino all had one goal.

Mass Maritime would get a goal back with 8 minutes left in the first half, but the Rams responded again, closing out the half with three unanswered goals.

Marino, Gamache and Pacheco all scored goals to make it 12-4.

In the second half, Framingham outscored Mass Maritime 7-5 to take a 19-9 victory.

Framingham had six different goal scorers on their seven second-half goals.

McMahon scored two goals in the second half to lead the way for Framingham.

Marino, Gamache, Duhaime, Jennifer Buckley and Maggie Destino all added a goal apiece for the Rams.

Marino led the Rams in scoring with four goals. Gamache had a team-high three assists.

In net, Fox Tree-McGrath made four stops for Framingham.

With the win, Framingham finishes the regular season with a record of 15-2. They are 6-1 in the MASCAC which earns them a second seed in the conference tournament.

After a first-round bye, the Rams will play the Bridgewater State Bears in the MASCAC semi-finals.

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