Women’s Soccer gets back-to-back wins

(Melissa Sybertz dribbles the ball up the field for the Rams. Photo by Jenna-Nicole Richard)

On Saturday, Sept. 29, the Rams traveled to Salem State to take on the Vikings in a conference match.

In just the 2nd minute of the game, the Vikings opened the scoring. Ashley Leboeuf passed to a wide open Casey McFall, who found the back of the net to make it 1-0.

The Rams answered back in the 8th minute. Erin Angelillo ripped a cross into the box that Nicole Gentilucci slipped into the net, tying the game at 1.

In the 20th minute, the Rams struck again to take the lead. This time, it was Olivia Mihalek with the goal, as she snuck the ball inside the left post to make it 2-1.

The Vikings responded in the 26th minute as Leboeuf found the back of the net to knot the game at 2.

Just before halftime, in the 40th minute, the Rams added another goal to their score to make it 3-2. Mihalek sent a pass to Jasmine Lees, who handled the ball and rifled it into the net to give the Rams the lead.

No goals were scored in the second half, making the final score 3-2, Rams.

In the win, the Rams outshot Salem 12-10.

Madison Brown started in net for the Rams and played all 90 minutes, making four saves.

Mihalek led the Rams’ offense with five shots.

With the victory, the Rams pick up their first win of the year and move to 1-8 on the season.

Framingham hosted Curry College on Wednesday, Oct. 3 in a nonconference match.

No goals were scored in the first half of action, but both teams saw plenty of opportunities.

The Rams’ best scoring chances both came off the foot of Mihalek. She had two very good chances to put the Rams ahead but could not convert either time. She sent the first chance just wide of the net, and the second opportunity hit the crossbar and stayed out.

Curry also saw a great chance, but sailed their shot just wide of the net to keep the game tied at 0.

Both teams also saw scoring chances at the beginning of the second half.

Kayla Almstrom had a chance, but fired the ball off the post to keep the Rams off the scoreboard.

Curry’s chance came when Tayla Randall fired a shot on net, but Brown made the save to keep both teams even.

The first goal of the game came in the 70th minute. Caitlyn Our capitalized on a Colonels’ mistake and headed the ball into the back of the net to make it 1-0.

Our struck again 10 minutes later, in the 80th minute, to make it 2-0, Rams. She took a cross from Casey Good and put it in the net.

The Rams earned a 2-0 victory to get their second win of the year.

Brown played net again for the Rams and made nine saves.

Framingham outshot Curry in the win 24-12.

The victory moves the Rams to 2-8 on the season.