Volleyball falls in MASCAC semifinals


Framingham State took on Bridgewater State in the MASCAC quarterfinal on Tuesday, Oct. 30.

The Rams swept the Bears by scores of 34-32, 25-21, and 25-19 to advance to the MASCAC semifinals.

Brandee Thomas led the Rams to the win, as she collected a game-high 21 kills in the match.

Brandey Rodriguez followed Thomas with nine kills, while Grace Caughey had seven, along with 16 digs.

Mackenzie Whalen led the game in set assists with 40 and complemented her assists with a game-high 17 digs. Alyssa Cafarelli had 15 digs of her own.

Framinghamโ€™s key to victory was outlasting Bridgewater in the first set and collecting nine more digs than the Bears.

In the MASCAC semifinal, the Framingham State Rams lost in three-straight sets to the Worcester State Lancers.

The Lancers won the three set by scores of 25-15, 25-13, and 25-14.

Worcester collected 22 more kills than the Rams.

Framingham was led in kills by Thomas and Rodriguez, as each had six.

Cafarelli came away with a team-high 17 digs, while Caughey followed her with 15. Fay contributed 11 of her own as well.

The Rams finish their season 17-15, just one game short of the MASCAC finals.