By Liam Gambon & Carlos Silva
On Saturday, March 9, the Rams traveled to face-off against the UMass Dartmouth Corsairs.
Framingham controlled the game early, scoring six straight unanswered goals in the opening 10 minutes. Grace Gamache supplied three of the Rams’ six goals.
The Corsairs scored a goal of their own two minutes after the Rams’ run, but Framingham went on a 4-0 run over the next seven minutes, stretching their lead 10-1.
UMass Dartmouth scored one more goal before another run by the Rams. From the end of the first half and into the beginning of the second, Framingham scored seven straight goals. Alissa Marino scored two of the seven goals on the run.
The two teams then traded goals for the remainder of the game, resulting in a 19-5 victory for the Rams.
Framingham outshot UMass Dartmouth heavily in the game 36-14.
Gamache led the way for the Rams, scoring five goals on seven shots, adding in three assists. Marino followed her with three goals on four shots, and two assists.
Indigo Fox Tree-McGrath picked up the win for the Rams in net.
Marino led the way to the Rams’ 12-8 victory against Wheaton the following Wednesday March 13, with five goals and an assist.
The Lyons got on the board first just over a minute into the game on an unassisted tally from Kennelly Allerton.
The Rams answered right back, tying the game 20 seconds later on an unassisted goal by Morgan Begley.
Two straight goals by Wheaton put the hosts on top 3-2 with just under 18 minutes remaining in the opening half.
The Rams responded with two straight goals, including one from Marino off a feed from Gamache.
Gamache then converted for her first of the game off a nice pass from Marino for the 4-3 lead.
Wheaton tied the game on a marker by Emma Ford with 14:19 on the clock.
Marino connected off another Gamache helper , and Hanna McMahon followed with an unassisted tally for the 6-4 lead.
The Lyons added one more before the half from Lilly Callahan to head to the locker room trailing the Rams 6-5.
Marino opened the scoring in the second half with a goal just over five minutes in, pushing the lead back to two.
Kyra Schwartzman scored less than a minute later, cutting the gap to 7-6.
Two straight goals from the Rams pushed the lead back to three.
Nicole Pacheco struck first, and Marino followed with her third of the game off a feed from Hailey Davis.
Meg Sharick cut the deficit to two for the Lyons, 9-7, with her goal with 9:59 on the clock.
Two goals for the Rams – an unassisted tally from Begley and Marino’s fourth of the game – pushed the lead back to four with just over five minutes on the clock.
The FSU win puts the Rams at 2-1 on the season.