Women’s Soccer falls to Keene State

The Rams’ women’s soccer team fell to the Keene State Owls 8-0 Oct. 9.

The Owls got ahead early, scoring their first goal only nine minutes into the game. They managed to score four more times within the next 30 minutes, leaving the Rams down by five at halftime. 

The Owls continued their momentum in the second half, controlling most of the play for the remainder of the game.

Mandi Dovas managed to score the first two goals of her career in a short four minutes, increasing their lead to seven early on in the second half. 

Keene State secured their eighth and final goal in the 72nd minute, ending the game with a shutout. 

In total, they outshot the Rams 26 to 13 by the end. 

Caitlyn Our led Framingham in shots on goal with three. Madison Brown made nine saves on 17 shots. 

Senior Samantha Beninati said, “We have a lot of obstacles that we need to overcome. We have many injured players. We need to be more confident in our abilities, and we need to trust each other. 

“The game was rough, but it’s a good learning opportunity for us to build off,” she added. 

The Rams are now 2-8-1 in the season, and 2-1-0 in the MASCAC. They travel to Westfield State to take on more Owls Oct. 12. 

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