The Rams’ women’s soccer team lost to the Bridgewater State Bears 8-2 Oct. 19.
Framingham took the lead early with a goal by junior Casey Good off an assist from junior Jasmine Lees during the 15th minute.
The lead was short lived when the Bears’ Amelia Burke and Alana Vincent would score two goals each, in a span of six minutes.
They would go on to score an additional goal in the 44th minute, leaving the Rams down by four at halftime.
Bridgewater dominated most of the second half, burying three more goals.
Sophomore Camryn O’Leary managed to score one final goal for the Rams in the last two minutes of play, securing the final score of 8-2.
By the end of the game, the Bears managed to outshoot the Rams 31-12.
Senior Samantha Beninati said, “As a team, everyone seemed deflated. We started strong, but deteriorated by the end. Our team is not healthy, so that really puts a lot of strain on everyone mentally and physically.”
On Oct. 22, the Rams hosted the UMass Boston Beacons for a non-conference match.
The Beacons ran the show for the entire game, outshooting the Rams 33-2.
In the first half, UMass managed to put up three and block out the Rams from getting any shots on net.
The only two shots from Framingham came from O’Leary and Lees late in the second half, but they were unable to secure a goal.
The Beacons scored two more goals just three minutes apart, sealing their 5-0 win.
Rams’ goalkeeper Madison Brown still managed an impressive 17 saves by the end of the game.
Sophomore Jessica Morgan said, “We have definitely had our struggles. It has not been smooth sailing. However, we are working to fix it.”
The Rams have now dropped to 2-11-1 on the season. They host the Salem State Vikings for their “Senior Day” game Oct. 26.