The Rams’ women’s lacrosse team traveled to take on the Roger Williams Hawks for a nonconference match Feb. 29.
Framingham took the beginning of the first quarter by storm, grabbing two goals by senior Morgan Begley and junior Hanna McMahon less than seven minutes in.
The Hawks responded quickly and managed to sneak in three goals of their own.
Roger Williams led 4-2 over Framingham with less than ten minutes to play in the first.
The second quarter saw a lot of back and forth between both teams.
Begley managed to secure her second goal of the match to bring the score within one point, but both teams fought to add an additional goal, leaving the Rams trailing 5-4 going into the half.
In the beginning of the third quarter, junior Jenna McMahon found the back of the net to tie the score at 5.
Shortly after, the Hawks found their momentum, and had an uninterrupted 7-0 run during the next ten minutes of play.
The run resulted in Roger Williams holding a 12-5 lead over Framingham.
The Rams rallied in the fourth quarter to pull the lead within four, but the Hawks continued battling to hang on to their lead.
Both teams secured scoring opportunities in the closing minutes of the game, but Roger Williams ultimately sent the Rams home with a 13-9 loss.
Senior Grace Gamache led the way for Framingham with three goals and an assist for the contest, while McMahon and Begley took home a pair of goals each.
The Rams are now 1-2 this season, however they remain 0-0 in the MASCAC until their first conference game March 28.
Framingham hosts the Johnson and Wales Wildcats for their home opener at 12 p.m. March 7.