By Matt Ferris
Framingham traveled to Rivier College on Thursday, Sept. 27 for a nonconference match.
Meaghann Ackerman got the scoring started for the Rams in the ninth minute of the game, as she took a pass and fired it into the back of the net to make it 1-0.
Rivier answered back in the 22nd minute when Maegan Sheehy took a pass from Jaclyn Fraser and knotted the game at 1.
The Rams took the lead back in the 40th minute of action. Jordyn O’Boyle ripped a shot into the net to put the Rams up 2-1.
Ackerman added an insurance goal in the 51st minute to seal the victory for the Rams. Her second goal of the game came when she received a pass and beat the Rivier goalie to make 3-1.
The Rams’ defense held up the rest of the way and did not surrender another goal to earn a 3-1 win.
Ackerman led the Rams’ offense on the day, scoring two goals on Ave shot attempts.
Grace Pushor started in net for Framingham and played the whole game. She made 11 saves for the Rams.
The Rams earned their second victory and move to 2-4 on the season.