Field hockey earns first win of season

Updated: Aug 10


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By Amelia Foley


Framingham State University faced Eastern Connecticut on Sept. 26 in a LEC game.


The first half started off completely scoreless. The Rams were able to keep Eastern Connecticut off the board even though Eastern received nine penalty corners against the Rams in the first half.


In the second half, Eastern quickly tallied up points. The first came from senior Laura Chico at 37:32. The second goal came 10 minutes later at 47:08 from another senior, Brianna Passero.


The third and final goal was scored by senior Paige Schneider, only three minutes after Passero.


Although Eastern was able to put three points on the board in 14 minutes, that was all they would get for the rest of the game.


Framingham remained scoreless for entire game, resulting in a 3-0 shutout for Eastern.


With the win, Eastern secures fourth place in the LEC conference. Framingham was outshot 14-2 in the game.


Rosemary Talbot made two saves during the game.


 

Framingham dropped to 0-4 in the LEC after a loss to Bridgewater State on Sept. 29.


The game started off at a slow pace but eventually Bridgewater’s Kelsey Kiely scored the ?rst goal of the game at 30:07.


Kiely scored again six minutes later at 36:57, giving the Bears a 2-0 lead.


Sharon Sears brought the Lady Rams back in the game scoring two consecutive goals, the first assisted by Cady Kelly at 43:06 and the second at 47:54.


The Rams’ success was short-lived. Mary Roche got another one past Talbot at 53:47.


Four minutes later, Emily Mosca tallied on another point, which was followed by the Bear’s fifth goal at 64:03.


Framingham’s Hannah Carnes scored one more goal with only six minutes left in the game.


But that was the final goal for Framingham. The Bears added one more point to their score off a corner with time expired.


The final score was 6-3 Bridgewater. Bridgewater outshot Framingham 14-7. Talbot made a total of eight saves.



 


The Lady Rams won their first game of the season on Oct. 1 after they beat Becker College in a non-conference game at Maple Street.


Framingham was an awarded a penalty 14 minutes into the game. Samantha Pajer took a shot on net but Gabrielle Gallo stopped the shot, keeping the Rams off the board.


A minute later, Carnes completed a pass from Amie Souza, and launched the ball into the back of the Hawks’ net.


The remainder of the game stayed scoreless as Talbot kept the Hawks off the board.


Amy Grenier tried to get Becker on the board when she took a shot from the top of the circle, but Talbot made the save.


The final score was 1-0 and Framingham outshot Becker 23-13.


With the win, Framingham rose to 1-7 on the season while Becker fell to 1-10. The Rams’ next matchup will be Saturday, Oct. 3, at Salem State.



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