Field Hockey wins overtime thriller against Regis
By Liam Gambon
On Tuesday, Sept. 4, the Framingham State Rams hosted Regis in what amounted to a suspenseful overtime victory for the Rams.
The Regis Pride got the scoring started for the game in the ninth minute of play when Aineen Callahan put one past Rams’ keeper Haley Duggan.
Regis then extended their lead to 2-0 with Callahan once again getting involved – this time assisting on an Yvonne Abate goal in the eighteenth minute.
In the 31st minute Framingham would strike back with a goal of their own off the stick of Jordyn O’Boyle, assisted by Meaghann Ackerman.
The game was tied early in the second period by Framingham when Caitlin Baril scored off her own rebound.
The game went into overtime when Ackerman, who assisted on the first goal of the game for
Framingham, scored the game-winning goal with almost no time left on the clock.
Framingham won the game 3-2.
Grace Pushor made the most of her debut in net, saving ten shots after coming in to replace Haley Duggan.
In the Rams’ next game on Saturday Sept. 8, they took a 4-2 loss against Westfield State at home.
Framingham State got on the board Srst in the 8th minute when Maddy Pimental netted a shot off an assist from Bailey Donelly.
The Westfield Owls tied the game at one in the 24th minute off a goal from Cheryl Latona.
The Owls scored again five minutes later with a goal from Carly Zona.
Westfield State then increased their lead 3-1 in the 36th minute before adding another goal four minutes later to extend their lead to 4-1.
Framingham cut the lead in half with one more goal in the 54th minute oO the stick of Tuesday’s hero Ackerman, assisted by Donelly and O’Boyle.
Pushor made eight saves in net in her first loss of the young season.
With the loss, the Rams drop to 1-1 on the year.