By Richard Tranfaglia
Framingham State dominated its matchup against Salem State 13-5, on Apr. 22.
The Vikings struck first just two minutes into the game. Kaitlynn Palmer got the tally.
The Rams scored the next three goals and Grace Gamache had two of them. Lindsay Nixon accounted for the other score.
Courtney Smith made it a one-goal game at the 7:21 mark.
The final two minutes of the ?rst half were action packed, as each team scored two goals.
Kimberly Foley and Nicole Pacheco each scored for the Rams. Smith and Palmer each scored their second goal of the day.
The Rams took over the second half. They came out and scored four consecutive goals by Pacheco, Foley, Nixon and Gamache to take a 9-4 lead.
Samantha Barrett got the Vikings only goal of the half at the 17:08 mark.
FSU scored another four goals after to reach the final margin. Gamache, Pacheco, Shae Riley and Foley each contributed a score.
Gamache, Pacheco and Foley each had a hat trick on the day. Gamache scored her 30th goal of the season in the win.
The Rams outshot the Vikings 35-14. Gamache led with eight shots on goal while Smith led the Vikings with four.
Indigo Fox Tree-McGrath made six saves for the Rams and Karlie McLear made 13 stops for the Vikings.
The Rams move to 8-6 on the season and 3-2 in the MASCAC.
The Rams won its second straight game on Apr. 26 against Mass. Maritime by a score of 12-7.
Foley scored first for the Rams at the 27:54 mark.
Cammi Balentine tied the game at one just five minutes later.
A minute later, Stephanie Hunt gave Maritime the lead, scoring unassisted.
FSU scored the next ?ve goals to take a 6-2 lead. Pacheco, Gamache, Nixon, Riley and Claryssa Cunniff each contributed a score.
Dahlia Seggelin cut the lead to three at the 13:04 mark.
Pacheco scored her second of the day to make it a 7-3 game.
Hunt and Ashley Solari scored the next two goals for Maritime to cut the lead to two.
Gamache scored with a little over a minute left in the half making it 8-5.
Brianna Pingree cut the lead back to two goals after getting the tally for Maritime.
Gamache converted on a free position shot to give her a hat trick for the game.
Solari scored Maritime’s last goal of the game at the 8:58 mark.
The Rams scored the last three goals of the day to reach the final margin. Rylee Holmes scored the first of the three, followed by two scores by Pacheco, giving her a hat trick as well.
Framingham outshot Maritime 28-22. Gamache led the Rams with five shots on net while Hunt led Maritime with 11 shots.
Tree-McGrath made 10 saves for Framingham and Mikayla Correia made 13 stops for Maritime.
The Rams improve to 9-6 on the season and 4-2 in the MASCAC.
Framingham State dominated MCLA 17-1, on Apr. 28.
Gamache had two out of the first three goals of the game. Jessica Graham accounted for the second goal. Nixon and Perin Genaway got in on the scoring to take a 5-0 lead with 14 minutes left in the half.
Mackenzie Cutler had MCLA’s lone goal of the game coming at the 11:40 mark.
Kristen Keenan and Cunniff scored back-to-back goals in a 20 second span to take a 7-1 lead going into the break.
The second half was all Framingham, as they scored 10 goals on 15 shots. Gamache had another two goals giving her a team high-four. Graham and Foley each had two goals in the second half. Graham ended with a hat trick on the day. Gretchen Burgholzer, Emily Burnett, Haley Duggan and Nixon each had a tally in the half to reach the final margin.
The Rams outshot MCLA 41-2. Gamache and Graham each had six shots on goal in the win.
Tree-McGrath did not make a save for the Rams. Zoe Elwell had 11 saves for MCLA.
The Rams improve to 10-6 on the season and 5-2 in the MASCAC.
The Rams once again scored 17 goals as they defeated Regis 17-8 in a rescheduled match.
Gamache got the scoring going early with two goals in the first three minutes of play. She had a hat trick in the first 10 minutes of the game. Keenan, Riley and Pacheco each had a score to take a 6-0 lead just 11 minutes in.
Kerri Anselmo got Regis on the board at the 16:30 mark.
Nixon extended FSU’s lead to six at the 10:30 mark.
Regis managed to pull within two goals going on a 5-1 run in the final eight minutes of the ?rst half. Brooke Ross, Mackenzie Cattaruzza and Malorie Kiehl each scored. Arianna Woodley had two goals for Regis. Genaway had the goal for the Rams.
Pacheco scored coming out of the second half to take a 9-6 lead. Foley and Gamache had consecutive goals to go up five.
Anselmo cut the lead to four just three minutes later.
The Rams scored the next five goals to put the game away. Gamache and Pacheco each accounted for two scores during the run and Foley had the fifth goal. Gamache ended with six goals on the day.
Anselmo managed to get a hat trick with seven minutes left to reach the final margin for Regis.
Holmes had the last goal of the game at the 4:07 mark.
The Rams outshot the Pride 33-16. Gamache led with eight shots on goal while Anselmo led the Pride with six shots on net.
Tree-McGrath made five stops in the win, while Maresa Malcolm had 10 saves for Regis.
The Rams end the regular season with an 11-6 record.
The Rams won the MASCAC Quarter finals matchup against Worcester State by a score of 19-10.
Pacheco got on the board first for the Rams just a minute and a half in.
Alexis Vecchiarelli answered for the Lancers 30 seconds later.
The Rams then scored the next four goals to take a 5-1 lead. Pacheco, Riley, Foley and Audrey Duhaime each contributed a score.
The Lancers responded by scoring the next three goals to cut the lead to one. Kelly Austin, Angelina Sutherland and Mackenzie Little each tallied a goal.
The Rams had the next run, scoring four consecutive goals to go up ?ve. Foley and Duhaime each had two goals, giving each player a hat trick on the day.
Alaina Martin scored at the 4:02 mark to make it a 9-5 game.
Foley had back-to-back scores to end the first half, giving her five total goals in the half.
Just 20 seconds into the second half, Riley extended the Rams lead to seven.
Martin made it a six-goal game at the 23:58 mark.
The Rams went on another run in the game, this time it was five consecutive goals to take a 17-6 lead. Pacheco had two while Foley, Keenan and Gamache accounted for the other three.
Little and Kylie Farrell had back-to-back goals to make it a 17-8 game.
Foley and Gamache each scored again to reach the final margin for the Rams. Foley ended the game with a perfect seven goals on seven shots.
Little and Martin had the final two goals to reach the final score.
The Rams outshot the Lancers 30-19. Foley led the Rams with seven shots while Little led the Lancers with five shots.
Tree-McGrath made eight saves for the Rams and Krissy Pessa made six stops for the Lancers.