By Liam Gambon
The Framingham State Rams took on UMass-Dartmouth on Sept. 1 to open the new season.
The Rams’ first goal of the season came from Justin Hansen off an assist from Isaac De Souza as he beat out a defender up the middle.
The next goal came from De Souza, assisted by Ken Stahovish to put the Rams up 2-0. Under two minutes later, Dartmouth got on the board with an unassisted goal from Elvis Mendes.
Approximately nine minutes later, De Souza scored his second goal of the match off an assist from Stahovish again, to extend the Rams lead to 3-1. Dartmouth got on the board one last time, with a goal from Fabio Araujo assisted by Mendes.
Vinicius Rosa wrapped up the game with an unassisted goal to finish at 4-2 and give the Rams the victory.
Josh Arno finished the game with four saves, two goals allowed for the Rams in his first win of the season.
The Framingham State Rams hosted Curry College in a Wednesday night double-overtime thriller.
Stahovish started the game with a goal in approximately the 13 minute off an assist from Pedro Santos. Stahovish scored again 20 minutes later off an assist from Hansen to make the lead 2-0 in the first half.
Ben Silvia scored the first goal for Curry in the second half, assisted by Brandon Rinaldi. Silvia scored one minute later off an assist from Christian Mancini to tie up the game. Five minutes later, Giancarlo Orsini gave Curry their first lead of the game off an assist from Ari Mench.
De Souza tied the game up with an unassisted goal in the 78 minute to send the game to overtime.
Silvia completed the hat trick in double overtime off an assist from Mancini to seal the victory for Curry College 4-3.
Arno started the game for the Rams allowing three goals and saving six, before being replaced by Davidge who took the loss allowing one goal and saving two.