By Framingham State athletics
FRAMINGHAM – Framingham State University senior Meaghann Ackerman (pictured) scored off a penalty corner with time expired in overtime to lead the Framingham State field hockey team to a 3-2 victory over Regis Tuesday evening at Maple Street Field.
It was the seaon and home opener for the Rams, who are now 1-0 on the season. Regis College drops to 0-2.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Pride opened up the scoring in the ninth minute when Aineen Callahancarried the ball about fifteen yards before beating the Rams keeper.
- Regis doubled their lead when Yvonne Abate tipped in a strike from Callahan.
- The Rams scored late in the opening frame when Jordyn O’Boyle scored off a pass from Ackerman.
- The Rams tied the score early in the second stanza when Caitlin Baril scored off her own rebound.
- Just prior to time expiring in the first overtime the Rams were awarded a corner. Bailey Donelly, a Framingham High graduate, sent in a pass to Ackerman who blasted a strike from the top of the arc.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- Haley Duggan, another Framingham High graduate, made four saves before giving way to Grace Pushor who made ten saves in her first collegiate win.
- Hope Winkin turned away six shots before being relieved by Erin Moore (Rosedale, MD).
- The Rams outshot the Pride 26-to-20.
- Framingham State was awarded 13 penalty corners to the Pride’s six.
The Rams host Westfield State in their Little East opener on Saturday, September 8 at 2 p.m.
Photo courtesy of Framingham State athletics