By Framingham State athletics
FRAMINGHAM – Salem State junior Casey McFall scored a goal in each half to lead #5 seeded Vikings to a 3-0 win over # 4 seed Framingham State in the MASCAC Women’s Soccer Quarterfinal on Tuesday evening at Maple Street Field in Framingham.
With the loss, Framingham State women’s soccer season comes to a close. The Rams were 5-12-1 overall.
With the win, Salem State now has a record of 6-10-1.
Salem State advances to the MASCAC semifinal round at #1 Worcester State Friday evening.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Vikings got on the board in the 18thminute when Emily Boyle sent in a cross the Rams keeper Jen Stevens attempted to clear but was gathered by McFall and deposited it into the open frame.
- Early in the second frame Salem added an insurance goal when McFall and Boyle teamed up again scoring on a long cross right to left.
- The Vikings added another tally in the 78thminute when Teagan Gilliss gathered a 50/50 ball dribbled around a defender and sent a strike in the upper left corner of the net.
- The Rams best chance to score came midway through the first half when Kayleigh Pallotta sent in a long strike that went just over the crossbar.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS
- Stevens turned away four shots in net for the Rams
- Amanda Backe saved two attempts for the Vikings.
- The Vikings outshot the Rams 14-to-9 and were awarded two corners the Rams one.