Vikings Sink Rams in Conference Quarterfinals 3-0

By Framingham State athletics

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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.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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