Rams Fly Past Falcons 15-5

Photo and report by Framingham State athletics

FITCHBURG – The Framingham State University women’s lacrosse team led 8-2 at the half as the Rams cruised to a 15-5 victory over Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference action at Elliot Field on Saturday, April 13.

With the win Framingham State remains undefeated in the Conference at 4-0 and 11-3 overall.

Fitchburg State now falls to 2-11 overall.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Falcons took a 1-0 lead before the Rams rattled off six straight to take control of the contest. 
  • Junior Nichole Pacheco tallied twice, while sophomore Hanna McMahon, classmate Morgan Begley, junior Perin Genaway, and freshman Tara Palermo tallied one apiece.
  • Tracy Long cut the deficit to 6-2 for the Falcons, but back-to-back for the Rams from sophomore Alissa Marino and Chandler Farley pushed the lead to 8-2.
  • The Rams scored three straight to start the second half pushing the advantage to 11-3.
  • The Falcons would get no closer as the Rams tallied the game’s final two goals.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Senior Indigo Fox Tree-McGrath and sophomore Mikayla Seavey combined in net to make 13 stops for the Rams.
  • Palermo and Pacheco finished the game with three goals apiece for the rams, while Farley and Marino each tallied a pair.

UP NEXT:

The Rams are back in action on Tuesday when they host Westfield State in a MASCAC tilt at 7 p.m.   

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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

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