Rams Softball Advances in Conference Tourney With Shut Out of Worcester State

By Framingham State athletics

FRAMINGHAM – The second-seeded Framingham State University softball team received three hits and three RBI from freshman Farrah Adam (West Springfield, Mass.) as the Rams defeated sixth-seeded Worcester State 8-0 in six innings in on one quarterfinal of the 2019 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Softball Tournament at Maple Street Field.

With the loss Worcester State falls to 9-31.

With the win, Framingham State is now 21-18 overall.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Rams got on the board in the bottom of the first as they capitalized on three Worcester errors to score four runs.  Sophomore Grace Caughey reached on a fielding error allowing Camille Desrochers to score from third.  Senior Lauren Salisbury followed with a two-run double and freshman Farrah Adam followed with an RBI single.
  • The Rams added two more in the bottom of the third pushing the lead to 6-0.  Salisbury walked and came around to score on a double by Adam.  Adam moved to third on a wild pitch and then scored on an RBI double to left off the bat of classmate Laela Pepin
  • A single run in the bottom of the fifth on an Adam RBI single extended the lead to 7-0 for the Rams.
  • The Rams added a single run in the bottom of the sixth to reach the eight run rule.  Junior Mycala Moody walked to lead off the inning and moved to second on a single by Salisbury.  After an out, Moody scored from third on a base hit by Pepin.
  • Senior Kelsi Gunarathneearned the shutout victory in the circle going six innings and allowing just five hits with three strikeouts and no walks.
  • Carly Zielinski took the loss for the Lancers going two innings allowing six runs, three earned, on four hits with three strikeouts.


      

    UP NEXT:

    Both teams are back in action tomorrow after as the MASCAC Tournament continues.  With the win, the Rams advance to face top seed Bridgewater State in Bridgewater at 4 p.m.  With the loss, the Lancers fall into the loser’s bracket and will play an elimination game against Fitchburg State tomorrow in Fitchburg at 4 p.m.

     

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