Nardizzi Scores in Rams 3-1 Loss to MIT

By MIT athletics


FRAMINGHAM – Sparked by a career-high two goals by senior Isaac Perper the MIT men’s soccer team improved to 2-0-1 with a 3-1 victory over Framingham State University on Saturday evening in Cambridge.

Framingham State is now 1-2 this season.


  • Perper scored his two goals in a span of 1:20 midway through the first half to give the Engineers a 2-0 advantage. His first goal of the night was an unassisted strike from the top of the box and his second goal came off a bicycle kick pass via first-year Richter Brzeski (Los Angeles, Calif.).

  • Framingham State got one back prior to halftime as senior Bryant Nardizzi finished a through ball from his brother Bryce Nardizzi from the 25-yard line in the 37th minute.
  • MIT netted an insurance goal in the 78th minute as first-year Alex Weiler  headed the ball into the back of the goal off a free kick from junior Carlos Hernandez, who was lined up on the left side of the field just outside the 18-yard box. 


  • MIT outshot Framingham State by a 16-11 margin and held the Rams to just one corner kick compared five for the host Engineers.
  • In net, senior Jeremy Cowham recorded two saves for the Engineers to improve to 2-0-1, while Rams keeper James Hartshorn stopped the ball four times over 90 minutes and dropped to 1-2-0 this fall.


The Rams host Clark on Wednesday, September 11 at 4:30 p.m. at Rams Field on Maple Street.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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