Clark Defeats Framingham State 4-2

By Framingham State athletics


FRAMINGHAM -The Clark University men’s soccer team defeated Framingham State by a score of  4-2 Wednesday evening in Framingham.

With the win Clark University is now 4-1.

With the loss, Framingham State falls to 1-4 on the season.


  • The Cougars had a great chance to get on the board about 10 minutes in but a diving save by Rams keeper James Hartshorn (Chelmsford, Mass.) kept the score tied.
  • The Rams answered moments later with a chance of their own but the Cougars netminder Melvin Vincent (Rochester, Mass.) made a kick save by the left post to preserve the tie. 
  • The Cougars broke through in the 27th minute when Trevor Sheridan (Massapequa Park, NY) found the back of the net with help from Sean Munroe (Silver Spring, MD).

  • The Rams scored early in the second frame on a Gustavo Cassemiro (Minas Gerais, Brazil) penalty after Clark committed a foul in the box.
  • The Cougars answered with scores in the 58th and 60th minutes. First Alex Maiorano (Shrewsbury, Mass.) scored off a pass from Jonathan Guilherme (Oxford, Conn.). Moments later Munroe tallied after winning a 50-50 ball sent from Charlie Lane (Southborough, Mass.).
  • The Rams cut into the deficit in the 72nd minute when Cassemiro sent a beautiful long pass to Bryce Nardizzi (Framingham.) who sent it past Vincent to make it a one-score game.
  • The Cougars were able to extend the lead back to two when Munroe sent in a long strike over the head of Hartshorn.


  • Hartshorn made eight stops in net for the Rams while Vincent made two stops for Clark.
  • Clark outshot the Rams 11-to-9 in the first half and 23-to-13 in the contest.


The Rams return to the pitch on Saturday, September 14th when they travel to UMass Dartmouth at 4 p.m. 

The Cougars will host Colby-Sawyer on Wednesday, September 18th at 4 p.m.


Photo courtesy of Framingham State athletics

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

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

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