Rams Knock Out Hawks 3-0

By Framingham State athletics

FRAMINGHAM – The Framingham State University volleyball team received a match-best 14 kills and 12 digs from sophomore Brandee Thomas (North Kingstown, RI) as the Rams defeated Becker College 3-0 in non-conference action this evening at the Athletic Center in Framingham.

Framingham State 3, Becker 0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-14)

With the victory, Framingham State is now 11-9 overall.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

·         Thomas collected 14 kills on 35 attempts with five errors for a .257 attack percentage to go along with her 12 digs.

·         Freshman Hailey Sanders (Franklin, Mass.) chipped in with eight kills on 18 swings with a single error for a .389 attack percentage.  Sanders also added six blocks including four solo.

·         Sophomore Alyssa Cafarelli (Peoria, AZ) paced the back row with 13 defensive digs and three assists, while senior Deirdre Fay (Cornwall, NY) chipped in with 10 digs and two aces.

·         Junior Morgan Failla (Providence, RI) added 32 set assists and seven digs for the Rams.

·         The Hawks were paced by six kills and a game-high 19 digs from senior Morgan Gould.

·         Sophomore Joanna Bampi chipped in with 17 defensive digs and a kill, while senior Sofia Cullina recorded four kills and five digs.

·         Becker led 6-3 in the opening frame before the Rams came back and took the lead at 8-7.  The Rams extended the lead to as many as eight (19-11) before securing the victory in the set.

·         In the second, the frame was tied 13-13 when the Rams scored three straight to take control and never trailed again.

·         The Rams opened the third hot building a 7-3 lead and extending it to 16-8.  Becker used a run to close the gap to 18-14, but the Rams scored the final seven points of the match to secure the victory.

UP NEXT:

The Rams are back in action on Saturday when they travel to Elms for a non-conference match beginning at 1 p.m., while the Hawks travel to Nichols on Thursday 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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