Roger Williams Defeats Framingham State 13-9


By Framingham State athletics


BRISTOL, RHODE ISLAND – The Framingham State University women’s lacrosse team was defeated 13-9 by Roger Williams University this afternoon in non-conference action at Bayside Field in Bristol, RI

Both teams were selected as the preseason favorites in their respective conference’s preseason polls.

Roger Williams is now 2-0 this season.

Framingham State falls to 1-2 overall.


  • Senior attack Grace Gamache (Dartmouth) paced the Rams on the offensive end with three goals and an assist.
  • Junior Hanna McMahon (Watertown) tallied a pair of goals with a helper, while senior Morgan Begley (Milton) also found the back of the net twice.
  • Senior Nicole Pacheco (Woburn) tallied one marker with two assists, while junior Jenna McMahon (Watertown) finished with a goal.
  • The Hawks were led by three goals and three assists from Mandy Beck, while Devon Sarazin recorded three goals with a helper.
  • Lily Cunningham scored twice for the hosts and Shayne Rivard finished with a goal and two assists in the contest.
  • Freshman Alexis Burleigh (Vernon, Conn.) took the loss in net making three saves, while Lydia Nelson earned the win for the Hawks and made eight stops.


  • The Rams led 2-1 just under seven minutes into the game after goals from Begley and McMahon, but three straight from the Hawks gave them a 4-2 lead with just under 10 remaining.   
  • Begley converted a free position opportunity to pull the Rams within one, but the two teams traded goals to end the half and the Hawks led 5-4 at the break.
  • Jenna McMahon tied the game in the opening minutes of the second, but the Hawks tallied a 7-0 run over the next 11 minutes to take a 12-5 lead.
  • The Rams rallied back pulling within four, 12-8, on a Gamache marker with just over 10 remaining, but the two teams traded goals over the final seven minutes to reach the final margin.

UP NEXT:                   

The Rams are back in action next Saturday, March 7, with their home opener when they host Johnson & Wales at 12 p.m.


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