By Framingham State athletics
EAST BOSTON – Three different Suffolk Rams scored and six student-athletes recorded a point as Suffolk women’s soccer blanked Framingham State, 3-0, Saturday afternoon at James A. Sartori Stadium at East Boston Memorial Park.
This was the home and season opener for Suffolk, who is now 1-0.
Framingham State Rams are now 0-2 on the season.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- Lily Christian started the action in first 15 minutes of action. Alex Stamatos crossed the ball in from the left side to Klaudia Rushi in the box. Rushi dished to Christian to the right side of the goal and the Rams’ rookie scored the one-timer 12:51 into the action.
- Christian’s goal was the lone mark in the first frame, but it would not be the only tally on the day. This time Christian assisted on the strike that gave Suffolk a two-goal cushion. Christian played a throw in Aislinn Servaes, who was front and center. Servaes beat a Framingham State defender, faked out another, and easily kicked the ball out of reach of Jetta Oskirko gloves to stretch the distance to 2-0 in the 59th minute.
- The visiting Rams made a chance between the pipes to slow up the host Rams in the 63rd minute. Sarah Lutsic held the blue-and-gold scoreless for a while, but not the rest of the way. Rushi had the ball on the right 15-yard line, fed Kylie Flynn in the center, who dished ahead to a wide-open Ashley Cassino-Henriquez on the left-hand side of the field. Cassino-Henriquez completed the pass around with a goal to put the game just out of reach for Framingham with just under five minutes remaining.
- In the 88th minute, Cassino-Henriquez had a chance again, but hit the cross bar to keep things at 3-0, Suffolk. That score held the rest of the way as the buzzer sounded.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- Rodrigues registered three saves in the complete game shutout.
- Lutsic and Oskirko split time in net. Lutsic had one save, while Oskirko turned aside five attempts.
- Suffolk held an advantage in every statistical category including shots, 17-6, shots on goal, 9-3, and corner kicks, 3-2.