5 Players in Double Figures As Framingham State Downs Bridgewater 78-54

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FRAMINGHAM –  The Framingham State University women’s basketball team saw all five starters record double figures as the Rams defeated Bridgewater State 78-54 Friday evening in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at the Athletic Center on the campus of Framingham State University. 

Rams improve to 14-3 and remain undefeated in Conference play.

Bridgewater drops to 10-7 and 2-2 in the Conference.


  • Gwendolyn Carpenter led all scorers with a game-high 19 points to go along with seven rebounds, five assists and four steals. 
  • Flannery O’Connor recorded her third double double of the week and fourth straight for the Rams as she tallied 18 points and grabbed a game-high 17 boards. 
  • Krysta Padellaro also tallied 18 points for the Rams on 7-of-14 from the field to go along with six rebounds, two assists and three steals. 

  • Camille Desrochers chipped in with 12 points for the Rams on 4-of-9 from behind the arc, while Katty Haidul finished the game just shy of a double double with 11 points and nine boards. 
  • The Bears received 10 points from Olivia Dziadyk who connected on 5-of-6 from the floor and added two assists. 
  • Arielle Cleveland chipped in with 10 pooints off the bench for the Bears. She connected on 5-of-9 from the floor and added five boards.  
  • Kylie Grassi added eight points and seven boards with a block for the Bears. 


  • In the opening quarter the Rams used a 9-0 run capped by an O’Connor bucket to take a 14-4 lead with just under two minutes remaining in the period.  Bridgewater answered with six straight points to close the quarter and cut the gap to 14-10. 
  • A Desrochers three pushed the lead to 17-10 in the opening minutes of the second, but Bridgewater received layups from Eryn Rice and Maggie Hester closing the gap to three, 17-14, with 7:39 on the clock. 
  • The Rams pushed the lead back to eight before a Hester jumper closed the gap to four with 3:28 on the clock. 

  • The Rams closed the half scoring the final six points including four from Padellaro to take a 30-20 lead into the locker room. 
  • Bridgewater cut the deficit to nine in the early minutes of the third before the Rams used a 15-4 run to take a 49-29 lead with just under five to play in the quarter.  The Rams pushed the lead to 24 on a Carpenter three with just under three on the clock before closing the third leading 56-35. 
  • The Rams took their largest lead of the game, 61-35, on a Desrochers three with 8:26 on the clock in the fourth quarter and maintained the sizable lead throughout the remainder of the game. 


The Rams are back in action on Monday when they travel to Fitchburg State at 5 p.m., while the Bears travel to Salem State on Monday at 6 p.m.   


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