By Framingham State athletics
WEST HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT – The Framingham State men’s soccer team scored three second-half goals en route to a 4-2 victory over the University of St. Joseph’s on Saturday evening.
Framingham State is now 1-0-1 this season.
St. Joseph is now 1-1
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Rams opened the scoring in the 14th minute when Sherak Ayamga scored his first tally of the game. The hosts countered about ten minutes later when Benjamin Marchetti scored with a helper from Mergim Kutlovci to knot the score at one all heading to the half.
- The Rams scored three times coming out of the break. First, in the 1st minute of the second Ayamga tallied his second of the game. A few moments later Kunphel Sinha buried one past the USJ keeper to go up 3-1.
- The Rams would add to their lead in the 63rd minute when Gabriel Padilla scored to send the Rams to a three goal lead.
- The Blue Jays would score in the final moments to reach the 4-2 final margin.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- Joe Sturzo earned the win making six saves in goal for the Rams.
- Jose Miguel Garcia Martin made two saves for USJ.
- The Rams capitalized on their opportunities scoring four times on only six total shots. The Blue Jays had 18 total shots, eight of which were on net.
- The physical contest saw 55 total fouls called including six combined cautions
The Rams return will host Clark in their 2022 debut at Maple Street Field on Wednesday at 4 p.m.