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FRAMINGHAM — The Framingham State University softball team picked up a pair of five inning victories Saturday afternoon as they defeated MCLA 12-0 and 8-0 in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) doubleheader  at Maple Street Field.     

Framingham State improves to 19-9 and remains undefeated in the Conference at 6-0.

MCLA drops to 6-20 and 0-6 in the MASCAC  

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Game 1:  

  • In the opener, the Rams grabbed a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first on an RBI fielder’s choice from Talia Duca and an error. 
  • The Rams opened the game up with seven in the second extending the lead to 9-0. Brooke Grassia reached on an infield single driving in a pair and Makayla Rooney added a two-run single up the middle. Gwendolyn Carpenter added a three-run homer in the frame. 
  • The Rams added two more in the third and one in the fourth to reach the final margin. 
  • Grassia finished the game with three hits and two RBI, while Rooney chipped in with three hits, three runs scored and three RBI. 
  • Carpenter picked up three hits with a run scored and four RBI, while Angelina Lynch also recorded a pair of hits. 

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Game 2: 

  • In game two, the Rams plated four runs in the bottom of the first inning on a two run double from Carpenter who then stole home later in the inning. Duca added a sacrifice fly in the inning. 
  • The Rams added a single run in the bottom of the third on a fielder’s choice and a single run in the fourth on a Grassia sacrifice fly. 
  • The Rams plated two runs in the bottom of the fifth on solo homer from Carpenter and a Keely Scotia RBI double to reach the eight-run margin. 
  • Olyvia Mendonca earned the victory in the circle going five innings allowing no runs on three hits with three strikeouts.  
  • Carpenter went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and three RBI, 

UP NEXT: The Rams are back in action on Monday when they host Salem State for a pair of games beginning at noon. 

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.