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2011-2012 Men's Soccer News

January 23, 2012
42 Rams Named to Fall 2011 MASCAC All-Academic Team
Buzzards Bay, Mass. — A total of 500 student-athletes, including 42 from Framingham State University, have been honored by the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference with selection to the league’s Fall 2011 All-Academic Team as announced by MASCAC Commissioner Angela Baumann.

January 3, 2012
Vieira Named ECAC Division III New England Men’s Soccer All-Star
Framingham, Mass. – Sophomore midfielder Ronaldo Vieira (Framingham, Mass.) was named a 2011 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Men’s Soccer All-Star. Vieira was a first team selection by the ECAC and joins Salem State’s Rafael Santos as the only two Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s soccer players honored by the ECAC.

December 14, 2011
Vieira Named to NSCAA Men’s All-New England South First Team
Framingham, Mass. – Sophomore midfielder Ronaldo Vieira (Framingham, Mass.) was named to the 2011 NCAA Division III Men’s All-New England South First Team by the Nation Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).

November 14, 2011
Vieira and DaSilva Earn Major Awards as Men’s Soccer Places Five on All-Conference Team
Buzzards Bay, Mass. – The 2011 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s soccer Regular Season and Tournament Champion Framingham State University Rams placed five players on the 2011 All-MASCAC Teams and sophomore midfielder Ronaldo Vieira (Framingham, Mass.) was named the Player of the Year and freshman midfielder Bryan DaSilva (Milford, Mass.) the Rookie of the Year

November 13, 2011
Men's Soccer Eliminated from NCAA Tournament with Loss to Montclair
Montclair, NJ – Montclair State University got goal scoring from five different players as the Red Hawks advanced to the Second Round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Championship with a 5-0 victory over Framingham State on Saturday at MSU Soccer Park.

November 9, 2011
Updated NCAA Tournament Information: Men’s Soccer to Play Montclair State on Saturday at 11 a.m., Game Program Downloads Now Available
Framingham, Mass. – The 2011 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s soccer Regular Season and Tournament Champion Framingham State University Rams, who are making their first NCAA appearance since 2008, will travel to Montclair State

November 7, 2011
Men’s Soccer Earns Program's Third NCAA Bid – Rams to Play Montclair State
Framingham, Mass. – The 2011 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s soccer Regular Season and Tournament Champion Framingham State University Rams will make the program’s third appearance in the NCAA Division III Championship this week as the Rams received the MASCAC’s automatic bid after winning the conference tournament on Saturday.

November 7, 2011
DaSilva Named MASCAC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week
Framingham, Mass. – Framingham State University freshman midfielder Bryan DaSilva (Milford, Mass.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for the week ending November 5th, 2011 after being named the Most Valuable Player during the 2011 MASCAC Men’s Soccer Championship.

November 5, 2011
Men’s Soccer Captures 2011 MASCAC Tournament Championship with 2-0 Win Over Salem State
Framingham, Mass. – Freshman Bryan DaSilva (Milford, Mass.) was selected the Tournament’s Most Valuable Player as the top seeded Framingham State University men’s soccer team defeated second seed Salem State 2-0 this afternoon in the finals of the 2011 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Men’s Soccer Championship at Maple Street Field.

November 3, 2011
Men’s Soccer Advances to MASCAC Tournament Final with 4-3 Over Westfield
Framingham, Mass. – The top seeded Framingham State University men’s soccer team defeated fourth seed Westfield State 4-3 this afternoon in one semi-final of the 2011 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s soccer Championship at Maple Street Field.

November 2, 2011
Men's Soccer Earns Top Seed in 2011 MASCAC Men's Soccer Championships
Buzzards Bay, Mass.— Framingham State University has earned the top seed in the 2011 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Championships, which begin with semi-final round play on Thursday, November 3rd and conclude with the 2011 MASCAC Championship match on Saturday, November 5th.

October 29, 2011
Men’s Soccer Falls to Westfield State 1-0 – Rams MASCAC Men’s Soccer Regular Season Champions
Westfield, Mass. – The Framingham State University men’s soccer team closed the regular season with a 1-0 loss at MASCAC foe Westfield State in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s soccer action on Saturday afternoon.

October 26, 2011
Endicott Squeaks by Men’s Soccer 1-0
Framingham, Mass. – Sophomore Bobby Durben (Stow, Mass.) tallied the game’s only goal in the second half to lift the visiting Endicott College Gulls to a 1-0 win today over the Framingham State Rams in non-conference men’s soccer action at Maple Street Field.

October 22, 2011
Men's Soccer Shutsout Fitchburg State 3-0
Fitchburg, Mass. – Sophomore Romulo Carvalho (Milford, Mass.) tallied a goal and an assist to lead the Framingham State University men’s soccer team to 3-0 win this morning over Fitchburg State in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at Elliot Field.

October 18, 2011
Strong Second Half Leads Keene State Past Men’s Soccer
Framingham, Mass. – Sophomore forward Scott Douglas (East Greenwich, RI) notched a hat trick for the Keene State College men’s soccer team as the Owls defeated the Framingham State University Rams 4-1 this afternoon in non-conference action at Maple Street Field.

October 15, 2011
Men’s Soccer and Bridgewater State Play to 2-2 Draw
Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University men’s soccer team battled Bridgewater State University to a 2-2 double overtime draw this afternoon in Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s soccer action at Maple Street Field.

October 8, 2011
Men’s Soccer Comes From Behind to Defeat MCLA in Overtime
Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University men’s soccer team rallied from a two goal first half deficit to defeat MCLA 3-2 in overtime this afternoon in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s soccer action at Maple Street Field.

October 4, 2011
Men’s Soccer Hands Springfield College First Loss of Season
Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University men’s soccer team dealt Springfield College their first loss of the season today as the Rams used a second half goal to defeat the Pride 1-0 at Framingham’s Maple Street Field.

October 3, 2011
Cardeiro Named MASCAC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week
Framingham, Mass. – Framingham State University freshman midfielder Cory Cardeiro (Fall River, Mass.) has been named the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for the week ending October 2nd, 2011.

October 1, 2011
Men’s Soccer Blanks Salem State 2-0
Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University men’s soccer team remains unbeaten atop the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s soccer standings after defeating the Salem State Vikings 2-0 this afternoon in MASCAC action at Maple Street Field.

September 28, 2011
Men's Soccer Defeated 4-1 by Rhode Island College
Providence, RI - Behind a pair of first half goals from senior forward Bruno Costa (Pawtucket, RI), the Rhode Island College men’s soccer team topped Framingham State in a physical battle, 4-1, for their third consecutive victory on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2011
Men's Soccer Uses Strong Second Half to Defeat Worcester State, 2-0
Worcester, Mass. - A pair of second-half goals by senior Peter Maranto (Haverhill, Mass.) and sophomore Romulo Carvalho (Milford, Mass.) gave the Framingham State University men’s soccer team all they needed to defeat the host Worcester State Lancers, 2-0, in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s soccer action this morning at Coughlin Field.

September 21, 2011
Men's Soccer Falls to Babson 5-1
Babson Park, Mass. – The Babson College men’s soccer team scored five unanswered goals to overcome an early 1-0 deficit en route to a 5-1 victory over visiting Framingham State University in a non-conference matchup at Hartwell-Rogers Field on Wednesday.

September 17, 2011
Men’s Soccer Opens Conference Play with 2-0 Victory over Mass. Maritime
Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University men’s soccer opened Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this afternoon at Maple Street Field with a 2-0 victory over Massachusetts Maritime Academy. With the win the Rams improve to 1-3-1 on the year and are 1-0 in conference,

September 13, 2011
Roger Williams Defeats Men's Soccer, 4-1
Bristol, R.I. – The Roger Williams University Men’s Soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to five games, as the Hawks defeated visiting Framingham State University 4-1 Thursday evening in non-conference action.

September 10, 2011
Men's Soccer Falls to WPI 3-1
Worcester, Mass. - Jason Hopkins (Mendon, Mass.) and Chris Ciampa (Danvers, Mass.) each registered their fourth goal of the season to propel host WPI to a 3-1 victory over Framingham State in a non-conference men’s soccer contest played on a sun-soaked Alumni Field Saturday morning.   WPI remains undefeated as it moves to 4-0 on the year while the visiting Rams slip to 0-2-1.

September 7, 2011
Men's Soccer Shutout at MIT, 4-0
Cambridge, Mass. – Two goals by MIT in the first 10 minutes of action propelled the Engineers to a 4-0 win over Framingham State University in a non-conference men’s soccer tilt on Wednesday afternoon. Senior Zach Kabelac (Potomac, Md.) and freshmen Nick Diamantoni (Belle Mead, N.J.) and John Kramer (Glastonbury, Conn.) each recorded one goal and an assist for the Engineers.

September 3, 2011
Men’s Soccer Battles Gordon to 1-1 Double Overtime Draw in Season Opener
Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University men’s soccer team used a goal late in regulation to salvage a 1-1 double overtime draw with Gordon College this afternoon in non-conference action at Maple Street Field. The match was the season and home opener for the Rams who are now 0-0-1 on the year,

August 22, 2011
Men’s Soccer Tabbed to Finish Fourth in MASCAC Preseason Poll
Framingham, Mass. – The Framingham State University men’s soccer team has been chosen to finish fourth in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) men’s soccer preseason poll in voting conducted by the conference’s eight coaches. The Rams received 44 points including a single first place vote.