Nardizzi Tallies a Pair as Men’s Soccer Defeats Worcester State 4-1

Bryce Nardizzi
Bryce Nardizzi

Worcester, Mass. - The Framingham State University men's soccer received a pair of goals from junior Bryce Nardizzi (Framingham, Mass.) as the Rams defeated Worcester State University 4-1 this afternoon in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at Coughlin Field.

THE BASICS:

- Score:   Framingham State 4, Worcester State 1

- Records: Framingham State (10-5-2, 4-0-2 MASCAC), Worcester State (6-7-2, 3-2-1 MASCAC)

Location:  Coughlin Field – Worcester, Mass.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Lancers struck first in the 30th minute with a goal off the foot of Bryan Brasil.  Tomas Caneira found a gap in the defense and fed a pass to Brasil who converted
  • A Worcester State foul in the box in the 33rd minute led to a penalty.  Senior Ken Stahovish (Springfield, Mass.) took the kick and sent it to the bottom left corner evening the score at 1-1.
  • Another Worcester State foul led to the Rams second goal of the contest as Nardizzi converted a free kick from 30 yards out in the 43rd minute for the 2-1 lead.
  • Nardizzi and sophomore Akeem Bucknor (Manchester, Jamaica) added insurance markers for the Rams in the second half to help secure the victory.

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • The Rams held a 15-10 advantage in shots for the game including 7-3 in the first half.  Each team attempted three corner kicks in the game.
  • Corey Davidge (Blackstone, Mass.) earned the win in net for the Rams making just one save, while Henri Guilmette took the loss for the Lancers and made four saves.
  • The Rams have reached the 10 victory mark for the first time since the 2010 season when they went 11-10-1 on the year.

 

UP NEXT:

The Rams host Lasell College on Wednesday for a non-conference at 4:30 p.m.