Women’s Soccer Falls in MASCAC Action at Bridgewater

Women’s Soccer Falls in MASCAC Action at Bridgewater

Bridgewater, Mass. – Bridgewater State junior forwards Emma Sanders (Seekonk, Mass.) and Alana Vincent (Taunton, Mass.) tallied two goals apiece to lead the Bears women's soccer team to a 4-2 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) victory over visiting Framingham State University on Saturday at Swenson Field.


Score: Bridgewater State 4, Framingham State 2

- Records:  Bridgewater State (4-2-1, 2-0 MASCAC), Framingham State (0-7, 0-2 MASCAC)

Location: Swenson Field – Bridgewater, Mass.


  • Junior forward Erin Angelillo (Southington, Conn.) scored off the rebound of her own blocked shot to stake the visitors to an early 1-0 lead just 3:10 into the game.
  • The Bears answered in the 9th minute as Sanders scored off the rebound of a blocked shot. Freshman forward Delaney Langton (Scituate, Mass.) ripped a shot from the left side that was blocked by a Framingham defender and deflected off Sander's knee and into the back of the net.
  • Vincent got behind the Framingham defense and beat the Framingham netminder with a shot inside the left post in the 11th minute. Junior defender Kaitlyn Bongarzone (Mansfield, Mass.) assisted on the goal as she sent Vincent in with a long thru-ball.
  • Vincent potted her second goal of the day, and team-leading fourth of the season, in the 27thminute off a cross from junior forward Amelia Burke (Plymouth, Mass.). Vincent's shot from the top of the 18 beat the keeper through the five-hole.
  • A perfectly placed shot by FSU freshman forward Olivia Mihalek (Northborough, Mass.) from 28-yards out in the 41st minute cut the deficit to 3-2. Mihalek's shot went off the bottom of the crossbar, off the left post and inside the right post.
  • The two teams would head to the break with Bridgewater holding onto the 3-2 lead.
  • Sanders scored on a penalty kick after she was taken down in the box in the 62nd minute to provide an insurance marker. The goal marked Sander's third of the 2018 campaign.


  • The Bears finished with a 23-14 shot advantage including a 14-14 edge in the second half. Bridgewater also held a 5-2 advantage in corner kick attempts.
  • BSU junior goalkeeper Kellie Souza (Wilmington, Mass.) made three saves to record her fourth win of the season.
  • Framingham freshman keeper Madison Brown (Attleboro, Mass.) turned aside four shots in 75-plus minutes of action after coming on in relief of senior starter Jennifer Stevens (Hopkinton, Mass.).  Stevens made one save as she was the goalkeeper of record. 


  • The Bears are off until next Saturday (Sept. 29) when they travel to Fitchburg State University to take on the Falcons at 10:00 AM.
  • The Rams host non-conference foe Salve Regina University on Tuesday afternoon at 4:30. 


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