Framingham, Mass. - The Framingham State University women's soccer team received a pair of goals from junior Caitlyn Our (Barnstable, Mass.) as the Rams defeated Curry College 2-0 in non-conference action at this afternoon at Maple Street Field.
- Score: Framingham State 2, Curry College 0
- Records: Framingham State (2-8), Curry College (7-5-1)
- Location: Maple Street Field - Framingham, Mass.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The two teams played a scoreless first half that saw Curry hold a slim 9-8 edge in shots. The Rams had a couple of chances to get on the board in the opening stanza. Freshman Olivia Mihalek (Northborough, Mass.) had a pair of shots from the top of the box, but one sailed wide and the other hit the cross bar and was cleared away by the Colonels.
- Curry had a solid scoring opportunity with about 20 minutes remaining in the opening half. Freshman Samantha Borges (Somerset, Mass.) took a pass and had a lane to the goal, but her shot sailed just wide of the net.
- The Rams had the first chance to score in the second half as senior Kayla Almstrom (Auburn, Mass.) sent a shot on goal off a corner, but the Colonels defender on the post was able to clear the ball away. Curry answered and went down the field and sophomore Tayla Randall (Walpole, Mass.) sent a shot on net from the left sideline, but freshman Madison Brown (Attleboro, Mass.) came up with the save for the Rams.
- The Rams broke the scoreless tie in the 69th minute. A Colonel defender misplayed the ball just outside the box and lofted the ball into the box. Our headed the misplayed ball into the back of the net for the 1-0 lead.
- The Rams doubled their lead in the 79th minute as sophomore Casey Good (Dartmouth, Mass.) laid a cross off to Our who connected on her second of the game.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- The Rams held a 24-12 advantage in shots for the game and held a 4-2 edge in corner kicks.
- Brown recorded the shutout victory in net for the Rams and made nine saves.
- Maggie Chamberlain took the loss for the Colonels while making nine saves.
The Rams host MCLA on Saturday at 11 a.m. in a MASCAC match-up, while the Colonels travel to UMass Boston for a non-conference game tomorrow night at 7 p.m.