Courtesy of Framingham State Sports Information
Framingham, Mass. – Junior Kimmy Foley (Mansfield, Mass.) scored two goals including the 100th of her career as the Framingham State University women's lacrosse team defeated MCLA 17-1 this evening in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action at Maple Street Field.
With the win, the Rams improve to 10-6 on the season and are now 5-2 in the league. The Rams 10 victories tie the school record for victories in a season which was set in 2012.
The Trailblazers see their season come to a close at 3-11 overall and 0-7 in the MASCAC.
Foley entered the game with 98 career goals and tallied her second of the game and 100th of her career off a feed from Haley Duggan (Framingham, Mass.) with 12 minutes remaining in the second half. Foley is the fifth Framingham State women's lacrosse player to reach the 100 goal milestone.
The Rams jumped on the board in the opening minute of the game as freshman Grace Gamache (Dartmouth, Mass.) converted off a feed from senior Lindsay Nixon (Woburn, Mass.). The Rams rattled off the next four goals of the game including a tally from senior Jessica Graham (Woburn, Mass.) off of Nixon's second assist of the contest. Gamache added an unassisted tally and Nixon also found the back of the net.
Junior Mackenzie Cutler (East Amherst, NY) tallied the Trailblazers only marker of the half with just under 12 minutes remaining. Cutler took possession in the defensive end and carried the ball the length of the field and found the back of the net making the game 5-1.
The Rams added two more including a tally from senior Claryssa Cunniff (Framingham, Mass.) to take a 7-1 lead at the half. The second half was controlled by the Rams who tacked on 10 goals to reach the final margin.
The Rams received a team-high four goals and an assist from Gamache in the contest, while Graham finished the game with three goals and three assists. Nixon finished the game with two goals and two assists as the Rams recorded 15 assists in the game.
The Rams held the advantage in shots in the game as well as ground balls. Sophomore Indigo Fox Tree-McGrath (Bedford, Mass.) earned the win in net without making a save and allowing one goal. Sophomore Zoe Elwell (Clifton Park, NY) took the loss for the Trailblazers while making 11 saves.