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Framingham State Volleyball Blanks Mount Holyoke 3-0

Filed under: Sports by News Staff at 8:21 pm on October 2, 2018
Framingham State University RAMS Athletics

Framingham State University RAMS Athletics

Framingham, MA- The Framingham State University volleyball team compiled a .240 attack percentage as the Rams defeated Mount Holyoke College 3-0 this evening in non-conference action at the Athletic Center.

THE BASICS:

  • Score: Framingham State 3, Mount Holyoke 0 (25-22, 25-15, 25-19)
  • Records: Framingham State (11-7), Mount Holyoke (6-8)
  • Location: Athletic Center - Framingham, Mass.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • The Rams took a 9-3 lead in the opening set before the Lyons came back to pull within one at 10-9.  The Rams pushed the lead back to 18-13 before taking the first set 25-22.
  • After falling behind 3-0, the Rams rattled off a 10-0 run to take a seven point lead in the second frame.  The Lyons closed the gap, but the Rams pulled away again to lead 18-10 before taking the set 25-15.
  • Mount Holyoke jumped out to a 10-6 lead in the third set. The Rams came back and took the lead 14-13 on a kill from sophomore Brandey Rodriguez (Lawrence, Mass.).  The Rams scored seven straight to take a 20-13 edge before closing the frame and securing the three set victory.
  • Freshman Brandee Thomas (North Kingstown, RI) paced the Rams on the attack with a match-high 11 kills on 33 attempts to go along with tow digs.  Rodriguez finished the match with 10 kills on 17 attempts with just to errors and added a dig and a block.
  • Senior Mackenzie Whalen (Norton, Mass.) added 29 set assists and six digs, while freshman Alyssa Cafarelli (Peoria, AZ) led the defensive effort with a match-best 12 defensive digs.
  • The Lyons were led by a team-high 10 kills, nine digs and three service aces from senior Sarah Caggiano.  Freshman Sarah Bishop added seven kills, an ace and two digs.
  • The Lyons back row was led by a team-high 11 defensive digs from senior Isabell Linde, while sophomore Brayden Walden added 20 set assists and seven digs.

UP NEXT:

FSU Rams Volleyball is back in action Thursday night when they host Suffolk University at 7 p.m., while the Lyons host Western New England on Friday night at 6 p.m.

Thanks to  KATHY LYNCH, Assistant Director, Athletics at Framingham State University for contributing this article.

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Framingham State Men’s Basketball 67-64 Victory over Worcester State

Filed under: Sports by News Staff at 10:53 pm on February 17, 2016
Framingham State University (FSU)

Framingham State University (FSU)

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham State University men’s basketball team received a double double from sophomore Tony Alexandre (Hyde Park, MA) and held off a second half comeback by the Worcester State University Lancers to secure a 67-64 victory in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this evening at the Athletic Center.

With the win, the Rams improve to 5-19 on the year and are now 2-9 in the conference, while the Lancers fall to 15-6 overall and move to 7-4 in the MASCAC.

Alexandre paced the Rams with a team-high 20 points on 9-of-17 from the floor to go along with a game-best 14 boards.  Senior Joe McCabe (Canton, MA), who connected on 4-of-6 from behind the arc, finished with ...[read more]


Framingham State RAMs Football over Plymouth State After Strong Second Half

Filed under: Sports by News Staff at 3:22 pm on October 24, 2015
Framingham State RAMS

Framingham State RAMS

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham State University football team received three turnovers from their defense which the offense converted into 14 points as the Rams defeated Plymouth State University 34-3 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this afternoon at Framingham’s Bowditch Field.

With the win, the Rams remain atop the MASCAC standings at 6-1 overall and 5-0 in the conference, while the Panthers slip to 2-5 on the year and now 1-4 in the MASCAC.

Senior linebacker Greg Peschel (Taunton, Mass.) paced the defense with seven tackles, all solo, to go along with a tackle for a loss, a fumble recovery that led to ...[read more]


FSU RAMS Football Defense Propels Team to 26-14 Victory over UMass Dartmouth

Filed under: Sports by News Staff at 6:26 pm on October 3, 2015
Framingham State RAMS

Framingham State RAMS

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham State University football team forced five turnovers which they converted into 19 points as the Rams defeated the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 26-14 in Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) action this afternoon at Maple Street Field.

Entering the game both teams were 2-0 in the MASCAC and with the victory, the Rams remain unblemished in the conference at 3-0 and 4-1 overall.   The Corsairs fall to 3-2 on the year and are now 2-1 in the MASCAC.

The Rams defense held the Corsairs to 188 yards of total offense – 111 rushing and 77 passing – in addition to forcing the five turnovers.  The Rams recorded four interceptions and recovered a fumble that led to three Framingham touchdowns.

The Rams first touchdown of the game – a two yard run by senior Matt Mangano (Winchester, Mass.) – was set up by an interception from ...[read more]


FSU RAMS Football 29-14 Victory over Worcester State in Season Closer

Filed under: Sports by News Staff at 1:17 am on November 16, 2014
Framingham State University RAMS

Framingham State University RAMS

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham State University football team once again overcame a slow start to score 19 fourth quarter points as they defeated Worcester State University 29-14 in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) regular season finale for both squads this afternoon at Bowditch Field.

With the win, the Rams improve to 9-1 on the season and finish the year a perfect 8-0 in the conference. They await word on a possible at-large berth in the NCAA Division III Football Tournament when pairings and seedings are announced tomorrow night at 6 p.m. by the NCAA.  The Lancers see their regular season end at 7-3 overall and 5-3 in the MASCAC.

Sophomore Jalen Green (Brockton, MA) led the Rams with 104 yards rushing on 27 attempts, while quarterback Matt Silva (Dracut, MA) had seven rushes for 40 yards and a touchdown. Silva struggled throwing the ball completing just 15 of 42 for 201 yards with three touchdowns and two picks.  Senior Randall Kelleher (Swampscott, MA) had three catches for 40 yards and a touchdown, while ...[read more]


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