DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Junior Grace Gamache (Dartmouth, Mass.) netted five goals and three assists for eight points to lead Framingham State to a 19-5 non-league college women’s lacrosse victory over UMass Dartmouth Saturday afternoon at Cressy Field.
The visiting Rams (1-1) scored the first six goals of the contest in jumping out to a 14-2 advantage at the break, as sophomore Alissa Marino (Trumbull, Conn.) added a hat trick and a pair of assists in the triumph. Sophomore Hanna McMahon (Watertown, Mass.) chipped in with two tallies and a pair of helpers for Framingham State, which received two goals and an assist from freshman Tara Palermo (Mashpee, Mass.) to go with a pair of markers off the stick of junior Audrey Duhaime (Belchertown, Mass.).
Sophomore Britney Herskowitz (Cheshire, Conn.) collected a goal and an assist for the Rams, who received singles tallies from juniors Nicole Pacheco (Woburn, Mass.) and Perin Genaway (Hinsdale, Mass.) as well as sophomore Raquelle Williams (Brighton, Mich.). Sophomore Morgan Begley (Milton, Mass.) added two helpers for the winners, who received single assists off the sticks of senior Tess Destino (Gloucester, Mass.), junior Jennifer Buckley (Woburn, Mass.) and sophomore Jenna McMahon (Watertown, Mass.).
Senior Brooke Scahill (Gales Ferry, Conn.) notched a hat trick in the setback for the host Corsairs (1-1), who received a marker and helper from junior Sam Muir (Sturbridge, Mass.) along with a goal off the stick of freshman Isabella Mancini (Bellingham, Mass.). Senior Indigo Fox-Tree McGrath (Bedford, Mass.) picked up the win in net without having to make a first half save on the afternoon for Framingham State, which received five second half stops from sophomore Mikayla Seavey (Bridgewater, Mass.). Junior Bridget Harrington (Florence, Mass.) registered nine saves in the setback for UMass Dartmouth, as the Rams outshot the Corsairs by a 36-14 margin overall (28-10 on goal) and forced 27 turnovers for the contest.
UMass Dartmouth will be idle until Thursday, March 21st when the Corsairs host Wentworth in a non-league outing at Cressy Field beginning at 4:00 pm, while Framingham State entertains Wheaton in a non-league clash on Wednesday evening in Framingham, Mass. that begins at 6:00 pm.
(Photo Credit: Lyrik Gelmete '21)