FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 21, 2016

 

CHRISTIAN LEADS ANCHORWOMEN TO
COME FROM BEHIND VICTORY VS. FRAMINGHAM STATE

Providence, R.I.-The Rhode Island College women’s soccer team scored a pair of goals just over two minutes apart to notch a thrilling, 2-1, come from behind victory against Framingham State in a non-conference contest played at Alumni Field on Wednesday evening. 

 

Framingham State (3-3) took the lead late in the first half when freshman forward Jana Paecht (Holliston, MA) put in a shot from 15 yards out, with an assist credited to senior defender Tess Gorman (Swampscott, MA), at the 38:20 mark.  The visiting Rams had the 1-0 lead heading into halftime after outshooting the host Anchorwomen by an 8-5 margin in the first half.

 

 

 Freshman Forward Madyson Christian

 

RIC (3-3) knotted the game in the 84th minute when junior midfielder Stephanie Ricci (Smithfield, RI) started a breakaway and fed a pass to senior Jaclyn Greenman (Waterford, CT).  Greenman then chipped in a shot from the left side of the goal into the back corner of the net to make the score 1-1. 

 

The Anchorwomen struck again at the 86:13 mark when Greenman fired a shot that was saved by Framingham State sophomore Keyonzia Gagne-Lamoureux (East Brookfield, MA).  Freshman forward Madyson Christian (Douglas, MA) then corralled the loose ball and put in the rebounded shot to propel RIC to the 2-1 victory.

 

Freshman goalkeeper Amber-Marie Francois (Warwick, RI) had for four saves for RIC, while Gagne-Lamoureux notched five stops in the loss for the visitors.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host UMass Boston in a Little East Conference contest at Alumni Field on Saturday, Sept. 24 (1:00 p.m.).

 

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