HOW IT HAPPENED
• UMass Boston took the early
lead when senior forward Kerri Alexander (Carver, MA) scored
in the eighth minute, putting in a goal after a breakaway to give
the Beacons the 1-0 advantage.
• UMass Boston held the one goal
lead heading into halftime after outshooting RIC by a 10-5 margin.
• RIC had several solid scoring
chances in the second half, which included a free kick from 20 yards
out by senior midfielder Stephanie Ricci (Smithfield, RI),
but couldn’t capitalize.
• The host Beacons added an
insurance goal by freshman midfielder Kayleigh LaFreniere
(Hanover, MA), after an assist by Alexander, with just under a
minute left to play.
• Sophomore Erica Edwards (North
Kingstown, RI) (2-10-1) notched five saves in the setback for
• Junior goalkeeper Alyssa Fugiel
(Easthampton, MA) (3-2-1) recorded two stops in the victory for